The George on Collins
You’ll be spoiled for choice with Khanh’s lunch and dinner menu – it’s all fresh, fragrant and packed with authentic Vietnamese flavours. Perfect for an after-work bite, catch up with mates or family dins (without the cooking OR washing up).
Located in the heart of Melbourne's CBD on the Paris end of Collins St, The George on Collins is a popular destination for any occasion.
The George on Collins has two private and two semi private dining rooms. The George on Collins offers a modern Vietnamese menu which has been designed by masterchef contestant Khanh Ong and head chef Quim Hernandez. They offer a sharing feed me menu as well as a private dining menu in their functionView Private Dining Details
Feed Me Menu - $50pp
The dishes are chosen by our chef from dishes off our existing menu.
The feed me menu is designed to share, it is a social feast for everyone to enjoy together. You get a few different courses staggered to the table, it's a banquet of our favourite dishes, perfect for groups, lunches and dinners.
We can cater for dietaries such as: Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, pescatarian, nut free and dairy free.
Terms and Conditions: The whole group has to be on the feed me menu
Valid For: 2 - 20 people
Starts: 29 October 2019
Ends: 29 April 2020
Availability: Tue-Fri 11:30-21:30
WAM BAM VIETNAM - $59pp
Say hello to WAM BAM VIETNAM! Come play with us every Thursday with a selection of our delicious Vietnamese dishes (eight plates to share), bottomless prosecco, tap wines and tap beers for 90 minutes
Terms and Conditions: Not valid with any other offers.
Seatings are for 90 minutes and are available at 6:00pm, 7:00pm and 8:00pm
Valid For: 2 - 20 people
Starts: 28 August 2019
Ends: 20 February 2020
Availability: Thu 18:00-18:00 19:00-19:00 20:00-20:00
$8 per drink - Happy hour
$8 happy hours Tuesday - Friday, 4-7pm includes house spirits, house wines & tap beers
Terms and Conditions: Only available Tuesday - Friday 4-7pm
Valid For: 1 - 6 people
Starts: 15 March 2019
Ends: 20 February 2020
Availability: Tue-Fri 16:00-19:00
Barely any salt in the food ( beans and the slow cooked lamb).
Very mediocre food.
Do not take diners after 08:30 pm , since the bar/music ambiance does not cater to a dining experience.
Website needs to mention that dining and dancing is in the same area.
The food was very tasty but we felt like we were rushed to eat. The food all came out within 5mins of ordering which was great but then the waiters kept coming up every 5 mins to see if we wanted more and we felt like we had to leave earlier then expected because we had finished our food.. the table we were seated on made it difficult to talk to each other too.
Below average food, made less forgiveable by being pretty average ambience and service. Had one night in Melbourne and totally blew it with this choice. Sorry.
The food at The George on Collins was great. The service was OK; I would describe the service as more "bar service" than what you would get from a restaurant.
Hi Jenny, Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear that you loved the food and thank you so much for your feedback on the service. Feedback like this is so valuable to us and is so appreciated. We hope that we'll see you again soon!
Banquet was excellent both in value and food quality. Came with a group and everybody left very satisfied. Definitely will be back again
We are so glad to hear that you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
Great relaxing atmosphere, with great food and service. Highly recommended.
Thanks so much Steve, we look forward to welcoming you back again!
We had a pleasant evening at The George on Collins. We went with the “feed me” option, which represented great value for money. Whilst most of the dishes were nice, there were not many “wow” factors amongst them.
We we very impressed by the attentiveness and quality of service we received from our server/sommelier for the evening - a young lady from The Netherlands, who had been in Australia for just on a month. The friendly service she provided was probably the highlight of our evening.
Hi Paul, Thank you so much for your review we really appreciate it. We've actually just changed our menu, reducing our items and focusing on our hero and wow-factor items so I certainly hope we can welcome you back again in the near future!
We liked the food and have booked for another lunch with a few more people. We had the lunch tray. The only negative was that the curry was bland and quite watery. Some of the fresh herbs were very wilted.
Hi Maida, Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed our new lunch tray! We also appreciate the feedback, we have passed this on to the chef. Looking forward to seeing you again soon!
The service was good, the venue is nice, good cocktail (margarita.) The food was terrible. I wouldn't eat there again the meat tasted old and the fish dish smelt off and tasted bland. I unfortunately ate one tiny piece and it tasted worse than it smelt. The music was way to loud especially when trying to eat dinner. It got louder and louder by 8:30 we couldn't hear each other talking and our ears were hurting. We left as soon as we finished eating. I wish we left before we ate as I wasn't feeling sick for the rest of the night.
I booked this because I watch the chefs cooking show. The food there looked amazing. I was disappointed with what we actually received. It was very average. I also thought that the GEORGE would be a nice quiet dining experience. However, the bar was the vocal point of the venue and the tables were around the side of this massive bar. The music was SO LOUD we couldn’t hold a conversation. It was more like a night club with bartenders drinking and dancing with waitresses. The waitresses had NO IDEA about the menu. Very disappointing and expensive. I won’t be returning.
Hi Tami, Thank you so much for your review, we are very appreciative of your feedback, it is so valuable to us and it's how we can further improve on food and service. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the experience and we hope that we can welcome you back in future. Please do let us know, we'd be more than happy to look after you.
Food was horrendous.. chicken curry was watery and flavourless. Drinks very expensive. Service was good, nice decor.
Informed the wait staff about the food but no offer was made to refund :(
Won’t go back for food here.
It is a place with a wonderful atmosphera, drinking are realy good.
Thank you Claudia, Looking forward to seeing you again soon!
