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Meatmaiden

4.6
4.6
235 Reviews
$41 to $100
Steakhouse

Meatmaiden brings you the best barbecue and grill in Melbourne. Our basement steakhouse, smokehouse and cocktail bar can accommodate group bookings of all sizes and has a unique mix of premium steaks and smoked meats.

Signature dishes at Meatmaiden include our grass-fed OConnor rib eye. Our 20-hour smoked Rangers Valley brisket showcases our wood-burning smoker. And you cannot go past cult favourite lobster mac n cheese. We are always sourcing special cuts for the grill - full-blood Wagyu, Kobe - and dry age in house. We carefully curate our wine list, focus on local, fresh craft beer and quirky cocktails such as our smoked old fashioned.

You will find Meatmaiden in the heart of the CBD on Little Collins Street - walking distance from Flinders Street and Parliament Stations, sporting arenas such as the MCG and Rod Laver Arena and entertainment venues like Princess Theatre.

We are accessible to everyone and open for a casual catch-up, business lunch or a date night

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Booked 89 times today
  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Barbecue, Meat

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch
    Thu–Sat 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
    Dinner
    Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

  • Phone number

    (03) 9078 7747

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive Chef

    Tom Johnson

  • Area

    Melbourne CBD

  • Cross Street

    Just down the hill from the corner of Little Collins St and Russell Street

  • Parking Details

    Greenco Council House Car Park at Russell Place until 10pm. Greenco Council House Car Park at 200 Little Collins Street until midnight

  • Public Transit

    Five minutes walk from Flinders Street Station and Parliament Station. Two minutes walk from Collins Street tram stop at Swanston Street

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waiting staff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
    • Contact tracing information collected

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Menu

Start

  • Seasonal Oyster

    Natural w/ Finger Lime or Natural w/ Charred Watermelon Granita or Grilled w/ Smoked Bone Butter

    • ea$5.00
  • Pressed Rib Roll$12.00

    • Fried Zucchini Flower, Ricotta, Burnt Honey$10.00

      • Reuben Croquettes$14.00

        • Scallops, Pork Belly, Miso Pumpkin Caramel$18.00

          • Grilled Octopus, Skordalia, Nashville Sauce$20.00

            • Burnt Ends, Crispy Onion, BBQ, Horseradish$18.00

              • Chargrilled Skull Island Prawns, Smoked Teriyaki$22.00

                • Chopped Wagyu Tartare, XO Sauce, Yolk, Crisps$19.00

                  Mains

                  • 20-Hour Smoked Wagyu Brisket, Rum BBQ, Mustard Pickles$39.00

                    • Triple-Cooked Crispy Half Chicken, Chilli Vinegar$36.00

                      • John Dory, Grilled Clams, Smoked Fish Velouté$38.00

                        Steaks

                        All Steaks Come with Your Choice of One Sauce: Garlic & Thyme Jus / Beef Fat Béarnaise / Three Pepper Sauce / Wild Mushroom Add a Sauce: $4 Ea

                        • O'connor Porterhouse on Bone 3+ Score

                          Premium Grass-Fed Angus X Hereford, Gippsland, VIC

                          • 500g$54.00
                        • Westholme Wagyu Rump 9+ Score

                          F1 Wagyu, Grass-Fed & Grain Finished, QLD

                          • 300g$50.00
                        • Southern Ranges Eye Fillet 4+ Score

                          Premium Grass-Fed Angus X Hereford, Gippsland, VIC

                          • 280g$64.00
                        • Dry-Aged o'Connor Rib Eye off Bone 3+ Score

                          40-Day Dry-Aged Grass-Fed Angus X Hereford, Gippsland, VIC

                          • 400g$76.00
                          • 800g$150.00
                        • Weekly Special Cut

