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Great Expectations - CLOSED

55 Fletcher St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 10, 2015
“It no longer exists”
Feb 21, 2015
“Excellent all round!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
55 Fletcher St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
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Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

This business has been closed. There is still a restaurant there but operating as Sliding Doors. The new restaurant has a cheper look with its new outdoor space arragement in the front.

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Reviewed February 21, 2015

Saturday night and we wanted to go local. The food was delicious - I had fish and my husband had lamb. Dessert duo also very yummy. We had no expectations when we arrived at Sliding Doors restaurant and went home very happy with our meals,...More

Thank Anna V
Reviewed July 27, 2014

A spur of the moment decision to go out for a Sunday lunch had me calling Great Expectations only to be met with "good Morning Sliding Doors Restaurant". After a second of confusion I was informed that they had changed names recently. We had a...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed March 16, 2014

We went to Great Expectations to celebrate a 50th birthday. With 16 guests we had our own roon & a set menu. There was a great range of choices still & all looked delicious & made choosing difficult. I had an Antipaso platter to start...More

Thank Bronwyn T
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Sorry Shala for your night, trying to do the right thing on the night with pricing of the meal, seating, etc, and then we get a night with 45c at 9.00, sometimes you just cannot win. Will stay with what we do best.

3  Thank Ian A
Reviewed February 8, 2014

This staff night out turned out to be a mix and match affair. It was a hot night and we had booked to sit outside....well...on this hot summer night, sitting outside was just not an option!! At the last minute, there was not enough room...More

Thank Shala M
Reviewed December 31, 2013

We went on New Years Eve and there was a limited menu. The restaurant was quite busy, but we had friendly professional service. The food was lovely with our blackstrap of lamb cooked and presented to perfection. I have not eaten here for a number...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed December 14, 2013

My entree of salt & pepper calamari was very disappointing.......oily with no trace of either salt or pepper. Main meat portions were small, desserts were good. We were rushed through the first 2 courses .....and I mean RUSHED, but had to ask a waiter if...More

Thank Lidia K
Reviewed November 17, 2013

I arrived here as a tourist despite having connections to Essendon. I ate in a group of 5 on the first occasion and on my own a week later. Needless to say, I was impressed the first time. All meals were of an exceptionally high...More

Thank John V
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We recently returned to Great Expectations after several years. It was extremely good. Tom the waiter is excellent and shows his many years of experience in menu and specials advice. We have been back several times since and the menu and food have not disapointed....More

Thank Andrew M
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Fletcher St, Essendon, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Essendon
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