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Riva St. Kilda

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42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9537 2224
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive bayside venue where you can imagine the Real Housewives of Melbourne congregating - proof being that a recruiter for the show was scouting ladies the night I was there. You might need a 'real housewives' size Amex card though if you want a decent feed. Tasting and shared plates only whet my appetite at around $20 (my share). Our... More 

Thank PaulaHWithoutAnAlias
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick lunch at Riva sat outside. Menu we ate was Calamari Sliders yum, Wagu sliders nice & Prawn dumplings very nice plus a bottle of wine. Very pleasant. Not too pricey.

Thank judy699
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took some friends here and they loved it. The service was excellent, the food was delicious, the service attentive maybe because it was a Friday lunch. Had chicken coq au vin that was tender and delicious then had the best fondue ever. The waiter asked about allergies and told him I was gluten intolerant and was most helpful with this.... More 

Thank Dimantis
Auckland, New Zealand
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96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Lunched here on a long weekend visit to Melbourne. Unfortunately being winter it was a bleak day but one imagines the deck on a summers day would be outstanding. The wine (3 Marlborough Sauvignon's on the list!), food, service, ambience and location are first rate. Highly recommend when in Melbourne.

Thank Bruce J
Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

A celebration lunch in mid June, not the greatest weather so the harbor view wasn't a feature, however; the gas log fire and the warm friendly service more than made up for the weather. Despite being rather busy the service was great and the wait staff attentive. The food servings where generous and well presented. The wine was a little... More 

Thank LJA_55
Melbourne, Australia
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

During the day this upstairs place is great for a relaxing drink and snack overlooking the famous bayside beaches up to the west gate bridge and even on a fine day to the mountains surrounding Melbourne 70kms away.however it is best arriving and hour or two before sunset to enjoy a romantic view followed by an above average dinner. Facing... More 

Thank rvator
Melbourne Victoria
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Cosy restaurant on a cold Sunday afternoon,with open fire in the swanky bar, excellent food friendly attentive service, good wine list, very enjoyable afternoon, we shall return. They're is a large deck which is beautiful on a sunny day has great views over the bay

1 Thank Jillianne S
Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We called in for lunch and found very few diners which was unusual for a Friday. Whilst my wife enjoyed her two starters (prawn gyozas & duck spring rolls) my meal was terrible. I ordered grilled fish which came with chips and salad but the fish was uneatable. It was way over cooked and tasted nothing like fish. On the... More 

Thank cforcolin
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Recently went for anniversary dinner. Service was fantastic and the food even better. Highly recommend! Only minor negative would be that the décor could do with a facelift and the lighting be a little brighter. Definitely hope to return.

Thank pracwest
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

good food, and a great atmosphere and view of the bay. Sunday afternoons are fantastic in the bar with retro acoustic performer. Get out on the balcony or sing to some great music inside after a few drinks. atmosphere is lively and very very relaxed. bar food is also very nice and priced attractively.

1 Thank ChrisW92

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42B Marine Pde, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: (03) 9537 2224

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?