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Rubiras at Swallows

192 Station Street, Port Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Vic 3207, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
9646 2746
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Ranked #100 of 3,991 restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We visited Rubira's on Saturday night. It is a local favourite of ours which we have visited quite often however have not been for a while. We took my husband's cousin and her husband for dinner to Rubira's. Quite disappointing. The food has had a decline in standard and service is not what is had been in the past. My... More

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w.a.
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Just go here you won't be disappointed the staff are very helpful with suggestions on what to have and are very accommodating if you want to also share mains as we did with 2 styles of fish. Entree we shared curried scallops, chilli king prawns and barramundi spring rolls it was all lovely, the curry sauce on the scallops was... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

My husband, 7 yo & I went there for dinner on 26-May to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We got there early & sat at the bar to have a pre-dinner drink. The barman was super friendly, chatting away. We were seating near the fire & the chalkboard menu. We started with the scampi, the Asian scallops & moreton bay bugs.... More

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Instead of just a main course our host decided to have a smorgasbord of entrees for us a party of 5, lobster, Morton Bay Bugs, Oysters, Calamari, in one word fabulous! The ambiance is wonderful too, and proper white table cloths as it should. The menu is superb and too much to choose from. My compliments to the Chef!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is lovely however it's Overpriced and well overrated for the quality of food! I've had better from my fish n chip shop ! No Menu s and menu board requires several visits throughout the night ! The fish was dry .. Prawns over peppered .. Scallops drowned in sauce .. No colour on the plate .. And a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
209 reviews 209 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The seafood in this boutique style pub is fresh daily with an excellent variety. Presentation and quality is above average for a pub. Ambiance and service is what you would expect for this setting. Prices are just ok. Worth a visit to try the seafood if local to the area.

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Antibes, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We had a lovely dinner here. Wonderful fresh seafood, very knowledgeable and friendly waiter, and great service...

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I have been to this restaurant now on 5 occasions and every time I leave I feel the most amazing feelings that I have ever had after a meal. the seafood is so fresh you can still smell the salt water. What I recommend is ask the waiter for a variety of entrees to share (must have the honey bug... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Had a christmas function there recently.. a little disapointed. Placed our drinks order and after about 20 mins had to ask where it was. Sitting on the bar is where it was!! Food was good, table service a little disappointing.. like most members of my party had sauces dripped on them or the table cloth, so we looked like we... More

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melbourne
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Give up. Did not want to let you all know about this place in case I cannot get back in.....Have been here about ten(10) times . Each time I have taken diffrerent people . "How did you find this place", they ask. Best fresh seafood. The steaks and duck look great too. Great wine list Catch the 109 tram from... More

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