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Jack Rabbit Vineyard

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85 McAdams Lane, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
+61 3 5251 2223
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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City of Greater Geelong, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Living in the area and knowing the winery I thought I would take our friends to check it out since the major renovations have taken place. The place itself is wonderful....the outlook is breathtaking ! The staff service has let it down tremendously.. Pity! Friendliness and helpfulness was far from their thoughts! Waiting to be served at the wine tasting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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106 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Never been to a winery that has a spectacular view like Jack Rabbit! Overlooking the shores of the Bellarine Peninsula and waters of the Port Phillip Bay, Jack Rabbit winery has just the vibe needed for a warm winter's afternoon or cool summer's day. Cafe is more relaxed and casual. My partner had the fish and chips, and I had... More 

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Thank Gavin M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow, what an incredible location to enjoy. Sadly our experience was a sheer disappointment. First experiences count - sadly I encountered a surely waitress at the wine tasting where the samples sizes, despite paying for the privilege, were minuscule and did not allow for actually sampling the wine. What a pity. We would have stayed for lunch and a bottle... More 

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2 Thank Amanda C
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, Thank you for your feedback, we take all comments very seriously. Apologies you felt your Jack Rabbit Vineyard experience was not absolutely perfect, we pride ourselves on customer service. We got unexpectedly busy yesterday (there were a lot of walk ins) and did our best to accommodate everyone. I apologise if you felt the waitress was surly and... More 

Nagambie, Australia
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can only rate the cafe and token cellar door, did not dine in the restaurant, so cannot rate it, but have been told it is great. Self service, over priced cafe with lack lustre expensive wines. Haven't been to too many wineries that charge $35 a bottle for ALL wines, they are very underwhelming. Fabulous view, the Portarlington mussels are... More 

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1 Thank ladylunchalot666
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed the view and the Mussels! Horrified to think any aspect of your visit here is or was pretentious, I can't actually begin to think why you would say that to be honest - our staff are warm and friendly, our vibe is coastal and warm. I can only assume this is because... More 

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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for girls drinks this was my second visit the last time was a few years back which I couldn't fault! This time we had casual dining, staff were all very young and not really interested in what they were doing didn't go over the role of pouring a drink. We got a grazing plate to share between... More 

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Thank Jessieleeb
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your recent experience at the House of Jack Rabbit, our Cellar Door and casual, café-style dining venue here, appreciated. It sounds as though last time you dined with us at our fine dining Restaurant? We do have two very different dining options available here. As mentioned, the House of Jack Rabbit is casual but... More 

Wodonga, Australia
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228 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pulled up here on the recommendation of a friend. The place was busy and a bit noisy, but because of the weather we couldn't go outside. The food was excellent, we had a cheese platter but the wine was overpriced. I don't know why cellar doors have to be so expensive when restaurants can charge less. Oh well I've... More 

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1 Thank diandray50
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback about your recent experience at the House of Jack Rabbit our cellar door and casual café-style dining area. Delighted to hear you thought the food was excellent! Re. your thoughts that the wine is overpriced, we are actually fair and square mid-range in terms of what we charge per glass and by the bottle in comparison... More 

Melbourne
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch in the café which had spectacular views and the place was busy. We had to line up to order meals and drinks which became a drag as you would have to wait 10-15 minutes in a queue which I find very off putting. For the sake of having another staff member working we would have bought more drinks... More 

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Thank madtravellerbec
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback about your recent experience at the House of Jack Rabbit, our cellar door and casual café, we take all comments very seriously with a view to offering our patrons the best possible experience at all times. It does get very busy sometimes so apologies you felt the wait was too long, every now and then... More 

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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch on a Wednesday. We'd booked a Table in the restaurant. Had a look at the cafe, menu and prices. The cafe has a good selection but not a fine dining experience. The restaurant is definitely a fine dining experience. The quail as an entree was very good, pork belly even better. Eye fillet for main, perfect,... More 

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Thank Wayne E
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Top feedback, thank you for posting about your recent dining experience in the Jack Rabbit Vineyard Restaurant, it's really appreciated. Delighted you enjoyed, our culinary team is very talented and will appreciate your comments. We look forward to welcoming you back to Jack Rabbit Vineyard again soon. Cheers, Lyndsay Sharp - General Manager. More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Great views of Bellarine, Geelong and Corio bay are perfect back drop for this restaurant. One a sunny day the outside eating area is mainly shaded and offers the great views. The inside eating area has plenty of large windows also.The menu is reasonably extensive. The platters are interesting with the smoked food platter unique in my experiences. Enjoyed the... More 

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Thank peter_g_brooker
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Great feedback, thank you for posting about your experience in the House of Jack Rabbit, our cellar door and café, it's appreciated. Very happy to hear you enjoyed, we are very proud of what we have to offer on all levels. We look forward to welcoming you back to Jack Rabbit Vineyard again soon. Cheers, Lyndsay Sharp - General Manager. More 

Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Jack Rabbit along with friends today well what can I say I have traveled the world and this place is right up there with the best the food is exquisite the view sensational and to top it off a very entertaining sassy waiter make no mistake this place is not suitable for a Sunday brunch... More 

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Thank Barry C
Lyndsay S, General Manager at Jack Rabbit Vineyard, responded to this review

Cheers to all those comments, delighted you enjoyed your Jack Rabbit Restaurant experience - and thank you so much for posting! We look forward to welcoming you back to Jack Rabbit Vineyard again in the future. Cheers, Lyndsay Sharp - General Manager. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$42
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 McAdams Lane, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5251 2223

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