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Zenith Bar & Restaurant

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Ground Fl 88 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9534 4244
09:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

6 adults on a Saturday night looking for a pre-gig dinner in touristy St Kilda, no reservation, we knew we were not going to get a foodie experience to die for. Still this was about as bad as it could get. The menu is all over the place, a bit of Italian, some paella, burgers, etc. Flathead fish and chips... More 

1 Thank froggy45500
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

I highly recommend the Zenith Cafe and Bar. It is always very popular and it pays to book a table. Happy Hour is from 7pm and that's always great for the pocket. The meals were very generous in size and quite varied. The dessert cabinet was 'to die for'. Can't wait to go back again.

Thank Debbie F
Hill End, Australia
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and milkshake but when we went to pay they only accept cash under $20. No one stated these terms before our order. I suggest this cafe understand customer service is about more than just what you serve on the table...

1 Thank FastFarmer
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This place was amazing. Because I have a lot of allergies I wasn't so sure...but the staff in very friendly so they arrange the food you can eat. The risotto was fantastic. Also the wine I had. Probably one of the best meals I had in a mounth in Australia.

Thank Janja1983
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Visitied here with my girlfriend for just a beer each and a trio of dips. It was simply awesome! The three dips were so good and was served with the freshest warm bread!

Thank Tirian M
Singapore, Singapore
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206 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Our very first meal in St Kilda, the place was the only one packed on a Saturday noon, so we figured it was a good sign. Indeed the food was good and healthy (even though they offer their share of junk food), salads, vegetables, rice and grilled meats. Service was very friendly.

Thank G H
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

For the price we paid pretty disappointed as the food was very bland. When asked how everything was told them the food was bland the waitress just smiled and walked away. Great listening skills - or lack thereof. Their sangria tasted like raspberry fizzy drink which had canned peaches and pineapple very disgusting and costly - $11+ Wouldn't go back.

1 Thank Jo P
Melbourne, Australia
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147 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

If you want a huge chicken parmi or a 350gm Porterhouse steak, then this café is for you! Daily specials are also available. A paella will set you back $32. For lunch, I had the fresh fish and chips which came with a mango/lettuce salad and fresh tartare sauce for $16. Our interstate friends opted for the calamari rings and... More 

Thank Jacinta3000
Newcastle, Australia
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

This time I must admit I was not correct to trust my instinct. The place looked nice from outside, and there were people dining...and it was late. The menu sported a "Vegetarian Focaccia", thus I ordered that. What I got was a burger with eggplants, raw onions, pickled artichoke (1 small half), two slices of raw tomato and a tiny... More 

2 Thank silvia_frisia
Launceston, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

Had a late tea here on Sunday Night, was quiet busy but our Waiter David was awesome. Group of 10 of us accommodated straight away, we were dining with a few teenagers and the service provided to both the adults and the kids was top notch! Food and Drinks were all beautiful, and reasonably priced highly recommend this place. David... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Fl 88 Acland St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9534 4244

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