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Woodland House

$$$$, , Gluten Free Options
78 Williams Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9525 2178
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spanner crab” (7 reviews)
“suckling pig” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
78 Williams Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We at the degustation menu with matching wines ... from start to finish we were underwhelmed by both the food and service. The whole place lacks atmosphere: soulless grey decor. The waiting staff were well-meaning but not up to the standard I expect from a...More

Thank MelbsinLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited woodland house for our anniversary. Was a very intimate restaurant and the food was more then we expected. Delicious foods that were spaced nicely and left us feeling very satisfied. Would recommend to my family and friends!

Thank Shelby M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regular customers at Woodland House and for very good reasons. We really appreciate the creative and delicious dishes, gorgeous range of alcohol as well as non-alcoholic drinks on offer, the beautiful ambience of the restaurant and fantastic location which is very convenient for...More

Thank mitzys979
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Having planned this meal for a few months, knowing full well we would be making use of the full degustation menu with paired wines...with the booking approaching my Northern English sensibilities where starting to panic as the sheer cost of the upcoming meal. We arrived...More

Thank Anthony O
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I celebrated my 50th birthday with 15 close friends. Staff at Woodland House were well drilled and professional, and when it came to pouring wines (or Champagne) that I purchased were on-point. We had canapé followed by the 6-course degustation with matching wines. The quality...More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

When my friend picked this place for lunch. It brought back many many fond memories of this amazing French restaurant that was once upon a time, Jacques Reymond. When I first arrived in 1988. It’s either you wine n dine at Jacques Reymond, Paul Bocuse...More

1  Thank Eddie L
Woodland_House_Melb, Guest Relations Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you for your review Eddie. We're very glad to have been able to continue on that legacy and create a lunch for you to remember. We look forward to seeing you back again.

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Our French Wine and food group held a large dinner here on Wednesday last Service FIRST rate Food delicious and beautifully presented A wonderful night and our thanks to the fantastic staff at Woodland

Thank Marshall S
Woodland_House_Melb, Front Office Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thank you Marshall for a fantastic night. Our event dining room upstairs is a great venue for these wine events. We look forward to seeing you all again for another great night of food and fantastic wines.

Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is set in a lovely old house. There is limited off-street parking and street parking is hard to find. But the restaurant is worth the effort. We went with friends for the House Lunch, a limited option menu. The staff were very friendly...More

Thank LindsayMann
Woodland_House_Melb, Front Office Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thank you for your review Lindsay. Lunch is a little unknown to many people and a great way to spend a relaxed casual lunch at the end of the week.

Reviewed May 12, 2018

Attended a grower champagne dinner here recently. Great private space upstairs. Still serving up the gougeres! The Fruit de mer dish, multitude of seafood and styles of cooking, visually impressive. Very much enjoyed the spanner crab and marron. Must come back!

Thank GastroGaz
Woodland_House_Melb, Front Office Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Thank you for coming to our Champagne dinner. There was copious amounts of great Champagne to enjoy, and enjoy it you all did.

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Had a celebration dinner with family of 10, at Woodland House, located in an elegant Mansion in Prahran. Had the private room, and 5 course set dinner(price per person $135). The food was overall excellent(hearty portions); & well presented, and service efficient and impeccable. I...More

Thank sodesa
Woodland_House_Melb, Guest Relations Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you for your great review, so happy we were able to throw you a great celebration.

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Karen B
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Woodland_House_Melb | Property representative |
Hi Karen, We are always closed on Mondays.
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Petra H
July 23, 2017|
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Response from tim a | Reviewed this property |
Woodland House is not open on Mondays
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Danza29
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Woodland_House_Melb | Property representative |
On Friday and Saturday evenings we offer a 6 or 10 course tasting menu. All dietary requirements will be catered for on request. You can view the menu and book online via our website. Please contact us directly if you have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $172
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Williams Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 2178
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Description
Woodland House is the collaboration between two of Melbourne's finest young chefs, Thomas Woods and Hayden McFarland. A united culinary force, they have created an innovative, energetic and produce-based cuisine of their very own.
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