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Best Australian restaurants in South Melbourne


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A photo of The Albion Rooftop and Club restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Australian • South Melbourne
Booked 1 time today
Renowned for its modern Australian cuisine, The Albion Rooftop and Club offers an unforgettably vibrant dining experience. The restaurant has earned rave reviews for its amazing food, atmosphere, and service, with thrilled patrons applauding the "fantastic food and drinks", "great value for money", and "friendly and professional staff". Customers have specifically praised the restaurant's prawn and ginger dumplings, pulled pork sliders, and margaritas as standout menu choices. The Albion's lively ambiance, complete with live music and engaging staff, further accentuates the establishment's appeal. Many visitors recommend the Albion for special occasions like birthdays, underscoring its status as a top-tier modern Australian dining destination.
A photo of Railway Hotel South Melbourne restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Australian • South Melbourne
Booked 7 times today
The Railway Hotel South Melbourne is highly regarded for its authentic Australian cuisine, often described as "great food" and offering a "genuine country feel." Regular patrons laud its "great casual dining and pub experience" as well as its $20 lunch specials. One of the highlights is the steak night every Wednesday, called the "best steak I've had in a long time." The restaurant's ambiance also receives positive feedback for its cosy fireplace and well-poured Guinness. The staff are frequently praised for their "friendly and efficient" service and attentiveness, ensuring each visitor has an enjoyable dining experience. This combination of delightful food, comfortable ambiance, and exceptional service make it one of the best pubs in Melbourne.
A photo of Freyja restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 27 times today
A contemporary, ‘New Nordic’ approach to Australian dining, led by Michelin Star and award winning Executive Chef Jae Bang.
A photo of The Atlantic Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Southbank
Booked 19 times today
The Atlantic Restaurant boasts a reputation for delivering the best of Seafood cuisine in Melbourne, according to its ecstatic patrons. Reviewers rave about the fresh and delicious seafood, with adjectives like "amazing" and "fantastic" frequently gracing the reviews. The excellence extends beyond the food, with guests praising the attentive and friendly service, helmed by the charismatic manager, AJ. With its superior cuisine and service, The Atlantic Restaurant guarantees a memorable dining experience for any occasion, whether an intimate date or a group outing. The restaurant's prime location by the river enhances the dining experience, making it a highly recommended eatery.
A photo of Mount Erica Hotel restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Australian • Prahran
Booked 46 times today
Mount Erica Hotel, located in the south east, is known for its fantastic gastro pub cuisine that has been commended in several reviews. Patrons frequently praise the restaurant for its fabulous food and terrific service. The venue has been described as a warm, inviting space with cosy seating and open fireplaces. While the Mount Erica Hotel is acclaimed for traditional pub fare like Sunday roast, they are celebrated for elevating these meals to something truly special. A common sentiment amongst reviews was the exceptional staff, whose friendly and attentive service often enhanced the overall dining experience. It is also a great place for family meals with its kid-friendly atmosphere.
A photo of Monti Food and Wine restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Albert Park
Booked 1 time today
Monti Food and Wine is an acclaimed Australian cuisine restaurant known for its exceptional food and service. Patrons of Monti vividly praise the restaurant, highlighting the commendable effort of Eric and his team in catering to large groups. The menu is highly praised for its range, offering everything from delectable granola to pasta/lobster dishes. It is a favorite spot for weekend brunches, with its inviting atmosphere and exquisite food being major attractions. Reviewers rave about the amazing staff, efficient service, and the excellent quality of food, with one patron even declaring the prawn fettuccini as the best they ever had. Monti Food and Wine has clearly carved a niche in the culinary landscape, with customers eagerly anticipating return visits.
A photo of Blacksmith Bar and Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 9 times today
Blacksmith Bar and Grill is an acclaimed Australian restaurant, adored by locals and tourists alike for its stunning city views and exceptional service. The restaurant has garnered high praise for its exquisite food, particularly the tomahawk steak which, according to one reviewer, was cooked to perfection and didn’t require any additional sauce. Many have also spoken of the spectacular location, with an outdoor dining patio that boasts views over Melbourne. More than just delightful food and views, Blacksmith Bar and Grill also has an impressive selection of beverages, which go hand-in-hand with the meals. Whether it's a special occasion or a casual night out, the staff's excellent communication and attentive service, coupled with the fantastic ambience, make it an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Luci restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 5 times today
Luci is highly regarded for its exceptional Australian cuisine. Taking pride in their blend of tradition and innovation, the restaurant is consistently praised in reviews for its "delicious food", "beautiful setting", and "impeccable service". The reviews highlight the staff's attentiveness, professionalism, and knowledge, which contributes to the overall pleasant dining experience. Notably, Luci's modern Italian dishes have been described as "divine", with their degustation menu receiving particular acclaim. The "engaging" wait staff, and the "outstanding taste and quality" of the food have led many reviewers to highly recommend Luci as a top choice for Australian cuisine. Despite the absence of information on location and awards, Luci's extraordinary reviews speak to its excellence.
A photo of The Courthouse Hotel restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Australian • North Melbourne
Booked 10 times today
The Courthouse Hotel has been praised highly for its brilliant Australian cuisine. Its transformation into a dining gem with vintage touches has left many patrons in awe, with special mention to the upstairs dining room offering mesmerizing views over Errol St. Many have attested to the delicious food, attentive service, and remarkable renovation that gave the courthouse a new life. Signature dishes such as the Kingfish, chicken schnitzel, trevally, and butterflied flathead have received excellent reviews. Not just limited to the food, the service, atmospheric ambiance, and quick delivery make dining at The Courthouse Hotel a delightful experience.
A photo of Little Collins St Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Australian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 1 time today
Little Collins St Kitchen is a delightful Australian cuisine restaurant in Melbourne within the Sheraton Hotel. The restaurant has garnered high praise for its wide range of dishes, warm service, and pleasant atmosphere. Patrons are particularly fond of the fresh and scrumptious seafood buffet, as well as the high tea, which has been described as one of the best. Reviews mention that the food consists of good quality ingredients and is well-priced for the quality. The location is noted to be conveniently situated for both business meetings and casual get-togethers. From the hearty breakfasts to the delectable dinners, Little Collins St Kitchen consistently delivers a great dining experience.
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