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Jimmy's Bar & Restaurant

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Fusion, Australian
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82 Vincent Street | At Frangos & Frangos, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 3 5348 2363
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3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:59 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Upscale Casual Dining...enjoyment of food shouldn't make you feel guilty...
Upscale Casual Dining...enjoyment of food shouldn't make you feel guilty for spending "so much" or fussed about enjoying it!Eat, laugh, smile, sip your drink and laugh some more!For over a decade Frangos & Frangos’ iconic and award winning restaurants haveconsistently set new standards for dining, not only in Daylesford, butregional Victoria. Jimmy's Bar represents a modern, relaxed approach to quality dining in Daylesford aimed at bringing conviviality back to the table featuring sharing plates and communal tables where new friendships are forged and old friendships are renewed.Executive Chef, Euan Apedaile creates contemporary European styled menus using the region's finest and freshest seasonal produce. Inspired creativity abounds with innovative twists on classic dishes.Our philosophy of harmony and perfection is reflected through Chef Euan cuisine and the unique handcrafted art pieces by owner Jim Frangos.Make reservations for our dining room or share one of our convivial tables in the bar area.
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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic.

Great food and attentive service. Bookings are imperative on busy weekends and you can book easily online. Try the duck meatballs, they are amazing!! the broth is liquid gold.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Service was attentive; food generally good apart from a 'tough to eat' steak. Accept BYO which is rare in this region.

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We went to the bar after we had been dining else where. The staff were more than accommodating, making us lovely cocktails and playing all the songs we requested while we danced. A really nice and unexpected night out

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Went there for our anniversary hoping for something special especially for the prices. Octopus entree was good, but the lamb shank was pretty average and the pork belly good but not very good. Did not like the plastic chairs. Felt like a place trying to be upmarket but not succeeding. No warmth and no value for money. Better places to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great food and attentive service. Bookings are imperative on busy weekends and you can book easily online. Try the duck meatballs, they are amazing!! the broth is liquid gold.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Group of ten of us came in for lunch. My roast pumpkin salad was absolutely delicious, but not everyone's food was so good. Nice enough atmosphere though the staff were not in the least bit friendly. I guess in Daylesford they don't care about repeat business as so many weekend visitors.

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Hervey Bay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I grabbed a take away coffee here recently on a bitterly cold Sunday morning. Couldn't have been happier with the warm greeting I received and the attentive service. This was a very busy place doing a brisk brunch service. The coffee, however, was a little disappointing for my liking - far too mild in flavour.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Arrive - greeted, seated and watered. After waiting a considerable time are wine and dinner order is taken - wine arrived with meal - food good but cold. When we started to stack our finished dishes to attract the attention of the staff that we had dirty plates in front of us for about half hour we are approached by... More 

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Newman, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Me and my partner went to Daylesford as a weekend getaway. We stumbled across Jimmys bar and Restaurant while looking for somewhere to eat. Upon entering it felt very fancy, I did feel like I wasn't dressed up enough to dine there unless I work professional attire. The menu was a little confusing to read, and that made it feel... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Eleven of us had lunch here. The food was excellent - recommend rabbit curry, the yellow beetroot salad especially. The place is well lit and decor contemporary despite the age of the building and the 19th century milieu of the town. Service was super friendly and efficient. The food took some time to get to the table but the staff... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Lovely meal, excellent staff. A bit pricey, but typical of nicer restaurants in the area. The fire made it nice & warm, but I imagine in summer it would be lovely to sit out in the huge courtyard.

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Additional Information about Jimmy's Bar & Restaurant

Address: 82 Vincent Street | At Frangos & Frangos, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 5348 2363
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:59 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 34
Cuisine: Fusion, Australian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 82 Vincent Street | At Frangos & Frangos, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5348 2363

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 34
  • Cuisine: Fusion, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Upscale Casual Dining...enjoyment of food shouldn't make you feel guilty for spending "so much" or fussed about enjoying it!Eat, laugh, smile, sip your drink and laugh some more!For over a decade Frangos & Frangos’ iconic and award winning restaurants haveconsistently set new standards for dining, not only in Daylesford, butregional Victoria. Jimmy's Bar represents a modern, relaxed approach to quality dining in Daylesford aimed at bringing conviviality back to the table featuring sharing plates and communal tables where new friendships are forged and old friendships are renewed.Executive Chef, Euan Apedaile creates contemporary European styled menus using the region's finest and freshest seasonal produce. Inspired creativity abounds with innovative twists on classic dishes.Our philosophy of harmony and perfection is reflected through Chef Euan cuisine and the unique handcrafted art pieces by owner Jim Frangos.Make reservations for our dining room or share one of our convivial tables in the bar area.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:59 pm

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