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Promenade By The Bay

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Cafe, Australian
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81 Esplanade, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 8111
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Burger bun was dry and the meat was not cooked properly. It was overpriced for what was served up. Service was also very slow!!

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1 Thank Zac D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Like the title says they have good coffee ☕️! Along with the bacon 🥓 and egg 🍳 muffin. Perfect! An unexpected surprise on a morning bike 🚴 ride.

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Thank Chris P
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

I ordered a big breakfast and the bacon looked like it was uncooked. When I told the manager about it, he wanted to argue with me that it was. Food is over priced for what you get.

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Thank Gina T
Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We found this place while house hunting and it was a cold rainy day. Only three other tables filled. My partner and I ordered breakfast, a big breakfast and panchetta with roast veggies on toast. We waited a while for the food despite it being slow. Staff were friendly enough but in no hurry. The big breakfast was enough for... More 

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Thank Ninz121
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Promenade has had a revamp and is now serving more substantial meals including a variety of hamburgers named after different parts of the US. The food is tasty and service attentive. In this amazing location right beside the beach, it's good to know they've kept the gelato ice cream for a special treat.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The place was empty and he still felt the need to kick myself, colleagues and 3yr old daughter out for not spending enough money. Horrible people, bad attitude and service was lousy.

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Thank dancball
Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in as we couldn't see much elae around and we were very hungry. Loved the place. The food was delicious and the service was welcoming and friendly. If we are ever back in Williamstown will be stopping in again.

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Thank KaterChap
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We popped in here to grab some take aways with the grandchildren. The food was yummy, service although a little full on (I think it was new owners) was great. Seems like it's a family running it.

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Thank Tanmax61
Melbourne
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152 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is such a pretty spot right on the waterfront in Williamstown looking out across the bay. Owned by an Italian hysband and wife (Angelo & Maria) for many years. So very friendly and always up for a chat. The menu is not extensive by any means with a few basic hot meals and cakes but its such a great... More 

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Thank KimB346
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Such a shame this is not a better cafe for such a great location. I've tried it a couple of times and both were extremely disappointing. Overpriced. No atmosphere. Scalding hot coffee.

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Thank Daryl M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Esplanade, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 8111

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