Steak Restaurant in Southbank, Melbourne

A star amongst Southbank restaurants

There are few Southbank steak restaurants with quite the same effortless style, sophisticated atmosphere, and inviting warmth as The Meat & Wine Co. located a short walk away from the bustling Melbourne CBD, & offers a modern and fine dining experience Our exceptional location covers three levels in Freshwater Place, where we overlook the city skyline of Queensbridge Square and the Yarra River. 

Inside you’ll find tasteful rustic design elements combined with modern comforts, such as concrete cladding, solid timbers, and touches of sleek metal cladding. Everywhere you look you’ll discover subtle nods to an African heritage through textures, patterns, and artefacts. 

Contact Details

3 Freshwater Place Queensbridge Square
Queensbridge Street, Southbank
VIC 3006
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Phone: (03) 9696 5333
Email: click here

Monday4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Tuesday12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Wednesday12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Thursday12:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday12:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Saturday12:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Sunday12:00 pm – 9:30 pm

June 10, 202412:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Pre-dinner Drinks at The Meat & Wine Co Southbank

Southbank’s Pre-dinner Drinks Scene Redefined by The Meat & Wine Co  

Bask in the buzz and vibe of Southbank. The Meat & Wine Co. on Southbank, is not only a premier steak destination, you can also settle in with a glass of bubbles, perhaps a cocktail with our barrel-aged spirits.

Relax with friends with pre-dinner drinks, and do some people-watching on Southbank before enjoying a fine meal with us.

Iconic Kick Off Drinks at The Meat & Wine Co in Southbank  

There is no better place in Melbourne to kick off your night than Southbank. So many good eateries and places to be entertained, but the number one spot for pre-dinner drinks is the Meat & Wine Co. An extensively curated wine list, craft beers, and decadent cocktails to tickle the taste buds.

You can also enjoy some bar snacks, such as garlic bread or some king prawns.

Join us, join your friends at the iconic Meat & Wine Co. on Southbank for the beginning of a wonderful evening.

Southbank’s Top Choice for After Work Drinks: The Meat & Wine Co   

If you’ve just knocked off work and are making your way to Flinders Street Station, why not pause for a while, let the rush of people pass you by, and enjoy a drink with your friends at the Meat & Wine Co.?

Meet your friends, debrief and unwind from your hectic day, with a cool beverage and some snacks. Enjoy the classy surrounds of our main bar. As you watch the world go by outside the bay windows.

There is nothing better.

Located on Melbourne’s iconic Southbank in Freshwater Place, you’ll find The Meat & Wine Co, a warm and inviting 3-level fine dining steakhouse with exceptional views of the city skyline, Queensbridge Square and the Yarra River. As you soak in the rustic, African-inspired ambience, you’ll indulge in our famous succulent, aged-to-perfection steaks, seafood or vegetarian dishes that are complemented by an exquisite drink menu and impeccable service.

Convenient parking is located in Wilson Parking at 2 Freshwater Place or 2 Riverside Quay in Southbank. If you’d prefer to walk, you’ll find The Meat & Wine Co Southbank 11 minutes from Crown Towers, 9 minutes from Crown Metropol, 9 minutes from the iconic Flinders Street Station, or a quick 1-minute walk from the Casino East/Queens Bridge tram stop.

Functions at Southbank Restaurant

With views spanning over The Yarra, what better venue to host your next function. Our unique Southbank steak house restaurant has multiple options depending on the size of your group and your requirements.

Pick from our Chef’s Table for smaller gatherings right through to booking out an entire level, the options are endless. Find out more.

An unparalleled fine dining experience

Dining at The Meat & Wine Co is more than just a meal. It begins with the open kitchen layout, which lets you view the expert chefs at work as they craft meals in the heart of the Southbank restaurant. 

The menu itself is a testament to why we are a top steak restaurant in Southbank. From our very own line of exclusive Monte beef, to our grain-fed short horn, and our in-house dry aged steak programme, our dedication to exceptional steak is second to none. 

Additionally, diners can discover a premium selection of dishes on our a la carte menu, such as towering skewers, slow-cooked ribs, vegetarian meals, and a handful of sumptuous desserts to finish this incredible dining experience in style.

A wine list with a difference

It’s not enough for a restaurant in Southbank to impress through its dishes – those dishes must be paired by a stellar wine list that can complement and complete the meal in a way that elevates the entire dining experience. 

The Meat & Wine Co wine list has been carefully curated to offer diners with a selection of well-known favourites and a number of new varietals to explore from around Australia and the world. You’ll find some of Australia’s best alongside many of New Zealand’s most renowned wine labels, as well as champagnes from France, and exceptional wines from South Africa. 

Not to be outdone, these premium wines are joined on the drinks list by a vibrant array of beers, ciders, cocktails, top-shelf whiskies, and more. As one of the best Southbank steak restaurants in Melbourne, The Meat & Wine Co considers every detail when crafting an unforgettable dining experience. 

Zambi Wildlife Foundation Donation

Read about The Meat & Wine Co’s charity partnership with Zambi Wildlife Foundation here.