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Best Modern Australian restaurants in Elsternwick

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A photo of Donovans restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1478)
Price: Very Expensive
• Modern australian • St Kilda
Booked 26 times today
Donovans, a beloved restaurant in Melbourne, has built a solid reputation for its exceptional Modern Australian cuisine. The restaurant carries the hallmark of fine dining while maintaining a warm and welcoming ambience, as reflected in its glowing reviews. Its menu, which features a selection of dishes cooked over charcoal, spotlights the best of Australia's local ingredients, including fresh fish and oysters, which have consistently been praised by diners. Whether for intimate anniversaries or a casual dining experience, Donovans leaves a lasting impression with its flawless service, excellent quality food, and spectacular beach views. Multiple reviews laud Donovans for its attentive staff, showcasing attentive and professional service that often exceeds expectations. Donovans' reputation as an icon of Melbourne's dining scene is well-earned and well-deserved.
A photo of Hotel Brighton restaurant
4.0
Excellent(603)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Brighton
Booked 17 times today
Hotel Brighton is celebrated for its excellent pub cuisine, receiving high praise from customers for the quality of food and service. Patrons particularly recommend the Tuesday steak night for its great value with a well-made steak accompanied by chips and salad. A common highlight is the excellent service; reviewers have noted staff as being pleasant, efficient, and considerate, going beyond expectations found at similar establishments. Customers also appreciate the broad selection of fine pub food, including favorites like the delicious Mexican Parma and the exquisite lamb ribs. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming, making Hotel Brighton a preferred choice for families. The pub is described as an excellent venue for a good pub meal at reasonable prices, and reviewers affirm they will definitely return.
A photo of Grosvenor Hotel restaurant
4.3
Awesome(406)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • St Kilda East
Booked 4 times today
The Grosvenor Hotel is highly praised for its excellent representation of Modern Australian cuisine. Reviewers consistently commend the restaurant on its diverse menu that caters to various dietary needs, from vegans to carnivores, demonstrating the inclusivity and richness of Modern Australian dishes. Notable mentions include their steak, described as "cooked to perfection," and their calamari, which has been deemed "delicious." The establishment’s ambiance is evidently inviting and relaxed, a characteristic often associated with Australian dining experiences. Guests also appreciate the friendly service and high standard of the food served. Located in the heart of Melbourne, the Grosvenor Hotel is recognized as one of the best bistro pubs in the city.
A photo of Osteria Renata restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(306)
Price: Expensive
• Modern australian • Prahran
Booked 17 times today
Osteria Renata is a celebrated Italian restaurant that is highly recognized for its authentic and top-notch cuisine. Nestled in the Prahran/Windsor precinct, it consistently delights diners with an inventive menu of Italian dishes including perfectly executed homemade pasta, unique starters, and delectable desserts such as the much-praised Tiramisu. The restaurant is often lauded for its unparalleled service that is "attentive without being imposing", and for its "relaxed friendly ambiance". From intimate dinners to group feasts, guests are guaranteed an enjoyable dining experience. Many customers have expressed keen desire to return, with one stating "the delicate and delectable food uses fresh premium ingredients". It's clear that Osteria Renata is a must-visit establishment for any Italian food enthusiast.
A photo of The Deck Brighton restaurant
3.7
Very Good(120)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Brighton
Booked 2 times today
Situated on Bay Street in Brighton known for the best eateries, The Deck Brighton comes highly recommended for its café cuisine. It is known for its super tasty, well-presented fare at reasonable prices. Its easy accessibility and plenty of room for big gatherings make it an ideal spot. Customers speak highly of the excellent service, with particular mention of the swift and friendly service from a staff member named Charlie. The food options are plentiful and consistently delicious, with hearty meals and a standout Brekkie Brunch burger. The café is also noted for its welcoming ambiance and excellent coffee. It is described as a standout place with natural light filling it, creating a warm and inviting environment. It's not just the food and service that are applauded, but also the attention to dietary needs with gluten and lactose-free options available. With several customers claiming to be regulars, it's clear that The Deck Brighton has left a lasting impression.
A photo of Union House restaurant
4.5
Awesome(266)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Richmond
Booked 23 times today
Union House is a standout in Melbourne's Modern Australian cuisine scene. The restaurant consistently delivers top-notch food and service, as attested by its glowing reviews. Patrons laud the "excellent" quality of the food, affectionately dubbing the venue as the "best pub in Melbourne". Whether it's "steak night" or a casual meal, Union House's dishes are cooked to perfection with "good portion sizes". The ambiance is praised as being "great", "warm and inviting"; a true neighborhood gem. The staff are described as "friendly", "attentive" and "welcoming", contributing to an all-around fantastic dining experience. Union House truly embodies the essence of Modern Australian cuisine with its high standard of pub dining.
A photo of The Graham Hotel restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(713)
Price: Expensive
• Modern australian • Port Melbourne
Booked 29 times today
The Graham Hotel, hailed for its Modern Australian cuisine, has consistently received high praise from its satisfied patrons. Noted for their amazing, professional service, the team at The Graham Hotel ensures an enjoyable dining experience. Their menu features a range of exquisite dishes from the grill, hearty mains, refreshing salads, tempting sides, and delightful desserts. Special mention goes to signature dishes like the "Flinders Island Lamb Shoulder Pie", and "Sous Vide Lamb Rump Salad". Customers have also extolled their "fabulous wine list", "delicious food", and "relaxing setting". The glowing reviews underline the restaurant's commitment to culinary excellence, hailing it as a spot for "fine dining at its best". Overall, The Graham Hotel is a testament to the vibrance and diversity of Modern Australian cuisine.
A photo of The Wolf Windsor restaurant
4.2
Awesome(221)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Windsor
Booked 6 times today
The Wolf Windsor is praised for its high-quality pub cuisine and exceptional service. Customers often comment on the 'top-notch' food and the range of hearty menu offerings, from delightful mushroom sauce to succulent quality chicken breast and ham. Others mention 'incredible roast' and 'great pub meals' in their reviews, showing the restaurant's commitment to classic pub fare. Steak nights at The Wolf Windsor are particularly popular and are always bustling with locals. The venue itself is said to have a terrific ambience with great music, making it a preferred spot for meals or casual drinks. Even with a busy atmosphere, the staff remains attentive and friendly, enhancing the overall dining experience. Considering these reviews, The Wolf Windsor is a superb choice for anyone seeking outstanding pub cuisine.
A photo of Zeppelin Kitchen restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(42)
Price: Moderate
• Modern australian • Brighton
Booked 1 time today
Zeppelin Kitchen is hailed for its exemplary Modern Australian cuisine by a plethora of satisfied patrons. Located on the way to Brighton Beach, a visit to the restaurant delivers a feast for the senses. Their Wagyu eggs benedict is especially acclaimed, along with the fresh, innovative food and extraordinary service. Patrons rave about the interesting twist on classic brunch items, superb flavoursome dishes, and the pleasant staff. Their home made hummus, felafel plate, and pita, as well as the exceptional coffee, add to the overall delightful experience. As one review states, Zeppelin Kitchen is indeed a "hidden gem", consistently delivering "outstanding food and service".
A photo of The Atlantic Restaurant restaurant
4.3
Awesome(1438)
Price: Expensive
• Modern australian • Southbank
Booked 14 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.
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