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The Baths Upstairs

251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9539 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“spag bol” (3 reviews)
“ox cheek” (2 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was taken for a birthday lunch on a Monday upstairs to restaurant, was looking forward to it, but was disappointed. The greeting, while polite, was very cold and mechanical by the front desk man. The waitress was also polite, but cold and just doing her...More

Thank bak748
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Baths is the place we ate at not the Middle Brighton Baths, Excellent food and service. Not sure of the price as my brother's partner paid the bill, Interesting little lift on the way out!

Thank Glenda S
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Glenda S, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you enjoyed your last visit with us and hope to see you again at The Baths. Have a lovely weekend! Kind Regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my back stop mid-range restaurant for lunch with friends. It is a buzzy cafe on a busy day and the food is good. Access by foot, bike or car is relatively easy and the location sets it apart from many of the local...More

Thank FlyingTheCoop
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear FlyingTheCoop, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your last visit and food at The Baths Cafe. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot understand why when u pay $40 for a main ourse you then have to spend another $20 on "sides" when u order a meal u should get a meal not just the meat!!!! Service was very very slow. sat for 1/2 an hour...More

Thank KITTEN0072014
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kitten0072014, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry that you have had this experience with us, this is not the standard of service we expect our customers to receive. A full investigation will be completed when staff members...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lite lunch and coffees at The Bath Cafe and Bar, has great views of the city sky line and watching people take a swim in very cold water. Food and service was great.

Thank Asteroid2015
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Asteroid2015, Thank you very much for your review, we work hard to ensure we provide a great experience for our customers. Glad it was enjoyed, hope to see you at The Baths in the near future. Kind regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch a few weeks ago....what a disappointment! I had read some reviews that were not very good but despite that we decided to give it a go as it is just around the corner with such good views....unfortunately that's were the positive finishes....More

Thank sonialovestotravel
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sonialovestotravel, Thank-you for your taking the time to write a review. We are terribly sorry that you have had this experience with us, this is not the standard of service we expect our customers to receive. Please be assured that we would like to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the private dining room for a birthday celebration and it's a great spot. Lovely views from 2 sides of the room. Food (especially the beef cheek) and service was excellent. Dining room was still full from the brekky service when we arrived so...More

Thank Martin H
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Martin H, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We work really hard to provide great service and food in an amazing atmosphere and we are glad to see that reflected on your last visit with us. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the baths on my way down the coast from the city and enjoyed a breakfast with a view! The staff were friendly and very smiley, and my food came out from the kitchen in a flash. Wonderful service! Would love to come back...More

Thank Tessa B
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tessa B, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to read that you had a great time with us on your last visit and hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, The Baths Management Team

Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have never posted a review but due to my experience last night I feel compelled to do so….. My husband and I have been here once before and had a wonderful dining experience so chose to return for our special night out. We had...More

Thank DeeMarcus
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear DeeMarcus, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We apologize that your last experience with us was not as pleasant as your previous dining experiences. It is through feedback like yours that we are able to improve on our service and food....More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We had Weekend brekkie here and wow - what an amazing view! Nowhere better in Melbourne for a water view like that! Service was professional and food was good. Good coffee too and interesting gluten free bread that seemed to be home-made. Looking forward to...More

Thank Melb22
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Dear Melb22, Thank-you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to read that you had a great time with us on your last visit. For us at The Baths, weekend = yummy breakie, great atmosphere & service and amazing views and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9539 7000
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Description
The Baths overlooks Melbourne’s only remaining sea baths, offering fine cuisine and unbeatable service amidst magnificent panoramic views of the city and Port Phillip Bay. The Baths Middle Brighton is a restaurant, cafe and bar that also specialises in individually tailored functions, offering many different experiences within one venue. The Baths is perfect for weddings, cocktail parties, birthdays, anniversaries, conferences, product launches, corporate entertaining.
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