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Kalimna Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1 Hotel Road, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5155 1202
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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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Buchan, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We went as a family for a meal over the Easter weekend. It was a great night with awesome food. My hubby had steak which was super tender and perfectly cooked. I had the vegetable lasagna which was beautiful. It was super big and I was lucky the chef allowed me to take the rest home which I had for... More 

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Melbourne, Vic
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

It took more than 40 minutes from the time of ordering for our meals to arrive, and that was only after going back up to the counter to see what was happening. When they did arrive they were fairly average. My parma was tasty, but fairly small given the $24 price, while my dad's veal cutlet was pretty ordinary. The... More 

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Thank jedro11
Lakes Entrance, Australia
1 review
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Out for lunch for a family event not only where the prices a joke for what was served ($18 for a burger and six greasy chips $20 for a third breast fillet Parma and schnitzel,tiny) but it was all over cooked if not burnt.

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Thank David H
Swan Reach, Australia
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Having decided to have an evening meal out where we could enjoy the views of the lakes and ocean we were extremely disappointed with the lack of service provided by the staff on duty. We felt ignored even though we could see that others were enjoying their meals in the dining room. After waiting for 15 minutes we left.

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Swan Reach, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2016

My wife and I called in for Dinner. No one greeted us . Someone at the bar pointed to a table. I had to get a menu from the rack. Went to the bar to order a carafe of wine, and was given one glass. No-one came to the table. We decided that if the service was a guide to... More 

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East Gippsland
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2016

With a group of about 20-30. Ordered food and went to pay and there was not till, staff told me I would have to go out the front bar to pay, inconvienced as I was I follow staff member who then disappears out of sight for about 5 minutes leaving me wondering WHAT ???????????? Finally we get the payment sorted.... More 

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Lakes Entrance
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239 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Few will be able to match this location simply for its views, but add simple, tasty meals at reasonable prices, and you have a recipe for success. Orders were taken and paid for at the bar, it didn’t take long for them to be served to the table. It was good to see the sauces for schnitzels, of which there... More 

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Lakes Entrance, Australia
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2016

Typical pub menu though food disappointed last visit after several good meals in the prior month. Food portion was small on a busy night, food was not as hot as it should have been, unable to order coffee as run out of milk again.

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Thank Ian D
Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2016

We went to the Kalimna Hotel hotel for dinner on a pleasant Wednesday evening in late January. Expecting to enjoy an experience reminiscent of a few years ago, we were sadly disappointed. The Kalimna was once a vibrant hub of Lakes Entrance but our visit did not live up this expectation. Whilst the service was friendly and the food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hotel Road, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 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?