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Portsea Hotel

8 reviews
$40 and under
Portsea is southern Australia’s most prestigious seaside township. Right in the heart of the area sits the picturesque Portsea Pier, surrounded by Port Phillip Bay’s tranquil southern shoreline, and of course the Portsea Hotel. We're open for lunch and dinner daily with the hotel’s bistro offering a contemporary menu complemented by local and popular Australian wines. A walk on the beach, a beer at one of the four bars or a warm fireplace in winter will guarantee your stay at Portsea is relaxing and rewarding. The Portsea Deck on the second level of the hotel offers a la carte dining over the summer months and with spectacular views across Port Phillip Bay, it is the ideal venue for private functions and weddings all year round.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 8 People Are Saying
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3.8based on all time ratings
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2 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2017

We booked for Saturday night dinner as we had previously had a reasonable lunch sitting outside on a sunny autumn day. My three companions ordered the fish and chips which were highly praised for the delicious lightness of the batter. My original choice of pan seared salmon was suddenly withdrawn from the menu so settled for the gnocchi with broad beans. This was rather disappointing and tasteless and could even be called 'gluggy'. As the fairly ordinary gnocchi was sitting atop a broad bean puree, the texture of which just didn't suit the dish. It is indeed disappointing to go out and pay for food which could be better prepared at home.

OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2017

Fantastic restaurant with excellent food & staff highly recommend you try it 😄😄

OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2017

Pretty low key place, however the food was good. Our table was unfortunately near the door to where the smokers go outside, so it was freezing and blowy a lot which was a little frustrating.

OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 14 May 2017

The food was shocking and drinks were over priced. The only good thing was the view and it's a shame have been many times before and love it . Needs to improve before I every go back!!

OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 13 May 2017

Everything great aside from the slight over over charge of drinks... my Mum didn't speak up at the time as she thought that it was just very expensive. She didn't receive a receipt so didn't bother with bringing it up.

OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2017

Great location. Fabulous views. Menu a bit limited, but steaks were nicely done and salads were lovely. The queue to order food was way to long.

OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2017

Only thing was yuck, tables in restaurant are sticky urgently need replacement as MDF, and clear paint breaking down.

OpenTable Diner
Dined on 6 September 2015

I have dined at the Portsea hotel on several occasions over the years and the last few times have been somewhat disappointing.The menu has become a lot smaller than usual and the quality of food has not been up to scratch. I'm not sure the chef has changed but feel the food is not as fresh as it used to be and the serves has become a little smaller than I remember.


Portsea Hotel offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 5984 2213.

Portsea Hotel is rated 3.8 stars by 8 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.