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Queen Street Rescue

#131 of 3,100 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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189 Queen St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9600 3777
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

Thank Traveling_Tendy
Wodonga, Australia
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank Lioness_Erin
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Mara J
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Ally M
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner and breakfast at this friendly casual restaurant on a recent visit to Melbourne. Food consistently good and reasonably priced.

Thank clarehb2016
Nowra, Australia
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121 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Being at the bottom of a well known hotel, you don't expect to find a place that's relaxed & welcoming. Had gone on the advice of an app that said cheap eats - but the app hadn't been updated. They do have specials throughout the day/week including espresso martinis (Melbourne does all things coffee well). Pulled pork taco was delish,... More 

Thank Lisa W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Came here for breakfast with my partner, was served quickly and the food came within 5 minutes of ordering. Was lovely and not overly priced! Would recommend.

Thank Simone M
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Not the cheapest place to eat, but right next door to the Adina Apartments where we were staying. I had the pulled pork tacos which were a decent serving. I wish I had been able to try breakfast here, but the menu in the room did not give the cut off time for breakfast and I missed out. (Not an... More 

Thank Katherine V
Horsham, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a late evening meal and breakfast delivered to my room the next morning. Ordered Eggs Benedict , it was beautifully presented and eggs and ham cooked to perfection topped with a great hollandaise sauce. I can recommend this place for late meal and especially breakfast.

Thank Gardensrfun1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $20
Bar, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Queen St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9600 3777
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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  • 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.
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