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Anchorage Restaurant - CLOSED

34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 7799
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (39 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“scallops” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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1 - 10 of 327 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had a very nice dinner there with the family. The table of 6 got a $ 514 bill including $ !42 of beverage. The food was very good and the view is perfect.

Thank Josee S
Reviewed 2 December 2017

What a pity. Promised to be something it is nowhere near. Ridiculously over-priced. I should have taken a photo of my meal. I am not a chef, but I guarantee I could have done better. Scallops with herb crust. More like scallops covered in dried-out...More

9  Thank EfromWest
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

What a shame, a once great restaurant has absolutely lost any semblance of what it was. The food was to the point of embarrassment. How hard to do fish and chips? Well the new owners found it very difficult. The chips where limp with oil....More

9  Thank nicholas a
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

So I heard that there was new owners so I rang on a Friday and spoke to a lady to see if they still honoured the Best restaurant Gift Cards. Was told that they do but to make sure to use before expiration date, so...More

9  Thank 6pppp
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Look nothing particularly wrong with this restaurant but expected better for what I believed was a well respected top end establishment. Dishes were fine, wine of wine list wasn't available the alternative suggested fine, service was ok. Surprised that no cheese platter was on the...More

5  Thank Hugh C
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We have eaten here previously and I think since it changed hands it is finding itself again. The staff are a little bit frazzled and smooth service that we had come to expect previously has disappeared. The menu choices weren't as appetising as previously. Overall...More

2  Thank DavisFamilyx4
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting the Anchorage for years and we have never been disappointed with the food, ambience and service. The food is so interesting and delicious and having a choice of vegetarian options is a blessing. The staff have always been attentive and helpful...More

1  Thank LookingToUnwind
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I had a business lunch here last week. My colleague booked & said I’d enjoy it here. The place is a bit dated, but this is also one of its strengths. The views over the bay are second to none! The staff are attentive without...More

Thank MarcelC826
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Had some business guests over from the USA took them to lunch at the Anchorage Hadn’t been there for 18 months let me tell you the food was delicious and service great As Melbourne heats up the outside deck is great on a sunny day...More

Thank gavinsch
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Went to this restaurant for the first time in September as our overseas guests wanted a nice seafood restaurant with seaview. The oysters were very fresh, menu was creative and modern, highly recommend Smoked Cobia Sashimi and Teriyaki Calamari for starters, really yummy. We quaffed...More

Thank Davanh P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 7 - USD 101
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 7799
  • E-mail
Description
Set in an historic Williamstown boat shed with bay views of Melbourne, experience our serene location on the marina and authentic nautical feel. Anchorage Restaurant is the perfect location for a delicious, award winning dining experience with the freshest seafood and fine dining options. If you're planning a lovely private dinner, a function or a truly memorable wedding, our experienced staff will ensure your occasion is one to remember.
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