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Charcoal Grill on the Hill

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289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
+61 3 98537535
Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: steak and wine lovers hangout
Good for:
Doing business

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
"Didn't disappoint!"

The restaurant is very well presented and our waitress was VERY helpful and prompt, she worked the floor very well. We had entree and main and although I was keen to try the cheese platter I was to full. Every dish did not disappoint and of course the scotch fillet was amazing!!! The steak are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
Relle72
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Reservations
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The restaurant is very well presented and our waitress was VERY helpful and prompt, she worked the floor very well. We had entree and main and although I was keen to try the cheese platter I was to full. Every dish did not disappoint and of course the scotch fillet was amazing!!! The steak are around $50 each which is... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My husband and I dined at this restaurant on Tuesday evening and were not disappointed one little bit. We had been there previously and our opinion of the food, wine and service has not changed. It is a delight for steak lovers and those who can take advantage one of the most extensive wine lists I have seen. The owners... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Noisy and food nice but very over rated Salads were small for the amount of steaks ordered Not rushing back as it's expensive and very noisy

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I have been to CGOH many times before and have never had a bad experience, The service is impeccable and the food is sublime. An outstanding winelist is complimented by the on-hand sommelier with a wealth of knowlege minus the pomp. Medium minus sees my scotch steak on the medium side of med rare everytime and the desserts do more... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have been here on three occasions and each time we enjoy the steak cooked to you liking with great bread/fries and simple cabbage salad with a tangy dressing. Its the usual formula with nothing fancy expect high quality ingredients and good cooking. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. An unexpected highlight is that it has one of the best wine... More 

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Bangalore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

So what you get is a steak and not much else. Choices are limited. The wine was excellent. The ambience is good, the service more than just OK and the place was packed even on a weekday evening and the steak was really good.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Charcoal Grill on the Hill is a favourite restaurant for us as a family, it is always a night we enjoy. Last night was no exception. A birthday dinner. We feel so welcome on arrival and for the entire night the service is wonderful. We always love the steak with our particular favourite being the scotch fillet medium rare. Last... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

By far the juiciest, tastiest steak I have ever had, on par with Rockpool as well as other steak joints I have patronised such as The Cut in Singapore and Goodmans, Maze Grill, Hawksmoor and Gaucho in London. Great value for the size and price. Highly Recommended.

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

When I was Melbourne in 2008, a native recommended Charcoal Grill on the Hill. The dinner was exquisite, the little, former house adorable, and the steak one of the very best I've had. A week ago I was again in Melbourne with a friend from the US. As confirmed carnivores, we decided to see if it was still good. It... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I was taken here for a special occasion to have a culinary experience. Out of our normal price range so we were hoping it would be worthwhile. Was not disappointed in any aspect. Restaurant is small and a little crowded but we were made to feel comfortable from the time we entered. Even offering to hang jackets. First thing you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 289 High St, Kew, Boroondara, Victoria 3101, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Kew
  • Phone Number: +61 3 98537535

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 60
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

Description

steak and wine lovers hangout
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?