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Cerberus Beach House

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Fish & Chips, Seafood, Australian
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Boatshed 212, Half Moon Bay | Off Beach Road, Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria 3193, Australia
+61 3 9533 4028
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff
Description: Award-winning beachfront restaurant upstairs serving locally sourced...
Award-winning beachfront restaurant upstairs serving locally sourced modern Australian cuisine with a unique wine list, warm Bayside welcome, and stunning 180 degree views over Half Moon Bay. Or visit our kiosk downstairs and enjoy traditional fish & chips on the beach.
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
amazing food

Service, and food. This restaurant received an excellent review in the Herald-Sun Tuesday, 21st July and we had booked in for lunch that day. We certainly were not disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
janicespottiswood
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My sister speaks highly of this place and I read the reviews so I was really looking forward to it. But the food was very ordinary, and really over-priced for the quality. The eye filet on celeriac puree arrived stone cold (I mean everything stone cold - puree, filet, the lot); the seafood chowder was a bowl of dense salt... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Service, and food. This restaurant received an excellent review in the Herald-Sun Tuesday, 21st July and we had booked in for lunch that day. We certainly were not disappointed.

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My partner & I had a lovely dinner today, trusting our waitress to match the wines for us. Fantastic enjoyable dining experience. Delicious food with faultless service. Decor and ambience is very nice.

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Cowes, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

An amazing place totally found by accident. Parked the car, walked up the stairs and asked for a table for 5. Don't waste your time driving there without a reservation. I booked in for a few days later and was far from disappointed. The service was great, the view, (ask for a window table) was amazing and the food was... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We came on a stormy evening. ..and were happy to be ushered inside to a cosy setting. During day this place would have a beautiful view over the bay. All our meals were lovely. A bit of a wait in between and one persons pasta was rather hard (rubbery). My partner had the best dessert of chocolate tart and blood... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Cerberus in half moon bay has been a favorite of mine since I moved to the area 6 years ago, great food, nice views towards Melbourne over the water, easy parking and easy to get in, it's quite a hidden gem and until this week could not fault it. I probably never wrote a review before as I would hate... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Good food, pleasant service, nice vibe. Chocolate tart, smoked hock terrine and ox cheek were nice. Enjoy.

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CerberusBeachHouse, Public Relations Manager at Cerberus Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback - we're delighted you enjoyed your visit. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I visited this restaurant with my family for lunch on 25th March. We ordered two dishes, roasted quail and scallop. Both dishes had good performance and taste good, especially the quail, but we were shocked by the small amount, the quail was so small, and the thinnest slice of scallop was just cover on the top, at the bottom were... More 

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CerberusBeachHouse, Public Relations Manager at Cerberus Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We work hard to ensure the value of our menu and keep it reasonably priced, so are a little disappointed to read that you felt differently. Hopefully we can entice you back to try our winter menu and mid-week lunch specials. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Have been here for breakfast And lunch. Friendly staff Good menu, something for everyone. Great view over the bay, whether it be in summer or wiinter. Come to think of it anytime of the year.

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CerberusBeachHouse, Public Relations Manager at Cerberus Beach House, responded to this review

Thanks for your generous review, and we agree that Half Moon Bay is always stunning, whatever the weather, and particularly wonderful in winter :-) More 

Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a must for the fish and chips lovers. Fresh and crispy, we ordered the barramundi fish. It is the best fish and chips I ever tasted. It is located near the beach with seagull, cool weather, it is a lovely place to eat and dine. May was autumn. Please be prepared to weather the cold and children just... More 

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CerberusBeachHouse, Public Relations Manager at Cerberus Beach House, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous feedback. We're proud to have been named in the Top 10 fish & chips in Melbourne the past couple of years, and delighted you agree! And we agree with you - there's something special about fish and chips buy the beach in the cooler weather too :-) Thanks again, and we hope we can entice... More 

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Additional Information about Cerberus Beach House

Address: Boatshed 212, Half Moon Bay | Off Beach Road, Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria 3193, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9533 4028
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Black Rock
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 33 - 47
Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood, Australian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boatshed 212, Half Moon Bay | Off Beach Road, Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria 3193, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Black Rock
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9533 4028

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 47
  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips, Seafood, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view

Description

Award-winning beachfront restaurant upstairs serving locally sourced modern Australian cuisine with a unique wine list, warm Bayside welcome, and stunning 180 degree views over Half Moon Bay. Or visit our kiosk downstairs and enjoy traditional fish & chips on the beach.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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