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Alexander's

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189 Nelson Place, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria, Australia
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Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pasta, but very expensive seafood

I have mixed feelings about Alexander's. We have eaten there twice in the past few months. The first time was using a Deals.com.au voucher, with a seafood platter as part of the deal. We were underwhelmed by the offerings, and found the quantities of food not enough. For the listed price of $115... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2013
nocatnow
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Melbourne, Australia
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have eaten at this restaurant many times, it is my favourite restaurant in Williamstown. For breakfast, lunch or dinner, you cannot fault the food or the service, and the coffee is sensational. The calamari is always tender and tasty and we recently tried the seafood platter (good value if you can get a Groupon voucher - watch out for... More 

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Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I reviewed this restaurant some time ago when we used a voucher but haven't really had an opportunity to return until my son and husband took me here for Mothers' Day lunch. I was a bit concerned when we first arrived as it seemed to be quite noisy and very busy - I suffer from Tinnitus and become very uncomfortable... More 

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Hobart, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Exceptional in every respect. Have always wondered what it was like and it didn't disappoint. There was not a weak link. Service spot on, food perfect and wine advice perfect. Would recommend Alexander's to everyone. Sue and John of Hobart

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Melbourne, Australia
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126 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I have mixed feelings about Alexander's. We have eaten there twice in the past few months. The first time was using a Deals.com.au voucher, with a seafood platter as part of the deal. We were underwhelmed by the offerings, and found the quantities of food not enough. For the listed price of $115 for a seafood platter for two people... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Very nice location,the food is ok but chips are not and service are horrible , smile is an option, so basically just stop there for a drink.

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I picked this place to have lunch at, after having gone through a couple of online reviews and ratings… and I was not disappointed. The restaurant itself was nice and neat. The Décor is very pleasant. The food was absolutely delicious. The wait wasn’t too long either. I had Kilpatrick oysters served with bacon bits on top for starters and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We originally booked a "Deals.com" voucher meal and were so impressed we went back to check if it was just lucky, and we were not disappointed. Service was timely and efficient (if not a tiny bit overzealous in hurrying us to make our choice - but not a serious criticism). The young asian waitress was always smiling and friendly, and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Don't bother ordering the grazing plate. Of the four measly offerings, only the calamari was decent albeit the salad drench in ranch sauce. The "minni beff burger" as they put it was horrible off cuts soaked in teriyaki?! Topped with service from a grumpy teen; I wouldn't call this a restaurant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We dined here as a group of 6 and I was very impressed along with our fussy family ! Seated next to the fireplace on a cold night but you must book! We found it hard as FRI - SUN they book out well in advance but request the fireplace that's our little tip :) Food was fresh and menu... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Four of us went last Sunday. We had 2 entrees. The pork belly and scallops. Also the duck hoi sun. Both were fantastic. They had us really anticipating the seafood platter. We were astonished when the platter came out. Surely the platter could not be for all four of us as we had paid for 2 seafood platters for 2.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 189 Nelson Place, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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