                          Ask What's in The Meat Fridge

                          Sides

                          • Lobster Mac Cheese, Bisque$32.00

                            • Hand-Cut Chips, Confit Garlic Aioli$14.00

                              • Mac Cheese Gratin$14.00

                                • Roasted Cauliflower, Bone Marrow Jus$16.00

                                  • Charred Greens, Provolone, Salsa Verde$15.00

                                    • Cos, Tomato Vinaigrette, Cucumber, Parmesan$14.00

                                      Dessert

                                      • Rum Crème Caramel, Smoked Pineapple Sorbet$15.00

                                        • Jersey Cow Ice-Cream Sundae, Salted Caramel, Popcorn$15.00

                                          Last updated: 25 October 2021

                                          What 235 people are saying

                                          Overall ratings and reviews

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                                          4.6
                                          4.6 based on recent ratings
                                          • 4.6Food
                                          • 4.6Service
                                          • 4.5Ambience
                                          • 4.2Value

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                                          1. MM

                                            MissM

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 31 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            The ambience was great, service good and meal superb!

                                          2. EA

                                            EatinAround

                                            Melbourne

                                            2 reviews

                                            5.0

                                            2 reviews

                                            Dined on 31 July 2021

                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                            Can't say enough great things about the team at Meatmaiden. Accidentally made my booking for the wrong date and turned up on a busy Saturday night like a total idiot! Big props to Poppy and the other front of house staff who got us an awesome seat at the bar/kitchen within the hour. Enjoyed delicious steak, sides and drinks while bopping along to disco tunes and watching the grill spit fire. Thank you a million for going the extra mile after my dumb mistake!

                                          3. OT

                                            OpenTable Diner

                                            Melbourne

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 31 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Food was amazing, as was the service and atmosphere.

                                          4. JK

                                            JonathanK

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 31 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Great experience at meat maiden. Staff welcoming and service excellent. Food also great.

                                          5. ET

                                            ElaineT

                                            Melbourne

                                            5 reviews

                                            5.0

                                            5 reviews

                                            Dined on 31 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            From the moment we entered, we were greeted with friendly faces. Customer service was faultless. We had Meatmaiden mood set, leaving it in the hands of the Chef. My husband doesn't eat oysters and anything raw and it was really good that they accommodated our food preferences and changed our entrees to suit. Tastes were exploding in our mouths. Our favourite was the burnt ends. Steak was amazing and beef brisket was really melt in the mouth. Told the team before end it was my husband's birthday and they organised the dessert to celebrate. Thank you team, you made it a special night.

                                          6. MD

                                            MonDor

                                            1 review

                                            3.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 30 July 2021

                                            overall3food5service1ambience4

                                            I'd been really looking forward to getting back to Meat Maiden. As always the food was amazing but I don't know what happened to the service! Layoffs? Waited 25 minutes to order our first drinks, server wasn't sure which was which when they were brought over. This happened with twice. Also a long wait to order meals.

                                          7. OT

                                            OpenTable Diner

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 29 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Our waiter Simon was a delight and exceptionally helpful! Food was great as always

                                          8. OT

                                            OpenTable Diner

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 15 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            The food was excellent, service was fantastic, especially Evelyn, ambience is really chill. Overall great place, would come back again

                                          9. l

                                            lawrencev

                                            1 review

                                            4.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 14 July 2021

                                            overall4food4service5ambience4

                                            nice food although old menu had more variety. A coffee machine would be a good investment

                                          10. L

                                            Laura

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 10 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Absolutely loved this place, the venue was cool .. very romantic. The octopus entree was incredible… loved the steak and Mac & cheese dish. Our waiter Dom was fantastic. We will be back!

                                          11. NS

                                            NatashaS

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 10 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Absolutely fantastic, food was delicious and service was lovely. Definitely coming back!

                                          12. KT

                                            KellyT

                                            Melbourne

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 10 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Delicious! The lobster mac and cheese was next level, an absolute must! The service was wonderful too.

                                          13. AS

                                            AmandaS

                                            Melbourne

                                            2 reviews

                                            4.0

                                            2 reviews

                                            Dined on 9 July 2021

                                            overall4food4service4ambience2

                                            The food and especially the midday menu are great value and really tasty but it could be a little lighter so you can read menus. Aside from that it was great.

