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Seymours on Lydiard Ballarat

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Bar Cafe Restaurant | 302 Lydiard St, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to have a meal out and to try somewhere new. Glad we went here and will return. Better half enjoyed veal scaloppine followed by chocolate & orange pudding. I had lamb loin followed by pear n pistachio cake with fresh double cream. Both meals were very nice though the Shiraz was a little heavy. Ambience was good even... More 

Thank Steve N
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times we love coming here as it is reasonably priced and great value meals. One of the best parmas I have had which is saying something because I have had a lot of parmas!!

Thank XAndERcHesT37
Chris S, Owner at Seymours on Lydiard Ballarat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. it is always great to get feedback from regular customers. It makes it all worth while. look forward to seeing you soon. regards Phil More 

Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We ate at this restaurant two nights running as we were staying at the hotel Seymours on Lydiard. They offered an excellent selection, all very tasty and at very reasonable prices. Service very obliging. We were able to sit by the fire which was lovely. Must be popular as they ran out of their "special" dessert and we had booked... More 

Thank Julia C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Brilliant! Great food, great price and fantastic staff. Cleanliness was fantastic. Meal arrived within 10 minutes of ordering and I had steak!! My steak was cooked exactly how I wanted. Overall I give this place a 10/10.

Thank Janice S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

I came in to pick my partner up, I walked in crying as my car tyre popped, nick the legend came outside in the freezing cold and swapped my tyres over! I have also been there several times for dinner and it is always great! Definitely recommend!!! Thanks nick! Appreciate it!! 😊

Thank Casandjayak
Tweed Heads, Australia
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Delicious meals. Reasonably priced. Relaxed, warm, casual atmosphere on a cold July night. Lovely old pub. Pleasant, friendly service from all staff. My family of five enjoyed one of the best feeds we've ever had. Thank you.

Thank neb24
Chris S, Manager at Seymours on Lydiard Ballarat, responded to this review

I am thrilled to read your kind review. I am especially pleased that we were able to satisfy your entire family with "one of the best feeds... ever had." We take great pride in having an extensive menu with many options to suit everyone so to receive that sort of feedback is refreshing. We are very shortly releasing a new... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Again Lee and the staff made our stay perfect at seymours. The house was perfect for our needs. Will be recommending it again. Excellent meal again in the bistro.

Thank Prue M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I love coming to Seymours. Great food great service. Great warm cozy inviting atmosphere. Staff give great table service always attending to your needs before you ask. Food is always quick to arrive. The menu options are excellent with some many different things to choose from there is always something enjoyable. Highly recommended

Thank Missy C
Chris S, Manager at Seymours on Lydiard Ballarat, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Missy. I am so glad you find our staff are highly accommodating and the menu options sufficient. We deliberately create many options on each menu to make sure all needs are satisfied and I am so happy you agree. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

Restaurant is next door, it was warm and cosy, staff friendly and the menu was excellent and good value for money.

Thank 827kaylenem
Chris S, Manager at Seymours on Lydiard Ballarat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I'm glad that you found our restaurant so warm and the service excellent. We hope you choose Seymours for your next stay as we would love to have you back. More 

Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We had dinner with friends here recently. The actual place is really nice and we were given a beautiful spot right in front of the fireplace. All staff that we encountered were very polite and efficient, but the waitress who looked after our table was excellent. She looked quite young but was a true professional and unlike many wait-staff you... More 

Thank Tabatha F
Chris S, Manager at Seymours on Lydiard Ballarat, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Tabitha. I am very pleased to hear you speak so highly of our wonderful floor staff. I am stoked to hear you would return for the service alone as this speaks volumes for what we take great pride in. I am disappointed our food didn't provide the wow factor. We are currently in the process... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bar Cafe Restaurant | 302 Lydiard St, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: 53329966
  • This restaurant is at Seymours on Lydiard
Bar, restaurant, hotel, cafe and 4 star motel accommodation, centrally located in Ballarat.

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