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The Reserve Restaurant, Richmond, AU-VIC

The Reserve Restaurant

4.1
4.1
22 Reviews
$41 to $100
Modern Australian

Located on the ground floor, The Reserve Restaurant offers delicious food, an extensive wine list and picturesque views over O’Connell reserve & the Yarra River. Outdoor courtyard also available for dining.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian

  • Hours of Operation

    Breakfast
    Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am
    Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:30 am
    Lunch
    Daily 11:00 am–4:30 pm
    Dinner
    Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9246 1200

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Sumit Kumud

  • Private party facilities

    Available for private events

  • Area

    Richmond

  • Cross Street

    Corner Bridge Road and River St Richmond

  • Parking Details

    Secure car parking available underneath the hotel. Diners get a discounted rate. Street parking also available.

  • Public Transit

    Trams 48 or 75 stop #22 10 min walk from Hawthorn train station and 13 minute walk from Burnley train station

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Kosher, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

A La Carte Lunch Menu

    Entrées

    • Pan Seared Atlantic Scallops$22.00

      cauliflower couscous, fennel puree & baby greens

      • Tasmanian Salmon, Olive & Bok Choy Terrine$22.00

        chive sour cream, fennel & cucumber salad, grilled focaccia

        • Twice Cooked Pork Belly$20.00

          butternut pumpkin puree, apple compote & thyme jus

          • Red Quinoa Salad$18.00

            pear, frisse, toasted walnut & citrus vinaigrette

            Main Course

            • Humpty Doo Barramundi$40.00

              couscous, artichoke, red onion & kalamata olive salsa, charred lime

              • Black Angus Beef Fillet 200g$50.00

                roasted kipfler potatoes, forest mushrooms, chimichurri, served with your choice of sauce, peppercorn jus, béarnaise sauce or port wine jus

                • Sundried Tomato & Eggplant Agnolotti$31.00

                  braised leek, butternut pumpkin puree & peppered ricotta salata

                  • Grilled Tofu$30.00

                    couscous, forest mushroom, courgette, soy red capsicum puree

                    Sides

                    $8 each

                    • Roasted Kipfler Potatoes

                      • Caesar Salad

                        • Caprese Salad

                          • Broccolini

                            with shallots

                            • Chunky Fries

                              with tomato sauce & truffle aioli

                              Casual Dining

                              • Open 150g Portland Porterhouse Steak Sandwich$30.00

                                sourdough, fried egg, chunky fries & tomato sauce

                                • Beer Battered Fish & Chips$28.00

                                  green salad, chunky fries & gribiche sauce

                                  • Grilled Chicken Burger$27.00

                                    coleslaw, tomato, chipotle with chunky fries & tomato sauce

                                    • Chicken Caesar Salad$24.00

                                      poached egg, parmesan, bacon, anchovies & focaccia croutons

                                      • Tasmanian Salmon Pizza$22.00

                                        napoli, roasted fennel, capers, mozzarella, & gribiche

                                        Dessert

                                        • Baked Blueberry Cheesecake$16.00

                                          berry compote, vanilla ice cream, petit fruit salad

                                          • Coconut Vegan Panna Cotta$15.00

                                            mango compote, berry gel, fresh seasonal berries

                                            • Triple Layered Ice Cream Cake$16.00

                                              vanilla, strawberry, chocolate ice cream, berry compote, kiwifruit gel & cream chantilly

                                              Selection of Australian Cheese

                                              1 cheese $19 | 2 cheeses $24 | 3 cheeses $29. With assorted crackers, quince paste, dried fruit & nuts

                                              • Caciotta Truffle

                                                semi-soft fresh cow milk cheese with Australian black truffles

                                                • Isolation Blue

                                                  semi-hard blue vein cheese with a pungent bite and crumbly texture

                                                  • Organic Caciotta with Chilli

                                                    fresh cow milk cheese with a soft texture and a mild chili spice

                                                    A La Carte Dinner Menu

                                                      Entrées

                                                      • Pan Seared Atlantic Scallops$22.00

                                                        cauliflower couscous, fennel puree & baby greens

                                                        • Tasmanian Salmon, Olive & Bok Choy Terrine$22.00

                                                          chive sour cream, fennel & cucumber salad, grilled focaccia

                                                          • Twice Cooked Pork Belly$20.00

                                                            butternut pumpkin puree, apple compote & thyme jus

                                                            • Red Quinoa Salad$18.00

                                                              pear, frisse, toasted walnut & citrus vinaigrette

                                                              Main Course

                                                              • Humpty Doo Barramundi$40.00

                                                                couscous, artichoke, red onion & kalamata olive salsa, charred lime

                                                                • Sundried Tomato & Eggplant Agnolotti #1$31.00

                                                                  braised leek, butternut pumpkin puree, peppered ricotta salata

                                                                  • Victorian Lamb Rump$41.00

                                                                    green pea mash, shallots, baby carrots & port wine jus

                                                                    • Grilled Tofu$30.00

                                                                      couscous, forest mushrooms, courgette, soy & red capsicum puree

                                                                      • The Reserve Grill

                                                                        all served with roasted kipfler potatoes, forest mushrooms, chimichurri & choice of sauce, peppercorn jus, port wine jus or béarnaise sauce