                                          14. OT

                                            OpenTable Diner

                                            Melbourne

                                            2 reviews

                                            5.0

                                            2 reviews

                                            Dined on 8 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Fantastic food. We ordered an 800g steak to share after having burnt ends(?) as an appetiser. We had a side of cauliflower and chips. We could’ve gone without the chips. It didn’t add anything special to the meal. Plenty of food for three people, and we didn’t need it but should’ve gone with another veggie side. I was disappointed they didn’t have a dark beer but the beer I ended up getting was delicious!

                                          15. AO

                                            AliciaO

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 8 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Delicious food and cocktails and lovely wait staff!

                                          16. TM

                                            TerryM

                                            Melbourne

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 3 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            The food was amazing. Our server/waiter (red hair, beautiful skin) was excellent. Very friendly and personable. We had a brilliant evening here. Looking forward to returning

                                          17. J

                                            Jcccccc

                                            Sydney

                                            1 review

                                            4.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 3 July 2021

                                            overall4food4service5ambience4

                                            The food was very good, we had the squid and dry aged steak 800 g with roasted cauliflower. The steak was cooked very well and balanced and has a good meaty taste. The squid melts in your mouth. The overall ambience had a nice vibe but was a bit crowded and hard to walk pass tables without thinking you will knock over a glass or candle.

                                          18. F

                                            Foodasaurus

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 3 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Amazing value, delicious food and even better service!!!!

                                          19. TS

                                            ThomasS

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 3 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Great venue. very friendly staff, and a great range of drinks. the food is fantastic, and ranges from the reasonable price to those of extreme decadence. 9/10 will go again.

                                          20. m

                                            miranda

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 2 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            One of the best places to eat in Melbs! Highly recommend, especially the lobster mac and cheese!!

                                          21. LK

                                            LauraK

                                            Melbourne

                                            2 reviews

                                            4.0

                                            2 reviews

                                            Dined on 2 July 2021

                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                            Great for a quick date night. Would recommend to friends and family

                                          22. NZ

                                            NadiaZ

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 2 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Wow what an experience. From the ambience to the friendly staff and the outstanding food! Cannot wait to go back :)

                                          23. MT

                                            MishT

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 2 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Wonderful treat for the family. Restaurant was flexible enough to allow us to order al la carte for the kids while adults had the set menu. Food was absolutely devine and we rolled home happy.

                                          24. n

                                            noodle

                                            Melbourne

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 1 July 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                            Great food, staff was very accommodating even tho I was very late

                                          25. T

                                            Tahlia

                                            Melbourne

                                            2 reviews

                                            4.0

                                            2 reviews

                                            Dined on 29 June 2021

                                            overall4food5service5ambience4

                                            Great food, service and cocktails. The menu isn't huge but they executed everything very well. I would recommend it to family and friends and I will be returning again sometime.

                                          26. TL

                                            TomL

                                            1 review

                                            4.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 26 June 2021

                                            overall4food5service3ambience4

                                            The food was all fantastic, as were the cocktails we had at the start of our night. The only downside was we found it difficult to get drinks. Our first round of cocktails arrived after our first course, then we were unable to get the attention of any wait staff to order more drinks. Ended up having a glass of red later on, however we probably would have had a couple more drinks if it wasn’t so difficult to get service. The wait staff were all very friendly and knowledgeable but perhaps was understaffed that night. The food was absolutely amazing, the brisket was delicious as well as the Lobster Mac & Cheese. Despite there being room for improvement on the service side, would definitely like to come back

                                          27. OT

                                            OpenTable Diner

                                            1 review

                                            4.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 26 June 2021

                                            overall4food4service5ambience5

                                            Delicious tasting menu. Cocktails really different and delicious. Great music and atmosphere. Slightly pricey but worth it for a special occasion.

                                          28. RK

                                            RichardK

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 25 June 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Great steaks, great service and atmosphere. Highly recommended.

