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78 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
(08) 8725 2404
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
On the plus side staff are friendly

The food is pretty terrible, however it isn't expensive and the staff were very friendly so this rates as 'poor' rather than 'terrible'.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The food is pretty terrible, however it isn't expensive and the staff were very friendly so this rates as 'poor' rather than 'terrible'.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We went to this place as it was advertized as delivering tasty food. Ok - agreed tasty is subjective but imho the food is greasy, salads have seen better times and the value for money ration is below average. Have seen better for less money ...

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Airlie Beach, Australia
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275 reviews 275 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The menu was typical pub food, with a smallish salad bar. The pub was busy (always a good sign), but the kitchen handled it well. The food was nothing special, but without significant delay

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Not expensive, especially with 20% discount through hotel offer. Staff very obliging and helpful with my gluten-free requirements. Meals tasty and good size portions.

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I like everything about this hotel. It is a welcoming place with a wide cross section of clientele. It serves great beer that is poured with expertise. The food is not not cheap pub, rather top notch unpretentious hotel dining. I am not a local so my expereince covers a number of years. What really impresses me is that I... More 

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Hastings, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Had a party of 10 which they could not fit in bistro so they took us upstairs to the function room, we were treated like kings, best place and they staff are fantastic, we went back the next night

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a Surf & Turf and a T Bone Steak. Both were over cooked, even the Steak which we ordered raw was not bloody inside anymore. The meat tasted like it was frozen once before and had way too much fat on it. The sauce provided was undefinable. Fries were just doughy...

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was lucky enough to have one of the nightly specials, Scotch Fillet steak, which was only $15. I thought this was exceptionally cheap. Not only was it cheap, but it was the most tender steak I have ever had out. It was perfectly cooked (Medium), and just melted in your mouth. I chose to have it with chips and... More 

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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great hotel in the middle of town. Excellent service, great meals, live bands, pokies for those who need them. Just enjoy the homely & friendly hotel.

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

$15 meals. So cheap for a great meal on a Sunday night. They make the best Lamb Shanks in town and have the best service around.

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  • Address: 78 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Mount Gambier
  • Phone Number: (08) 8725 2404

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