                                                                        • Black Angus Beef Fillet 200g$50.00
                                                                        • Black Angus Porterhouse 220g$47.00
                                                                        • Chicken Breast 220g$40.00
                                                                      • The Reserve Restaurant Signature Dish To Share$76.00

                                                                        O'Connor Angus grass-fed 500g beef rump, roasted kipfler potatoes, forest mushrooms, chimichurri, served with your choice of sauce, peppercorn jus, béarnaise sauce, red wine jus

                                                                        Casual Dining

                                                                        • Grilled Chicken Burger$27.00

                                                                          coleslaw, tomato, chipotle with chunky fries & tomato sauce

                                                                          • Open 150g Portland Porterhouse Steak Sandwich$30.00

                                                                            sourdough, fried egg, chunky fries & tomato sauce

                                                                            • Beer Battered Fish & Chips$28.00

                                                                              green salad, chunky fries & gribiche sauce

                                                                              • Chicken Caesar Salad$24.00

                                                                                poached egg, parmesan, bacon, anchovies & focaccia croutons

                                                                                • Tasmanian Salmon Pizza$22.00

                                                                                  napoli, roasted fennel, capers, mozzarella & gribiche

                                                                                  Sides

                                                                                  $8 each

                                                                                  • Roasted Kipfler Potatoes

                                                                                    • Caesar Salad

                                                                                      • Caprese Salad

                                                                                        • Broccolini

                                                                                          with shallots

                                                                                          • Chunky Fries

                                                                                            with tomato sauce & truffle aioli

                                                                                            Last updated: 5 April 2022

                                                                                            What 22 people are saying

                                                                                            Overall ratings and reviews

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

                                                                                            4.1
                                                                                            4.1 based on recent ratings
                                                                                            • 4Food
                                                                                            • 4.3Service
                                                                                            • 4.1Ambience
                                                                                            • 4.1Value

                                                                                            NoiseModerate

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                                                                                            1. AH

                                                                                              AllyH

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 8 May 2022

                                                                                              overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                                                              It was Mothers Day and we were surprised to get a booking for that evening... Even more surprised were we to find this level of service, and great food at such short notice... The salmon was perfectly cooked, my partners steak was near perfect. The price was very reasonable, seating comfortable and there was not waiting or fuss. A really enjoyable and satisfying experience. We will be going again!

                                                                                            2. JL

                                                                                              JanetL

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 27 March 2022

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              All went very well thank you. We all had fish & chips and it wasn’t like the take away meals at cafes. The fish was amazingly fresh and the batter wasn’t greasy at all. Can’t say the same for breakfast though as I couldn’t even cut the bacon and the waiter cut the bread for my toast and it was about 1.5” thick!! I had to put it through the toaster 3 times before the same waiter said the dial for toast should’ve been on 7.. on saying that the eggs were divine.

                                                                                            3. P

                                                                                              Pogo

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 24 February 2022

                                                                                              overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                                                              Food was tasty but serves were small. Server dripped wine on table and left without comment. She did come back with a cloth to clean up, however it would have been better to explain that's what she was doing. Water glasses were not topped up. For the price, we expected better service. We would probably not go back.

                                                                                            4. WH

                                                                                              WsyneH

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 30 December 2021

                                                                                              overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                              Prompt and pleasant service.Food was delicious. Newly renovated restaurant area is excellent with option of indoor or outside dining. Thoroughly recommend.

                                                                                            5. LB

                                                                                              LaraineB

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 11 December 2021

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              Very pleasant venue and atmosphere. Staff very obliging.

                                                                                            6. GJ

                                                                                              GaryJ

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              1.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 30 November 2021

                                                                                              overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                              Never had a breakfast like it. Everything was cold and no one did listen to what we wanted. Never going back there again, totally disappointed

                                                                                            7. SM

                                                                                              SteveM

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 1 November 2021

                                                                                              overall4food5service4ambience2

                                                                                              excellent quality meal even if bit pricey. atmosphere was a bit too flat

                                                                                            8. LL

                                                                                              LeeLeeBee

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 28 October 2021

                                                                                              overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                              Our birthday celebration ‘ out of lockdown’ was great . Our waiter was very attentive. The food was lovely. With 20 ppl capacity it was great to have a room to ourselves . The surprise birthday cake was awesome ! We all enjoy our evening together in lovely surroundings . Thankyou

                                                                                            9. OT

                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 23 October 2021

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              Staff were fantastic, meals were great and cocktails amazing

                                                                                            10. LY

                                                                                              LelY

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                              vip
                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              5 reviews

                                                                                              Dined on 22 October 2021

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              Friendly & great food

                                                                                              The Reserve RestaurantResponded on 7 November 2021

                                                                                              Hi Lesley, Thank you very much for visiting the Reserve. We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review, your feedback is extremely valuable to us. We're very glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and friendly atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards, The Reserve Management Team.

