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The Baths Upstairs

251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9539 7000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
251 Esplanade, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well what can we say! We booked the upstairs dining area to hold a 55th birthday for my partner, and it was also going to be a 'secret wedding' for us both. Rohana was absolutely the professional, helping us along the way with the menu,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank garylj007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to you and the team to the lovely event we held for an intimate industry luncheon. Our clients absolutely loved it and the staff, service and food was exceptional. The private dining room is perfect for an intimate event and the dealings leading...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mon D
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mon, Thanks so much for the review, we are glad you had a great time! Hope to welcome you again soon in the near future! Kind regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

l often eat at this Brighton Beach restaurant which is situated upstairs from the old and famous Brighton Sea Baths, built last century during times past when there were large sharks still frequent in Port Phillip bay.The ultra modern new building built on the top...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Neil Raymond W
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Neil, Thank you for the great review, we look forward to welcoming you again soon! Kind regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 12 December 2018

The location is truly lovely and the views are stunning. Sadly the food didn’t have the wow factor and was disappointing. Had smoked trout followed by salmon. the salmon was nice but was just grilled salmon. The views are stunning though.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Revisit after about a year brought a few surprises. The view out on the bay is still good. The food, unfortunately, not so. We had a set lunch: game terrine (tasteless), salt and pepper calamari (that come from supplier all ready to fry and serve),...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RickN234
Reviewed 29 November 2018

We celebrated my mum's 90th birthday with a Saturday lunch in the private room upstairs at the Baths (Party of 16).The room is fantastic for this type of function as it has a wonderful view over the bathing area and the sea and we had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank David R
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi David, Thank you for your kind review, we are very glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Look forward to welcoming you back to The Baths again soon. Kind regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our daughters 18th birthday Saturday night up stairs and wow what a experience we had. Firstly from the professional service we got from Daira the gorgeous manager helping us organise the night from table settings to menu etc ... excellent job ! Secondly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Traveler12076189010
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thanks so much for your 5 star review, your feedback is greatly appreciated. I will pass this on to our hard-working team! We hope to see you back again soon at The Baths. Kind regards, The Baths Management

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Hi We have been to this restaurant previously, the food was great , service good . Views amazing. But recently I booked a table of eight , checked the day before , to see if we could get a window table was assured this would...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kellyw0man
TheBaths1, Manager at The Baths Upstairs, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Hi Kelly, Thanks for the feedback, I am sorry if there was a miscommunication about the booking, this is not something that usually happens with us. As a general line window seat allocations are not guaranteed but we always try our best to accommodate any...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

Yesterday my daughter had her trumpet concert at the Kingston City Hall. My wife accompanied her at the piano and we book to celebrate a table at The bath upstairs. We are always welcomed and luckily we had a table with the nice see view....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 497micheld497
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Menu has been revised and elevated, matching wines appreciated. Wait staff are helpful, ambience is comforting and adult. Views delightful. This visit a positive step change in dining experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank donnawC7008LX
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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