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Union House, Richmond, AU-VIC

Union House

4.6
4.6
269 Reviews
$40 and under
Modern Australian
Public Bar - Restaurant - Rooftop Quality booze and delicious food.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 31 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–1:00 am
  • Phone number
    (03) 9428 7882
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress

What 269 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
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Inner City East

    Best Service

  • Inner City East

    Best Value

  • Inner City East

    Good for groups

  • Inner City East

    Great for creative cocktails

  • Inner City East

    Healthy

  • Inner City East

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Inner City East

    Lively

  • Inner City East

    Most Booked

269 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Two words; chicken schnitzel! Gorgeous rooftop, drinks and food - highly recommend

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  2. DiaJ

    Sunshine Coast

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 27 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed the meal and environment. Very good, loved the Steak Night

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  3. Tiny

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding food and great service. The newly renovated dining room has a warm and inviting feel.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 6 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We were recommended by staff on a previous visit to come back for their Wed Steak night. Did not disappoint. Great deal and vibe, a touch loud down in the bar, but they have options (upstairs dining room and rooftop outside). Everyone is super nice and helpful. Only thing that could be a little bit helpful is understanding how seating/reservation and order at the bar works ahead of time (easy enough to figure out on arrival). Bottles on tables with names and reservation time. Saw some other meals being delivered and will have to head back to sample other items.

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  5. SachaW

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service, great value! Delicious steak night!!! & doggy friendly 🐻🐻

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  6. Stephj

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 28 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Service was appalling. There were only 3 tables of patrons and the staff barely came over. We had to go up to the counter to order drinks, to ask for the bill and then pay for the bill.

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  7. vickip

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 24 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Great location. Early dinner slot buzzing. Service good. Food dismal.

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  8. Jacqui

    New York City

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 22 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Have been many times before but was disappointed with both the food and the staff last night Quite night and yet we had to attract attention every time we want anything yet staff standing around chatting to each other. We all had the chicken schnitzels which were all way over cooked and not great. Hope fully a one off as we have enjoyed previous time

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  9. RalphH

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    We enjoyed our birthday dinner and the staff were very friendly and helpful.

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  10. NicoleC

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was there perfect place for a family lunch with eight people. The food and service was excellent and we were able to talk in a nice atmosphere.

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  11. NicH

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Good location, food fine but not amazing, portion sizes v small.

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  12. PhilipK

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We were 'automatically' booked at Union House after believing we'd reserved a table at the Mt Erica Hotel! Anyway, we decided to go ahead and try it, and were not disappointed. The place was buzzing but not overwhelmingly. The upstairs dining room had indoor and outdoor tables - light, airy and cheerful on a summer's evening. Wait staff were helpful, dinners were terrific, served quickly, and were reasonably priced. (Entre-sized squid and croquets: $18 each, main lamb burger, chips and salad: $28 from memory.) Next time we might book here instead of the Mt Erica!

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  13. DeniseW

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Nice food and pleasant staff. A bar staff person refunded us for a drink order which has been forgotten, which was a nice gesture. Incredibly noisy which detracted from our experience. Background music was just noise and there seemed to be nothing in place to modify the acoustics. ( Not the fault of the other groups there, no one was excessively noisy, it was just the environment)

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  14. ShannonM

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great Food, Great drinks selection, Attentive Bar Staff.

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  15. CheddyV

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic service by Liv and Asha. Succulent roast from Chef David. Exemplary management by Zeke. Would highly recommend :)

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  16. Tuesday

    Melbourne

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 9 December 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Union House has always done outstanding meat dishes, and our latest visit was consistent with that. It has gotten quite expensive, though. The dining area was pretty noisy, and this time it felt like the staff were rushing us rather than being attentive.

