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Rotunda In Williamstown

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The Esplanade, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
(03) 9397 7834
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The Rotunda is located in park lands opposite the Cafe strip in Williamstown's Hobson Bay. The area is great for picnics and plain relaxing with Ocean views. There are plenty of activities around the area and the view of Melbourne City is pretty cool, also.

Thank sifugarry
Wellington, New Zealand
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264 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We popped in for a snack and cool drink on a hot day. Welcome was warm, restaurant airy and inviting, seating comfortable. The view is wonderful. Our order arrived quickly and we all agreed it was delicious! What a great place on the beach to return to whenever we visit. Superb!

Thank Julie M
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

One of the most unique restaurants in Melbourne! Based on a beautiful original old music rotunda on the beach front with 360 degrees views, yes it's one of the smallest restaurants but hey! It's on a music stand! This place is a true romantic place for a couple or and intimate group. I ordered the risotto which I am very... More 

2 Thank Goaroundcomearound
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We ate here on 15th Feb 2015. The restaurant was quite empty and quiet. We both ordered the vegetarian pizza as we don't eat meat. We were served promptly and I must say, without any doubt this was one of the best pizzas we had ever eaten. The vegetables were fresh with plenty of cheese to add flavour. The pizza... More 

Thank Biljul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I was there this morning. The restaurant was quiet compared to the next door. However, the service was good and the waitress was so nice☺️. I have been in Williamstown for ages and am very impressed with the service downstairs, especially the coffee. You cannot take the takeaway food to dine upstairs as upstairs is the restaurant. Restaurant has its... More 

1 Thank REBECCA_Ngo_Thanh
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Went to rotunda on a day trip to the beach, and severely regretted it! The waitress at the downstairs takeaway window told us it was fine to sit upstairs. We waited for our food (the fish and chips came 10 minutes before the pizza, both of which were ordered at the same time). When eventually we got called over to... More 

1 Thank N P
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Have been here several times over the last ten years for lunch/brunch and always pleased with the food and friendly staff. So much better value for money than the "tourist trap" next door.

1 Thank Frances C
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We were in williamstown just after Valentine's day and didn't want a big lunch as we'd eaten out the night before. This little restaurant with windows facing the sea has a good menu with some light meals as well as a few more substantial ones. I had a delicious grilled calamari salad and my partner had Fettuccine Marinara. My partner... More 

Thank arrietty01
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

We have been coming here for years; lazy Sunday breakfasts and equally leisurely lumches. The coffee is consistently good and the food has never let us down. Reasonably priced the only annoying fact is you have to pay to park there - it is Williamstown after all. The ever changing scenery of the beach has always been a favourite and... More 

Thank Shala M
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

great view ok food we go there for brunch and its great mainly because each time I go there the sea looks different- breathtaking

Thank Therese N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: (03) 9397 7834

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