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True South

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298 Beach Road, Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria VIC 3193, Australia
1300 878 360
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Argentinean Restaurant & Brewery.

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 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 of 5 stars
Delicious Argentinian by the water

Stunning interior with a floating staircase. You can sit at on bar stools or at a table. I'd suggest the bar stools so you can look at the window to the beach and admire the atmosohere in the restaurant. $300 later and that was dinner and plenty of cocktails for 2! We splurged big time. We had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
Sumie_Sentiments
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Melbourne, Australia
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Stunning interior with a floating staircase. You can sit at on bar stools or at a table. I'd suggest the bar stools so you can look at the window to the beach and admire the atmosohere in the restaurant. $300 later and that was dinner and plenty of cocktails for 2! We splurged big time. We had the sampling plate... More 

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Aussie in Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This was our second time dining at True South and we were not disappointed. The quality of the produce used really shows up in the deliciousness of the meals. I am not a huge beer fan, however I enjoyed the pilsner. Staff were extremely attentive and friendly.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I had a night with a friend and we enjoyed a summer ale to begin with. The food was absolutely delicious and I think it is lovely to share meals as it remains a conversation piece. I have recommended it to friends and whether it be for drinks or dinner it is a lovely atmosphere. The Argentinian food is great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I absolutely love this place. I have tried virtually everything on the menu (and specials board) at this stage, and I don't think I've had a dish that I would rate at less than 4 out of 5. The scallop ceviche is one of my favourite dishes anywhere. Oh, and the beer (brewed on premises) is great, while they have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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258 reviews 258 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Not sure I like the fact that the food is all pretty spicy. Not the best if you have children. They brew their own beer which the men enjoyed. Good selection of wines & bubbles. Can be noisy so the not the place for romantic dinner. Function room upstairs with great views.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Having reviewed this restaurant a couple of months ago with a slightly negative review I feel it's only fair to say how it is 2 months down the track. Food is still as great as ever, the special lamb(as recommended by Tommy one of the chefs) was pink, soft and utterly delicious. It was served on a sweet potato puree... More 

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Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Although a little pricey, the food is very good. I also found the staff to be helpful and with a fun attitude. Having a blanket on hand to cover ones shoulders if the wind picks up while sitting outside is a bonus. As in a lot of restaurants very noisy and hard to hear ones self speak let alone anyone... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Have managed to enjoy this great venue on two occasions in the last month. First for an early evening drink and tapas after the beach. The staff were a bit slow in service, but the food and ales made up for it. The Summer Ale is great, light with a refreshing citrus flavour (and I'm not normally an ale drinker).... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A warmish day and popped in for a bevie - I had a refreshing Pilsner style - clean taste, short after taste and keg delivered in the Australian way (which is a shame as it detracts from taste). Came back later for dinner and tried the Summer Ale. This was a tasty beer with slightly longer taste (though once again,... More 

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Malaysia
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260 reviews 260 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We only stopped in for a couple of beers - we were on our way to dinner elsewhere. Liked the place and the atmosphere, and also the the efficient though helpful service.Tried three of the beers - Little Harvest a very bright and sparkly light beer, the Pilsner which had great colour and flavour and then the Summer Ale with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 298 Beach Road, Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria VIC 3193, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Black Rock
  • Phone Number: 1300 878 360

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean

Description

Argentinean Restaurant & Brewery.

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