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  17. Tiny

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went on a warm Friday night and the place was packed. Despite this the service was fantastic and the meals came out in good time. I had the swordfish which was amazing - (and I don’t normally like swordfish) the sides are also really good

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  18. CarolS

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 6 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Rooftop was great. Steak night good value. Salad boring. Cheese plate came with one small piece of cheese, no cheese knife. Unappealing. Overall we had a good time. Dogs arrived which was nice.

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  19. MichelleL

    New York City

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 30 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best steak ever. The vegetable sides were truly delicious & brilliant chips.. what more can you ask for? Love the pub vibe downstairs & then simple dining upstairs. Definitely will book again.

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  20. Helpful

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 27 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good quality very helpful in accommodating dietary needs.

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  21. Jenife

    Hawaii

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 November 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Had dinner here before the Robbie Williams concert. The venue was buzzing, a very energetic vibe. The four of us had the chicken schnitty, which was delicious and cooked perfectly. It came only with slaw, so we ordered fries to share. We were told the wait would be up to 45 minutes, but it was around 35 minutes, for which we were grateful. Not many wines available by the glass, so we decided on a bottle. All up, the price was quite reasonable and the service and staff attitude was very good, especially considering we were outside the demographic for the area!

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  22. StuartW

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was fantastic, service was great. Stayed for the meat raffle, 1 of the best energetic and got everybody involved . …. Oh and I won . So Bonus Points

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  23. Bern

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great venue and great food and helpful and friendly staff!

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  24. RebeccaK

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 15 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Steak night was unreal and so cheap lovely views on the rooftop

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  25. DiaJ

    Sunshine Coast

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 15 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Booked Union House for Steak Night last Tuesday with friends. We have never been disappointed, it was perfect, hit the spot!

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  26. AlannahL

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ordered the steak and mash medium rare, it was cooked perfect. Ordered 2 cocktails both tasted really good.

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  27. Edward

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    The server forgot orders, or mixed them up, didnt clear tables or refill water and generally seemed lost. (small one with tattoos). food was great. generally very expensive alll things considered

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 October 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food menu is not typical bar food and is positioned as more upmarket. Choice of options feels limited and not great value e.g $30 for a Schnitty and slaw - no other sides included. I wouldn’t rush back for food here, best suited to drinks.

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  29. YogiB

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always love steak nights here! Consistently delicious ☺️

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  30. BDOL

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Staff were very quick to ask annoyingly drunk patrons who were hassling everyone else, so leave. Very happy they did so

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  31. DiaJ

    Sunshine Coast

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 6 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We came along for Steak night bc and it didn’t disappoint. Everything was very good. We do visit regularly and will be back again soon.

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  32. TT73

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 September 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Service was appalling. The food came out in random order. Entrees came out with mains. Overall, I would not go back.

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  33. MarkP

    London

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 1 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, wine and excellent service as always!

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  34. Sally

    London

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 August 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    I went with a girlfriend for steak not and the steak was very chewy and hard to eat. Was disappointed. The chips were good though and the sauce was tasty.

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  35. GeorgiaB

    Gold Coast

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on 17 August 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was great, but took 45 minutes to come on a quiet Thursday, and was quite expensive

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  36. LekkyPav

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 August 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always excellent, service attentive and many areas to choose from.

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  37. anner

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 August 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have always enjoyed eating at the Union especially steak night

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  38. VictoriaC

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 10 August 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    nice little pub, good food and lovely staff, they allow dogs too which is cute

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  39. KathF

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 August 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great venue, friend staff & the food was delicious!

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  40. MelK

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 August 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a group dinner on a Tuesday night recently at Union House and it was the perfect spot. Good pub food and excellent service and a nice quiet vibe so we could actually converse!

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FAQs

Union House is rated 4.6 stars by 269 OpenTable diners.

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

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 31 times today
Google Map for Union House

270 Swan St, Richmond, AU-VIC 3121

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Richmond
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Thu, Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–1:00 am
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Modern Australian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer Garden, Counter Seating, Dog Friendly, Late Night
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