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Hickinbotham Winery

Nepean HIghway, Dromana, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #20 of 26 Restaurants in Dromana
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Have tried food and wine here on several occasions...never consistent. Over-rates wine at inflated prices. Beers are OK. Rustic perhaps...run down definitely. Those hosts are not that interested in the public I feel as they are extremely off hand to the point of rudeness. Would not recommend it to anyone!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We recently visited on a Sunday for a special family birthday lunch and were well catered for by the friendly staff. The food was very good although the service was a bit harassed and slow, maybe because the restaurant was full. A laid back jazz band were great and added to the relaxed atmosphere. Great views and ok wine.

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The venue is certainly 'rustic' almost to the point of 'run down'? I couldn't imagine sitting indoors but outside on a warm Sunday afternoon was a very pleasant experience even if the seating was a little on the uncomfortable side. The live entertainment was good and could have lent itself to a much longer stay had everything else been equal.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A great little place for a Sunday lunch and judging by the crowd, it is quite popular. A good idea to book in order to get a table. There was a singer who was great however if conversation is what you are after, perhaps ask for a table further away. We all had a wonderful meal and will be returning... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I love the beer and cider range! I tried them all and can't wait to go back, found the staff and the owner to be unfriendly. But I haven't had a meal there so I can't comment on quality or service for food.

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Frankston, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Just had a lovely lunch for Mothers Day with three generations in tow. Everyone had a great afternoon. Great food, wine and music. Kids ran around outside whilst the adults enjoyed the warmth and ambience. Will definitely go again :)

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Rosebud
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44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Cold and draughty - there's a difference between rustic and tatty! Needs TLC! Below average food - over priced. We had duck with tinned flavourless cherries on a bed of pumpkin with cumin/Indian spices!!! It just didn't work as a dish at all. Scallops were smothered with soy sauce, and pretty flavourless - at least they weren't over cooked. There... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

went to this winery for a hen tour and we were treated like crap the minute we walked in the door! we didn't even get to have any tastings as another tour came in AFTER us and we were told to sit to have our lunch. we then got a waitress who didn't know the first thing about customer service... More 

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Somers victoria australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Very disappointed with $16.50 for a trio of very ordinary dips! Not house made surely? & $14.00!! For glass of wine $14.00???? Nice wine but that's $30 for not much.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I took my elderly parent and daughter here for a lunchtime meal on a Saturday afternoon. There was some bloke singing and playing a guitar, he wasn't too bad. There was also a 30th party going on outside. We had our main course, everything was good until food was starting to be served for the party. From this point the... More 

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Address: Nepean HIghway, Dromana, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Dromana
Cuisine: Australian

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