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The Boatbuilders Yard

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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Bar, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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All reviews brunch smashed avocado calamari finger food poached eggs south wharf polly woodside boat builders yarra river great place for a drink great atmosphere quick bite sit outside table service on tap great coffee dfo
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely best pork belly ever. Lovely glasses of sparkling outside by the river. We then moved inside for dinner and I had pork belly and a side of green beans. Others had the calamari and the salmon. Service was fast and friendly, food was delicious...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank michellewA1093II
IlanaRLG, Director of Sales at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the lovely review Michelle! Delighted to hear you enjoyed, thanks for spending your long weekend with us :-) Cheers, Ilana

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great dinner at this vibrant and welcoming restaurant situated on the south bank of the river with great city views. The food quality was superb. Breakfast (brunch) is a must. Excellent quality and healthy organic option of avocado on soda bread with freshly...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SimonS349
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Simon, Many thanks for your lovely review, great to hear you enjoyed your brunch with us. Also great to hear the staff are happy too! I hope you continued to enjoy your long weekend in Melbourne :-) Best regards, Ilana

Reviewed 5 days ago

We met another friend from the UK and we enjoyed the smashed avocado with a bottle of wine - we were bemused by the black swan sitting on her eggs in the courtyard and all in all really enjoyed our experience at The Boatbuilders!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ian R
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What a combo! Thanks for taking the time to review Ian, much appreciated. Great to hear you enjoyed and we hope to welcome you back in again another time soon. Best regards, Ilana

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to head with friends. Lots of outdoor seating with really good heaters on the chillier night. Very friendly staff, reasonable drink selection and food ok. A great evening

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank kiwitripper64
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the lovely feedback Kiwitripper! Wonderful to hear you had a great evening with us - we hope to welcome you back in again soon. Best regards, Ilana

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast on our way to DFO - met at the entrance with a very low key greeting and explanation of how to order. We placed our order - coffees came lukewarm...followed by our food. I ordered the Columbian rice pudding which was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CaroTurner
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Caro, Many thanks for taking the time to review, we really appreciate the honest feedback. These issues have been raised with the team and systems implemented so it doesn't happen in the future. Thank you for bringing it to our attention and apologies you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fire place was a draw card when strolling the boardwalk on an unusually cool evening. The service was good. The salmon was good though not a large portion, the bed of creamed corn and the occasional kale leaf detracted from the experience. I left...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TB007AU
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks TB007AU, hope you had a nice evening by the fire. Cheers, Ilana

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met up here for drinks after shopping in the DFS Centre. Good location on riverside and next to Polly Woodside ship. Plenty of attractive outdoor seating areas, shaded or sunny, with trees and plants. Variety of seating, some at long wooden tables, and with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mhallcool
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your review! Glad to hear you had a relaxing beverage with us :-) Best, Ilana

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy Friday ...late afternoon. Great communication with waitstaff, attentive, but not intrusive. Food delicious...good range to choose from. Well priced and served promptly.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ROZGLO
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rozglo, Thanks for joining us and taking the time to review! Great to hear you had an enjoyable time and we hope to welcome you back in again soon. Best regards, Ilana

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pop by to have a quick lunch, ordered the pork belly bite and green salad. The pork belly is awesome and super crispy!! Like the Pale Ale beer recommended by the staff! Good place to dine!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dxc100
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review Dxc100! Delighted to hear you enjoyed something delicious and a good beer. We hope to welcome you back in soon :-) Cheers, Ilana

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A dinner by the wharf experience. Food was well prepared and served timely by the friendliest set of crew you can find. The outdoor setting feels very relaxed but we had to stop and move ourselves indoor when 3 rats decided to run amok near...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank andyfong82
IlanaRLG, Guest Relations Manager at The Boatbuilders Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andy, Thanks for joining us and taking the time to review, we appreciate the feedback! Cheers, Ilana

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AndyENJ
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We serve our main menu from 12:00pm - Late. Cheers, Byron.
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