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Woodland House

$$$$, , Gluten Free Options
78 Williams Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9525 2178
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
78 Williams Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot fault this place, as it offers fine food of the highest standard. Very friendly and knowledgebable waiters too. It feels like Jacques Reymond is still in the kitchen. Great work. Highly recommanded.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank peter l
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I picked this restaurant last month to celebrate my sister's graduation dinner, however with unforeeen circumstances the celebration never happened. Just to give context to the readers, I've booked a semi private room for 15pax on the 13th December 7PM. Having paid the deposit of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
6  Thank dessietong
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We at the degustation menu with matching wines ... from start to finish we were underwhelmed by both the food and service. The whole place lacks atmosphere: soulless grey decor. The waiting staff were well-meaning but not up to the standard I expect from a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MelbsinLondon
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited woodland house for our anniversary. Was a very intimate restaurant and the food was more then we expected. Delicious foods that were spaced nicely and left us feeling very satisfied. Would recommend to my family and friends!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shelby M
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We are regular customers at Woodland House and for very good reasons. We really appreciate the creative and delicious dishes, gorgeous range of alcohol as well as non-alcoholic drinks on offer, the beautiful ambience of the restaurant and fantastic location which is very convenient for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mitzys979
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Having planned this meal for a few months, knowing full well we would be making use of the full degustation menu with paired wines...with the booking approaching my Northern English sensibilities where starting to panic as the sheer cost of the upcoming meal. We arrived...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anthony O
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I celebrated my 50th birthday with 15 close friends. Staff at Woodland House were well drilled and professional, and when it came to pouring wines (or Champagne) that I purchased were on-point. We had canapé followed by the 6-course degustation with matching wines. The quality...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank michaelsK3136WJ
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

When my friend picked this place for lunch. It brought back many many fond memories of this amazing French restaurant that was once upon a time, Jacques Reymond. When I first arrived in 1988. It’s either you wine n dine at Jacques Reymond, Paul Bocuse...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 264eddiel
Woodland_House_Melb, Guest Relations Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for your review Eddie. We're very glad to have been able to continue on that legacy and create a lunch for you to remember. We look forward to seeing you back again.

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Our French Wine and food group held a large dinner here on Wednesday last Service FIRST rate Food delicious and beautifully presented A wonderful night and our thanks to the fantastic staff at Woodland

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mpsegan53
Woodland_House_Melb, Front Office Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you Marshall for a fantastic night. Our event dining room upstairs is a great venue for these wine events. We look forward to seeing you all again for another great night of food and fantastic wines.

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is set in a lovely old house. There is limited off-street parking and street parking is hard to find. But the restaurant is worth the effort. We went with friends for the House Lunch, a limited option menu. The staff were very friendly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LindsayMann
Woodland_House_Melb, Front Office Manager at Woodland House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you for your review Lindsay. Lunch is a little unknown to many people and a great way to spend a relaxed casual lunch at the end of the week.

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Questions & Answers
Karen B
1 November 2018|
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Response from Woodland_House_Melb | Property representative |
Hi Karen, We are always closed on Mondays.
Petra H
24 July 2017|
Response from tim a | Reviewed this property |
Woodland House is not open on Mondays
22 February 2017|
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Response from Woodland_House_Melb | Property representative |
On Friday and Saturday evenings we offer a 6 or 10 course tasting menu. All dietary requirements will be catered for on request. You can view the menu and book online via our website. Please contact us directly if you have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$168
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Williams Rd, Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Prahran
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9525 2178
  • E-mail
Woodland House is the collaboration between two of Melbourne's finest young chefs, Thomas Woods and Hayden McFarland. A united culinary force, they have created an innovative, energetic and produce-based cuisine of their very own.
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