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The Point Restaurant

$$$$, Steakhouse,
Aquatic Drive | Albert Park Lake, Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
+61 3 9682 5566
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Australian, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Aquatic Drive | Albert Park Lake, Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was a Monday & we were the only booking in the restaurant. Perhaps that should have rung the alarm bells. The positives:- beautiful venue, excellent waiter what food we had was excellent. The negatives:- you are offered a 2 course lunch for $45 or...More

4  Thank Keith R
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Why not have the 10 course chef menu with matching wines ... don't mind it I do! Absolute delight with the attention to detail, being escorted up to the restaurant and having everything explained from the menu while we drank and gazed out over Albert...More

Thank Arlene M
ThePointAlbertPark, Front Office Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your great review Arlene M. We are glad to know you had fantastic dining experience at The Point Albert Park. We are all looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 23 June 2017

My first return visit to The Point since the renovations in 2016. Superb minimalist styling. No sign of the old staff however the new staff although a little distant are highly professional. The presentation of the food is truly outstanding. Freshly baked bread rolls were...More

Thank FOSSHILL
ThePointAlbertPark, Front Office Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all your positive and negative feedback. Your valuable feedback will help our team to grow up.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

I reserved this restaurant for a special occasion and wasn't disappointed. Everything was 5 out of 5. It started with the Reservation Manager Kate, who confirmed our booking and ensured we had the best position. My partner is a devotee of gin and we commenced...More

Thank Tony D
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review Tony. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the whole experience before even beginning to dine with us. Yourself and your wife a delight to have joining us at The Point and we are glad you...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

The meal we had surpassed our expectations and was the best we have had in four visits. We had a great table at the window and enough space so that you didn't feel crowded and nor was our conversation drowned out. We were initially treated...More

Thank Houlihan2
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you for your extremely positive and detailed review Houlihan2! We are delighted that you had such a wonderful dining experience with us and enjoy each dish and wines to match. We take the up-most pride in all areas of our business ~ food, beverage...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great evening last night. Attentive staff. Always on hand to top up our tea and wine. Huge variety of dishes - I'm vegetarian and enjoyed the Mabo tofu, pancakes, fried rice and fresh greens. Perfect facilities fir business meetings as the huge whiteboard was visible...More

1  Thank Bendigo2
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Good afternoon Bendigo2, We are delighted to hear that you had a lovely time dining at our sister restaurant on the ground floor of the venue, Hidden Jade Restaurant. Our Lake Room caters for all styles of events and we would be delighted to have...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Had an end of year function here with work, great hospitality, drinks and food was excellent, parking can be limited if your running a little late, but there is ample up near the entrance road. Recommend.

Thank GTMezz
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review GTMezz. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your end of year function with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a delightful meal here on Saturday as part of restaurant week. This was our sixth meal out for the week and was a stand out fot the following reasons. We were greeted warmly and ushered to a glass enclosed private dining room overlooking...More

Thank chefAussie
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your extremely positive review ChefAussie. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful dining experience with us throughout the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. We take pride in all aspects of our business to ensure there is no stone left...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have dined at The Point a few times before which was prior to it being modernised. We much preferred the classic menu. For the product offering it was quite expensive. No dish compliments of chef (apart from some chocolates). We had the 6 course...More

Thank leecA3185UE
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your review LeecA3185UE. We take all positive and negative reviews seriously and we appreciate all feedback, as we take this to better our restaurant. Please contact the restaurant directly to further the discussion of your dining experience. Thank you.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

A private space, a great viewer the lake and city, a perfect sunny day. The scene was set for a beautiful lunch time celebration for a group of around twenty. Attention to detail was the first thing we noticed and this was maintained throughout a...More

Thank CandJ60
ThePointAlbertPark, Manager at The Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review CandJ60. We are so delighted to hear that you and your guests had a wonderful dining experience and we pride ourselves in service and love hearing that guests enjoy too. Thanks you for your compliments with the...More

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Judith3942
15 August 2016|
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Response from ThePointAlbertPark | Property representative |
Hello Judith, Thank you for interest about dining at The Point and enquiry about the menu. We have a few different options to create different dining experiences. We have them on our website or if you would like to e-mail... More
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Tim R
7 June 2015|
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Response from ThePointAlbertPark | Property representative |
Hi Tim. We would recommend smart clothing and possibly a jacket
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Tim R
7 June 2015|
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Response from Sally H | Reviewed this property |
If you are going for lunch, out of respect for such a lovely restaurant and others dining there, nothing less than smart casual (and depending on one's interpretation of that term - make it on the "upper" side of that). If... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Australian, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aquatic Drive | Albert Park Lake, Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Albert Park
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9682 5566
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Description
Dining day or night, the view from The Point Restaurant is one of the best Melbourne has to offer. The space is stylish and modern, combining award winning cuisine and an impressive wine list.
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