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

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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
Quiet, good food with nice outlook over Lake Weeroona

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
Chris H
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Napier
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 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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Napier
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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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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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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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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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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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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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 

Bendigo, Australia
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Waited and eternity for our first drinks and then for our order. It seemed there was only one person attending the whole restaurant until another appeared. We were never asked again if we needed more drinks. Food however was quite nice, ruined by the unprofessional wait staff, the second of which (who seemed more senior) sat herself at a table... More 

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

Dear Pixiesaunt, Thank you for dining with us at Quills Restaurant and for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor. I am deeply saddened to hear of your unpleasant experience dining at Quills Restaurant in the past; however I am very pleased to inform you that Quills is now under new management. We pride ourselves on customer service... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

for a motel restaurant this one has a chef who has an imagination and knows how to blend flavours & textures. Not your usual schnitzel, burgers & chips with everything!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We had dinner here while staying in the Motel after reading other reviews. Being listed as a top restaurant we ordered crispy skin twice cooked duck assuming it would be just that...we were so disappointed...not at all crispy and the salad served with it was soggy!! We ordered the citrus tart for dessert, after a long wait...very disappointing again...mostly pastry... More 

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Melbourne
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We enjoyed a tapas platter with plenty of variety. There was enough food for our group of 6 people................ so much so only 3 of our group ordered main meals. Presentation good and wait staff very friendly and accommodating

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Canberra, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I had dinner at Quills while staying at Lakeview Motel. Nice place across the street from the lake. Service was attentive. Portion size was good and presentation was impressive. Taste was really good. I had salmon as a main and flavours blended very well. As I was full after my main dish I did not have the chance to try... More 

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

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

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