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Melbourne Public

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
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11 Dukes Walk | South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9268 7600
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our regular weekend stop for breakfast. Coffee is great, service is super efficient and the most tastiest toasties ever. I can't go past the vegetarian option - I need one now. Relaxing atmosphere, I thoroughly enjoy sitting here in the morning reading the paper.

Thank Christine B
Canandaigua, United States
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567 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge place on the back row of the South Wharf promenade. There is a large number of out door seats which are perfect for people watching. We tried two of their specialty iced tea drinks which were tasty but too sweet. When I asked the bartender about the level of sweetness she said " I make them... More 

Thank William S
Melbourne, Australia
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129 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very relaxing Sunday afternoon meal with both starters and mains all good. Service just ok and venue setup good

Thank Hynet9
Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there yesterday with special friends. We shared entrees and all had our own mains. Each dish was so tasty.

Thank Julie G
Sydney, Australia
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528 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 560 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a work function the week before Christmas. Given the time of year, it wasn't a surprise that the place was packed, even though it's a vast, cavernous barn. Was happy with the food, with a good range on offer including enough variety to keep the vegetarians reasonably happy ... often quite an ask. And location at the... More 

Thank JElliot32
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went with work colleagues for after work drinks/nibbles. Food/drinks/service were all ok, no complaints from anyone in our group. Would go again.

Thank aok47
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

One problem after another. Went there because they had an option for vegetarian but when we when to order they realised it wasn't available for some reason. Then they couldn't get the payment system to work and then the order got lost. Finally got served about 45 mins later. Understaffed, poorly trained and no one seemed to care. Not a... More 

Thank Buss17
Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

A decent place to get together when all other places are full in the area. On our most recent visit one of our meals went MIA and even after asking three separate floor staff to check on it, it was never delivered. It's very noisy in here, too. Boisterous crowd. Not recommended if you need to actually talk to anyone.

Thank deliah_wilson
Warragul, Australia
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216 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This bar has a really good ambiance. There is inside and outside seating available. Wine list is reasonable and not over priced. There is a good selection of food and all was pretty good. Will return.

Thank nakink
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The wife and I stopped in for dinner tonight before a show at the Plenery. Great food & great service. I had the porterhouse steak, and the wife had veal and pork balls. We shared a rhubarb and apple crumble for desert. If I lived in the area, this would become my local !!

Thank Aaron H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Dukes Walk | South Wharf, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9268 7600

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