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Pig & Whistle Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Australian
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1429 MT DANDENONG TOURIST RD, Olinda, Victoria, Australia
9751 2366
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for dinner with friends, told we could not book a table for 7.45pm, we must be seated by 7.30pm if we wished to order dinner - despite website advertising the restaurant is open until 11-pm. Upon arrival, 10 minutes after our friends arrived, we were handed menus and immediately asked by waitress if we were ready to order, we... More 

Thank Gypsy O
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very average and rather pricey for what was offered. Didn't get any smile from the wait staff and definitely not returning.

Thank Nina L
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Booked a table to head out for Christmas lunch as advertised on the web page. Asked the guy when making the reservation if Christmas lunch was being served and he confirmed it would be. Arrived and was informed Christmas lunch was not on the menu. Placed our order. Out of 2 drinks ordered managed to get only one right substituting... More 

Thank Stuart D
Sydney, Australia
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

On a rainy night, this was a great find. cosy and welcoming. Bring your appetite - the parma is huge :)

Thank Mskeys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Our first visit and we will definitely be back. Wait staff were polite service was excellent, no time wasted as meals were prompt and food was excellent. Highly recommend the tasting plate to share and the the pork belly melted in the mouth. All of this backed up by an exceptional list of tap beers. 5 stars

Thank Matthew S
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Walking through the door for the first time is like a trip into a London pub in a bygone era and you instantly feel like settling in for the long haul. It was cold when we came by and the fire was perfect to sit by and try to get through all the tap beers with my wife. Mission achieved.... More 

Thank markgolly
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

This is NOT a pub. It is a restaurant that has a bar. 10 bucks for a pint of beer is well over the odds as far a I am concerned if you just want a few drinks with some mates. The service was at least better than my last visit when it was embarrassing (we had guests from overseas... More 

2 Thank Stephen B
Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

there was a fire burning and the food was exceptional the staff was great and the atmosphere was very relaxing

Thank Heike D
Newcastle, Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We recently visited the Dandenong Ranges and had a meal at this quaint little pub. Menu provided sufficient variety and we enjoyed our wholesome meal. Would recommend this place.

Thank Jon T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Great place in the dandenong ranges. You cant go past great money for value. The meals are huge. Great place to have lunch or dinner. The staff was great. The meals fresh and tasty. Can't complain about the service the meals came out quick. I had the pork belly. It was to die for. The wife had chicken Parma. It... More 

2 Thank Shane S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Australian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
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, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: 9751 2366

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