Grosvenor Hotel

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127 Reviews
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$40 and under
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Modern Australian
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  • Neighbourhood Gem
Located on Brighton Road and welcoming guests since the 1800's,
the pub has been through many transformations including a complete refurbishment in 2011.

Today, it is a multi-faceted venue that can cater for many different experiences, anything from casual drinks to family dinners or birthday parties in one of the function rooms.

Grosvenor Hotel prides itself on its commitment to sourcing, ageing and preparing premium cuts of grass fed Victorian beef, which are available in the Bistro, the drive-thru burger bar (STKBB) and to take home from the Grosvenor Grocery & Bottle Shop.
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4.3
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4.2
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3.9
Ambience
3.9
Value
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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EA
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3Food 5Service 4Ambience 2

We had a lovely meal. One of the best steaks I have had in a long time. The service was also very good. I our experience was marred however by our very noisy neighbours. There were lots of young children who were extremely noisy and not supervised by their parents.

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MK
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, service and place I have been a few times now and will continue to.

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MG
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Great steaks! And everything else. We had 6 extra friends turn up and the staff sorted it perfectly. All food was good and the service was exceptional.

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JP
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food. nice atmosphere.

If you are waiting at the bar for happy hour Drinks and it’s 7.02 then it should be honoured.

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NM
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

We have been to Grosvenor Hotel many times before and we were the people to recommend the rest of our party to go here! What a let down though!
We waited over an hour on our food (all of which were medium or medium-rare steaks) and when we got our food, the chips were over cooked like they’ve been sitting on the hot plate too long! Our steaks were cremated! We were so embarrassed for recommending this place and when we approached staff about waiting so long they rhymed off a script about how long steaks take to cook etc. when really she had no idea what our actual order was! Will never be back. Extremely disappointed. All 7 of us didn’t have a complaint

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n
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

As alway great food and service .. Cesar salad was bloody delicious

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WK
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 2

Pretty good, a little too noisy for the oldies (for an impromptu dinner) but we were moved easily. Great service, 5/5 for service.

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RG
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Third time ive been now... the food and menu was sensational and service was a 4 star she misunderstood the order but overall the place is best bistro pub in Melbourne. Wish we had the heads up about the lamb for two needing an hour prep to order. Just an idea put it on the online menu - 1 hour prep time pre order. Overall awesome ambience, good beers and mostly great food!

cheers

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LM
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great family friendly pub! We had the best waitress - nothing was too difficult and she was so accommodating with our rowdy little ones.

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JV
1 review
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 3Ambience 2

The place is way too noisy - music far too loud, spoiling the experience.
Our whole group agreed that it would be a great local, if not for the excessive noise.

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TH
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 2 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Great place to go catch up with friends. The steak was amazing, melt in your mouth!
Would definitely go there again, a little expensive but worth it for a great steak.

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KW
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fantastic food and service.
Looking forward to coming back.

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M
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Grosvenor’s steak and cocktail nights are one of the best in the area. Always an enjoyable meal, staff and ambience. Changed menu with more variety is a recent plus. We’ll be back.

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RA
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic location , food and venue. Would highly recommend to everyone !!!

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MH
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We visited the Grosvenor for my nephews bday lunch. All 5 of us enjoyed our meals immensely. The eye fillet steak was cooked to perfection and well seasoned, with hot chips and a fresh salad. The safe we all friendly as well. Will definitely be back!

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KT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 1Ambience 3

The food is consistently great but the service has been getting worse over the last few months. It takes forever to get a menu and then the service is very slow. We never got asked if we wanted more drinks and our food took about 40 minutes to come. The staff seemed to fuss over certain tables and then completely forget about other tables.

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AM
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent wood-fired pizza, pleasant decor and friendly service!

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M
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Best food we have had in a while! The shared eye fillet was exceptional! Can’t wait to go back and have it agin!

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N
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food never disappoints! Great atmosphere and staff love this place.

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A
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and service! Everyone was very happy with the evening.

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WW
1 review
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

We really enjoyed the night with the service and the food very good

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GS
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

The food at this restaurant was very tasty and nice size servings. Where we were seated in the bistro the noise was very loud and echoey. Price wise the meals were absolutely well worth it. My only real criticism was the mark up on the wine. Thought I was back in Bali.

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DB
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Great food, fabulous pizzas but many other tasty options e.g. aged stake. Yummy specials most days!
Great for large groups and celebrations. Good service.
Great big group dinning.

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LM
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

We had fantastic service. There was an error in the beers we had chosen (there should be better beers on tap), we spoke to the gentleman serving us and he fixed it straight away, replaced the beers we were given with the correct ones we ordered.

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MB
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Good food but the beer selection is woeful these days. Not sure I’d be back based solely on this. No good German beers is a crying shame.

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J
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Main thing is it’s consistently delicious food, service equally professional and the vibe is relaxed

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JS
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

After having a good experience back in August with our family we decided to ask our good friends to come and have dinner with us. We had a 7.30 booking and arrived on time. We found the service extremely slow and the wine list was now very expensive. No cheap wines. Average of $70 for a reasonable bottle. With 4 couples that added a lot to the bill. Unfortunately I don’t think we will be rushing back. I know our friends will not be going back.

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OT
Dined on 25 September 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The food was fantastic. The service was decent. The only 2 things I could pick on were; there was a group of 10 or so that was sat in the same area with the acoustics of the outside area made it impossible to have a business discussion and $14 extra for chicken added to a caeser salad is absolutely ridiculous.
Overall while expensive you get great food and decent service.

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OT
Dined on 17 September 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Good standard pub food and service.

Would recommedn and return.

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OT
Dined on 9 September 2018
Overall 1Food 1Service 2Ambience 3

This place has gone down hill in the last 5 months. We had lunch yesterday and it is no where near as good as it was. Toilets were also disgusting, not cleaned regularly. The host was a large man who needed a shower.

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JV
Sydney / NSW
4 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2018
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

Good food and good service. Was here for dinner but it can get way too loud with the live music. We were seated in the courtyard looking area when we should of been in the dining room.

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OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brilliant family dinner

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Dined on 5 August 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 3

Service was very good, the young girl that waited on our table of 6 was excellent. Steak was disappointing in regard to quality and price, did not live up to some of the online reviews. We had guests from the USA and all they wanted was to experience some good Aussie beef, we should have gone to Rockpool or Station Hotel. Better quality and value.

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OT
Dined on 14 July 2018
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

We sent back 2 out of 4 adult meals. The seafood linguini was small, tasteless, had 2 mussels and cost $34

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OT
Dined on 5 July 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

nice and easy weekday dinner

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OT
Dined on 4 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great 70th birthday celebration. A range of ages in our group. We booked our table for 6.30 but they were happy for us to sit outside and enjoy some drinks before heading to our table:
Big selection of drinks, meals and spaces.
Everyone had a great time and the waitress tolerated even the silliest of questions from some serious non foodies at our table
They also had a trivia night running somewhere else in the bar
Good layout for variety and a good general atmosphere

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OT
Dined on 22 May 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 5

Overall our experience was good, however my husband & daughter shared the eye fillet steak, which was cold when it arrived.
The steak was the most expensive meal, ordered by our party of 5.
It should have been served on a warm plate, rather than a cold plate.

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OT
Dined on 13 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great lunch, great service .

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AB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Mother’s Day

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OT
Dined on 10 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

WE enjoyed the steaks which were cooked to perfection and the sauces were awesome. Also loved the onion rings:)

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