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Central Business District
0.1 miles from Flinders Street Station
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, Australian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely view of the river and enjoyed sitting and watching the world go by as we ate our meal. The food came out quickly and was delicious. The fried chicken burger was delicious. Staff were friendly.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ambiance great Staff great Food a disappointment.. Not great value or well produced Couldn't get a better position

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch on New Years Day and had a beautiful time. Meals were well priced for a city restaurant and service was good too. Wagyu steak sandwich was excellent and highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not at home for Christmas this year so decided to try the Arbory. The staff were friendly enough and the location is nice. Far more casual than I thought it would be. Plenty of food in terms of volume however I would say low quality....I was going to rate this 3 stars until my partner was ill later that evening. At $200 a head I expected it to be a bit more high end. The four pillars gin definitely was the main highlight. Mainly seafood so if you don't like that you're out of luck!! Cherry gives the quality/attention to detail away.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Four of us booked for lunch Sunday 13th Dec. Pretty disappointed with both food and service. Arrived on time, absolutely no signage or direction as to where to go to check in, best guess? Food and drink service was very poor, the staff are completely...disorganised with quite a few looking busy however not actually serving anyone. Food was bland and tasteless. Location is very good with great views, however until they get their management sorted and run the business effectively, there are many better options post Covid.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 14, 2020 via mobile

Keep your cards on you. ARBORY were insistent that they had to hold a photo id and of all things- my bank card. NOW IM ON TO THE CBA BECAUSE SOMEONE TRIED TO ACCESS MY BANK ACCOUNT THROUGH PAYPAL! covid protocols? Dodgy AF! Not good...ARBORY!!!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed June 3, 2020

My brother and I had a drink at Afloat then decided to have lunch at Arbory. The food was a nice size and tasty. There were 2 areas to order food/drinks. Staff nice. Seating differed from tables to stools. Had a beautiful view (though trees...were in the way) of the river.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for breakfast and returned the next day for coffee. Delicious food, great coffee and plenty of space. Great views over the Yarra. The noise of the trains at Flinders st is merely background, not too noticeable. Love it!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Perfect, leafy location for a relaxed Melbourne breakfast. I so enjoyed my corn croquettes, with manchego, poached eggs and lemon aioli. Great value at $19 too. (Photo attached). The coffee though was perfection!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Great atmosphere Bar service was quick and friendly Great food and a good wine selection Great seating arrangements Great place to go to before an event Will be back

Date of visit: February 2020
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