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Harley House Bar and Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene

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About
Harley House is preparing food we know and love. A menu designed with sharing and progressive grazing in mind, we pay homage to the immigrants from Spain, Japan, Africa, Italy & China over the last 500 years in Peru. Descend the stairs into a space reminiscent of a New York style basement, with its exposed brick walls and pillars, light seeping in from the streets above. An ocean-blue tiled bar, the cavernous space is a mix of booth seating, couches with coffee tables, stools and dining tables, evoking an intimate space lit by crystal lamps and candle light.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Peruvian, Latin, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews ceviche lomo saltado scallops chef's tasting menu beef pisco sours peruvian food great atmosphere great date night staff were exceptional cocktail list great drinks comedy festival a busy friday night love this place a great evening small plates
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this funky bar restaurant after seeing a show at the comedy festival. Food was fabulous, great vibe and friendly staff. Had a great VIC Pinos Grigio and very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Liz S
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the perfect score, Liz! Glad that you had such a great experience. We also do a fantastic Pisco Time Happy Hour where selected drinks are delicious and cheap! 4.30pm to 6.30pm Monday to Saturday. See you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Harley House between Comedy Festival shows and couldn’t have asked for more- The ceviche was to die for, empanadas delicious and steak just perfect (and for a bargain $35 a head). To top it off, staff were friendly and efficient. A pisco...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank sarahpO8636IG
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A Pisco Sour or 2 can NEVER go astray! Glad that you enjoyed your whistle stop drop with us. Its always the best to be called Fabulous, so thank you! Look forward to you joining us again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Ricardo and the team at Harley House for looking after us. We were out with group of 6. Great food and cosy atmosphere not to forgetting amazing pisco sours! We had the chefs tasting menu that had bits of everything, just the right...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Finoz13
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! Ricardo is such a good host, so glad that you had a great night with us Pisco Sours are the bomb! Sweet, Sour, Strong + YUM! As with our food..... Look forward to your return. Thank you for taking the time to review...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a few drinks post show. Great atmosphere and some different drink options. In the basement, so a good option on a hot day.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank P8766PImarks
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Pretty bloody good on a cold day too! Thanks for dropping in. We'll see you in all seasons....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cocktails and staff but the food was average. Staff table service was great. Duck under cooked.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Burmesebaby
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh no! This is no good. We want everything to be perfect. Sorry that you felt the duck was under cooked for your liking. We sous vide it, (Slow cook in vacuum pack) to keep it pink and to retain its flavour, then pan fry....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was delicious and staff were exceptional and friendly. Couldn't recommend it highly enough. Can't wait to go again.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank DJM3000
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! This is the reason we love our job, because reviews like this make us feel so good! Glad that you had a great time and enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to your return

Reviewed March 18, 2019

Crazy busy on a Friday night- but in a good way. Everyone is there for a good time and Pisco Happy hour is not to be missed. Tried Passionfruit Pisco for the first time- so good- normally have traditional but this was sensational. Food was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Martin C
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Thanks Martin, Fridays are always super fun! Hectic, loud and sometime crazy! We love them. Great that you had the Pre theatre menu. it show cases some of our tastiest dishes. Outside of Happy Hour, we do some delicious flavoured Pisco Sours too. Coconut (My...More

Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

First time in Melbourne and of course we were going to get lost. A little hungry and very curious, we were invited into this tiny ally with Harley House on the side building. Descending some stairs into what feels like a possible rave and you...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank JaydeyH22
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to review us JaydeyH22. Glad that you chose us to explore.and enjoyed your time with us. It was lovely talking to you both and hearing about what you were doing up with the food scene in Hunter Valley. We'll all...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019

Having good bar staff makes the difference for us and here we found excellent bar staff who took the time to talk and make sure that out visit was an experience. They were very flexible even changing one of the ingredients in one of the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Tahla
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Thank you for the review Tahla, We are very proud of our staff. They know their product and love making our guests happy. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed March 5, 2019

As you walk along the streets of Melbourne a lot of people do not realise, the glass bricks in the pavement are actually skylights for an underground establishment. Sometimes it may be an office or perhaps an apartment or in this fabulous instance, a gorgeous...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank GinaDonazzan
K926EOamandac, Manager at Harley House Bar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Seeeee now I have the soundtrack to Bonanza! stuck in my head. A good thing, I think. Going to concur Collins St today! We love this review. It is perfect with its overview. Many thanks for taking the time to write. Glad that you always...More

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