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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/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Argentinean Restaurant & Brewery.
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Delicious food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
britenbreezy
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Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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236 reviews 236 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 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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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Stopped here for a drink on Sunday afternoon. The service was slow and our waiter was barely interested in speaking to us to answer our questions or take our order. He forgot about bringing us a menu or any plates or cutlery to use after we ordered a few nibbles. The food was tasty, but the drinks were so watered... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Had the lunch special $25 each which included choice of 2 dishes each. Sensational, cous cous, carrots, beetroot and chorizo were our selection along with a house red. Food was amazing. Been here 6 or so times and this was the best by far.

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Wiltshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Visited this busy eatery cum brewery outlet as part of a party of 8. Supposedly an Argentinian style restaurant though the fact that there appeared to be only one steak dish belied that. It was long after we had ordered, indeed after some dishes had been served and partly eaten that we dragged the information out of our waiter that... More 

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Cooktown, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Bit disappointed in beer price and selection. May suit young trend setters, but not older travellers like us. Had one beer and left

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Have been to True South a number of times before and loved it, but finally ordered the suckling pig, which was amazing (!!) and carved beside our table by our terrific waitress. Had Argentinian wines and great entrees & salads, and finished with a few shared churros. A truly enjoyable and memorable meal !!

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London, United Kingdom
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158 reviews 158 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have returned again to the True South Restaurant having reviewed the Restaurant in January 2014 and I must say it was as busy then as it was when we visited yesterday. Reservations are strongly recommended otherwise you will be disappointed. Delightful and friendly service with some excellent Australian Wines try the Quealy Pinot Grigio White Wine and with the... 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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