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Village Melbourne

#326 of 3,180 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
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557 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
+61 3 9529 2899
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Slough, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited the Bistro in October. Excellent service. We chose to share a platter with some loaded fries. Too much for us to finish. Some lovely beer as well. Very good value and would recommend.

Thank Stanley_1986
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The steak was fabulous and great service from Fraser. Good atmosphere. I was seated at a table where I didn't stick out like a sore thumb by being on my own - would definitely go back.

Thank Anzs
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The receptionist from the hotel where I was staying recommended this restaurant. It was a great recommendation. I ordered the Steak (porthouse) & Fries for only 18AU$ and I didn't expect what I got. It was a good portion and it was delicious. My friend ordered the Parma Chicken and it was also very tasty. We shared the calamari as... More 

Thank Isabel O
Portland Vic Australia
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158 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We met with business acquaintances for dinner at the village. It's not directly on St Kilda rd you just need to walk around the corner. Great variety of craft beers on tap. Staff were helpful and friendly and the food was great. We had a mixture of entrees. Buffalo wings. Calamari and dips all were great. I had the Rump... More 

Thank Andrew W
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The Village Bistro is a unique looking restaurant. Great outdoor area for groups of people to get together and have drinks. The service was unfortunately a "downer", did not feel welcomed and that we were an effort for staff. However, the meals were fantastic nothing short of a "yum yum". I ordered the chicken parma and I would rate this... More 

Thank Taryn W
Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Cant wait to come back in warmer weather - what a way to while away a day! Still, on a cooler night, the vibe indoors was cosy and warm. Great food, great beers, great service, couldnt fault a thing. Will be back.

Thank hbf_melb
Hong Kong, China
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice selection of beer. Nice lunch menu with a fantastic burger served. The outdoor seating is huge, lots of tables. You have to order inside but they bring the food outside if sitting out.

Thank gwrosie
Perth, Australia
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very nice pub-style venue. Some dishes were very good, some quite average. Overall experience is good. The place seemed to be very popular among locals and thus might get pretty noisy in evenings.

Thank PPerth
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice with a visiting business group. Steak was a standout. Chicken Parmi, salmon and mushroom risotto were excellent meals too, consistent service and food quality both nights. Will be back.

Thank Stu33333
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Went for a Saturday girls night out and loved a few drinks at the village a month or so ago. The bar was pumping but the charming barman with the denim shirt made sure we were taken care of! He and the smooth bearded waiter were a barrel of laughs! Anyway, great selection of cocktails with an awesome vibe to... More 

Thank Eve R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 40
Bar, Pub, Australian, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9529 2899

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