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A true Melbourne experience with expansive views of the Yarra river and mesmerizing city lights.
Take in the stunning Melbourne sky line whilst enjoying our finest seafood and oysters expertly sourced directly from some of Australia’s best producers.
We are dedicated to the “sea to plate”, with daily visits to the market, selecting the very best oysters, pristine shellfish and the freshest local seafood.
Our “paddock to table” philosophy ensures we only source the highest quality of meats, bred from local Victorian farmers.
With over 100 years in hospitality, the Zampelis family welcomes you to enjoy a unique dining experience.
A fresh seasonal produce driven menu inspires our ever-changing Italian cuisine with plenty of vegetarian and Gluten Free options. The theatre itself remains constant, but the food and the menu are constantly evolving. Why not enjoy the stunning views of the Yarra River whilst indulging in some Chianti & dessert on Southbank Promenade.
The modern Australian menu, with its emphasis on fresh seasonal ingredients, offers both small and larger dishes to be shared and enjoyed with friends. Choose from a well-considered wine list with prominence to local winemakers, an exciting range of craft beers and ciders, or a distinct selection of cocktails and small-batch Australian gins and single malt whiskies.
The world of booze, bubbles and beers is ever-changing and The Barre is excited to also offer a range of alcohol-free options.
From a pre-show sparkling with a share plate, a meal with a fine wine or a mellow late-night drink, we invite you to join us at The Barre.
Whether you choose to pair your culinary experience with the stylish atmosphere of our elegantly modern dining area, or the laidback ambience of our open-air, riverside terrace, you will soon discover why many customers refer to us as the best seafood restaurant in Melbourne CBD.
- SMSallyMMelbourne •1 review5.0Dined 1 day agoWe has such a great time! Food was great and we were fascinated by the Xmas and fire cocktails. Highly recommended!More infoCha ChingPrice: Expensive• Asian• Melbourne CBD•4.5
- SGSarahGMelbourne •1 review5.0Dined 1 day agoWarmly welcomed on our arrival on a rather rainy evening. Our table was ready early and we were sat down with ease. Staff were friendly and helpful and even though the restaurant was busy, food and service was quick. Will definitely be back!!More infoDOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar - SouthbankPrice: Moderate• Italian• Southbank•4.4
- OTOpenTable DinerMelbourne •3 reviews5.0Dined 5 days agoI have dined there on numerous occasions and I knew that my work colleagues would love it. I took a chance on the weather and booked a table for 10 on the balcony for our Department dinner. It was a balmy night and the ambiance was amazing. Our waiter Chris was great with his recommendations, we ordered several entrees, as well as the meat & seafood platters with additional vegetarian dishes. The ouzo flowed and we had an amazing night.More infoYASSAS The Greek Way - SouthbankPrice: Expensive• Greek• Southbank•4.2
- BDBronwynDMelbourne •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023Love their food and service is always good. Return many timesMore infoWaterfront SouthgatePrice: Expensive• Seafood• Southbank•4.6
- SDSamDMelbourne •1 review5.0Dined on Jan 1, 2023AMAZING STEAK ,plus the cocktails were so damn good on yesterday's heat. Pricey ,but worth every dollar. And the service was absolutely top notchMore infoThe Breslin Bar & GrillPrice: Expensive• Contemporary American• Southbank•4.3
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