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Slate Restaurant Bar

#416 of 3,038 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
Australian, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free
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9 Goldsbrough lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
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Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Bunbury, Australia
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came for lunch and we were both happy with what we got served and the staff were super friendly, would recommend to family and friends

Thank VegasDreams83
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Slate is quite popular for breakfast, with the usual selection of items and good coffee. The staff are very friendly and make sure you ares served quickly.

Thank WJ2450
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How not to run a business.. a) deliver 2 meals to your table, both of which are essentially stone cold b) complain to the waiter and have this response "i am just the waiter" c) ask him to take the meals back to have them heated up in a microwave d) have a new meal delivered to your table with... More 

Thank Joe M
Bendigo, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal on a Wednesday night in the upstairs bar area, downstairs was closed and appeared more on the restaurant side. I had the T-bone which was well cooked and the flavours were really good, green side was also very nice. Others at my table had the different pasta options and all reported great flavours and all... More 

Thank Lordwilliam23
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the breakfast deal and the coffee was good too but the service was efficient, friendly and very hospitable staff despite being busy.

Thank LifetimeJourneys
Aranda, Canberra
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chalked message on the board seemed too good to be true: full hot breakfast for $8.90 in Melbourne's CBD ! Eggs poached, scrambled or fried. Slate breakfast one included bacon. Slate breakfast two was the vegetarian option: no bacon, but a very generous serve of deliciously cooked mushrooms. Both versions included roast tomato. Both breakfasts featured two slices of... More 

Thank irena d
Millicent, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Staying next door to this restaurant we decided we would partake of the happy hour drinks and have dinner at the same time. Treated to a few appetizers, bowl of chips and little pizza peice prior to receiving our meals which was a pleasant surprise. Dinner was great with a nice T Bone stake and the better half having the... More 

Thank Ricey0502
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Went to dinner with my wife and another couple we were looking for something casual but hip and after we checked trip advisor we stumbled into this restraunt. The service was exceptional although it was Monday and about 6:30pm . The starters were good although the calamari was dissapointing as it was too chewy. The wine selection was vast again... More 

Thank Hassan A
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Slate breakfast special-two eggs, bacon, tomato and toast!, Great coffee, freshly squeezed orange juice and excellent staff lead by Alex and Cameron. Also good for lunch an dinner with an excellent bar, drop in and check it out!!!

Thank Gary R
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Upon entering from either of William street ramp or Bourke street escalator guiding one along the mezzanine level through outside table settings into the restaurant/bar area proper, where you will be shown to a seating arrangement of your choice if available. If required one may even venture higher by use of the stairs to an open beer garden on another... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Australian, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Goldsbrough lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 0396704311

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.