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Queen Street Rescue

#139 of 3,200 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Central Business District
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189 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9600 3777
Today
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service and good coffee brought us back to this restaurant near every morning! Ideally located next to the Foyer and offers outside seating for relaxed dining while enjoying the sunshine.

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Thank Mick F
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite place to eat in Melbourne The steak is amazing, and well priced. Really friendly staff who treat the customers like regulars from your first visit. Highly recommend for anyone looking for a great meal, relaxed atmosphere and a good beer

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Thank KokinuKiwi
Brisbane, Australia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

So. I recently stayed at the Adina next door and my colleague has been here twice in 2 weeks and raved about the service and how attentive one if the staff members Shane was. I didn't have the pleasure of meeting him and I have to say the service and meal were very average. I ordered a Vietnamese salad advertised... More 

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Thank JazzyRabbit
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Spent 7 weeks in the city on a project. Wish we found this place sooner. Had a few lunches here great atmosphere and brilliant food.

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Thank lcollins2016
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and really break food. Had breakfast here but the lunch and dinner menu choices looked just as good as the breakfast choices. Plus the happy hour and espresso martinis 👌🏼

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1 Thank Heathlo
Salt Lake City, Utah
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Stopped in here to escape the rain after a long day at the Queen's Victoria Market and grabbed nice window seats to kick back and relax. The service was friendly and the food was excellent.

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1 Thank Traveling_Tendy
Wodonga, Australia
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We came downstairs from our hotel room at Adina and had $12 espresso martini & pint of beer (best espresso martini ive ever had)... i had the pumpkin salad for tea and hubby had parma...we shared beef sliders for entree....all up and adding a glass of beach hut shiraz and another beer total cost was $60. Very good food and... More 

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Thank Lioness_Erin
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Fantastic place to catch up with friends for a drink and have a bite to eat. Staff are friendly and attentive. Food is reasonably priced and tasty.

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Thank Mara J
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Great little place for an after work catchup. Good service! Great indoor/outdoor options. Excellent food. Very well priced.

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Thank 4HANDS4FEET
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Relaxed vibe and you enter and the staff were friendly. The food menu is not overloaded with an unnecessary selection. We both ordered the Angus porterhouse (medium) , which was cooked near perfectly. A delicious meal in nice surroundings and reasonably priced for food and drinks.

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Thank Ally M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9600 3777
Description
This hip urban space in Melbourne's CBD is a welcoming retreat from the cold with its effervescent fit-out, attentive service and creative cuisine.

Queen Street Rescue Restaurant Bar dishes out contemporary Australian fare with unique flavour combinations. The restaurant has a rustic, weathered look about it, from the shabby chic wall panels in white, baby green and lilac hues to the long timber tables with their bucolic-style wooden chairs.

Great food, wine and some old fashioned table service where the wait staff do more than just take your order but make you feel like you've been coming here for years!

We also cater for those needing a Gluten Free menu!

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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?

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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.
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