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The Smith Hotel

213 High Street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
The Smith Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to go to the Smith and sit at the kitchen bar watching the chefs work in tandem preparing our fantastic soft shell crab tortillas and kingfish sashimi. Service was always friendly, prompt and the atmosphere buzzy enough to make it a memorable night out. I had not been back for months since moving to Sydney and thought I'd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This review has been a long time coming. The Smith Hotel was my 'local' when I was living in Melbourne. I always found all the staff welcoming, friendly and very knowledgeable. This, coupled with exceptional food and extensive wine list made The Smith my first choice whether to have a meal, meet friends, meet for business or just have a... More 

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Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Atmosphere is vibrant and exciting during the evening pub side of the venue. We were a party of 6 and easily found a few table to push together, a menu was available for GF, V, DF EF, etc... so everyone could choose something suitable. Drinks prompt and delivered to the right drinker. Buy various taster dishes, share around order your... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The first thing that caught my attention with this pub was the really cool sliding door. In the centre is a little black dot that says 'Touch Me'. When you touch it, voila, the door slides open. The bouncer probably though I was a little strange because I just stood there watching people touch it, though he was pretty cool... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Come here on a Friday and/or Saturday night and the place is buzzing. This is the place to have a dinner and a lot of "Pre-drinks" before heading out to hit your favourite club... The food is pretty damn good and service is also very good. Remember, it is a popular place so just "chill back" and enjoy the ride.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Open your thesaurus & just type as many superlatives as you can. I've eaten here at least 6 times now & its always been brilliant. Someone called it a gastro pub, but that's just jargon really,Its got a good separate bar/drinks section, lots of hustle & bustle, so not a quiet place, it buzzes with life. Its a bloody good... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Without a doubt the best culinary experience I have had in Australia. The service out Immy was brilliantly professional and warm and your sommelier Gareth made our date night absolutely wonderful! Will 100% be back. A big shout out to the ladies and gents in the kitchen for the 6 course tasting menu last night. Wow wow wow!!!!

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very good small dishes - some slightly quirky combinations. great wine selection. sat at a long table with other groups but very comfortable. a nice vibe and obviously very popular - a lot of locals . Good service and staff had a great attitude.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Arrived before the crowds, decided on share plates and was not disappointed, food was fresh looked fantastic and tasted amazing. Service was good, never wanted for anything many thanks for a great Saturday long lunch.

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Melbourne, Australia
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168 reviews 168 reviews
39 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We recently attended a birthday "long lunch" at the Smith and were very impressed with the quality of the food and the service. The upsatirs "Mr Smith" room was ideal for a group of around 40 and the menu of three courses with three options for each provided great choices. We can't comment on the pricing as it was a... More 

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