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Customs House

57-59 brougham street, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #53 of 336 restaurants in Geelong
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Geelong, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We visited Customs House in April for dinner with friends. Came with high expectations of what it would be like based on publicity in local press, etc. Although the food was overpriced, it was hit and miss with some members of our party unhappy (particularly with the steaks). The decor did feel a bit dreary and dowdy, (the football was... More

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Geelong, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We went to the Customs House Geelong for my 50th Birthday. In the past we've had lunch here and sometimes just a morning coffee. It an old customs house converted into a restaurant, its set well back from the road, there is a small water feature out the front and some genuine and some non genuine artifacts from the old... More

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I often visit this lovely establishment, not only for the friendly service but for the beautiful atmosphere and the great dishes. I have dined here countless times and on every occasion, have been greeted with a friendly smile and prompt service from staff. The lunch menu is very inviting and caters to a long leisure lunch as well a delightful... More

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Clifton Springs, Vic, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went here for our daughters 10th birthday family dinner and it was a lovely night. The building is inviting and once inside the atmosphere very warm and inviting. the meals were of the highest standard and the wait staff were attentive and friendly. My husbands and sons steaks were cooked to perfection. Would definitely return.

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Geelong, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Arrived early for an appointment / booking made most welcome to come inside and wait for my business associate to arrive. Once seated immediately attended to with beverages and menu explained. Food both main and desert was excellent well prepared and presented for both of us. Waitress was most attentive, historic old building as a venue is perfect and the... More

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Geelong, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We recently dined at the Customs House in Geelong and were very impressed by the service, ambience and particularly the food! Service was very efficient and friendly and the menu, though fairly limited was accompanied by a wonderful wine list. The decor was very comfortable and the outlook on the lawn and the carousel was delightful. I would certainly recommend... More

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Took my parents to Custom House for my fathers birthday this month and thoroughly enjoyed it. Food was lovely and fresh and the wine was equally lovely, would definitely return to dine again.

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Geelong, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A lovely old building close to the bay with outside seating. We have eaten here numbers of times including Christmas lunch. Unfortunately our last visit to celebrate a 30th birthday was very disappointing! Service was very poor, sparkling water...... wasn't...... and when asked to change it we were told it was sparkling! NO it was NOT and what happened to... More

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Geelong, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We occasionally pop in for lunch. It is always a pleasure. The food is very good and the service is efficient and friendly.

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Geelong
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Had lunch at this restaurant and really enjoyed it. Staff were very attentive, the main was really nice and dessert was scrumptious. Would definitely go again.

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