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“The Diamond House is the BEST in Stawell!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Diamond House Restaurant

Diamond House Restaurant
24 Seaby St, Stawell, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 12 Restaurants in Stawell
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Stawell
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“The Diamond House is the BEST in Stawell!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Have just had THE BEST night out at the diamond house. I had two friends visiting from out of town, and heard that a blues gig was happening there tonight - it was the best atmosphere, most wonderful bunch of people, and the loveliest staff I've had the pleasure of encountering in a long time. And the outdoor seating area was perfect for anyone needing some air or a quick cigarette. LOVELY garden there.
BIG thanks to staff at the diamond house - and to Chris Wilson and Geoff Achison for their brilliant blues gig which had EVERYONE in the place jumping and smiling like cheshire cats - thanks!!
I'll DEFINITELY be a regular!! And will take ALL of my guests to Diamond House - in the past I could never find somewhere tasteful and suitable in Stawell to take guests - NOW i have!! :D
VERY happy and super impressed customer. :)

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A nice surprise”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

Have to say, the options in Stawell on a Thursday night seem to be limited! This place was a real gem, and the owner opened up specially for our group of four. The damper was an excellent entree, and, like other reviewers I had the superbly cooked roo. The vegies accompanying it were rather uninspiring but the superb quality of the meat more than made up for it. Dessert was a little disappointing but by no means bad.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Amazing quality restaurant in historic environment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Dinner at Diamond House restaurant last Friday was an unexpected delight. The exterior is slightly wierd - an 18th century stone construction featuring large quartz diamond patterns. The interior is more Swiss chalet than Australian goldfields. Very comfortable ambience no doubt helped by perfect friendly service from the chef and his son.
The food was unbelievably good and the serves generous. Scallops cooked to perfection to start followed by curried chicken fillets for me and kangaroo for my partner. Each with a wonderful but diffferent fresh gourmet salads that truly complemented the dish. Desserts were a perfect Tiramisu with coffee icecream for me and a lime tart with a chef perfected lime icecream for my partner. All dishes made by the chef himself on the premises.
We cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough and would love an opportunity go back there. For people on the Melbourne to Adelaide run, it's well worth stopping for a meal there.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Adelaide, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Unexpected Gem in the Wimmera”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Modern Australian cuisine by chef Dave Wainwright provides an interesting and tasty menu. Entree of scallops in a ginger Thai style sauce decorated with green spinach for herself followed by a generous duck main proved surprisingly good. My damper (used to steal a little of the scallop sauce) as entree was a simple choice but well done. Kangaroo with home style vegetables which on the plate, appeared standard fare, but a little herbal wizardry from Dave on the 'roo and brilliantly cooked to perfection completed a satisfying dinner for us. For dessert lemon lime tart with the limes direct from the restaurants gardens, proved a winner, rounding off an unexpectedly delightful repast. Prices were reasonable and service quick despite our lack of booking. The wine list wasnt completely explored just a bottle of local Kimbarra Riesling which complemented the dishes well. Overall the Diamond house is a gem thanks to Monsieur Wainwright's deft touch in the kitchen.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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