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Kalimna Hotel

Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1 Hotel Road, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
03 5155 1202
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

i highly recommend the kalimna hotel. the food was lovely and the staff were amazing. you also get some beautiful views :)

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Thank Natalie M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were just arriving in Lakes and were looking for somewhere to eat before hitting the town, stumbled across this hotel, had two pizzas for $5 each, glass of wine and the view, breathtaking. Definitely will go back for Dinner

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Thank Vicki S
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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175 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

What isn't their to like about the hotel? It is away from the tourist stretch, it is on a cliff with views as far as the eye can see, the staff are friendly and the food fantastic. We enjoyed a 3 course meal over the space of about 3 hours. The owners were happy for us to enjoy ourselves and... More 

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Lakes Entrance, Australia
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Busy night with three large tables and another 15-20 patrons but only 1 person serving meals, cleaning tables and setting tables with another behind the bar taking food orders and trying to serve drinks. Long delays everywhere. Ordered san choy bow and waited 50 mins for a large soggy lettuce leaf in a soupy sauce with hard twice cooked pork... More 

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Thank Ian D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We had an absolutely brilliant meal here. We were reluctant to go back as we ate there September 2015 and it was terrible. Decided to give it another go after being told it was under new management. The Chicken Parma was magnificent with very fresh salad and Chips. I had the Pumpkin Rissotto followed by the Meringue dessert. Both were... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bairnsdale, Australia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We were out to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Funnily living in East Gippsland for 25 years, we had never been here before. We booked a table with a view, and we were told to get there early to enjoy the sunset. That was the start of a perfect night. The staff were wonderful, and the food was of exceptional... More 

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Thank Aussie38
Darwin, Australia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

This pub is trying too hard. It's a pub down a hill off Lakes Entrance itself - it isn't Southbank guys! Added to that it is clearly executed by a below average chef. Maybe the dishes have been taken off a TV show or something because even though relatively simple in theory - the end product is terrible. Service was... More 

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Thank rickgrimes2016
Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We came for dinner to this lovely looking pub. Very fresh and spacious setting on the hilltop above Lakes Entrance. We ordered the sharing entree platter which cobsisted of spring rolls, dip, bread, goat cheese, arancini balls, croquettes and the most delicious pate. Upon eating this lovely tasting plate, we were too full for mains. So we skipped straight on... More 

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Thank Sammi B
Lakes Entrance, Australia
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Good pub food in a great location. Sweeping views of the Gippsland Lakes and Ninety Mile Beach. Smallish menu but enjoyed the pork belly - very tasty and moist. Staff friendly and helpful.

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Thank Ian D
Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

My brother and his partner were staying with us over Easter, and my daughter with her 3 kids. We have been to the Kalimna Hotel before when the previous owner owned it, then it had a great atmosphere great food and at a good price, the place then was packed with people. This time how ever there was not very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hotel Road, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: 03 5155 1202

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