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213 High Street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Really loved the food at this place. Tasty, fresh, good variety of different tastes. Very friendly waitering and wine staff. The only thing that I thought that let it down a bit was it was quite loud inside and difficult to hear people around you talking. Otherwise, highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Having dined several times at The Smith, I can say it is definitely Prahran's hotspot any night of the week. It is always busy for dinner, so best to make a booking, especially if you're dining with a party of more than 2 people. The lunch specials are great value and the dinner menu is for sharing. There isn't anything... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I really like this restaurant. The first time was a Wednesday for lunch - we were a group of 8 and had the set menu - 5 delicious small courses and a glass of wine, good value. We then ordered dessert as an extra - fabulous. Most recently I went on a Friday night - yes, it is loud and... More

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melbourne, vic
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

Having read good reviews in The Age, we were so disappointed with our experience at The Smith. We had a table of 8 and were placed in the upstairs part of the restaurant. (If we had sat downstairs we were given a 2 hour window to exit within as they do two seatings there.) Upstairs we experienced plastic chairs, no... More

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Victoria, Australia
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21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

We have dined here several times, and each time, the food has been fantastic. We came here for lunch on a weekday and shared the tapas style dishes, which were all lovely. The second time, we came on a Saturday night, the food was great, but it was so noisy and crowded, it was uncomfortable. We came again recently on... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

There are few places in Australia that match The Smith Restaurant and Bar. I first came here not long after they first opened about a year ago and have had my mind blown on each subsequent visit. The soft shell crab tortillas are without equal, just unbelievably good. Better still, the menu doesn't start and end there. Executive chef Michael... More

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Address: 213 High Street, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
Location: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Stonnington > Prahran
Also Known As:
The Smith Hotel Greater Melbourne/Prahran

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The Smith has been fitted with a tailored new suit, a new face, a fresh attitude, a savvy team and a fresh start. The Smith is elegantly relaxed not flashy, but smart yet casual, perfect for all occasions planned or spontaneous. Spaces have been designed for lounging about, lingering over tastes and sips or privately entertaining a crowd. The Smith is affable and accommodating. The dramatic open kitchen provides a theatrical backdrop to the Dining Room. Friends can grab pole position perched on the terrazzo kitchen bench and watch their dishes being prepared before they reach the plate. The Bar offers flexible spaces for drinking and snacking. Cosy corners, communal tables, funky banquettes, bar stools and lounge areas suitable for socialising or intimate encounters contribute to the flexibility of the restaurant spaces available.The Smith Family is headed by Michael Lambie and Scott Borg. Together the lads have invited former colleagues and friends to front the kitchen, bar, events and floor. Decades of experience, training and talent combine to offer guests an all-encompassing hospitality experience in a smart casual manner. The Smith Family are relaxed yet knowledgeable, unpretentious and accessible.Sit, eat and drink in our friendly company. ... more   less 

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