We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Loading Dock Bar & Grill

Australian, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Riverfront 70 Lorimer Street | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
03 681 8289
Website
Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 21: English reviews
Paisley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This Restuarant is set beside the Harbour at the Docklands and is a very relaxing place to enjoy either brunch, lunch or dinner! The food here is generally of a good standard , the soup, dips, Caesar salad and pasta dishes are delicious , the seafood spaghetti is my Favourite and the portion is generous and seafood not over cooked!... More 

Helpful?
Thank Buona23
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We took our elderly parents both in their 80's for dinner there and my father ordered the fresh fish and was rushed to hospital at 4:30 in the morning due to severe food poisoning, I have eaten there 4 times and the food has always been bad. We only went there because it is close and my mother cannot walk... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank ValentinaFit
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Loading Dock provides a welcoming venue with great food and a place to relax whether it be for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or perhaps a beverage after a hard day or an occasion with friends. You can always expect a huge belly-laugh from Mick and he is mindful and respectful of his customers wishes - whether they want to be... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Mark M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

My group of friends and I are frequent customers of Loading Dock until today. Two weeks ago, we were there for lunch and stayed until 4:15pm before we paid for the bill. When I got home I realized that the fish & chips was charged on a higher price ($22.9) than the usual lunch price ($16.9) so a few days... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank ming026
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
94 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Delicious Chicken Caesar Salad and Baked Salmon lunch.... A quiet refuge with parking to enjoy this river area.. Attentive staff who were so helpful in a lovely leisurely ambiance type setting.......

Helpful?
1 Thank K C
Airlie Beach, Australia
Level Contributor
686 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

We were there on a quiet Tuesday night and the service was excellent. The menu was good and the wine list is not overpriced. I had the Chicken Risotto, cooked to perfection and my wife had the Ravioli, which she said was nothing special.

Helpful?
2 Thank croftonMelbourne
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Michael & his team are wonderful hosts. The venue enables you to enjoy the YE promenade- watch the boats come & go- people hurrying past or leisurely absorbing the YE. Loading Dock boasts a wonderful menu- breakfast, snacks, lunchtime & dinner- don't forget the bar! The meals always consistent - great sizes & always delicious. Visit sometime- you will not... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Bombi12
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Went hear for lunch for our daughters Birthday and enjoyed a great meal. Shared a dip platter and choose our main meals from both the menu and specials board. All our meals were great, the servings were generous and the selection of sweets - from the specials board - was a nice finish to our lunch. Would recommend it if... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank ReneDK
Melbourne
Level Contributor
129 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I am a local and have eaten here many times over the last few years. The location is superb with ground level views across the boardwalk to Yarra's Edge marina; there are always plenty of boats moored and my favourite time of year is Xmas-New Year when many boats are decorated with lights. This restaurant has a long and varied... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank CarolineSMelbourne
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
131 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Gem of a place. Great food. Huge portions. Staff are friendly and helpful. Prices very reasonable. Highly recommended

Helpful?
2 Thank wanming

Travelers who viewed Loading Dock Bar & Grill also viewed

 
Melbourne, Victoria
 

Been to Loading Dock Bar & Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverfront 70 Lorimer Street | Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03 681 8289

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Loading Dock Bar & Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?