The Palms, Inspired Kitchen & Cocktails
Offering happy hour food and cocktails from 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm and after 8:00 pm. Dinner starts at 5:00 Pm.
Winter menu options may change.
Comfortable intimate booths on the dining room side will allow you to relax and stay awhile.
The unique gourmet dishes and vibrant craft cocktails are created by an inspired team of dedicated professionals. Passion and desire are the fuels that drive the Palm's team to continually work at their craft knowing the guests will appreciate the extra effort and details that go into every element on a trip to the Palms.
After all, when you go out, you are on a vacation.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
- Diner temperature check required
- Contact tracing information collected
Food was not hot. Two different dishes and both had the exact same vegetables, not very creative at all. For this price point I expected more.
Great atmosphere. Great cocktails. Great service! Appies could be notched up.
Food was really good and pricing was normal! However service was awful, being a younger group they paid no attention to us and treated us like we were not worth his time
I loved the ambience and vibe of the restaurant. Our waiter was hilarious and the owner made our night special with a chat and some kind words. Order the table side Caesar salad, you won't regret it!!
Ambiance was fabulous, service was great, food was slow, overcooked and dry. We’ve previously had great experiences but likely won’t be back again.
Service was terrible and slow; drinks were terrible sent them back, calamari was good, hard to screw up deep fried calamari.. it felt like they were cutting Covid protocols.. staff wandering around taking chairs from other tables and carrying across restaurant to join guests who were dining... all in all we got out pretty quick, and it took 45 mins to live through that experience.
Fantastic as usual ! Loving the changes in the new menu and will be back again and again . One of the best bars and dining rooms in Victoria........Dave
I love The Palm! Great food, great ambience. Have been twice, will definitely go again. Thanks!
Food was great, and our server recommended a great wine for us. But disappointed to find out they had charged my credit card for our 3 course dinner and an automatic gratuity ahead of time and did not bother to tell me. Food and service was great but the automatic charge of almost $200 with no notice was quite annoying.
An enjoyable client focussed experience. Food was great and staff was very friendly.
The service was good. The food was fine but we would have preferred the normal menu. The menu for Valentine’s Day was just ok, and more expensive than it should have been. But we are happy to support local businesses during these trying times.
Our only feedback is that the retro music that was being played was too loud and it did not add to the ambience. Some lighter jazz would have been appreciated and would have gone with the vibe of the room decor.
Had a great V-Day 3 course meal here! Would go again.
with the snow and all i was just happy to have a table and a meal
Overall good experience, all the courses were good for the three course meal we had. Service was great. Definitely go back
The food was amazing! Chef very accommodating when I requested no curry in my entree. We will definitely be back
Amazing all around!! And the cocktails are amazing!! Nice ambiance and vibe! Love it!
Went for Happy Hour. Felt very safe, place is very clean and tables are spaced apart. The food was awesome and great value. Matt the bartender took great care of us. Totally worth it. Highly recommended!!
Excellent evening definitely will be back the food was superb
We are happy to see Darren and his "world famous" table side Caesar salad back! The Palms presents and wonderful menu from start to finish. We enjoyed Darren's Caesar to start, then both my partner and I tucked into the deliciously done roast lamb main, done to perfection and sided with crisp roast vegetables and potatoes. We finished off with the B52 chocolate terrine and signature "Shaft" brule. There is much more on the menu to return to, and we surely will.
The only negative point, was that service was a tad slow. Though our table was passed many times by staff with empty hands, the table was not cleared between courses as one would expect. The quality of each course brought us back to our happy places.
I felt welcome, the food was delicious with excellent service. Gorgeous place worthy of making it one of your regular haunts.
We just had drinks and appies and the appies were so good especially the Prawn one. Our waiter seemed a bit preoccupied. He might have been the only one on. Restaurant was not busy but he just wasn’t as friendly as we would have liked. I would like to try this restaurant again though.
Great place for Cocktails in a very nice atmosphere.
The NYE event was simply awesome. The food was over the top, service was pleasant and efficient. We enjoyed our evening very much nd will definitely be back for another evening meal soon.
A Very Happy and Healthy New Year to all of you!!
Darren,our host totally `made the evening!`
To begin with our cocktails were perfectly mixed and delivered to our table by our most gracious waiter.
Our turkey dinner was generous enough for Henry the 8th...but discerning enough for the likes of `Jacques Pepin`!!!!
The flavour of the turkey was so natural and true to form!
The pumpkin pie and coffee were an appropriate finish to our lovely meal!
Our host and evening were five star.
Went for Christmas dinner... food was mediocre at best.
Amazing three course Turkey Christmas dinner! Beautiful location.
Have had mixed experiences. Attentive service!
The food was terrible
Food was great and Jim mixed us some tasty drinks and was an all around pleasant chap. Ambience is warm and inviting. A great date night. We’ll be back.
I find it strange that the restaurant is called The Palms. It feels very unpalmy. And has the strangest art work that is neither local nor related to the theme of The Palms. So the atmosphere just feels strange.
Service was friendly and efficient.
Food: the chicken was excellent, every flavor combination worked even though the plate was visually busy. But it was very good.
The duck was however raw and cold. A disappointment.
The dessert - creme brule. More of a mouse and a layer of water on the bottom. So ...disappointing.
Mixed on the food and atmosphere.
Delicious food, great service and beautiful ambience.
What a great place- we loved the food, the drinks, service and ambiance and would definitely recommend! The Caesar salad (prepared table-side) was as good as it gets- a must-have! We moved over to the bar after dinner and enjoyed the lively vibe and wine in there too.
The service was very slow but the food was delicious
Overall, the experience was fine. The food was fine and the service was fine.
We are big diners out 4 times a week
Wanted to try it out having been a restaurant owner
Was intrigued to see Caesar salad’s table side
This was my forte
Sat down ordered pellagrino
And bottle of wine
Wine appeared open with h cork
Was informed COVID rules ?????
I had dined at 3 different restaurants in last 5 days and all were opening at table !!
Questions to waitress was told it is the law
Hope the don’t get caught!!!
I said ok
Came to take order
Caesar salad !!
Oh sorry we are not doing that Only in kitchen pre made
I said come back
That is why I was there
It is customary to inform diners of what is not available when the menu is presented
Ordered the Argentina shrimp sslad it was excellent
The carpaccio was well presented but only a pass
Had lamb chops again well presented and prepared
But very gamey taste
Overall 3 stars
Will give another chance but servers need to be more informed
Great restaurant lovely waitress met the owner food & atmosphere excellent will definitely book a meal again soon.
Cook was off ill and owner needed to fill in, food was not great for price and the cappuccino was not a cappuccino. If you can’t deliver as sold please tell your patrons and let them move on.
Great service, excellent cocktails and well spaced during the pandemic.
Food is okay. I'd say the pavlova was not cook properly, the sugar in the meringue has crystallized that it left a texture that was unpleasant - think of eating raw sugar. It was way too sweet, perhaps too much sugar in the cream and in the meringue. The crab donuts/beignets can be improved.
The ambience is left to be desired. This place have been through a lot of changes such as it's name, menu and the styling of the restaurant. The bar looked outdated.
Perhaps an off night, calamari was “fishy” tasting and strip loin was over cooked (ordered rare and came med well). Service was very good.
The Palms, Inspired Kitchen & Cocktails is rated 4.4 stars by 59 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.