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Very good
based on 190 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :8.4/10
Service :8.3/10
Setting :8.4/10
  1. Sandy S.
    • one review

    We had a disappointing experience last time we went here for my mum’s birthday celebration. We made a note on our booking that we’re bringing our own cake. My mum – the birthday celebrant and who got there first was apparently told off at the door that the booking request was not approved and was not given a warm welcome upon coming in. She was embarrassed by how whoever was at the door (a woman) handled the whole thing as she was told we’re not allowed to bring in a cake. Guys, you sent us an email confirmation that our booking was confirmed – and this email contained that request. Whoever approved this booking could’ve informed us first that we’re not allowed to bring in the cake, or simply just rejected our booking. I was sent a text message again on a different day by the restaurant confirming our booking – which meant that someone again had a look at the details of our booking. You had another chance to inform us, or reject our booking. For a fancy restaurant, this is really poor customer service. You should not have an online booking method and a space for booking requests if you are not going to read them. Don’t get us wrong, your food is great. My husband and I had been there multiple times before for oysters and champagne, that’s why we raved about it and suggested this restaurant to our family to try. But unfortunately, this time I wasn’t very happy with the experience. How the person handled it at the door just left a sour taste in our mouths, as my poor mum celebrating her actual birthday that day was just embarrassed on her special day. This is not our first time bringing in a cake for a birthday celebration at a restaurant, but this is our first time for a fancy restaurant like yours to handle communicating with your customers poorly. It would’ve been better that you simply rejected our booking, as I understand you have policies. What I don’t understand is not taking the time to communicate or get back to your customers about them. But I have to be fair, as the waiter assigned to us was very pleasant and explained our questions about the menu patiently and with a smile. (Unfortunately didn’t get his name) However, for a $700 bill, my mum did not deserve to be embarrassed on her birthday, and we won’t be coming again.

  2. John N.
    • 4 reviews

    This is a beautiful restaurant. Staff knew the dishes and complimentary wine and had a perfect night. Ideal for romantic date and food was all cooked to perfection. Loved it

  3. A A.
    • 263 reviews

    Excellent taste and service

  4. Kevin B.
    • one review

    Did enjoy the evening Service was slow Food overpriced Atmosphere bland Seemed understaffed Food good but not worth the price

  5. A A.
    • 275 reviews

    Disappointing to order grilled prawns expecting them to be shelled and were not. Also took a while for the mains to be served. Have been here before last year and enjoyed it more then...sorry!

  6. A A.
    • 294 reviews

    The dish was so yummy. Love the Atlantic's seafood and fish dish.

  7. A A.
    • 276 reviews

    It was our second time coming to the restaurant after a mediocre first outing. Much better all round, the food, the service had improved.

  8. A A.
    • 259 reviews

    Great place but expensive

  9. A A.
    • 248 reviews

    We have some fish and seafood dishes, it was really delicious and fresh. Will be back again!

  10. A A.
    • 289 reviews

    The food was really yummy. Will be back again : )

  11. A A.
    • 259 reviews

    Great service and amazing food

  12. A A.
    • 266 reviews

    Fantastic food and Service, Thank you

  13. Nick D.
    • one review

    Only negative was that it was too warm

  14. A A.
    • 255 reviews

    Highly recommend, service and food was amazing

  15. A A.
    • 271 reviews

    Although great flavour - lobster is a little overpriced - but what the heck - it was my mum's birthday

  16. Aaron K.
    • one review

    Friendly staff. Food took a little longer than expected but was pretty busy.

  17. Wally L.
    • one review

    Great place and the group enjoyed it

  18. Nanette B.
    • one review

    Staff were fabulous. Somellier made a great wine selection for us, both entrees were fabulous - the pork belly and the scallops - they really made my dish without chilli also. Desert was also delicious ... nothing to complain about.

  19. A A.
    • 267 reviews

    Great Fish! cooked perfectly and extremely fresh.

  20. Alex N.
    • one review

    Nice place, good communication! Thank you.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

Shop 18 -198 Whiteman StreetCrown Entertainment Complex, 3006, Southbank, Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne City, South Wharf, Southbank

About the restaurant

Southbank's crowning jewel

Inspired by New York’s famous meat-packing district, and the hustle and bustle of old-school fish markets, The Atlantic is the crowning jewel of South Bank. An esteemed focus on excellence infuses every aspect of this restaurant, from its design and ambiance, to its service and cuisine. There are a series of menus for you to choose from; the oyster bar, an a la carte option as well as a degustation menu. Each day executive chef Donovan Cooke and his team create the menu depending on what is pulled fresh from the sea. While seafood is the main focus, The Atlantic also offers a small selection of quality steak dishes as well as rare breed pork, Victorian lamb and organic poultry. The Atlantic experience is designed for all the senses - it is a true ocean to plate experience.

Best Dish: The Atlantic seafood platter.

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