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Ponyfish Island Cafe

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Cafe,
Southgate Pedestrian Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Cafe, Australian
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Southgate Pedestrian Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great setting right down on the river with plenty of heaters as it is all outdoors. Good choice of interesting cocktails. Friendly staff and good atmosphere.

Thank JeffCypress
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Visited this place a couple of times on my last visit to Melbourne, it's a great little bar on the bridge. A nice spot to watch people go by with some great drinks as well. While we were there we saw Batman, a family of...More

Thank Sephorra
Reviewed 27 July 2017

great little cafe built into the bridge offering a good selection of drinks and snacks.this is a great place to watch the world go byQ

Thank slartymiec
Reviewed 15 July 2017

My second visit here and it was amazing this time too. Had a wine in the afternoon, overlooking the Yarra River with crystal clear skies - it was gorgeous. The staff are helpful and the seasonal drinks were fun - very localised drinks. it was...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Ponyfish is a regular haunt. Always busy, but worth the wait to get in ( numbers are limited by safe capacity) and to get next to a heater or in a sun spot in the warmer weather. Tasty mulled wine for chilly visits. Cheeky Sunday...More

Thank jacbski
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is a bar with great views from it and is open in the evening - although it advertises it is open till late, it closed at 21:30 when we were there in a Monday Evening The seating is on high metal bar stills against...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The food is not very good , not a great drink choice , not an amazing service but friendly staff . The good thing about this place is the location . Amazing at the sunset , in the middle of the river !

Thank Alberto Z
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Cool spot for a cold beer and a soda on a warm summer day , no more no less, and enough according to us!

Thank Markus S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I met a local friend of mine here for a drink while on holiday, brilliant service and great drinks. The only thing would be that it gets far too busy for the amount of space and seating they have available. We stood around until someone...More

Thank Evie M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I just love this place its I really don't think there are many places that you can have a drink in the middle of the river with out being on a boat. A delightful place to stop for a glass of wine when you are...More

Thank Gregsuzanne
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Questions & Answers
3 April 2018|
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Response from corgi47 | Reviewed this property |
I didnt notice but i'm sure it wouldnt be too hard to arrange
2 November 2017|
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Response from julie m | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am unsure about if they take reservations or even there meal times, we were just walking along the promenade to check out the Melbourne Star dinner cruise and seen this little pub in the middle of the river and... More
9 July 2017|
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Response from Bronwyn W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know as didn't eat there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southgate Pedestrian Bridge, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank
  • Neighborhood: Southbank
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