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All 24 Olinda Restaurants

Pig & Whistle Tavern

1429 MT DANDENONG TOURIST RD, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
9751 2366
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Ranked #5 of 24 Restaurants in Olinda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We saw the Pig and Whistle advertised on a tourist website and, with our first visit to Olinda in the Dandenongs, decided to try it. It's funny, being Brits living in Oz and seeing pubs described as 'English' - this isn't the first - but in reality none have been like a real old English country pub. It's an interesting... More 

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London, UK
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Cold beer, large and tasty food portions with a couple of tables outside by the kids playground. Good selection of ales and lagers as well and they serve Kilkenny!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great little pub with a sensational atmosphere and delicious food. The service is top quality and the best pub food I've ever had! After numerous visits it never disappoints. Always busy hence why bookies are a great idea. Highly recommend for all ages and occasions!

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The Pig and Whistle is a family favourite. Our last trip was for Hubby's 50th birthday lunch. We had the place to ourselves on the saturday afternoon we went (it was election day so unusually quiet). The staff are always friendly and helpful and don't mind kids taking forever to decide what they want. The food is delicious and there's... More 

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Australia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our wine tasting journey. The pub is cosy and friendly but that did not make up for the overpriced and very average food. The staff were friendly but if you want a glass of water, anything more than one glass is charged for. So many better options for food in the area. Won't be returning.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Took my parents out for a Christmas dinner at Pig and Whistle. Food was acceptable (nothing spectacular but good portion sizes like you'd expect at any pub). For the most part, the evening was quite nice, most wait staff very friendly and accommodating. However, towards the end of the night the manager (!!!!), evidently very stressed, was quite rude to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The tavern was wonderful and cosy with a definite English Tavern style happening. The staff were very friendly happy, and obliging and the night we were there we watched the Tavern fill up unexpectedly (one of the staff told us) so definitely make a booking it is well worth it, and the staff all took it in their stride, the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I love to drive up to the Pig & Whistle, for a beer with friends, lunch or dinner the atmosphere, staff, food and drinks are always fantastic. With plenty of great beer choices on tap, a great selection of wine, you can enjoy your time inside by the fire in winter of outside all year round with the heaters in... More 

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gosford-newcastle nsw
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

stayed in the Mt Dandenong area for one week, visited Pig n Whistle Tavern twice. Cosy small venue, large meals at very reasonable prices. Terrific wait staff, enjoyed pumpkin /sweet potato soup, just $6.50, served with bread, and most main meals are between $16 to $24.....desserts are decandent, and HUGE, share one and ask for 2 spoons! easy parking and... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Had a lovely dinner in the dining room with the fire going....very cosy. The meals are very generous in size & good value.

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Additional Information about Pig & Whistle Tavern

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

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