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Waterfront Southgate

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Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9686 9766
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere wonderful service and the best and freshest seafood. Always great service and a welcome attention.

Thank Yvonne M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with my hubby for our 1st wedding anniversary food was ok but for what we paid poor value for money my hubby ordered the lamb rack and it was tiny luckily we ordered sides too also I wanted the choco orange tart for dessert and was told it wasnt ready so sorry id have to choose something else... More 

Thank beeeee05
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were very friendly and attentive. The food arrived very promptly. We all had steaks despite the many fish specialities and sushi available. None of us were disappointed as each was cooked exactly as requested.

Thank Baskerfield
Adelaide, Australia
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just Superb ! Amazing customer service and fine dining. This restaurant sets the bench mark by which all restaurants will be judged and will certainly aspire too. My work colleague and I showed up on a Saturday night with no reservation we were greeted by a very smart well spoken, professional maître. He escorted us to the rear bar for... More 

Thank Mark T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good selection of seafood. Menu includes Japanese style food as well as others. Location very good and allows both indoor and outdoor eating. But it is pricey, like most of the restaurants along this strip.

Thank Barnacles70
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I took my girlfriend here for her birthday and we were not left dissappointed. The staff were really helpful and nice and the food was fresh and delicious. The weather was great which meant it was brilliant sitting outside and looking out over the river. She had a great birthday experience which is what we wanted

Thank Antonio G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went back to sit at the oyster bar, which is usually nice. Had a terrible waiter though. First the beer we ordered was not available (which is ok) but he then just suggested the next one down on the list, as it "had the same alcohol percentage".. if I just wanted to get drunk I would go somewhere else! We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food especially the dessert! The passionfruit sorbet was to die for! The salmon was cooked to perfection, as was the lobster and the oysters. Did I mention the passionfruit sorbet?! A special mention to our waiter, David! He was so attentive, polite, friendly, smiling and made the meal so much more enjoyable. Nothing was too much trouble and he... More 

Thank Rhonda M
Kenilworth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many restaurants to choose from along the Waterfront however this is the best choice. We enjoyed our beautiful oysters and fresh fish so much we back again the next night and had the Cold Seafood Platter for two. The service on both occasions was excellent, it helps enormously when the staff know their menu, display courtesy and are... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for lunch and was amazed by the food and service. Not just a quick snack for lunch but so worry a visit. We are going back for dinner in a couple of days, very impressed

Thank Smarty61

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Japanese, Seafood, European, Australian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Avenue | Shop 20/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9686 9766
A prestigious seafood restaurant with river view and heated alfresco area. Waterfront, would satisfy every guest that seeks either a relaxed romantic dinner or an aged chargrilled steak with glass of wine from Waterfront's extensive wine selection.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?