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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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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent service and very good food.

We hadn't been to the Wayside for lunch for sometime, and, of course, you wonder if it will be as good as previous visits. As it turned out, just as good excellent service without being intrusive, good explanation of the specials, very good food, well priced and a good choice of wine by the glass... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Wonjat
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  • Reservations
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We hadn't been to the Wayside for lunch for sometime, and, of course, you wonder if it will be as good as previous visits. As it turned out, just as good excellent service without being intrusive, good explanation of the specials, very good food, well priced and a good choice of wine by the glass. Very pleased.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A dinner for eight of us at this lovely restaurant. The food was lovely.my husband and I shared the terrine for entree.they had gluten free bread ( toasted) for me.it was relish. One couple shared oysters but said they were very ordinary.wouldnt have them again. Various main courses were had by us all.steaks,chicken,lamb.all beautifully cooked as requested. My biggest complaint... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

First time at this joint booked by a client who I was dining with. Great menu with a huge range which I'm sure will cater for almost everyone. The guys I was with for lunch smashed down the fish whilst I had the ribeye which was perfectly cooked. The waiters and waitresses were very friendly and their knowledge of the... More 

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Melbourne
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our work Christmas function was lunch at the Wayside. With no expectations we arrived, our table was set outside (as requested ) drinks ordered we enjoyed good company. We had pre ordered our food but unfortunately some items were not available and a few of our party had to re order. Food arrived looking well presented, I ordered the prosciutto... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very extensive menu for both food and drinks. Wait staff know their food. Overall experience was very, very good.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Such a little gem of a place. Sat outside in the courtyard and enjoyed bubbles & mixed starters to share. Everything was just divine.

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Melbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I hosted some potential clients here on 16th December - great food, excellent value for money. Waiting staff were exceptionally well versed and offered really warm, friendly and professional service. Nice selection of ales/beers - we didn't order any wine. The selection of steak was excellent and we all ordered different meals with each of us extremely happy with our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Visited last night, with colleagues from work. Good friendly staff. Good was amazing. Good choice of starters. Although fancied the fish menu. Decided on the stake was really nice. Just means I have to go back and try the fish 😊

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Dined here last Saturday night. The restaurant was full, but we managed to find a table at the last minute thanks to the friendly waiter. My partner & I had both had steaks and both were delicious. Cooked perfectly, with enough side dishes to feed an army! Will be back whenever we get the chance.

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Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Booked from Interstate as we wanted to watch the footy over lunch. Staff very accommodating and made sure we had a table in front of telly near the bar. Food choices excellent from either bar menu or restaurant. Plenty of different beers to choose from and a most enjoyable day out. Pity about the footy result though.

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