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Pig & Whistle Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
1429 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
9751 2366
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  • Average12%
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Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1429 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tip, book a table. Really enjoyed the mulled wine. Food was excellent, very big serves so suggest having a entree size. Staff were friendly. All in all a lovely way to stay warm on a cold winter’s day.

Thank Suzyqmelb
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is probably my go-to when it comes to pubs/bars/restaurants in Olinda during the summer. On a nice day, you can sit outside and order delicious platters to accompany your drinks. Good value for money. It's a very relaxed environment, and the inside is...More

Thank Madeleine R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cosy pub located just outside of the township of Mt Dandenong is well worth skipping the flashier food options in Olinda etc for. The menu is classic English pub - with generous portions and reasonably priced. The beer offerings feature a lot of English...More

2  Thank snuff82Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I visited here for the first time today. We were seated near an open fire, and were given so much personalised attention even though it was extremely busy being a public holiday. The meals were so delicious and fresh, and were huge...More

1  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Pig and Whistle Tavern in Olinda never fails to disappoint. My husband took me there for dinner on a night away and once again it lived up to expectations. My husband had the pork belly served on mashed potatoes with a jus sauce which...More

1  Thank VicGra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now, I'm not a big fan of pubs claiming to be English with little or no similarity beyond affectation, but this place makes the effort. Apart from the mock phone box decor outside, the Pig and Whistle has that inalienable charm. Inside is an open...More

1  Thank TheNomadNurse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this little gem, staff are super friendly, I had the calamari which was perfect and my husband had a pulled pork burger and which our amazing waiter recommended and he absolutely devoured. Amazing atmosphere, 100% would eat here again. Loved this experience!!!!!

Thank Loutayto23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with friends on a Saturday for lunch - the place was busy, but not over-crowded. Staff very helpful and patient whilst we considered the options. Three of us had pies- beef or chicken and the other had bangers and mash. It was all basic...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Pig and Whistle for dinner as part of a cudo deal. We were super early for our booking and we're met with wonderful warmth and service. Seated immediately and very well taken care of. Draft beer on tap was sturdy and delicious....More

Thank Hael S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by Holly Lodge (separate fantastic review) and arrived to a fairly full restaurant in a lovely period building and room. Ordered wine - well priced and good selection, along with dinner. I enquired after about 20 minutes as to the dinner, seems like they...More

Thank Johnv69
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July 15, 2016|
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Response from Margaret E | Reviewed this property |
According to Google the distance is 15.4 km and takes 23 mins travel time
July 15, 2016|
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Response from Brett S | Reviewed this property |
We have been there with the kids several times and always found the food delicious and plentiful. If you have kids there is also a good play area outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: 9751 2366
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