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Riva St. Kilda

42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9537 2224
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“paella” (6 reviews)
“porterhouse” (2 reviews)
“sliders” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came to Riva with my girlfriend last month and it ticked all the boxes, fantastic views, friendly staff and a substantial menu for wine and food. Would highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for good food and a good time!!

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This happened to a friend of mine this week: 2 weeks out from her sons 21st She has posted on FB Riva - pick up your act !!!! Wow. Riva you have the most appalling customer service I have EVER dealt with. My sons 21st...More

Thank vickiers10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Riva for a birthday lunch, as we had been there before. For was nice, service was just weird and somewhat appalling. Won't be back for a long time

Thank Crash C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cracker Melbourne day, sun was shining as we headed out for lunch by the bay. Had been to Riva a couple of times so was looking forward to it. Phoned and booked ahead. As it was such a beautiful day we wanted to sit on...More

Thank PrincessTandthePea
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, wine with stunning views. All round great experience. Romantic and cosy. Easy parking. Highly recommend.

Thank Pop T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great lunch on deck overlooking the marina. Both food and service were excellent with great views. Highly rrecommended.

Thank George K
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Went there with family over easter and had the calamari main and someone else ordered the porterhouse. Kids well catered for. Generous servings, although service a bit slow. Nice setting as you can sit overlooking the marina or bay.

Thank Kwokey
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Went there with my family. All of us had a fantastic evening - food was exceptional, views stunning, ambience perfect. Only disappointment was the slow service. Will definitely go back.

1  Thank RMA102013
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Well, it pains me to have to write a bad review but thats what this is. Tonight I had possibly my worst dining experience in recent memory. We had a party of 6 for dinner and were located on the deck overlooking the marina. A...More

3  Thank Stvnxfan
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Too often the great location and view over shadows the food. On this day at a surprisingly empty restaurant we enjoyed a lovely casual lunch outside on the deck overlooking the beach. Excellent service and good tasty food. Some cold drinks. Couldn't want for more.

Thank MarcoAust
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Questions & Answers
Natalie E
6 February 2017|
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Response from RivaStKilda | Property representative |
Hi Natalie, The nearest place is probably the Novotel on the Esplanade. Its only a few minutes drive in a taxi or 10-15 minutes walk. Alternatively, there are a few nice boutique hotels on Fitzroy Street.
Pam J
31 January 2016|
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Response from Ray d | Reviewed this property |
No its fully licensed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9537 2224
Make your way to the best bay side destination in Melbourne. Cool in summer and cosy in winter, Riva St Kilda offers you the perfect location to watch the sunset and the city skyline come alive. Enjoy a drink and snacks in the Beach Side Lounge Bar. Lose yourself on the desks or why not sit down to something wonderful from our Resturants a la carte menu with friends, while enjoying the view.
Complimenting our restaurant, Riva is also holds, world class event spaces for a more private occasion. We boast 3 amazing rooms with space up to 220 guests.
Call in, or make an appointment to enjoy the surrounds and friendly service, while discussing your next special event with our event staff to make it a time to remember. We hope to see you soon!
Events office hours are from 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Sunday.
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