The Atlantic
Seafood
  • Riverside at Crown,
    8 Whiteman St,
    Southbank,
    Melbourne, VIC
  • (03) 9698 8888,
    theatlantic.com.au/
  • Lunch daily noon-3pm

    Dinner daily 6pm-11pm


     

The Atlantic
-37.822545, 144.958850

For a thumbnail sketch of high-rolling good living, Melbourne-style, swing into The Atlantic, an enormous space lined with floor-to-ceiling windows for prime riverside gazing. This temple of seafood includes a subterranean drinking den, a casual oyster bar and a huge dining room segmented to provide a little intimacy. Slick service doesn't miss a beat and the massive wine list is helpfully ordered to provide easy reading. The menu includes some serious meat, but why are you here if not for seafood? Push the boat out with lobster and sustainable caviar (to enjoy with Perrier-Jouët, of course), while dramatically sculpted seafood platters entrance dining groups. Fish can be ordered whole, grilled or fried, while fillets, like the barramundi, come charred to smoky perfection. For slightly more modest budgets, there are freshly shucked oysters, prawn cocktails crowned with quail eggs or tempura soft-shell crab with jalapeño and ponzu dressing.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $21-$36

    M $25-$79

    D $16-$22

    Dégustation $140


     

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Bar
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Donovan Cooke

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