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Kelly's Bar and Kitchen

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1510 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
97511 05
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 39
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Great place, great atmosphere, decent food, brilliant service! Old log cabin refurbished into a awesome bar! Worth a visit. Was a bit cold inside so sit away from the door if possible.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Matthew C
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Traralgon, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great place went there on word n mouth.. They were not wrong ! The service was amazing the staff so god dam friendly you felt like a relative! Candles dark interior log fires .... Entertainment Wednesday to Sunday.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We used to go to this restaurant a few years back and were regular diners, the food was OK and it had a good feel to it. It closed for a while and has just re opened a few weeks back, so we decided to give it a try again as we have had a lot of romantic memories there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We were playing tourist in our local neighbourhood, and rediscovered Kelly's (which has just changed owners). It was Friday lunchtime, and we were treated to great chats with the staff/owners, excellent burgers (go the Notorious Wagyu, it was amazing) and a cosy corner to curl into for a couple of hours. They're doing Sunday Sessions now which we'll definitely be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great place, great atmosphere, decent food, brilliant service! Old log cabin refurbished into a awesome bar! Worth a visit. Was a bit cold inside so sit away from the door if possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We love Kelly's Bar and Kitchen, especially on a Sunday afternoon to relax with a drink and a few nibbles. There's a great atmosphere inside this place and often some live music to enjoy! Staff are always friendly (often pretty busy, but still very efficient). The risotto balls are amazing - must try! Plenty of other delicious options too. Steak's... More 

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Nth Coast NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Whether you want a beer, a coffee, a feed or to kick back and listen to some live music I recommend Kelly's if you're up in the hills. It was cold the day we visited and the fire warmed the lounge delightfully....we were lucky enough ot grab a table close by for our brief coffee stop in the afternoon and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What a shame, it seems their backed up sewer bill must've broke the camel's back as this place is closed, apparently in receivership....before the sewer destroyed it was one of the best pubs in the hills...

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Couldn't even tell if food was nice as smell of poo is overwhelming (but smells fresh in the toilets?).Very very stinky at long benches side of restaurant, OK at bar. Was here for a birthday dinner for a friend and we were all terribly disappointed. The smell needs to be addressed, I don't know how the restaurant is open with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We had this place recommended to us and was surprised at how good it was- terrific atmosphere with a guitarist playing over dinner

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have been to Kelly's for everything from a dinner or lunch to a birthday celebration and enjoy ourselves every time! A reasonably priced menu with very helpful kitchen staff who will do their best to cater to dietary needs where possible. Bar prices for drinks, outdoor area that is great on nice day and friendly staff will tap of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1510 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: 97511 05

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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