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4.0 /6 Very Good 56 Reviews

The Groove Train - Epping Plaza

Epping Australian $$ +100
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About The Groove Train - Epping Plaza

What once started out as a single restaurant in Melbourne back in 1998, the Groove Train family has since grown into a household name, now a chain of popular restaurants located all across the east coast of Australia. Known for their high quality and flavoursome food, browsing the menu at Groove Train is like taking a round the world trip, featuring cuisine from just about every corner of the globe, from the USA to Indonesia. Located inside the Epping Plaza shopping centre on the High Street, a trip to Groove Train is the perfect post shopping treat!

Opening Hours

  • Monday 09:00 - 22:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 22:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 22:00
  • Thursday 09:00 - 22:00
  • Friday 09:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday 09:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday 09:00 - 22:00
The Groove Train - Epping Plaza, High Street, Epping Plaza 571-583, 3076 Melbourne

Further Information

To fuel up for your day spent shopping at Epping Plaza, head to Groove Train for one of their infamous breakfast options like the breakfast burrito or triple-stacked pancakes, washed down with a cup of their own coffee blend for a good old caffeine fix. No matter what kind of cuisine you’re after, you’ll probably find something to satisfy your taste buds on the all day menu over at Melbourne’s Groove Train. If you’re looking for some Asian cuisine we recommend trying the chicken hokkien noodles (marinated chicken wok-fried with Asian greens, sweet soy, fresh coriander, ginger, chilli sauce and sesame seeds) or the Indian butter chicken, a take on the traditional dish served with jasmine rice, popadoms and raita yoghurt.

Italian aficionados should go for one of the woodfired pizzas or pastas while those after a classic British dish will love the beer-battered fish and chips with tartare sauce. With its location on Epping’s High street, no matter if it’s for a post-shopping feast or an evening out in this lively area, Groove Train is a fail-safe choice. Make a reservation in advance to grab one of the best tables at this beloved Melbourne fixture!


56 Reviews

4.0 /6 Very Good 56 Reviews
Atmosphere: entertaining
Service: friendly
Quality/Price: cheap
Food: delicious
Noise: average
Waiting Time: short
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1 review so far 6
14.05.2017 19:16

food & service was great, my family & i enjoyed mother's day breakfast, great atmosphere & people. definitely will come back again, juices are bomb.

1 review so far 6
15.02.2017 06:33

It was so good and good staff and food, also getting a rose for v-day was also good. I would tell people to go there.

1 review so far 6
14.12.2016 17:53

Food was great service was great a+++ Will be goinf back for sure. Very fast service great for a quick lunch or dinner great all round

1 review so far 6
23.11.2016 00:50

Booked a table of 12 for my daughters b'day and not one complaint!! Great service food was fantastic!! Great place for a night out! Totally recommend!!!!

1 review so far 5
28.11.2016 07:24

Food and service was very good. The only thing that really annoys me is that many places can get very noisy without effective sound reduction panels. Family friendly places need to do some work with noise levels and their choice of music does not help. Along with a nice meal I enjoy having a good conversation but noise levels distract from the experience. But overall a very good experience twice in approx 2 weeks..

1 review so far 6
26.02.2016 16:34

Awesome food! Great environment and friendly staff! I read so many negative reviews and was weary of coming here but honestly I don't believe any of that now. Food came out relatively quick and although on the pricey side, you get very generous servings so you are paying for what you get!

1 review so far 5
20.07.2016 00:21

Some of the waiters/waitresses were great and attentive, while a couple need to be re-trained as they looked like they had no interest. Venue is hip and cool, would say it's a mixed crowd age-wise. Food was good, satisfied my tastebuds. Would recommend over the other food joints there.

1 review so far 6
15.10.2016 10:45

Came to celebrate a 21st birthday and we were not disappointed. Great food at a fantastic price. The service was amazing!! :) I would definitely recommend this place to my family and friends! Thankyou very much for a great evening.

1 review so far 6
15.05.2016 22:19

Went to Groove Train for Mother's Day, the food was excellent and the service was exceptional too.. great selection on the menu with lots of different tastes to choose from... Everyone was happy and we enjoyed our meal.. :)

1 review so far 6
05.01.2016 10:13

The service and food was great. Staff were friendly nice atmosphere. I highly recommend the fishermans basket, the fish, prawns, scallops and calamari was fresh and delicious and a very generous portion.

1 review so far 5
20.01.2017 18:17

Service and meal was fantastic. They didn't have the booking though. Next time I will book over the phone, not through Quandoo. The restaurant were very accommodating considering they were busy and didn't have a booking for us.

1 review so far 5
28.03.2016 09:08

Measl served quicjkly and still very hot. We all enjoyed our selection. Might be picky but plates were still on the table 15 minutes after finishing and no-one bothered to ask if we wanted dessert so we left.

