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221 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3123, Australia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“dolmades” (2 reviews)
“grilled fish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
221 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3123, Australia
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Our visit with a group of seven friends was enhanced with our pleasurable expererinec with this family owned intimate restaurant. Excellent menu supported by real service by all staff. Wine list good and the venue is highly recommended for couples and groups

Thank Ron T
Reviewed May 12, 2017

Loved our first experience of Ambrosia. Booked for post movie dinner, and service from call to leaving was excellent, personal and relaxed. Food was reasonably priced, tasty and plentiful. Atmosphere was great with all tables full. Small restaurent, so book ahead, and ask for a...More

Thank itsBG
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This restaurant is a standout in an area where there are many other restaurants. The cuisine is Mediterranean. It has a pleasant relaxed ambiance with excellent friendly service. The food is delicious. I had the fish special of the day which was Barramundi. It came...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

First time diner, I found they had a nice array of Mediterranean choices all cooked in the style. The owners are friendly and provide an atmosphere that would fit well in the southern Agean coastal villages even with a bit of local confusion. The restaurant...More

Thank Melbscoop
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Waited 20 mins to order a drink. then 70 mins for a grilled meat platter and greek salad. Meat was burnt dry and tasteless. 3 tiny burnt dry chicken skewers, 3 charcoal tiny beef skewers, 2 skinny slices of chewy chorizo and 2 dry pieces...More

1  Thank chambraypl
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Started with bread and the olive thing , bread was cold ... doesn't take a lot of smarts to warm the bread a smidge. Staff are nice , real family job. Cutlery super dated ... scratchy knives bent forks etc. Not a deal killer but...More

1  Thank Joy66666
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Okay so it's a small place and it's cosy, the food I had for entree, - octopus I don't understand why it was cut up into slices but very small pieces and scattered on the plate with pieces of greens under the octopus, that was...More

1  Thank 2014Anna714
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This is a second review that I am now posting on Ambrosia. It was only a few weeks ago that my partner and I visited this restaurant, this time decided to bring along friends, but one thing was missing, my favourite waiter! he was attentive,...More

Thank 131retro
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Beautiful food and wonderful staff. The owners are there on hand to make you feel that little bit more special. Quality and tasty Europen food that will not disappoint. Attention to detail by staff and warm welcoming environment. I love the sardines from the entree...More

Thank TeresaandGary2003
Reviewed October 23, 2016

I live locally to this restaurant, and a couple of weeks ago my partner and I decided to patronise this place on a Tuesday night just before going to the movies. We normally attend a mediterranean restaurant around the corner from here. Arriving at Ambrosia,...More

1  Thank 131retro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3123, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn
  • Phone Number: 98823422
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