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Quills Restaurant

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286 Napier Street, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
61354455300
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 13
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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A great night had by all staff members, food was good, views are good and Tamara was a very professional hostess. We will return

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
bamitch
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Bendigo, Australia
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Bendigo, Australia
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great night had by all staff members, food was good, views are good and Tamara was a very professional hostess. We will return

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Thank bamitch
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We were taken for dinner at the Quills Restaurant which is part of a motel complex. Yes I know most of would expect the service and the food to be rather bland. Not this one! The service was outstanding-very professional.The menu was expansive but not over done. The food was really really good. A great tasting plate for 4 to... More 

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Thank Helen M
Melbourne, Australia
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162 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Business trip so it was just me, the staff were great, the menu had some interesting dishes as well as the more expected fare. It was all well prepared, fresh, and well executed. Good wine and beer range. Will be happy to go back.

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Thank Gonefishingx
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I ate there 2 nights while staying in the motel when I was in Bendigo for work. Nothing outstanding but a good quiet place to eat; the service was prompt and good value for money. A nice view over the lake opposite and, even though it faces the main highway in & out of Bendigo it was quiet. Worth a... More 

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Thank Barry117
Ben R, General Manager at Quills Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Barry117, Thank you for dining with us at Quills Restaurant and for posting a review on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you had a nice experience and enjoyed your meals. Hopefully you'll be returning to Bendigo soon so you can sample some of our new chefs modern Italian cuisine. Best regards, More 

Bendigo, Australia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Caught up with friends for dinner at this restaurant. The food was more than disappointing and we had to wait over an hour for our food as there was a bigger group in the restaurant. The food was tasteless and in no way matched the menu. Presentation of the food was extremely poor. Service was curt and abrupt -delivered with... More 

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Ben R, Manager at Quills Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Heather F, Thank you for dining at Quills Restaurant and for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. I am terribly sadden to hear that your dining experience was lacklustre at best. We definitely missed our mark on this occasion. I am pleased to inform you that we now have a new chef serving some lovely modern... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Good atmosphere in comfortable restaurant. Food was excellent with a good (but not basic bistro) selection on the menu. Caters for most tastes. Good wine selection as well. Specials were worth a try.

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Thank DACAPakenham
Ben R, General Manager at Quills Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear DACAPakenham, Thank you for dining at Quills Restaurant. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience and found the food to be excellent. Looking forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards, More 

Napier
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed at the adjoining Lake View Motor Inn (was able to put the meal on that bill) so going to the restaurant was convenient. Both of us enjoyed our meals - mine pork and Helen's was salmon. The wines offered were of good quality at reasonable prices. Both of us agree that the best part of the evening was... More 

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Thank Chris H
Ben R, General Manager at Quills Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Chris H, Thank you for dining at Quills Restaurant and for posting a review on TripAdvisor. I'm glad you both enjoyed your meals and sampling some of the lovely wines we have on offer. I am particular happy to hear that your interaction with that waitress was a high light. We pride our selves on friendly customer service so... More 

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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Excellent experience all round. Staff were wonderful. Food was fantastic. View was great. Value for money. Cant wait to return.

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Thank BellaalleB
Ben R, General Manager at Quills Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bellaalle B, Thank you for dining at Quills Restaurant and for posting a review on TripAdvisor. I pleased to hear you had an excellent experience all round. We strive to provided great customer service, delicious food that is also good value for money. Looking forward to seeing you on your next visit to Quills Kind regards, Ben R General... More 

Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This restaurant is located within the Bendigo Lakeview Motor Inn so once you check into your room it is only a short walk to dine in. It is located opposite the lake and park with contemporary furnishings had a nice vibe to it. Dinner was excellent with a nice menu and breakfast was good.

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Thank Christine T
Ben R, General Manager at Quills Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Christine T, Thank you for dining with us at Quills Restaurant and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to hear that your dinner was excellent and that you were impressed with the offings on our menu. I'm glad you come back for breakfast and enjoyed it as well. We hope you will dine with us again... More 

Bendigo, Australia
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Lovely food & good service. Great ambience as you have a view of the lovely Lake Weeroona. Reasonably priced & variety on menu. We went on a Monday evening, it still got quite busy later on. Yes we had one waitress but she had everything under control & was quite attentive to all there, which was made up of couples,... More 

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Thank Roberta W
Ben R, Manager at Quills Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Roberta W, Thank you for dining with us at Quills Restaurant and for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. I’m pleased to hear that you enjoy the food and I’m especially delighted that you thought our customer service was good. We pride our selves on customer service, so this aspect is very important to us. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 286 Napier Street, Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Bendigo
  • Phone Number: 61354455300

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  • Cuisine: Spanish

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