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The Deck Restaurant

Upper Level Southgate | Southgate Centre, Southgate Arts & Leisure Complex/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9699 9544
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck breast” (8 reviews)
“pates” (2 reviews)
“trout” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Upper Level Southgate | Southgate Centre, Southgate Arts & Leisure Complex/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our small group of 4, friends and my husband and myself, looked for a restaurant close by the Arts Centre, for a pre-theatre dinner. I checked out TripAdvisor for recommendations, as I always do, and was glad that I did. My original choice had pretty...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here at Xmas when it was very busy and failed twice to get a table. The menu read weel hence out persistence. The manger , on the 3rd attempted booking pull out all the stops and obtained a table for us. Food was excellent...More

Thank Smokiedog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best meal we had during a week in Melbourne. The menu offered a variety of choices and you cannot go wrong with any of them.

Thank johnsokl223
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waiter who greeted us at the door was brusque and unwelcoming. No welcome hello, just 'have you made reservations' and after being told yes we had called ahead, he pointed to the bar and told us to wait there. He must be a head...More

1  Thank tjpalpine
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is well worth a visit. It is located on the top level at Southgate and has a deck overlooking the entrance promenade and the river. It is conveniently located – a short stroll from Flinders Street Station or from the tram stop in...More

Thank Robyn B
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

The Deck is trying hard but seems to have not yet found an identity. There's no desk for arrivals so we did our best at looking lost until someone at the bar asked if they could help us. We were then seated at the bar...More

Thank DuncanGK
Reviewed January 12, 2018

We enjoyed pre-theater dinner here and were really, really impressed. I'm seeing that someone else was displeased by the portion sizes, and I will say that things are very artfully presented, rather than piled onto the plate, but I was happy to not feel overstuffed....More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed January 4, 2018

The restaurant offers a Pre-Theatre menu of either two or three courses with a glass of wine at $45 at $55. We chose the restaurant for this reason as we were taking some friends to the theatre. It was our choice not theirs. The menu...More

Thank Lennie L
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Great food, staff and service! Our New Years Eve cocktail party celebrations and experience was fabulous thanks to everyone at The Deck at Southgate. We have fantastic views of the city, Yarra and fireworks. The food and drink kept coming! Will be back!

Thank Nella G
Reviewed January 2, 2018

My husband and I chose this venue to celebrate New Year’s Eve. We paid 180 Australian dollars per person and whilst this seemed a pretty standard if not exhorbitant price for the evening we expected a little more for the money we paid. The evening...More

Thank Cbaltas
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Questions & Answers
April 18, 2017|
Response from Robert B | Property representative |
Hi Rjgilmour, Thank you for your question. We are fully licensed and don't accommodate BYO. However, on occasion with prior notice if it is for example, a special anniversary, and guests wishes to bring in a special... More
David R
April 9, 2017|
Response from Robert B | Property representative |
Thank you David for your question. Most of our a la carte Menu is gluten free and dishes can be amended to be gluten free. Only 4 menu items cannot be made gluten free. We can accommodate a table this evening for you... More
Gregory B
January 9, 2017|
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Response from keremary | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have been away. Smart casual, but not thongs, shorts, jeans. Really dress up casual, suitable for the Melbourne summer!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Level Southgate | Southgate Centre, Southgate Arts & Leisure Complex/3, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighborhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9699 9544
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