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BearBrass

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
Shop G3A, River Level Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9682 3799
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop G3A, River Level Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great if you want a casual, basic dining experience! Everything about this place screams, "casual", from the menu options, bar like atmosphere, staff, seating options & general look & feel. If that's the aim of the proprietors then they do it well. All's good then...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ken C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just went there for breakfast and was told to take a seat and someone would be with me shortly. 20mins later I hadn’t even been given a menu. Had to go elsewhere as I was starving. Had been for dinner the night before and it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Emma M
Bear B, Manager at BearBrass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Emma, Thank you for leaving us this valuable feedback. We pride ourselves on offering friendly and efficient service so it is disappointing that we clearly dropped the ball here. It was not our intention to make you feel ignored. We have shared your feedback...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner and at first the service started off ok but after that was a struggle to get any attention. We shared the charcuterie plate and I have to say the pate was amazing, so smooth and tasty. We then shared the the pork...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great breakfast and coffee here, no wonder it was booked out the day before when we tried to get in. Thanks

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richneet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently ate here with a work colleague. We chose the indoor seating as the weather was a bit cool. We were greeted by a very professional and friendly waitress named Sacha who made sure we were well looked after. We ordered pork belly and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank coralhill
Bear B, Manager at BearBrass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi coralhill, Thanks for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are delighted with the feedback regarding you meal and our friendly staff. We would love to see you back here. Kind Regards, The team at BearBrass

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in here for breakfast and the staff were very friendly and accommodating and cleaned a table for us The food was beautiful and we loved the outlook over the river I’ll be back

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lkamphuis
Bear B, Manager at BearBrass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi lkamphuis, Thanks for the great feedback, much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you back here soon. Kind Regards, The team at BearBrass

Reviewed 28 October 2018

We have eaten here several times and been quite satisfied with the meal, staff, service and location. Last night we decided to eat there after an early theatre show and before heading home. We arrived shortly after 6,30pm and the restaurant was minimally busy with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CarrucanT
Bear B, Manager at BearBrass, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hi CarrucanT, Thank you for leaving us this valuable feedback. We always love to hear from our return guests but on this occasion it sounds like we missed the mark and for that we apologise. We do hope that you raised your concerns with our...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

We arrived at BearBrass at about 7:30pm and were immediately acknowledged and seated by a lovely staff member. Despite it being very busy, we were looked after really well and received our meals (and cocktails) in a reasonable timeframe. A highlight for us as visitors...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AnnaBanana17
Bear B, Manager at BearBrass, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi AnnaBanana17, It’s always great to hear when our awesome staff make such a nice impression. Views across the Yarra during twilight are stunning, so glad you got a chance to enjoy them. Thanks for the lovely review and we hope you will visit again...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed 6oz steaks (nicely cooked) with frites and a salad garnish and then a drink all for $20 each. Great value, lovely location. Tuesday night special

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JulianA250
Bear B, Manager at BearBrass, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi Julian, We’re glad you enjoyed our meal and drink special, we think it’s pretty great value, and our chef is delighted that you were all pleased with your steaks. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The team at BearBrass

Reviewed 23 October 2018

It was great to be able to walk straight in on a Saturday night with having to wait. Service was OK with the waitress being helpful, but unfortunately the food was a average with my serve of fish and chips well overcooked.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nick T
Bear B, Manager at BearBrass, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Nick T, Thanks for providing us with this feedback. We love offering our patrons a relaxed and friendly dining experience along Southbank... even on Saturday nights. We want everyone to enjoy their meal so it is disappointing that the fish and chips were not...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop G3A, River Level Southgate Arts & Leisure Precinct, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9682 3799
  • E-mail
Description
BearBrass Eating & Drinking, Southbank, Melbourne Located on the banks of the Yarra River at Southgate Restaurant and Shopping Precinct on Southbank with spectacular views over our beautiful city of Melbourne. BearBrass offers a social environment to suit all moods and occasions. Buzzy and informal, enjoy a simple stylish environment, service & contemporary menu including pizzas, small plates & mains, great coffee and cocktails!
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