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The Pier Hotel Bistro

The Esplanade, Esperance, Western Australia, Australia
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Ranked #10 of 30 Restaurants in Esperance
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The hotel is right on the beach front in Esperance. The bistro was very busy when we were there, service and food were great!
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The hotel is right on the beach front in Esperance. The bistro was very busy when we were there, service and food were great!
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Collingwood
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place provided what felt to us like an authentic cultural experience on a noisy, crowded saturday night. The service was satisfactory. But the food was uninspired at best. My son's barramundi fillet didn't taste fresh (he couldn't eat it) and the thai coconut sauce was something akin to sweet gluggy gravy. My gluten-free option that was supposed to have... More

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Kalgoorlie
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

In Esperance you must partake of the Pier ,nice food,good service,friendly ambience.Good menu choice well patronised sometimes need to book.

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Fremantle, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Average average average. I would not bother as some others have mentioned salad bar is non excitant. For that sought of money you can do a lot better round town. They hire back packers and although friendly not having permanent staff who care about the place they work in makes all the difference in a small local town.

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Albany Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is obviously a really popular restraunt and we were very lucky to get a table. It was a Friday and we didnt have a booking as we had just arrived in town. Staff were excellent. Food was good. Salad bar very limited and basic. Overall food was good.

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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Renovated since our last visit the bar/dining area looks fabulous. It was very busy but staff were very friendly and our food was excellent. Loved the atmosphere and the view of the beautiful Esperance Bay.

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Best pub food i have tasted - better standard than many "restaurants" I have been to. Chicken baconique was my favourite. Tables filled up fast and people were lined up ordering by 6pm. Salad bar adequate. Generous servings. Best place I have eaten at in Esperance.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

Fish n chips the standout. Veggie burger the low point. Schnitzels good. Good quick service and cold beer.

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Yarrawonga, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Running into a couple of people from our home town was a real bonus and the Pier was an excellent venue to have a good chat, meal and drink. All four of us enjoyed our meal. Nearly every seat was taken, so it is obviously a favorite with the locals.

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Warnbro
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We lunched at the Bistro. Food was acceptable and reasonably priced. It is a large place with a nice bar area, however it is a pub, and I don't think I would like to be there in the evening due to the size of the place.

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Kalgoorlie, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I come to esperance once a month and decided to have lunch at the pub for the first time in 3yrs as the last time was terrible. This time was so much worse. I ordered the fish and chips, pretty simple to cook right?? Wrong! It was the worst thing I've ever tried to eat, the chips... More

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