9 Verified Diner Reviews

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7.3
9 reviews
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dined on Fri, 6 Sep 2019

(10)
The staff were fabulous, they smiled all night. I’ve never had waygu roast before and I am smitten.

dined on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

(4)
The service was really slow and awkward. We'd booked with 50% off, which we flagged on our way in. We waited more than 30 minutes to order. 10 minutes after we'd finally ordered, we were told the restaurant only offered this deal at a different time (even though it was clearly available at the time booked on the website). They allowed us the discount begrudgingly. The menu had few options and wasn't inspiring. The food was generally well prepared, though the beef was very overcooked (we asked for rare, and were told this wasn't possible as the beef was pre-cooked by sous vide, which doesn't really make sense.) We won't be back.

dined on Mon, 15 Jul 2019

(2)
Menu is misleading. The $40+ "Fillet" steak on the menu is rump, not scotch or eye. Cheese cake nothing like the picture. Food is catering standard.

dined on Sat, 5 Jan 2019

(8)
The Cliveden generally does a seafood buffet on the weekends, however we were lucky enough to go when there was an a la cart menu on offer. (I say that, mainly because i prefer that type of dining) Everything was fine, however as there were very few other customers, the atmosphere felt fairly stale. The food was good, but i wouldn't be happy to pay $45 per dish. I am an Accor member, so would only go back using the membership discount.

dined on Tue, 22 May 2018

(8)
Good environment.
Robert

dined on Sat, 12 May 2018

(8)
Magnificent buffet Every thing you want
Hi Robert, thank you very much for your review. We will look forward to seeing you again!
Erkin Aytekin, The Cliveden Bar & Dining responded on Wed, 6 Jun 2018
Vas

dined on Wed, 24 Jan 2018

(7)
Great drinks selection

dined on Sat, 25 Nov 2017

(8)
Unfortunately the morten bay bugs seemed overboiled and was tasteless and dry. Oysters and mussels were fresh as were the prawns. The wagyu rump and striploin were however very tender. Very nice desserts too.
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About The Cliveden Bar & Dining

Original stained glass panelling in a beautifully restored mansion greet you as you arrive at The Cliveden Bar and Dining in East Melbourne.This is the perfect spot to catch up with a group of friends - sharing plates can be accompanied by European and local craft beers, ciders, a curated list of superb Australian wines, and signature cocktails conjured by resident mixologists. Well, what are you waiting for? Get yourself here now.

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