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Riva St. Kilda

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42b Marine Parade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9537 2224
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gathering of 12 for dinner

There were 12 of us to celebrate my wife's birthday. Riva offered a set menu with a choice of three starters, three mains and three deserts at $75 a head. We were time poor and needed dinner concluded by 10.00 so that we could move on to continue the planned festivities. The staff, once aware of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Ross Y
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

There were 12 of us to celebrate my wife's birthday. Riva offered a set menu with a choice of three starters, three mains and three deserts at $75 a head. We were time poor and needed dinner concluded by 10.00 so that we could move on to continue the planned festivities. The staff, once aware of our time constraints, made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Went there for my birthday in early June on a Sunday. Very lovely meal. Staff lovely. Will definitely go again.

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South Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great service, awesome food..especially the seafood linguine and pork belly...and the desserts are to die for!!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A great place to both chill with your friends, or have a good bite to eat. Unfortunately, the menu isn't very accommodating for vegans and needs a little more selection. Other than the menu, the view is wonderful and so are the staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We usually venture here once or twice a year - is a must to dine at during the better weather months (make sure you get a table outside on the decking). The food is always good - the dessert share platter is a must try (never fails to deliver).

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I had such great expectations of Riva, Amazing View, Great Location. Unfortunately that's all it has to offer. We had a 6.15pm booking arrived at 6pm ordered some wine and bread to start so we could relax and enjoy the view before our meals. The Bread came out straight away which was dry and tasted stale, within 4 minutes our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We booked this venue in the Marina room for our Wedding for 150 people. Emma and her colleagues do not know how to run a venue. The phone goes unanswered and no calls are returned. Emma did not show up for scheduled meetings nor were any of the staff aware that appointments had been made. I asked for our deposit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Good food, excellent service, good ambiance, a really lovely experience! We are very glad we celebrated our anniversary there.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My friends and I often come here for lunch or just a coffee or a glass of wine we always find the staff helpful and courteous, but most of all the views looking into the St Kilda Marina are spectacular, the summer Sunday afternoons are a real hoot with live acoustic bands playing during the afternoon, and as the night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Very nice location and lovely meals, we had the paella, roast duck seafood Linguine and porterhouse steak, enjoyed every bite!

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Additional Information about Riva St. Kilda

Address: 42b Marine Parade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9537 2224
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42b Marine Parade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: (03) 9537 2224
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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