We were all so impressed with the food. We had the banquet which I thought was excellent value for the amount of food that came out. Heaps of delicious and varied flavours. We all had a cocktail too - 'A Night In Paris' is a must!! YUM
Hi Jodie, Thank you so much for your review, we are so glad you had a good time and were able to enjoy our signature cocktail 'One night in Paris'. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon!
Dinner at The George was fantastic. The food was utterly divine, the atmosphere smooth and relaxing, and the staff were just superb. They were polite, knowledgeable and inobtrusive. Cannot rate this experience highly enough and would thoroughly recommend a visit to this awesome place for dinner, drinks or lunch. We will certainly be back, the sooner the better!
Thank you so much for your feedback. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the food, drinks and atmosphere and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
Great tasty dishes with exceptional service. Would have liked the dj to be a little louder and more involved, but overall very good.
We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner and service, it's something we take great pride in! We value your feedback in regard to the DJ and will take it into consideration in the future.
The menu read promising but the delivery was disappointing. The curries lacked authenticity, the gravy lacked body and even with the addition of the chillies the taste was mild. There was limited protein and was mostly white potato.
We're sorry to hear that you were disappointed with our offerings and would love for the opportunity to discuss your experience further as your feedback is valued in order for us to improve on our food and service. Feel free to give us a call on 9663 7226. Looking forward to hearing from you! Katie Parker Events Manager
We often go here. Recently celebrated my birthday with friends and had a great night out. The DJ was fantastic. We had a ball. Highly recommend and would definitely go again
So glad you had a great night with us Toula and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
Fabulous venue everything was perfect from the food to the service
Thank you so much for your review, we are looking forward to seeing you again soon!
As usual I cannot fault this place. Food is always top quality,
Music is absolutely fantastic and you just want to dance.
Atmosphere is always great.
Staff are so friendly and helpful
I would recommend the George for a quiet coffee but the quality of food was disappointing.
The George On Collins has to be one of my favourite go to dining and bar locations on a Saturday night.
Ambiance is so chilled with great background music. The food options are great, eaten here many times and the food is delicious. Cocktails are very well made and tasteful. The staff are super friendly, always smiling and very welcoming. After dinner, its always a good idea to continue your night at the bar, the atmosphere with the dj, dancers and everyone enjoying the entertainment is a wonderful vibe. This place is a gem that offers tasteful dining, great cocktails, entertainment and fabulous music. Keep up the magic and thank you for giving Melbourne a pleasant place to go to.
Amazing! We loved everything about the George on Collins and can’t wait to go back.
Loved the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room in a friends home. I definitely would return to try more dishes.
Brilliant space and concept, something for everyone, including people who like sitting at the bar before moving to eat at a table
I was eager to eat at The George and booked many weeks ahead, ready for our trip to Melbourne. We expected great, fresh salads and vegies and asian flavours and were dissapointed. The eggplant dish was very good, as were the chicken curry spring roles, but the chicken wings were bland and the lamb shoulder was just lamb in oily liquid. It needed a real flavour boost and some vegies!
Service was exceptional, but we were asked to hurry up, then were evicted from our table after about 1 hour 20 mins. Our booking was made 5 weeks earlier and at 7.45pm, so not in peak time. This ruined our dining experience and we left to find somewhere else for coffee and desert.... We had a second reservation at the George during our stay in Melbourne, but we cancelled and dined elsewhere after this first experience. Cocktails were extremely expensive - at over $22! And they had run out of cider on tap :(
Outstanding service from our waitress. Amazing selection of food and the clients I took out were extremely impressed.
Delicious Vietnamese flavours.
The food was amazing ,the music was a hit and miss they repeated alot of songs
Was a good place to celebrate special occasion
Banquet meal options was not great. Did not give us adequate warning time before we had to leave and was rushed out
We enjoyed the cocktails and most of the food dishes, however the portion sizes were small and overpriced. We were enjoying our girls night out until our waiter who was lovely at the start changed his tune and it was clearly known to us we were on a time limit and had to be out by a certain time. We all ordered another round of drinks not knowing that we would be losing our table shortly. We wouldn't have ordered if that was the case. We also weren't even offered dessert which I thought was very poor and went elsewhere for it. I am very disappointed as I have waited a long time to come to the George and now won't be returning.
Great place to have dinner and the Vietmanese food they serve is amazing. We had the opportunity to personally congratulate the Chef who happened to be Spanish. Great combination!
Really great service
Will be back for sure, warm and moody atmosphere, staff were great and very helpful but above all that the food was amazing.
lovely diverse menu, quiet and classy ambience, staff were attentive and friendly. we went for a works leaving lunch and would return again, perhaps in the evening this time as it looks a good place to go drinking!
Great place for drinks.
Restaurant this time was a little disappointing:
Drinks came out at different times - had to ask where one drink was as a bit of time had passed.
Food was nice but have had better Vietnamese style food elsewhere
The previous menu was much nicer
I was very much looking forward to our reservation at the George. A beautiful mood on arrival, Hecker Guthrie have done a magnificent job of the interiors and this is where the buble burst. Our waiter of three weeks couldn’t suggest any “must have” dishes, thankfully on our request he sent a lovely lady who had knowledge of the menu. 80% of our dishes ordered were either over sauced, over cooked or served too quickly and out of order. Unfortunately with all the beautiful food choices in Melbourne we shall not be returning.
Everything was outstanding except the music was a bit loud
Great food , fun music and great atmosphere . Have been here 4 times now and never disappointed
The person who served us as friendly and accomodating, checking in with us whilst we were waiting for a friend and ensuring we had everything we needed. We really appreciated that they were honest in their recommendations.