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True South

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French, Argentinean, South American
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298 Beach Road, Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria VIC 3193, Australia
1300 878 360
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Reservations
Description: Argentinean Restaurant & Brewery.

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great share food and homely vibes

Arrived with no reservation and were accommodated without an hassle ( would recommend a booking) during a busy evening. The food was very very nice and i enjoyed the style of service, share plates and tea towels as napkins. Great Vibes

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The differences between a good restaurant and an excellent restaurant are consistency and willingness to do (within reason) what the customer wants. I have been a regular customer at TS for the last 6 years and its service has become less consistent. Overheard conversation at next table of 4 Customer: Could we please have 4 chorizos instead of 3 as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Arrived with no reservation and were accommodated without an hassle ( would recommend a booking) during a busy evening. The food was very very nice and i enjoyed the style of service, share plates and tea towels as napkins. Great Vibes

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True_S0uth_Brewery, Manager at True South, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Just wondering if you like the teatowels as napkins? We often have discussions about whether or not these are good! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Food was fantastic. Best tapas we've ever had. Friendly fast service, not too pricey, nice atmosphere, would recommend to anyone

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We've just had a private party at True South and not only the food was amazing, but also we were impressed by the standard of service received from the young gentleman who greeted us and helped us choose our drinks, and Hayley who should get an award for friendliest and most professional host. The suckling pig didn't last long and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

If you are looking for great food and wine in a friendly and relaxing environment this is the place for you. Will definitely go again.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A group of us had lunch here recently and the atmosphere is great, food wonderful and the service is very good. The food is fresh and there is plenty of variety - nice Spanish tapas for sharing. We would definitely recommend this restaurant and will be back to enjoy more of their specials

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

True South is, to my mind, a fairly unique place. It is a boutique brewery, a bar and a very accomplished restaurant serving Argentinian cuisine. Many diners drink beer with their meals whereas we very much enjoyed a fine bottle of Tempranillo from Argentina. At the time of booking I ordered suckling pig ( a minimum of 4 people). You... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

On a busy night the atmosphere was great, the food magnificent and the service from Haley excellent. What was an old mechanics workshop and morphed to a brewery/restaurant and now just restaurant does it perfectly. The character of the building sets the scene and it just gets better. Advised to go with multiple shares plates and selected by Haley, we... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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

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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: French, Argentinean, South American

Description

Argentinean Restaurant & Brewery.

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