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Wayside Inn

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446 City Road, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3205, Australia
(03)9682 9119
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pub food

We had dinner in the pub which offered much the same menu as the restaurant area at much cheaper prices. I had the seafood linguini, my husband had a steak, which was cooked exactly how he asked, and my son had a burger. We ordered a prawn sharing plate to start. Our food was lovely, the bar area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
Jo B
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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a steak (grass fed rump), it just didn't taste right and I'm now not feeling that great. I wouldn't recommend this place :-(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We recently had our work Xmas function at the Wayside Inn located in South Melbourne at loved the venue. The Wayside provided us with our own access up to an upstairs private function area with a rooptop patio with space for all. We had a great range of really nice food such a duck, calamari, mini sliders plus vegetarian and... More 

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Thank rorysullivan
Adelaide, Australia
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We had dinner in the pub which offered much the same menu as the restaurant area at much cheaper prices. I had the seafood linguini, my husband had a steak, which was cooked exactly how he asked, and my son had a burger. We ordered a prawn sharing plate to start. Our food was lovely, the bar area was very... More 

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Thank Jo B
whittelsea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Great service above and beyond ..excellent wine list, freshest oysters best steaks & sides are always tasty.

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Thank Andrew G
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I went to this pub at 6pm on a Tuesday evening and was pleased to find that parking was a breeze, with lots of parking very close to the venue. We booked the day before but I noted we probably didnt need to as there were still lots of free tables. There seems to be a few different sections to... More 

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Thank Simone J
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Great menu and great food very easy to relax with work colleagues. The beef is cook exceptionally well and wine list is very good

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Thank james b
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We also attended this venue for a wedding luncheon. The upstairs area was wonderful. We had access to a balcony which was a real sun trap. The food was well thought out, my salmon was delicious and my husband spoke about his beef dish to everyone who would listen. It came with lovely salad and yummy wedges. We both had... More 

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Thank Debra B
knoxyk
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Went to a family wedding here yesterday. Lovely upstairs room with access to deck & private bar and views of the city. What a great surprise it was. The service was fantastic, the staff knowing a child had nut allergies, were very sure to check who it was and advise us of what was coming up on menu to make... More 

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Thank knoxyk
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We went to the wayside inn a bit unsure of what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised to find a lovely restaurant hidden away from busy crowds. The food is delicious, definitely one of the best meals I've ever had at a pub. It's also quite quiet which is nice, it's great not to have to wait ages for a... More 

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Thank Stephanie V
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

My first visit to this hotel after driving past if for 30 years. Went with 5 mates for a longish lunch at the suggest of one of the foodies in the group. It did not disappoint. Food was stunning, and not like so many gastro pubs, it was also provided in man sizes portions. Nightly recommend anything on the rotisserie.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 446 City Road, South Melbourne, Port Phillip, Victoria VIC 3205, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  South Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03)9682 9119

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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