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The Retreat - CLOSED

Yarra street, Warrandyte, Manningham, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent5%
  • Very good20%
  • Average35%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible30%
Sep 11, 2015
“Food was ok”
Sep 9, 2015
“Better the second time around”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Yarra street, Warrandyte, Manningham, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed September 11, 2015

Went here due to entertainment voucher. Had read reviews thought we would give it a go. On the menu it had choice of 4 entrees for $35 which we decided to do. Upon ordering we were told that it is now only 3 entrees for...More

1  Thank Feef50
Reviewed September 9, 2015

I reviewed this restaurant some years ago and thought it was time for a revisit and see what's changed. Not much. I've read other reviews and they are either very good or very bad. I've always found this place to be middle of the road....More

3  Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place has a nice setting with easy access but the food and service was poor. We had to wait for a long time for our meals to arrive and when they did one of them was not as ordered. The waitress did not seem...More

1  Thank Scott F
Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have eaten at the Retreat many times over the years. The food is really good and the prices reasonable. The current staff seem a bit hesitant and couldn't give concise advice on certain menu items (maybe still in training). The biggest problem was that...More

Thank station
Reviewed September 2, 2014

The family & I have been there 3 times now over the past 12 months & all 3 times the food was great, very polite table service & lovely selection of craft beer. Dogs allowed. Will definitely go again.

Thank Jake W
Reviewed August 24, 2014

Reading former reviews of this restaurant, you'd be put off dining in this establishment, but when I heard it had new management and went with a group of friends, I was surprised and had one of the best casual meals I've had in past years......More

1  Thank FreqFlyerAU
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went for a birthday lunch on a Sunday afternoon at 1.30, only one other table of people there, which really says it all. This place used to be packed, you would have to book in advance. To sum it up........don't bother. Asked to have the...More

Thank 19florence21
Reviewed March 9, 2014

This place could be great. It's in a good spot, has a terrific terrace/veranda dining space with a nice outlook and we found the staff to be pleasant on our most recent visit; a weekday lunch and The Retreat was not busy, although it looked...More

1  Thank Pugadonis
Reviewed January 23, 2014

Poor service. Rude management. Very average food. Had to ask for wine glasses then serviettes then steak knives. Cleared the tables ourselves. Some food extremely disappointing and returned and still charged for it.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed January 22, 2014

our first time at the restaurant, we did,nt find any problems at all. great food ,very good service, prices average, all in all we will go there again

Thank krudd
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Restaurant Details

Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yarra street, Warrandyte, Manningham, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Manningham  >  Warrandyte
  • Phone Number: 98440325
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