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Loading Dock Bar & Grill

Riverfront 70 Lorimer St | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 36818289
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“pasta” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Riverfront 70 Lorimer St | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stayed in an apartment on Lorimer Street and this place was right underneath our balcony so it was only natural we step inside for some breakfast. The food was amazing, the coffee perfect and the service was wonderful. Betty and Elle were an example...More

Thank OhForTheLoveOfTravel
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Friday night and hardly a soul around here.Biggest problem with this part of the Docklands,if you aren't a resident or work nearby,you would never know about this area.We had a table inside and not many others around,maybe half full.Nice menu.Between us we had a Mediterranean...More

Thank AndyMOz
Reviewed 11 December 2016

My husbands work mates organise a lunch each year. This year the chosen spot was the Loading Dock Bar &Grill. Overlooking the marina this restaurant has something on the menu to suit all tastes, from great steaks, lamb cutlets, Osso buco, gnocchi, fish, soups, casseroles...More

2  Thank Marie O
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Not many places that you eat out at can do equally well as a cafe, bar and restaurant but Loading Dock Bar & Grill does well as a cafe-bar-restaurant even though its name is focused on being a bar-restaurant. Thinking of something for lunch in...More

1  Thank simon_mackay
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant at the quiet end of Docklands seems to cater mainly for residents in the nearby residential towers. Decor and service is non-descript, but the meals were a real surprise. Calamari was delicious and my eye fillet steak was perfectly cooked. Always good...More

1  Thank Malvoleo
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

This Restuarant is set beside the Harbour at the Docklands and is a very relaxing place to enjoy either brunch, lunch or dinner! The food here is generally of a good standard , the soup, dips, Caesar salad and pasta dishes are delicious , the...More

1  Thank Buona23
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We took our elderly parents both in their 80's for dinner there and my father ordered the fresh fish and was rushed to hospital at 4:30 in the morning due to severe food poisoning, I have eaten there 4 times and the food has always...More

2  Thank ValentinaFit
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Loading Dock provides a welcoming venue with great food and a place to relax whether it be for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or perhaps a beverage after a hard day or an occasion with friends. You can always expect a huge belly-laugh from Mick and...More

3  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

My group of friends and I are frequent customers of Loading Dock until today. Two weeks ago, we were there for lunch and stayed until 4:15pm before we paid for the bill. When I got home I realized that the fish & chips was charged...More

1  Thank ming026
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Delicious Chicken Caesar Salad and Baked Salmon lunch.... A quiet refuge with parking to enjoy this river area.. Attentive staff who were so helpful in a lovely leisurely ambiance type setting.......

2  Thank K C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverfront 70 Lorimer St | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 36818289
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Loading Dock is ideally situated riverfront at Yarra's Edge over looking the Yarra river. Loading Dock's menu is modern Australian, with excellent thin-crust pizzas, burgers from the grill and an abundance of fresh seafood, as well as exciting international dishes. This cosy place has north-facing outside tables, a small marina out front and great city views. Loading Dock is tucked away on Yarra's Edge ( the continuation west of South Wharf), over the pedestrian Webb Bridge from Docklands proper and a 10-minute stroll from the city.
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