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Pig & Whistle Tavern

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1429 MT DANDENONG TOURIST RD, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
9751 2366
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not much room for a party of 16.

Lovely place in the Dandenongs eat in or alfresco. Old world inside. Unfortunately not the place for a lot of people (birthday party). It was squashed and next to the door leading to the toilets. Bit of a crush to get in and out. Take your kids, play area outside. We had the set meal which was ok... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Paul H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely place in the Dandenongs eat in or alfresco. Old world inside. Unfortunately not the place for a lot of people (birthday party). It was squashed and next to the door leading to the toilets. Bit of a crush to get in and out. Take your kids, play area outside. We had the set meal which was ok. Good menu... More 

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Thank Paul H
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on Chinese new year for family lunch and very impressed by the pork belly. Chicken parma was a huge serve although the chips were bit under cooked. Lovely atmosphere but the waiter who served us wouldnt very friendly. Overall was very good sunday outing and will return.

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Thank fayliu
kiwis in oz
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped into this English pub on a weekend away in the Dandenongs, after reading a few reviews of it being a good casual pub. Was busy with what looked like a good mix of locals and families enjoying the sunny Friday night weather. There's a playground around the side and good shaded outdoor eating/drinking courtyard areas as well as the... More 

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Thank 6swiftys
Olinda victoria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Quaint and cosy little pub with great value meals and terrific service. You will not be disappointed. The desserts are to die for!

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Thank Chantelle W
Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had just done the 1,000 steps and needed beer and food. The beer, (Speckled Hen) was superb. The "English" menu had a couple of oddities but the food was good quality and well presented. It was obviously cooked freshly as it took a few minutes to arrive, but it was a great place to relax whilst waiting and enjoying... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called into the Pig & Whistle for lunch on a Sunday. We didn't have a booking, but were seated without a problem. They had the wood fire going which was a nice touch, and welcome on a rather cool summer's day. We were served quickly and were amazed at the huge servings. My husband had the Parma and commented... More 

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Thank Rachaburi
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food, large portions. The Piggy platter is a must also the white bubbly. Went with a group of 8 and each and everyone was very satisfied with food and service

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Thank maureenmcbride
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us whilst staying at Merrow Cottages. It was a rainy day and about 2.30 by the time we decided to eat! By this time, the place was pretty quiet but the food was still amazing. We both had a wonderful pot of cold delicious cider. To eat. .. the famous pork belly as recommended by... More 

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Thank Nikki C
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pictures and reviews online don't do Pig & Whistle justice. The staff were absolutely welcoming and friendly. It was a cute little pub, I felt like I was in a traditional pub in England. The place was packed so food service was a bit slow but we didn't notice. The food came in massive portions. My partner had the... More 

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Thank Ellentjie
Dandenong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

English pub feel with great food. Not very big though so a little squishy but the food and atmosphere definitely compensate for that. Very enjoyable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1429 MT DANDENONG TOURIST RD, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: 9751 2366

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?