1 review so far 6
21.11.2016 00:06

Good customer service. Food was great and big serve. Nice place to dine with family or friends.staff are very accomodating.i love their steak and buttered chicken and their desserts as well.

1 review so far 6
12.04.2016 10:27

The food was great and the staff were super professional and friendly. I would highly recommend using Quandoo to book a table, I have even downloaded the app on my phone.

2 reviews so far 5
18.04.2017 08:05

My dinner party and guests enjoyed the evening and atmosphere very much. Good food overall. We had risotto, fish and chips, steak and chips. Thanks for the great work over the long Easter weekend.

2 reviews so far 6
13.10.2016 05:37

The food was great and served on time, and also the waitresses were very helpful. It's a very friendly atmosphere good place to catch up with friends.

1 review so far 6
08.02.2016 12:26

Can't complain about anything, service, food and price was all great. Definitely would recommend. We had a party of 9 and nothing was too much trouble.

1 review so far 5
11.05.2017 08:18

great service, the food delicious overall,( a small comment the fish batter was a bit thick and heavy) Portions size huge. I will recommend the groove train to my friends.

1 review so far 5
26.06.2016 08:47

the meals and service was very good - cant complain - if anything was a cold night and venue isn't overly warm but will go again, during the warmer months

1 review so far 6
19.04.2016 08:32

Food was good presentation was ossum enjoyed staff was efficient and smart friendly .The venue was quite close to shopping centre clean and nice environment

1 review so far 5
02.08.2016 08:22

The selection of food was great, especially with people in our group that have diet specific requirements. No one was dissatisfied with their food and in fact all were impressed.

1 review so far 6
06.03.2016 09:56

Excellent and quick service. There was always a waiter close by. Great food at a reasonable price. The drink list was full of great choices.

1 review so far 4
10.05.2017 12:33

It was okay - main meals were good, but the dessert was not satisfying. Service was good, although they were short staffed. It was a little cold in the restaurant due to the doors being left open.

1 review so far 5
28.12.2015 22:07

Food and service was great. Only downside asked for water and didn't get it. Table was Near the window which was hot and noisey. Would definitely go back.

1 review so far 5
10.01.2017 07:29

We had a very good night out and the food was pretty good, the only negative was it was busy so the service was sometimes very slow.

1 review so far 5
26.06.2017 10:21

The food was good and the portions were fairly large. The service on Sunday afternoon was prompt and the meals came out in a timely manner.

1 review so far 5
29.03.2017 21:20

Lovely meals, quick service and staff were pleasant. Inside Table location wasn't great near door draft and smoke area. Would definitely return but specify table location.

1 review so far 5
22.12.2016 05:48

Food was very nice. Big meals. Service was good. Only thing wrong was the meals were a bit slow coming out but not too bad

1 review so far 1
14.05.2017 19:18

I appreciate how busy Mothers Day can be however 1 1/2 hours wait for food is ridiculous. No staff member had the courtesy to let us know there's a wait and when asked how long our food would be we were told 'soon'... steak was dry and stewed, had to ask for another one and even that wasn't cooked as requested. Burger was dry and cold, salt n pepper squid had no salt. Fish oozed oil. Very overpriced for what we got and the service wasn't up to scratch. Very disappointed. Definately won't be going back.

1 review so far 3
20.11.2016 08:21

Food was good. Service okay Only problem that big blow flys were everywhere whilst eating food. Also they don't allow split the bill when dining with a big group.

1 review so far 3
11.09.2016 07:51

Food was average. My husband ordered the fish and chips and could hardly find any fish amongst the very thick batter. Waitress kept forgetting things. Ragout didn't taste fresh.

1 review so far 3
17.03.2017 22:00

Food was not the best. We ordered a Garlic pizza and the base was too hard just like a biscuit. Chicken Burger bead buns tasted stale !!

1 review so far 2
11.10.2016 08:30

I requested a booth and when we arrived, we did not get a booth and there was like two booths empty and they looked like they were not reserved at the time we were there.

1 review so far 2
09.07.2017 07:35

Good service, but food was bland and portions way too big. We had a child and we're seated near the entrance so kept getting a cold draft.

1 review so far 2
14.12.2016 14:57

The food wasn't great and the service was appalling. It is a shame because we had a large group and 90% of people were unhappy.

1 review so far 1
08.08.2016 08:21

Individual orders were not allowed in group dinner bookings. A few arrived late and only wanted a coffee/cake before heading off to the movies, but the restaurant refused to take individual paid orders. So we left without our coffee/cake fix. We were most disappointed :(

1 review so far 1
04.09.2016 16:16

The food is great, the service not so much we waited an hour for our breakfast and only 4 of our meals made it on the table with 1 meal short.