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Riverland Bar, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Riverland Bar

4.6
4.6
358 Reviews
$40 and under
Dining Bar
Tucked away below Federation Square along the Yarra River is this urban beer garden in the historic Federation Wharf vaults.

This iconic venue offers an Instagram-worthy food menu which pairs perfectly with drinks and good times.

The perfect place to grab a few drinks before or after the footy and a stones through to the Arts Centre. A visit here on a Friday night will find you amongst the hustle and bustle that the locals have grown to love about this original waterfront icon.

We offer an all day menu, coffee and drinks with Chinese menus available upon request.

We are currently taking bookings for groups of 2-20. All guests will need to register their details on arrival and adhere to current COVID safe guidelines.
Failure to follow these guidelines may result in refusal of entry or service.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:00 pm


Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Dining Bar, Beer Garden, Barbecue

  • Hours of Operation

    Wed, Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9662 1771

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Riverland has a range of catering options to suit every occasion. Fantastic multi-bite substantial canapés, a casual self-service BBQ and a networking breakfast buffet are available to meet the needs of your next event. Beverage packages have been expertly selected to satisfy an array of tastes with a range of wine varieties accompanied by a boutique beer selection.<br /><br />Beverage packages have been expertly selected to satisfy an array of tastes with a range of wine varieties accompanied by a boutique beer selection.

  • Private party facilities

    Riverland is one of Melbourne’s iconic waterfront venues. This heritage listed venue is situated in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, on the banks of the Yarra River. This hidden gem has a versatile range of outdoor and indoor spaces, perfect for corporate and social functions.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator: (03) 9662 1771

  • Area

    Melbourne CBD

  • Cross Street

    Swanston Street

  • Parking Details

    Federation Square Parking Building. Access via Russell Street.

  • Public Transit

    Flinders Street Railway Station<br />Federation Square

  • Additional

    Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Bottomless Pizza & Spritz $55pp (2hours)

    $55.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Enjoy a selection of handmade pizzas a spritz in hand with views over the Yarra in our new urban oasis. 2 hour bottomless food & drinks begin at the time of booking (1 drink permitted per person at any one time). All tables will be placed outdoors, we will endeavour to keep tables covered in the event of wet weather. For groups over 12 please call the venue, large groups will be placed over multiple tables. Payment will be taken in venue upon arrival.

What 358 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

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  • Melbourne

    Outdoor Eating

  • City Centre

    Best Ambience

  • City Centre

    Best Value

  • City Centre

    Brunch

  • City Centre

    Outdoor Eating

  • City Centre

    Sunday Lunch

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  1. CL

    CarmenL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a group booking for a work catch-up and Riverland and all the staff were fantastic. Big groups can be very annoying, especially at closing time but the staff were always polite and provided great service. Food was great and the team all commented on what a great spot it was. Will definitely be back for work drinks again.
  2. KA

    KayAyy

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Great atmosphere, great location, friendly pleasant staff. Quick service, 99% of food was spot on just had some chewy lamb but otherwise very happy
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall3food5service5ambience5
    Everything was fantastic except for them not having Garlic Bread on the menu to go with your pizza.
  4. MR

    MarianaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent value, Lando was the best!!! Always kept our drinks full, great customer service.
  5. DC

    DavidC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Good range of craft beers, some decent wines, great pub style food, good chips, great ambience, heating for cold days, highly recommend.
  6. R

    Rose

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Best service at a bottomless brunch I've ever had. Teá was the perfect level of present but not over the top and so friendly. Food was good enough and one of the drinks was great (the other two just not to my taste). Will definitely book again - excellent value!
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Steak slightly rare when asked medium rare
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    The staff were incredible, the pizza was a bit salty, drinks delicious, the seats are basically benches so my friend and I were bit uncomfortable after a while
  9. NB

    NicoleB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great place to start your night off. Perfect location. We did the Bottomless pizza and Prosecco experience, our server Cat was lovely. We’d throughly recommend and would go again.
  10. JK

    JennyK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 May 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Beautiful but my lamb skewers were well undercooked
  11. LB

    LarryB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really great place to catch up with friends. Staff were perfect, really nice people with good knowledge of what they do. Funny too.
  12. JC

    JosieC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service and food was spectacular. Tia was awesome and made the experience heaps better.
  13. NL

    NicoleL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Booking a table was easy online. There was regular communication to remind us of the booking. The service was efficient and friendly. The food tasted really good. The price was decent. The location was awesome, right on the river front.
  14. KL

    KateL

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Staff were really friendly and pleasant without being false. Food was delicious and we sat overlooking the river. Thoroughly enjoyable, relaxing lunch
  15. AC

    AliciaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was amazing and our server Lara was an absolute angel.
  16. TC

