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Thousand Pound Wine Bar & Store

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82 Main St, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
+61 2 6032 8179
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (4 reviews)
“sardines” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
82 Main St, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was to die for. The menu was great. Wine list fabulous. You really have to go visit. The service and attention fantastic.

Thank jcba3816
AllSaintsEstate, Owner at Thousand Pound Wine Bar & Store, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 26 April 2018

Great Wine Bar and Restaurant in the main street of Rutherglen. Extensive wine list compliments a menu which offers Tapas and steak options as well as a pasta dish.Steaks all cooked to perfection and customer service and (wine) knowledge equal to anything in Melbourne or...More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely meal here sharing tappas and a bottle of Brown Brothers Patricia sparkling wine. We had oysters and scallops which were delicious. Only point of contention for our group personally was the lack of sparkling wine options - we found them a bit...More

Thank Lizalang1
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Situated on the main strip, this bar and restaurant is tastefully designed. We went for a drink and were impressed by the decor and the overall feel of the place. The meals looked fantastic.

1  Thank Rallitsa
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Great place to meet friends and share a bottle or 2 of great local wines on hand or a bite to eat and discuss which wineries to visit the next day. Friendly service and great atmosphere

1  Thank sue3181
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I have to admit that we go here regularly - and have been doing so since it opened. We do because it is fabulous. The staff (who now know us by name) are super friendly and know their stuff. The food is simple and delicious....More

5  Thank Mell M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Ok...so the kids are a bit older now...head to this magnificent area...go to Warabilla taste Parolas Durif...buy heaps .... then come to Thousand Pound....have steak... I had the 500 Gm scotch...boy of boy.....cooked to perfection... nice bottle of local red....take your pick ...stay in town...More

2  Thank joep1965
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Great feel at this excellent restaurant and bar. The service was very good , the menu very appealing and our food was very yummy. The wine selection is , of course, excellent. We had a great night.

2  Thank Rosemary F
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This little place in Rutherglen is a Gem. They specialize in steak which was obvious as it was melt in the mouth. I don’t like my meat rare , medium is the preference. The waitress informed me that the steak I ordered is best done...More

2  Thank Dazlcaz
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Did a Friday night recently at TPWB. What a great night! Atmosphere was excellent. Busy and happening. As it’s a steak restaurant, that’s what we did. The hanger steak is the signature. We also ordered the rib eye. Both perfectly cooked and paired with a...More

1  Thank GBSWBrisbane
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 24
Cuisine
Contemporary, Australian, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Main St, Rutherglen, Victoria 3685, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Rutherglen
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6032 8179
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Description
Thousand Pound Wine Bar and Store was developed by Denis Lucey (Bottega Melbourne) and the All Saints Estate siblings, Eliza, Angela and Nicholas Brown. It is a relaxed venue, with contemporary interior and bar seating which sets a new scene for Rutherglen. Nick Brown created the extensive wine list with family and friends in mind. Wines are sourced predominantly from 'family owned' wineries, and winemakers and wineries that Nick admires. Nick Brown has also included curios such as Maotai (rice wine) from China and Rutherglen wine cocktails made from fortified wine. Nick Brown says 'We grew up in a family that doesn't judge a person on what wine they drank. We wanted our thirsty local crowd to be able to discover wines that we love to drink from 'family owned' Australian wineries to wineries abroad that we have a special affiliation with. Thousand Pound Wine Bar and Store has a small offering of local and imported, cider, beers and spirits, which the family also enjoy. Housed in an original Victorian store front in Rutherglen' s historic main street the building has been renovated simply with bar seating, high tables in the main room with an inviting hallway with wine barrels for more of an intimate scene. Chef's Simon Arkless and Cait Mitchelhill from the hatted Terrace Restaurant at All Saints Estate prepare humble, fresh, bar food.
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