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“very average food”
Review of The Exchange Hotel

The Exchange Hotel
Ranked #1,928 of 4,245 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $5 - $29
Cuisines: Pub
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Port Melbourne
Description: Occupying a prime position on Bay Street in Port Melbourne, the award-winning Exchange Hotel is an iconic venue offering bar, restaurant and function room facilities. Whether you're catching up for a drink with friends, enjoying a meal from our acclaimed menu or hosting a special event or function, the Exchange is perfect if you're looking for a stylish venue with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Reviewed May 17, 2013

We had drinks in bar which has a good atmosphere, the restaurant area is cosy, and the wait staff polite enough. The food was just bland, and pretty average... yet expensive. Shame.

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Thank Ed S
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Reviewed May 3, 2013

“On behalf of Upendo Artist Association (Hearts and hope for the Tanzanian community) we would like to Thank Lia and Paul events managers of Exchange Hotel and The Exchange hotel for your support and contribution to The Power Of One Masquerade Charity Fundrasier.

Organizing charity events are extremely stressful however having such efficient, appointing renowned venues with events managers such as Paul and Lia that been in the industry for years has been such a blessing. From small details such as props to set ambience- key timing of speeches and contribution in making this a successful night, helping raiser vital funds to enable us to continue to assist with positive change in the Tanzanian community.

We are grateful and honored to have you as sponsors and contributing every year in a successful event for a good cause , from a company that not only is recognized for its excellence in service, customer service and quality of product yet share compassion and humanity to helping those in need. Your generosity helps rebuild so many hopeful lives for the African community in need.



Every guest had an amazing time, loved the venue and food was amazing. Such a pleasure to work with you and will look forward to next years event.


My dining experience downstairs prior to event for meetings was just as sensational.



Thank You

Tona Le – Upendo Artist Association

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Thank Tona_17
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Venue is nice however the security guys are a different sort, making unprofessional and inappropriate remarks about female patrons. The bar is a big square it didn’t matter where you stood the bar staff had no real idea of who was next at times you were left waiting for a fair while.
But once they served you a few times they did remember your order which is always great.

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Thank Cocopops101
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

I ordered the rump steam, which came with beans and mash. We also ordered a coli-flour deepfried frita.

It was presented well, but the steak was luke warm, the jus was bland and tasteless and the beans were obviously cooked in the same water as the coli-flour as they tasted disgusting.

The next day I could not get the disgusting taste out of my mouth. It was like off coli-flour. Gross!!

It was one of the worse meals I have had in Melbourne. Good bar, but would not eat there again.

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Reviewed February 3, 2012

We came here to watch the men's final of the tennis and ate dinner here as well.

They have a large comfy lounge area with big screens set up so you can watch sport and eat your dinner. The food was very good and its reasonably priced.

Thank MSIMaker
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