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Bom dia!

Welcome to Ruby Riviera Taberna Mediterrâneo, a casual restaurant and bar of genuine Mediterranean warmth nestled on the Yarra River in the heart of South Wharf, Melbourne.

Here, you’ll feel like family as the gentle breeze caresses your cheeks, and the spectacular views of the Melbourne CBD unfold before you from our terrace.

At Ruby Riviera we are an all all occasion venue, we don’t just serve food; we create moments. 

Our all-day menu offers a delightful symphony of coastal cuisines and our bar features a carefully curated selection of wines, beers, premium spirits and cocktails from the Mediterranean region and beyond. 

Whether you’re a wine connoisseur, a beer enthusiast, or a lover of fine spirits, our list has been crafted to delight every palate.

Comida - Food

Whether you’re in the mood for small Meze plates, our signature “Pratos,” or sharing platters, Ruby Riviera is the perfect choice for all types of gatherings, from intimate dinners to larger celebrations. 

We also specialise in group bookings and hosting functions and corporate events, ensuring that every occasion at our venue is truly special.

Bebidas - Drinks

But that’s not all! 

Our cocktail and crafted mocktail list is a true testament to mixology excellence. 

Each cocktail is a masterpiece, carefully crafted by our talented bartenders, designed to take your taste buds on a journey through Mediterranean flavours from the Aegean coast to Portugal.

What's On At Ruby Riviera

Our calendar is a tapestry of exciting experiences that embody the Mediterranean spirit. Find out what we have going on at Ruby Riviera below.

Gnocchi Masterclass
This Mother's Day we are offering a hands-on masterclass in which you can learn the art of making a Mediterranean coastal favourite and signature dish of Executive Chef Malcolm Williams - Ndunderi di Minori.
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Graze your Sunday away, select any three of our meze plates accompanied by your choice of one of our focaccia barese for $60
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Enjoy 90 Minutes of bottomless spritz, prosecco, European-style wines, beer & mocktails accompanied by chef's selection of canapes for $35pp
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Enjoy happy hour drink specials at Ruby Riviera. Enjoy discounted spritz, Penfolds wine and schooners 2pm to 6pm Wednesday to Friday.
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Enjoy three special locally sourced mussel dishes including warm artisanal focaccia exclusively on Thursday nights from 4pm at Ruby Riviera.
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Visit Ruby Riviera for our popular mid-week $20 express lunch menu. This reduced lunch menu is available from 12pm - 3pm Wednesday to Friday.

Functions & Events

Not just a restaurant and bar, we love events of all shapes and sizes at Ruby Riviera! 

From corporate events and end-of-year cocktail parties to seated dinners and pre-ordered office lunches, we cater to a wide range of functions.

We also have a unique and charming event space adjacent that is perfect for both large and small gatherings. 

This venue next door is lovingly referred to as BOHO due to it’s bohemian style high ceilings and posters adorning the exterior BOHO offers a truly one-of-a-kind atmosphere for any occasion.

Make a reservation

Join us on our terrace to savour Mediterranean flavours, in our restaurant or take a seat on our bar stools to enjoy the view of chefs working our open kitchen and share heartwarming moments, and explore our exquisite beverage offerings.

Book online instantly now for groups of up to 12 or enquire for larger 

Where to find us

Our vibrant oasis is conveniently located just a leisurely stroll away from the Melbourne Exhibition Centre and DFO South Wharf, making it the ideal destination to savour Mediterranean hospitality, create cherished memories, and raise a toast to life’s beautiful moments.