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Cerberus Beach House

Boatshed 212, Half Moon Bay | Off Beach Road (turn at 250), Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria 3193, Australia
+61 3 9533 4028
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Boatshed 212, Half Moon Bay | Off Beach Road (turn at 250), Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria 3193, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove to Black Rock and turned into the par park on Beach Road, down a steep driveway to the Life Saving Club and there was the Boat House. Just like a beach side shack overlooking the water of Half Moon bay. Sitting by the...More

Thank Newton R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even on a cold winters day Cerebus beach shed offers a lovely spot beside the sea. Wonderful for a local simple meal. Friendly staff and accommodating (had little kids) but serves were on the small side for desserts and kids desserts. The chef loves deconstructed...More

Thank grizz77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed this restaurant on TripAdvisor once before, on 1 September 2014. We have been a couple of times since but this time the food and service was even better, so I thought I would review it again. Once again we had a window table...More

Thank James42_10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There were 2 groups of us, 26 people in all. The staff ensure that we were seated comfortably and attended to our needs quickly. Each kid received an activity pack that surprised me. The food was delicious and interesting enough for everyone. The chili crab...More

Thank bellajojo
Reviewed June 3, 2017

This restaurant is hidden away but situated right on the water front has great views. We had a sunny lunch time which made for a fabulous time backed up by superb food. The seafood platter was interesting and delicious Would highly recommend

Thank Brett W
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Right on the water, upstairs to a cosy restaurant with views. We enjoyed white bait starter, Seafood platter for 2 and lamb neck ragu. Service was good, wine was mid price and the food was delightful

Thank DelPerthWA
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Searching for the best restaurants in Bayside and priced reasonably for a quiet birthday dinner for my wife with our 1.5y.o daughter and i came across this place. Never been but i reserved a table via Dimmi and even asked if they could pretty up...More

Thank Boris M
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Wow what a surprising find. This place is sort of hidden right on the beach and appears to be an old boat shed that has been converted into a funky welcoming and friendly feeling upstairs restaurant. The views over the bay are unique and inspiring...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed May 20, 2017

A group of 10 of us went on a Friday night, it was very busy but the service was great and we didn't have to wait long for our orders. At night we weren't able to enjoy the bay views, but the lights around the...More

Thank Lindazed57
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a great restaurant! Downstairs they serve fish and chips to eat on the beach or beach front chairs. We ate upstairs with expansive views of the bay, out to the open sea, it was a fabulous venue. The service was great, prompt and...More

Thank kiwi2cath
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Questions & Answers
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Mstannta | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bother. The Fish and Chips were dreadful: I had to throw them away. Go on down to Chelsea or up to Brighton - much better quality.
March 16, 2016|
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Response from BLshanghai | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can have your dog outside - i guess you can even have it on the beach when it's not summer time... Enjoy !
Jayde W
January 24, 2015|
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Response from CerberusBeachHouse | Property representative |
Hi Jayde, Cerberus Beach House can do gluten free and have a separate menu to cater for you. Just let the staff know when booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$36 - $52
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boatshed 212, Half Moon Bay | Off Beach Road (turn at 250), Black Rock, Bayside, Victoria 3193, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Black Rock
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9533 4028
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Award-winning beachfront restaurant upstairs serving locally sourced modern Australian cuisine with a unique wine list, warm Bayside welcome, and stunning 180 degree views over Half Moon Bay. Or visit our kiosk downstairs and enjoy traditional fish & chips on the beach.
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