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Lovely riverside walk along the Yarra in Melbourne with lots of nice cafes restaurants and shopping areas. Very up and coming.
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Southbank Promenade, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing Promenade where you can get to one area to another with lots of great restaurants along the way as well as the Crown Casino and the South Bank DFO Starting from Flinders Street. Station you will need your walking shoes on

Thank kayestevens
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a wonderful area to stay in Melbourne. Lots of restaurants and entertainment, access to CBD so easy via footbridges

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 days ago

In town on business, I was looking for something to do on a Saturday. I ended up walking along the Southbank and enjoyed the scenery, various entertainers, and outdoor cafe for a nice flat white and light lunch.

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed the South Bank before going to the Footy at the MCG great places to eat and drink. Just watching the world pass by is amazing.

Thank jjacker1
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's so pleasant to walk down the South Bank that you won't even notice the distance. There's a lot to keep your senses occupied. Safe even at night. And clean!

Thank Tata P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great area for a stroll to take in the views or for dining. You will be spoiled for choice by all the restaurants and cafes. Melbourne have done this really well.

Thank AstroBloke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic range of eateries and hotels and right beside the riverbank so you can walk off the calories!!:)

Thank BlueAnto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One can spend so much time in this area as there is the walk along the Yarra, many food places ,whether food court or up market cafes, plus shops of variety and the Ferry rides right there at Southbank

Thank bernieclark2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South bank is a modern classy area where you don't have to go far to find a great feed. Good atmosphere and good views of the Yarra.

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had lived in Southbank last 2 years and in my opinion, one of the best places of Melbourne. It's pretty near from CBD and there are many options of entertainment.

Thank Rafa G
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3 January 2018|
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Response from Lissette0708 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this is a question. Fact is, I have walked there both day and night and never experienced any issues. No "roughsleepers", no loitering, or potsmoking "disadvantaged" people. Perhaps it's a misconception but... More
Ymosi E
29 July 2015|
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Response from Star707 | Reviewed this property |
The ubiquitous Food Hall on the ground level will have heaps of breakfast options if it is just fuel that you are looking for. If you can be bothered, hop on a tram and get yourself to the Victoria Market which is nearby (or... More