                                                                                            11. MM

                                                                                              MayMay

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              Dined on 17 March 2021

                                                                                              overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                                              Enjoyed our meal at Reserve, probably the best fish & chips I've eaten in a while, unfortunately the tart for dessert was a little disappointing as the pastry was quite hard. Good friendly service. Would of liked the side door closed as looking through to stacked tables is not a good look, especially as the refurb is very nice.

                                                                                            12. SW

                                                                                              SallyW

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 2 January 2021

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here and the bar tender, Ong, was amazing. The food was delicious.

                                                                                            13. LM

                                                                                              LorettaM

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              3.0

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              Dined on 7 December 2020

                                                                                              overall3food4service3ambience3

                                                                                              It's a little surprise package with great food, restaurant is a little noisy near the kitchen so I think the management could have been more mindful in our seating. Wait staff were very friendly and always attentive when we asked for something but no customer service. Lastly if you are going to charge mid $30 mains then act like you can deliver the goods. Salt and pepper in paper sachets is unacceptable. Not leaving water on the table is ok but offer it to your guests. This restaurant has a great chef ......whoever you are. But the rest lets you down.

                                                                                            14. JE

                                                                                              JenniferE

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 3 December 2020

                                                                                              overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                              Loved our meal here, it was quiet with attentive staff, great food and drinks and reasonably priced.

                                                                                            15. OT

                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 12 November 2020

                                                                                              overall2food1service4ambience4

                                                                                              There not a big enough range of food available to choose from and the food was not nice to eat.

                                                                                            16. OT

                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                              Victoria

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              Dined on 7 November 2020

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              Service was a amazing and everything was just great! Will recommend!!!

                                                                                            17. OT

                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                              Dined on 30 October 2020

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              What a lovely surprise, the outdoor section overlooked beautiful greenery and had a great atmosphere. Caught up with friends for first Friday night out after vic lockdown! Delicious food, one of the best steaks I have had , my friends also inhaled their barramundi and steak sandwich . Great mix of fine dining and causal options. Cocktails were delicious and so was dessert and the cheese platter! Lovely discovery and will definitely be back! Staff are friendly and lovely!

                                                                                            18. OT

                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              vip
                                                                                              2.0

                                                                                              2 reviews

                                                                                              Dined on 28 October 2020

                                                                                              overall2food1service3ambience1

                                                                                              Staff were friendly. Produce used in the meals was disappointing. Possibly good venue for a drink sitting outdoors, but food is not value for money or appetizing.

                                                                                            19. OT

                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              1.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 28 October 2020

                                                                                              overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                              Will not be returning. Worst food, service, music! Couldn’t have been more of a waste of time and money

                                                                                            20. OT

                                                                                              OpenTable Diner

                                                                                              Melbourne

                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              3 reviews

                                                                                              Dined on 6 June 2020

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              I liked. It was fun.

                                                                                            21. DA

                                                                                              DAVIDM

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              4.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 9 March 2020

                                                                                              overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                                              Enjoyed our meal. The service was excellent. There's not enough variety in the meals, especially the tapas menu.

                                                                                            22. CK

                                                                                              ClareK

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              5.0

                                                                                              1 review

                                                                                              Dined on 15 February 2020

                                                                                              overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                              The food was delicious and the entree gave me a chance to try new things like caviar and black pudding. The fish was lovely. So was the wine. The only thing I could fault was that the dessert was delicious but I wanted more! I would have been happy to pay an extra $5-$10 for a little more dessert.

                                                                                            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
                                                                                            • Protective equipment

                                                                                              • Waiting staff wear masks
                                                                                            • Screening

                                                                                              • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                                                                                              • Staff is vaccinated
                                                                                              • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
                                                                                              • Proof of vaccination required to dine outdoors

                                                                                            FAQs

                                                                                            The Reserve Restaurant is rated 4.1 stars by 22 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                            Google Map for The Reserve Restaurant

                                                                                            649 Bridge Rd Richmond, AU-VIC 3121

                                                                                            Additional information

                                                                                            • Cross Street

                                                                                              Corner Bridge Road and River St Richmond

                                                                                            • Area

                                                                                              Richmond

                                                                                            • Hours of Operation

                                                                                              Breakfast
                                                                                              Mon–Fri 6:30 am–10:00 am
                                                                                              Sat, Sun 7:00 am–10:30 am
                                                                                              Lunch
                                                                                              Daily 11:00 am–4:30 pm
                                                                                              Dinner
                                                                                              Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

                                                                                            • Cuisines

                                                                                              Modern Australian

                                                                                            • Dining style

                                                                                              Casual Elegant

                                                                                            • Dress Code

                                                                                              Casual Dress

                                                                                            • Parking Details

                                                                                              Secure car parking available underneath the hotel. Diners get a discounted rate. Street parking also available.

                                                                                            • Public Transit

                                                                                              Trams 48 or 75 stop #22 10 min walk from Hawthorn train station and 13 minute walk from Burnley train station

                                                                                            • Payment Options

                                                                                              AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                            • Executive Chef

                                                                                              Sumit Kumud

                                                                                            • Additional

                                                                                              Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Kosher, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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