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Australian Good for groups

The Common Man Restaurant Bar

8.1/10
187 reviews

Average price $20

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $20 Special request
Bowl of fries - Large
$10

with tomato sauce & aoli (v)

Seasoned Wedges - Large
$12

with sweet chilli and sour cream (v)

Dietary options

Gluten free,
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Ratings & Reviews

Very good
8.1/10
based on 187 reviews
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Quality of food :7.9/10
Service :8.1/10
Setting :8.3/10
  1. Wendy B.
    Wendy B.
    • 25 reviews
    9/10

    Organising the preorder was difficult, but the food was really delicious and came out very quickly. Would go back again - just wouldn’t preorder.

  2. Archie C.
    Archie C.
    • 24 reviews
    6.5/10

    Food was very bland with no flavour... service was probably the best part... even if you have to pay upfront...

  3. Denisa S.
    Denisa S.
    • 5 reviews
    6.5/10

    Food was average and quite bland. Staff were friendly and polite. Service and atmosphere was good. The place is mainly good for gatherings and the good view

  4. Jessica L.
    Jessica L.
    • 4 reviews
    8.5/10

    Really good quality meals, at the quieter end of South Wharf. Wednesday nights hey have a great value Parma

  5. Nicholas L.
    Nicholas L.
    • one review
    2/10

    The worst. The entire staff seemed completely out of sync with eachother, as if they had all just learned how to work in a restaurant. The hostess didn’t know how to find my reservation, so she sent me to the bartender, who then sent me back to the host stand, who then sent me back to a different bartender, repeated a billion times over until eventually the universe implodes upon itself.

  6. Dimple G.
    Dimple G.
    • 4 reviews
    9.5/10

    Great pizza and great service. Very friendly

  7. Isaac F.
    Isaac F.
    • 26 reviews
    8/10

    Great location. fantastic views of the city and Yarra river. food is ok, standard pub grub. firendly service and plenty of seating inside and out. Big screen perfect for watching the Tennis.

  8. Richard G.
    Richard G.
    • 11 reviews
    6.5/10

    Food was ok/average.... Service was ok/average..... ok for a cheap and reasonably fast eat.

  9. Shelly R.
    Shelly R.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Great outdoor amenities!

  10. Jason G.
    Jason G.
    • 3 reviews
    6.5/10

    I have been here twice now using ‘the fork’ 50% discount. The first time I was pretty impressed with the quality of the food, this time it was average. Don’t get the Veggie burger. It’s not very imaginative. I bought a jug of Furphy and it was $36! Lol. Could have bought a slab for that and stayed home

  11. Jon M.
    Jon M.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    Great service and great food, portions were large and drinks were cold! ????????

  12. Jacqueline D.
    Jacqueline D.
    • 4 reviews
    7.5/10

    We went as a group of 4 and the food we ordered was really good and it came quite quickly. There weren't many other diners around at the time we were there, I guess because it was a Sunday. We didn't realise we had to order our food and drinks at the bar because we assumed we were getting table service since the waiter brought us water when we first sat down and didn't inform us about their ordering procedure. Didn't take Amex card and no split bills which might be a bit difficult for larger groups. All in all a good experience!

  13. Christine B.
    Christine B.
    • 6 reviews
    8/10

    Great place in South Wharf with a good selection of food, reasonable prices for generous serves. A big outdoor section is a plus.

  14. Duncan C.
    Duncan C.
    • one review
    7/10

    Decent without being remarkable. My Parma was huge but quality was nothing remarkable. Staff were friendly and helpful. Overall not too bad..

  15. Sonia M.
    Sonia M.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    The Common Man was amazing . Food and Service was excellent , table was a little small but overall was amazing . We will definitely be coming back .

  16. Dianna H.
    Dianna H.
    • 12 reviews
    10/10

    Great service and food!

  17. Cyn B.
    Cyn B.
    • 5 reviews
    6/10

    The food was good. But unfortunately the service here is always disappointing. When i got to the bar to order food, there were four staff working in the bar, no other customers. All staff were either continue chatting or just walked away. My friend and I were standing there for about 10 minutes till someone finally acknowledged us.

  18. Maria K.
    Maria K.
    • 6 reviews
    8/10

    The staff were friendly and very accommodating. The meals were well priced and good value. The chicken schnitzel was real great chicken and the pizza great.

  19. Olga S.
    Olga S.
    • 13 reviews
    9/10

    Good spot. Friendly, attentive service. Salad was a bit too salty. Otherwise all good

  20. Amy N.
    Amy N.
    • 5 reviews
    8/10

    Friendly staff, helpful when approached. Instantly offered a new drink to child when theirs spilled, and didn’t make any fuss over the mess (thankfully, just a minor spill). Coffee was mediocre but everything else was very worthwhile and great location- we will be back

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Opening time

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Monday to Wednesday 8 am to 6 pm

Thursday & Friday 8 am to 10 pm

Saturday 10 am to 10 pm

Sunday 10 am to 8 pm

Facebook : @thecommonmansw

Instagram : @thecommonmansw

Email inquiries: office@thecommonman.com.au

How to get to the restaurant

39 Dukes Walk, 3006, South Wharf (VIC), Australia

Public transport

Trams, DFO shuttle buses, UBER, Taxis

Directions to get there

Head into the DFO carpark, a short walk from the carpark to 39 Dukes Walk.

50% off DFO parking with any purchase

Melbourne City, South Wharf, Southbank

About the restaurant

Serving satisfying rustic meals & a range of local and imported beers, Common Man epitomises Melbourne’s colourful & approachable culture.

There’s a dedicated breakfast menu seven days per week, happy hour and meal specials such as burgers, pizza's & hot wings.

All-day plates to share include crispy fried chicken with wasabi and lime mayonnaise, salt and pepper squid, tacos, burgers, pizza, fish and chips, and beef brisket.

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