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603 reviews
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$101 and over
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Modern Australian
Welcome to Donovans - our ‘house on the beach’ and home we love to share. Donovans is located on the St.Kilda beach front offering guests a memorable dining experience in Melbourne. With a bay side view, beautiful Mediterranean inspired food and the special relaxed atmosphere of the restaurant, Donovans is where you will feel at home.

Donovans’ exciting menu has been developed with Gail and Kevin’s knowledge of modern cooking coupled with an Italian influence from their talented Head chef Emma D'Alessandro. The menu is extensive with a modern mix of favourite dishes emphasising the best local produce. Donovans also offers an extensive wine list of Australian and imported wines and an eclectic mix of cocktails.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Modern Australian, Mediterranean
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Daily from 12:00pm
Dinner: Daily from 6:00pm
Christmas Day Dinner- Closed
10% Public Holiday Surcharge Applies on all food and beverage.
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Phone number
(03) 9534 8221
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Payment Options:
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Emma D'Alessandro
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Private Party Facilities
For all Private Dining Room enquiries and availability please contact our
Function Coordinators at Donovans on (03) 9534 8221 or send an email to
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Private Party Contact (03) 9534 8221
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Cross street
Shakespeare Grove
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Parking Details
Paid metered parking available opposite Donovans on Jacka Boulevard, adjacent to the Palais Theatre
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Public Transit
Tram No.16 and 96 Stop 138 (outside Luna Park)
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine