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Whirrakee Restaurant

17 View Point, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
(03) 5441 5557
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Ranked #15 of 162 Restaurants in Bendigo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $36 - $36
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Foster, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Loved the venue, the ambience and the food was always excellent. So sorry to see this Bendigo Icon has gone!

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Swindon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

but that's OK if you are the sort of person who fixates on your i-Thing while in a restaurant. So if it's your thing, there's nothing wrong with that -- just don't book as if it's the old Whirrakee because the name is changed but we missed that when he answered the phone to our booking. To give due: 'don't... More

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BENDIGO
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The Whirrakee has had a name and style change to become Mr. Beebe Cafe and Bar. It has the same chef but the interior has had a makeover and a new menu to cater for a more casual dining experience.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

We had a delicious wedding anniversary dinner on Saturday night at the Whirrakee Restaurant. The chef was to be congratulated as all the tasting plates were beautifully prepared and cooked. The service was great and it was a wonderful venue for a special occasion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

I was Recently treated to the tasting menu for my birthday, each one of the 5 course was wonderful! I especially enjoyed the lamb and the goats cheese soufflé. Mmhmm! Our waiter was fun and quirky and really made the night one to remember.

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Nanjing, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Had a wonderful time. Small without being squishy, good lighting and beautiful decor. The food was amazing and the staff were absolutely brilliant!

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Melbourne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

Went here for dinner on a Monday night and could not fault the place ! Food was prompt and perfectly cooked and despite there being only one waiter working, he was beyond helpful, informative and very friendly! He made the time to talk to every table and no one was ever without water on their table. Coming from the hospitality... More

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Toongabbie, Australia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Small selection of dishes, but inventive interpretations. Quality of the dishes matches the price. Service was excellent, but overzealous - some people probably like that, but I prefer to be left alone while eating. Beautiful building and view of Roslyn Park. Would definitely visit again, we even took home some of their home-made produce.

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Bendigo, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Had another wonderful meal here to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary. Menu maintains its usual high standards, service attentive and helpful and the wine matches were excellent. While we did not venture into the full degustation experience this time, we used some of the dishes and wines to build our own menu. Only gripe was the high prices for dessert... More

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Melbourne
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57 reviews 57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Dining at Whirrakee is indeed a treat . We had the five course Degustation menu and were certainly not disappointed. We dined on the most delicious, beautifully presented dishes. The timing in between the courses was just right, giving us time to savour the last course. Service was warm and attentive, ambiance typical of Bendigos historic past. Definitely recommend for... More

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