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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.

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 41
    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
South American influenced food & bar

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
DeniseLock
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Melbourne, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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217 reviews 217 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 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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101 reviews 101 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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242 reviews 242 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
32 helpful votes 32 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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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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