    TonyC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Riverland has a great atmosphere. The staff were helpful and there were no issues encountered by any of my party of twenty. A wonderful lunch. A good time was had by one and all.
  17. ND

    NicoleD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place to eat and drink next to the water... Best waitress I've had :) thanks LAHNI
  18. XX

    XXHKXX

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and drink and fast service overall Thank you!
  19. VZ

    ViZh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The place was amazing, loved the food and drinks. The ambience was great, exactly what I expected. However, my only criticism is that when we walked in there were no workers at the front and none were in sight. It took us 5 minutes to find someone to sit us down
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Great ambience, lovely staff, great food (the chips are 10/10) however no classic cocktails on the menu!
  21. JG

    JuliaG

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    The setting is great. We had an outside table. Drinks and food orders are via an app, which was easy and efficient. There were 2 of us and we wanted a quick light meal before a show. We ordered the arancini balls and porcini pizza. The arancini balls were cold on the inside and a disappointment. The mushroom pizza on the other hand was fantastic. Food arrived quickly. Service was good.
  22. S

    Shez

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    JOEL: not only a great host but pizza creator extraordinaire. Always a great time. Thank you.
  23. o

    ozmaddie

    Sydney

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful bar by the river with relaxed vibe, great for a few drinks and a bite to eat.
  24. RB

    RhiB

    Canberra

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely view, great food and drinks and everything came out super fast! Love!
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Lovely location. Lovely staff!
  26. DT

    DianeT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Gorgeous sunny day in Melbourne. What a gorgeous view from our table. Staff very courteous and helpful. One of my best chicken parmi. As chicken was thick, expected it to be a bit dry., but it was so yummy. Easy to order. Will definitely be back again
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    All in all it was a great place but we did notice that the frose drinks levels would vary! Sometimes you would get a whole glass sometimes you would get half a glass 😂
  28. JG

    JGav

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great spot on a sunny autumn day, good food, great drinks menu and DJ playing some great tunes
  29. SC

    SelinaC

    Amsterdam

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Came for the bottomless brunch which was great value for the amount of drinks and pizza you can order in the 2 hours. Tia was servicing our table and did an amazing job, she fully made the experience what it was! Would definitely recommend to others to visit, and Tia should be commended for her excellent service :)
  30. J

    Jess

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great spot for a catch up with friends! Would recommend!
  31. CW

    CassidyW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, great food and great value with the $55 all you can eat pizza and spritz package
  32. JB

    JohnB

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was just perfect for a steak and a few beers
  33. CM

    CherylM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a lovely venue, great service and yummy food.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Bottomless pizza and spritz was great! Matthew, our waiter, was excellent and made sure we always had a drink in front of us!
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing service! Bottomless is great value as everyone who looked after us made sure we got drinks constantly. Lara in particular was very attentive and made the experience so much fun! Will definitely be back!!
  36. BA

    BreighA

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Highly recommend bottomless pizza and cocktails. Cannot speak more highly of our server, Lara, who went above and beyond to make sure we had the best time! Great value for money and amazing atmosphere.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall5food3service5ambience5
    All about the views - picked a day with perfect weather to fully enjoy the river views with good friends. Perfect for large groups to get together and hang out. Loud vibes and basic Aussie dishes for good vibes. Perfect for a drinking night.
  38. JD

    JanD

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Riverland Bar was fantastic. The atmosphere and food were excellent. Staff very friendly
  39. HR

    HayleyR

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a great bottomless experience! Our host was so attentive to our needs - will definitely be back!
  40. RS

    ReneeS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sally was a fantastic host - her service was amazing! We will be back due to the great service experience.

FAQs

Riverland Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 358 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:00 pm


Experiences are available.
Google Map for Riverland Bar

Vault 1-9 Federation Wharf Federation Square Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Swanston Street

  • Area

    Melbourne CBD

  • Hours of Operation

    Wed, Thu 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Dining Bar, Beer Garden, Barbecue

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Federation Square Parking Building. Access via Russell Street.

  • Public Transit

    Flinders Street Railway StationFederation Square

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (03) 9662 1771

  • Catering

    Riverland has a range of catering options to suit every occasion. Fantastic multi-bite substantial canapés, a casual self-service BBQ and a networking breakfast buffet are available to meet the needs of your next event. Beverage packages have been expertly selected to satisfy an array of tastes with a range of wine varieties accompanied by a boutique beer selection.<br /><br />Beverage packages have been expertly selected to satisfy an array of tastes with a range of wine varieties accompanied by a boutique beer selection.

  • Private party facilities

    Riverland is one of Melbourne’s iconic waterfront venues. This heritage listed venue is situated in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, on the banks of the Yarra River. This hidden gem has a versatile range of outdoor and indoor spaces, perfect for corporate and social functions.

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator: (03) 9662 1771

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