                                          29. JB

                                            JoshyB

                                            1 review

                                            4.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 25 June 2021

                                            overall4food5service3ambience4

                                            Excellent cocktails, delicious steaks and great atmosphere!

                                          30. OT

                                            OpenTable Diner

                                            Melbourne

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 19 June 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Thankyou for the evening it was special for our celebration.

                                          31. EO

                                            EmilyO

                                            Melbourne

                                            2 reviews

                                            vip
                                            5.0

                                            2 reviews

                                            Dined on 18 June 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Always amazing!

                                          32. J

                                            Joan

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 18 June 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            It was great, good food portion and definitely good for celebrating birthday

                                          33. OT

                                            OpenTable Diner

                                            Melbourne

                                            1 review

                                            3.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 18 June 2021

                                            overall3food3service4ambience5

                                            Over priced steaks that dont come with sides. The sides though, we’re all very good! Service was a little full on, when we got in and sat down, the first 10mins of being there 4 different people came to our table and asked us if we had ordered drinks and topped up our water, it was a little full on! We were rushed out and told we couldn’t order a particular dessert because it would take too long to bake and we had to leave. I get it, fresh out of lockdown but all these things amounted to a mediocre night

                                          34. D

                                            Dimasen

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 18 June 2021

                                            overall5food4service4ambience5

                                            Great service and ambience always a pleasure to dine here, food is outstanding the lobster Mac and cheese is a must!

                                          35. CC

                                            CameronC

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 18 June 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Great mystique walking in, great ambiance, staff were lovely and food was great

                                          36. AS

                                            AsjS

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 18 June 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Great time all round. Excellent service, great food and really good wine. Definately will see you again soon.

                                          37. DL

                                            DaleL

                                            1 review

                                            5.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 18 June 2021

                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                            Fantastic venue and the food and staff were amazing.

                                          38. J

                                            John

                                            1 review

                                            4.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 15 June 2021

                                            overall4food4service5ambience5

                                            food great, please include a serve chips with steak, dont make it a side only

                                          39. TV

                                            TomV

                                            Melbourne

                                            1 review

                                            3.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 12 June 2021

                                            overall3food4service3ambience4

                                            Nice food and decent service, but not verygood value (eg 90 dollars for a tasting menu that amounts to an entree, main and side per person, plus they charged me a 20 dollar fee because one of our party didn't show up). Good meat though, as you'd hope from the name.

                                          40. G

                                            Grace

                                            1 review

                                            4.0

                                            1 review

                                            Dined on 11 June 2021

                                            overall4food2service3ambience5

                                            Lovely ambience in the restaurant, great date spot. However, the food was mediocre for the price. Steak was nothing amazing and chicken tasted very one dimensional, with way too much leek. Seemed like the waiter was new, he seemed nervous and took away our drinks that we weren't done with, without checking if we were done with them.

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                                          Meatmaiden is rated 4.6 stars by 235 OpenTable diners

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                                          Booked 89 times today
                                          Google Map for Meatmaiden

                                          195 Little Collins St Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

                                          • Cross Street

                                            Just down the hill from the corner of Little Collins St and Russell Street

                                          • Area

                                            Melbourne CBD

                                          • Hours of Operation

                                            Lunch
                                            Thu–Sat 12:00 pm–3:00 pm
                                            Dinner
                                            Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
                                            Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am

                                          • Cuisines

                                            Steakhouse, Barbecue, Meat

                                          • Dining style

                                            Casual Elegant

                                          • Dress Code

                                            Smart Casual

                                          • Parking Details

                                            Greenco Council House Car Park at Russell Place until 10pm. Greenco Council House Car Park at 200 Little Collins Street until midnight

                                          • Public Transit

                                            Five minutes walk from Flinders Street Station and Parliament Station. Two minutes walk from Collins Street tram stop at Swanston Street

                                          • Payment Options

                                            AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

                                          • Executive Chef

                                            Tom Johnson

                                          • Additional

                                            Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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