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Planning lunch or dinner out with friends? Port Melbourne has some of the best dining options including restaurants that offer everything from fine dining to cheap casual lunches with a glass of wine. Choose from some of the best venues with waterfront, beach, Yarra River and City views.


If you're looking for a cool restaurant in one of Port Melbourne's food precinct’s including, Station Pier, Bay Street and Beach Street or for BYO, Seafood, Japanese, Indian, Thai, Chinese, Modern Australian or Italian dining, we make it easy to discover the perfect place for your next Saturday night out, private dining experience or group Sunday lunch. Many top restaurants have been reviewed by Melbourne’s food critics and are also perfect to celebrate your next special event including birthday, engagement, cocktail, Christmas or corporate party. It’s that simple!

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10 of the Best Port Melbourne Restaurants view map

  • Map Booking Railway Club Hotel Railway Club Hotel
    Railway Club Hotel

    The Railway Club Hotel has remained one of the busiest dining rooms in Melbourne for over ten years. Its atmosphere and ambiance has stood the test of time. No pretence, just true Port Melbourne style. You can pick your own meat from our display fridge and see it cooked to perfection at our open kitchen. With such a commanding range of cuts and sizes we never disappoint. But it’s not just all about the steaks. We are also famous for our seafood and expansive selection of specials. Try our chef’s-own Cevapcici skinless sausages with olive tapenade, or our whole grilled 700g flounder. Our chefs pride themselves on the quality and freshness of their selected produce. All food is made on the premises — we even make are own ice creams and desserts. We also have an expansive wine-list, with a huge range of premium reds. Our own cellared wines and tempting reserve wine-list are perfect for any special occasion! FUNCTIONS The hotel’s first floor function rooms were renovated in 2008/2009. The contemporized rooms provide an elegant feel, retaining the architectural features of the hotel’s rich history. With crystal chandeliers, wood paneled walls, classic wallpaper and a new smoker’s deck, it’s the perfect venue for your next function PUBLIC BAR The hotel’s public bar has a friendly sporting theme, with huge plasma screens showing all the major sporting events. With a new TAB kiosk and Sky Channel, it’s a great place to relax and get your bets on during the Spring Carnival. When all the sporting fervour inevitably works up an appetite, try something from the traditional pub menu. The crumbed lamb cutlets with creamy mash and gravy are a staunch favorite — as are the $10 daily specials. Meals from the public bar and restaurant can elso be enjoyed in the sunshine on the outdoor tables.

    Port Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Mardo's Restaurant & Bar Mardo's Restaurant & Bar
    Mardo's Restaurant & Bar

    Port Melbourne's newest venue…welcome to Mardo`s !! Come and experience the flavors of the Mediterranean, created by Manuel Villegas, voted one of Australias 50 top chefs. This beautiful building has been restored into a venue with stunning dining, lounge areas, bar and function rooms. Pop in for a wine, craft beer or a cocktail and relax in the ambiance while being looked after by our friendly staff.

    Port Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Shanghai Fusion Shanghai Fusion
    Shanghai Fusion

    Shanghai Fusion is the newest addition to the Port Melbourne dining scene. Located on top floor of Waterfront Restaurant which has been serving some of Melbourne's best seafood for the past 12 years, this new venture showcase some of the best Asian cooking with everything from Chinese, Japanese, Teppanyaki and Vietnamese Shanghai Fusion really will delight you. Featuring stunning all glass walls Shanghai Fusion offers Melbourne's best waterfront views, which makes this the perfect restaurants to celebrate you next special occasion, anniversary or birthday party. Featuring a 12 person private dining room and with the ability to hold function up to 140 pax in the entire venue, Shanghai Fusion really is a restaurants that can fulfil you every need.

    Port Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking The Graham The Graham
    The Graham

    At the Graham we believe that passion is fuel for the soul and we invite you to come and be inspired by our enduring love affair with great food, luscious wines and lively conversation.

    Port Melbourne, Victoria
  • Map Booking Waterfront Seafood Bar Grill Waterfront Seafood Bar Grill
    Waterfront Seafood Bar Grill

    Waterfront Port Melbourne Restaurant Located in one of the most exclusive areas of Melbourne and surrounded by breathtaking panoramic views of Port Philip Bay, Waterfront Port Melbourne is the perfect choice for your special occasion….Renowned for our stylish decor and first class service, we will make your event memorable. Using only the finest produce from land to sea, you’re sure to be impressed. With panoramic, opulent ocean vistas, unique function dining is typified in this perfect dining space. The ocean vista offers up a myriad of delightful spectacles that are sure to grant visitors a real appreciation of the ocean that touches Port Melbourne – this distinct restaurant area sits as a spectator on the ocean’s movements whilst guests are given the chance to simultaneously dine in style. With coral décor, and at the best position for all the port’s views, the restaurant qualifies with excellence in uniting function parties together for an all-round quality port-side experience.

    Port Melbourne, Victoria

Port Melbourne Restaurant of the Month

Lord Cardigan
59 Cardigan Pl, Albert Park, Victoria, Australia

Lord Cardigan is fast becoming one of Melbourne’s favourite Albert Park restaurants. Lord Cardigan’s menu is distinctively Australian with European and Asian influences.

John produces thoughtful and beautifully presented dishes of great flavour and character. The menu reflects his desire to create dishes that remain in the memory and linger on the taste buds. The wine list is small, interesting and carefully chosen, comprising Australian and imported wines to complement the menu and the season.

Of course it’s not food alone that makes a great dining experience. Attention to detail and friendly atmosphere will make you feel at home and have you telling all your friends about Lord Cardigan.

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