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Anchorage Restaurant

34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9397 7799
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (39 reviews)
“scallops” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had dinner here with friends last Saturday & came away very impressed. The food was superb - being a Kiwi I had the hapuku - could not fault it. Service was friendly & attentive and I'm hard to impress after years of working Front of...More

Thank Samchodges
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is lovely, the service grate but the food let you down, we order the tempura oysters and found a hair in it, sent it back and received a new one. Then the stake was tough, we in formed the staff the manager spoke...More

Thank nrudziewicz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to visit here and was shocked to find hair in my Seafood platter I don't think I will be back a plus the service was great:(More

Thank merc124
Andrew_Daniell, Owner at Anchorage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is interesting, seeing as we only serve a Shellfish Platter. And none of my staff can recall any complaint of a hair in a dish. Just when did you dine and under what booking name? Then I can easily check on camera to verify...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely amazing, the calamari starter was tiny though compared to restaurants of a similar standard. We were served by a lovely Italian waitress who was friendly and attentive. My experience was however marred by another waiter who appeared to be quite obnoxious,...More

Thank Madamecherrie
Andrew_Daniell, Owner at Anchorage Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi 'Madamecherrie', First, thank you for your compliments regarding your meals and for acknowledging your Italian waitress. Her name is Lara and I shall pass on your kind words and to our Head Chef Dylan Roberts. Please do email me on ahoy@anchorage.com.au with the date...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Anchorage has a great atmosphere and really classy decor. The wait staff are also attentive and knowledgeable on both food and wine options. The restaurant's speciality is seafood - the gourmet style fish and chips was very good quality flathead. The menu also offers variety...More

Thank Katy M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We went here for dinner on a wonderfully balmy evening recently, which allowed us to get a table out back on the terrace. Awesome views across the bay to the lights of the city and the closer beachside suburbs . we have dined here on...More

Thank HolidayKitty2014
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Friendly and attentive service. Moody atmosphere with views of the bay. Great food especially if you love seafood with a range of wines and cocktails. All served with a smile.

Thank Vivian V
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent and the setting superb! The views at night out over the marina and towards the city were great.

Thank JanusAAA
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I've been here in a group of five for dinner. The restaurant is on the sea side. The interior is nice and cosy: it looks like a restaurant on a remote seaside village. It has fantastic views. It was not warm enough to sit outside,...More

Thank Giovanni C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Thank you for the wonderful night! Staff is friendly and helpful, the food is delicious the atmosphere is unforgettable!

Thank NinaBusy
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We have dined at the Anchorage several times using our Entertainment Gold Card but notice you are not in the book this year :-( Very disappointing!!!
9 November 2015|
Response from Andrew_Daniell | Property representative |
Hello Glynis, Thank you for your feedback and for dining with us previously. You are correct in that we haven't renewed our partnership with the Entertainment Book for this year. We will review this in the future... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$106
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34a The Strand, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9397 7799
  • E-mail
Set in an historic Williamstown boat shed with bay views of Melbourne, experience our serene location on the marina and authentic nautical feel. Anchorage Restaurant is the perfect location for a delicious, award winning dining experience with the freshest seafood and fine dining options. If you're planning a lovely private dinner, a function or a truly memorable wedding, our experienced staff will ensure your occasion is one to remember.
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