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“A hidden gem” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cerberus Beach House

Cerberus Beach House
Boatshed 212, Half Moon Bay, Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria 3193, Australia
03 9533 4028
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Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Black Rock
Price range: $37 - $75
Cuisines: Seafood, Australian, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: With impressive modern Australian dishes and a spectacular location on Half Moon Bay, near Black Rock, Cerberus Beach House turns the simple pleasure of fish and chips on the beach into something truly special. Good old-fashioned ‘real’ fish and chips are served in the downstairs kiosk while upstairs, patrons can enjoy a smarter, yet still relaxed, dining experience amidst cool blues and whites, warm timber tables and chairs, and breathtaking views of the bay. Built on the finest seasonal ingredients sourced locally wherever possible, Cerberus’ menu is a tantalising mix of modern Australian options and fresh seafood worthy of the magnificent setting.
Melbourne
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

A fabulous little restaurant with amazing views, friendly efficient service and yummy food! This restaurant would have million dollar views during the day. We will definitely be back to check it out.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Classic bay views with great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A great little restaurant on the bay with fantastic views and sunny aspect. The beef Wellington was excellent as was the soufflé. The service was friendly. Highly recommend especially for a Sunday lunch.

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Sonya C, Guest Relations Manager at Cerberus Beach House, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Dear Ian,

Thank you for your review.

We are very pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your dining experience with us yesterday. Good choice with the Beef Wellington, it is definitely one of our favourites.

We look forward to having you dine with us again soon.

Best regards,

The Cerberus Beach House Team.
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“Stunning location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

As a visitor to Melbourne this was a really special place to visit for a late lunch. The view is stunning. Quite a rustic decor with a menu that provides a nice variety of dishes. We are chose one of the fish options. Cooked perfectly with lovely flavours. Also the fresh oysters are to die for! Good wine selection. We were at no stage rushed so enjoyed a very pleasant few hours.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sonya C, Guest Relations Manager at Cerberus Beach House, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Dear Diner,


Thank you very much for your review.
We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your dining experience at Cerberus Beach House.
We hope you enjoy the rest of your stay in Melbourne and look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit.

Best regards,

The Cerberus Team.
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Wish we had tried it sooner rather than later”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were staying with our son at nearby Sandringham. Cerberus was just a 15 minute stroll along the Bayside. We saved it for our last night together and wish we had gone there earlier in the trip so that we could have repeated the experience.
Great location overlooking the bay with a real seaside atmosphere in the whole building.
We were glad to have booked a table because the place was packed (but not overcrowded).
Tasty food, well prepared and presented in perfect proportions for us.
My Barramundi was delicious - crispy skin and perfectly cooked.
Very nice bottle of Merlot too.
We will be back.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sonya C, Public Relations Manager at Cerberus Beach House, responded to this review, 1 week ago
Hi Keith,

Thank you very much for your review.

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your whole dining experience at Cerberus. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Melbourne and look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit.

Best regards,

The Cerberus Team.
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“yum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had fish and chips here a week ago and found it fantastic,chips were like homemade chips,nothing was fatty or oily and the service was good,love the fact that i could eat on the beachfront and watch the waves roll in.Great atmosphere and very relaxing.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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