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Kelly's Bar and Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Pub
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1510 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
97511 05
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Melbourne, Australia
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84 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little place with original log cabin history, plenty of local crafted beer on tap to chose from, the meals were okay a bit more variety would of been nice The staff were excellent and very helpful, the manager was very professional and extremely organised, it was a pleasant experience and would defiantly go back when passing through

Thank Chucka63
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An amazing little place with atmosphere that was awesome...loved this place and the staff were amazing...no fault from me thats for sure

Thank Andy C
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66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place came recommended on some blog for it's range of craft beers so we had to try it out. The place looks nice and cosy with a log cabin feel: there is a real woodfire and the staff is very friendly. We tried their beers (they had Fred on draft so 'try' is not really true) and had a... More 

Thank Tycho L
Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the staff are friendly the menu is a bit more expensive than a pub meal , it can get noisy when families dine , I didn't think it was too outstanding.

Thank jacqueline f
Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for dinner on a cold Friday eve at about 6pm. There were a few people there but plenty of empty tables, but we were told that they were all booked,!!!!so ordered a drink and some wedges, and found some bar stools in the little area by the open fire. Lucky for us it was still happy hour, so... More 

Thank redtomtom
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

What a great relaxing pub/bar. The history of the place and the atmosphere is very cool and relaxing. Like being away at a cabin retreat with beer and great food. Plenty of local and boutique beers and the food is really well priced and a good size. Staff and management are really friendly. Watched some great life local music which... More 

Thank Glenn K
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Enjoyed a great Saturday night dinner (best to make an advance booking) - excellent food, great and friendly service (thanks Jennifer!). Solo artist was playing that night which added to the relaxed and casual atmosphere - a warm and cosy place, perfect for escaping a cold winter's night.

Thank Sabochan007
Melbourne, Australia
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132 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Celebrating grandson's 18th birthday with family and close friends at Kelly's Olinda, everyone had a great time and there were no complaints with the food or service. There is a wide variety of food which catered for GF and vegetarians in our party. The prices for both food and wine was good and the staff were efficient and attentive, even... More 

Thank RoseRRed
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you're in the Danenongs and looking for a great restaurant, give Kelly's in Olinda a try. This venue, located pn the Mt Dandenong Tourist Road is certainly on my visit for a re-visit. Not only is the food fabulous but that along with the welcoming staff make this restaurant a must do when in the area.

Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The food here can be great ... Or not (it depends on the vibe in the kitchen). Music can be awesome, some amazing acts but you need to search it out because it's not well advertised ... A good thing cos you can go in and hear an amazing act and it's not crowded. It can be cold in there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: 97511 05

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