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Waterfront Southgate

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Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9686 9766
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When visiting Melbourne there are myriad options to select from when looking for a relaxing, great dinner in an environment with all the ambiance you could want. As you stroll along the water you are presented with a cornucopia or restaurants but if you are fortunate you will pick the Waterfront on Southgate Ave. as we did. What a delight!... More 

Thank terryoxnard
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived late in Melbourne and most kitchen were closing. The prices here are a bit more than some but thought considering the location it makes sense. The meals were excellent, service A1, 5 star all around actually. Will be bringing my wife when in Melbourne next.

Thank Andrew P
Sydney, Australia
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1,348 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous lunch at the Waterfront. The food , service & location was outstanding. We particularly loved the fresh sashimi & prawn dishes. Highly recommended for lunch .

Thank Ellemay
Hong Kong
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348 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I went over for an early dinner before the Adele show. Make sure to book a reservation to avoid disappointment. We were seated outside with lovely views of the city and river. It is a great place to people watch. We shared a california roll, a 1/2 kilo of prawn and the Tasmanian salmon. The service and... More 

Thank iamarugger
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had mixed experiences with this restaurant. Overall its menu choices have become more refined though the prices are greater than you would expect for the quality. Oysters were good, though the accompanying sauces were not. Morton Bay Bug Risotto was OK; risotto just right with a hint of chili, but the bug was rubbery. Steak for my companion... More 

Thank Malvoleo
Twin Waters, Australia
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Top Restaurant well worth a visit. We will definitely return on our next visit. Highly recommended by us and our friends

Thank Keith l
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great table outside facing the water on a 28 degree evening. Service was good.place was buzzing.Food was ok. $120 -$140 per head for 3 courses. Expect 5's and 6's. Entrees a little bit expensive but then you are paying for the location. Good choice for a celebration or fun night for small groups.

Thank InspireMePlse
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant choice around here is phenomenal, this one is a short walk from our hotel, weather was amazing, everyone sitting outside, buzzing atmosphere so chose this first time for lunch which was brilliant. I had classic sushi which I would totally recommend to the world, it was fabUlous! We then returned for our last night dinner & were once... More 

Thank Jen581
Bendigo, Australia
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch on Sunday 12March to celebrate my wife's Birthday. Had a table on the veranda booked .Great welcome and drinks came quickly .As my wife is not a " fish person" she ordered a steak as I did .GREAT !!!! Our friends had a variety of fish meals and were all more than satisfied. Would like to mention our waitress... More 

Thank Colin W
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very varied seafood menu catering for all palates plus a section of surf and turf dishes. A number of fresh whole fish also on the menu daily. All our dishes were well presented and very tasty.

Thank TimhuttonBournemouth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Japanese, Seafood, European, Australian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9686 9766
A prestigious seafood restaurant with river view and heated alfresco area. Waterfront, would satisfy every guest that seeks either a relaxed romantic dinner or an aged chargrilled steak with glass of wine from Waterfront's extensive wine selection.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?