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Bar Cafe Restaurant | 302 Lydiard St, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Bar, restaurant, hotel, cafe and 4 star motel accommodation, centrally...
Bar, restaurant, hotel, cafe and 4 star motel accommodation, centrally located in Ballarat.
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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A must dine experience in Ballarat

I don't know where to start but we thought the Seymour was amazing. It is close to the city centre and the building, staff and food were amazing. I went with my partner to have dinner with another relative that had gathered in Ballarat for a very sad family situation and the staff were great. At... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
snowy71
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brisbane
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
brisbane
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83 reviews 83 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I don't know where to start but we thought the Seymour was amazing. It is close to the city centre and the building, staff and food were amazing. I went with my partner to have dinner with another relative that had gathered in Ballarat for a very sad family situation and the staff were great. At the end of the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Have eaten at Seymours a number of times now. The place is nice and always seems to have a good crowd. It's close to the heart of Ballarat but has easy parking in a quiet location. The people here are friendly and service is good. It's a classic pub menu and steak was the order of the day this time... More 

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Ballarat
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Great Parma for lunch today very attentive staff and a free pot chucked in. Extensive menu. Good job Sarg!

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Old building , with modern interior Friendly staff, quick service and nice meals Bar, bar stools, loungers, outdoor . Plenty of choices o menu and dining experience .

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Ballarat, Australia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The best thing about Seymour's on Lydiard is the wonderful upstairs balcony. Seymour's does good food, but it is not exceptional. The ambience is not exceptional, nor is the service. Nor is it bad. Seymours has a very loyal clientelle. It does good steaks and offers vegetarian options. Ingredients are good quality and freshly cooked. If you are a seafood... More 

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Brisbane
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Food was better than average pub food , and priced accordingly. Friday night guitarist/ vocalist on the verandah was very pleasant . Particularly friendly chatty staff gave the pub a welcoming atmosphere. The proximity to our accommodation (next door) was a real bonus too.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This venue has a upmarket feel, modern and renovated well. The food is reasonably priced for the value and amount of food. The food was very well presented and fresh. The staff were knowledgeable and friendly. As a group we dined in the side room (inside/outside room). There is a good range of vegetarian meals and I warn people the... More 

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Penrith, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Visited on Friday 19/09 . Staff friendly and courteous. We asked about dining and were shown where to sit by barman. After a while I went back to bar and asked where we order, he said he would come over and take our order. We ordered Duck Spring rolls which were 2 rolls with ingredients that were a mushy consistency... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Of all the good places to eat in ballarat this is definitely not one of them. Poor quality food average service, and limited selection do yourself a favour go somewhere else

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

we were a party of 4 adults & 3 children. service was great, food was great and nothing to dislike. Can't be bad when all our meals were really nice & no complaints.

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  • Address: Bar Cafe Restaurant | 302 Lydiard St, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat

Description

Bar, restaurant, hotel, cafe and 4 star motel accommodation, centrally located in Ballarat.

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