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The General

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Great Alpine Road | 1 Great Alpine Road, Mount Hotham, Victoria 3741, Australia
+61 3 5759 3523
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (40 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Great Alpine Road | 1 Great Alpine Road, Mount Hotham, Victoria 3741, Australia
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

If you can not bake the hike to dinner plain this is the best place to eat on the mountain child friendly great menu and close to the bus stop.

Thank AndrewMm9
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We went on a recommendation and to say we didn't hurry back was a little disappointing. No bookings taken for under 6 people, so we had to perch on a high bar for our meals that were good but for the price they didn't meet...More

Thank Chloelouise78
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We ate here every lunch while skiing and always looked forward to it. The pizzas are fantastic and my wife who is gluten intolerant raved about the gluten free bases. Other dishes sampled were equally good and we have no hesitation in recommending the General...More

1  Thank kcallige
Mountaindreaminggeny, Owner at The General, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thanks for your kind words. The pizzas are the best on the hill and we pride ourselves in making our own gluten free bases to order. Those window seats do fill up early because of the spectacular view. kind regards, Stephen.

Reviewed August 3, 2017

Open 12 months of the year to feed the tradies in the warmer months doing construction to the snow bunnies in winter. A great place to go for a pizza or other foods have a drink or three play snooker or darts or have a...More

1  Thank rodb780
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

After a hard day skiing Tasty entrees, very good pizza Cold beer, friendly staff What more could I want?

Thank Scott0701
Reviewed July 29, 2017

The food was very tasty. Plenty of options to choose. The General Tandoori Chicken Pizza was ultimate. The service is very good and staffs are friendly.All kinds of drinks were available. The place was good and big enough to accommodate multiple families/groups. We enjoyed the...More

Thank LovelyIndiaHyd
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

The General offers a good variety of food. The staff are friendly and helpful. Fabulous views and easy to get to with the bus just out the front. Child friendly. Go and chill out here and enjoy yourself.

Thank Melanie L
Reviewed July 25, 2017

We ordered pulled pork with ginger pickled pizza, beef cheek with black ginger infused bun, no nonsense pizza, apple pie cider and apple cider without alcohol. The food was great and so did the service. I was amazed with the choices in their menu and...More

Thank Brendy14
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

It's pot luck with the pizza's! My husband enjoyed his.. my daughter was trying to give hers away and I had the GF base which was served under cooked and had no flavour!! Hit and Miss I say!!More

Thank HKraz
Mountaindreaminggeny, Owner at The General, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2017

Hi, It is usually our pizzas that are praised as much as any other fare we offer. I am disappointed that you didn't enjoy your food with us and I guess the score reflects that. Our GF bases are also normally commented on favourably. I...More

Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

The stand out for me at The General was how friendly and helpful the staff was. Nothing was too much and they had chats to the kids. Food was okay too, GFC had great crumbs on it and burger was reasonable. Kids had snow puppies,...More

Thank Rhys M
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July 6, 2015|
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Response from GeoffRanger | Reviewed this property |
Hi,also. We were there for a family function during February, so most of the restaurant would have been taken up by our party, although others would have been welcome. However, during the snow season it would be wise to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Great Alpine Road | 1 Great Alpine Road, Mount Hotham, Victoria 3741, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mount Hotham
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5759 3523
  • E-mail
Unique - Entertaining - Alive The General is your complete dining, entertainment, accommodation and shopping location when visiting Mt Hotham, conveniently located near the Big D All year around, The General is Mt Hotham's premier conference and meeting venue, offering full function, conference and wedding facilities from meetings for six through to weddings catering for up to one hundred and fifty people. Actvivities can be co-ordinated for your function.
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