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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
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was once, hands down- my FAVOURITE restaurant. The pork belly + mash was absolutely one of the best meals I've ever had in my life. So when my husband booked to go for Valentines day, I was nothing short of ecstatic! Upon arrival we ordered drinks and it took 30 minutes for mine to arrive. They explained (rather hurriedly)... More 

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Thank kotari88
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menus with a good choice of traditional beers. Staff very friendly and welcoming. We have visited this place many times and it never fails to disappoint. Whether you choose to sit out side on a summers evening or inside with a real fire in the cooler months you'll be guaranteed of good food and company.

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Thank Mj0511
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never been a fan of this restaurant but my husband loves their pork belly. We went there tonight for dinner and they advised they are transitioning to a new menu, which included a changed pork belly dish, so we both decided to have the grilled flake with chips and salad. After almost 30 minutes it turned up and... More 

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Thank janisinc
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Tavern (Pub) is situated in the Dandenong Ranges. Parking is limited and my group was forced to park in the side streets around the Tavern. The staff at the Tavern are very friendly and accommodating and strive to provide a good service. However, the first order of drinks did take a few minutes to arrive and after about ten... More 

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Thank Greg B
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 one being a small child. We ordered cheesy bread and warmed sourdough with a choice of butter or balsamic dressing. The breads were warm, fresh and tasty. We ordered schnitzels, slow roasted pork, grilled flake and slow roasted lamb. The concensus was all the dishes were delicious and servings generous. The staff were all... More 

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Thank Gillian P
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here recently. The food wasn't outstanding, but it wasn't bad either. For the size of the servings, the prices were fine. I had the chicken parma, which was huge - almost the width of the plate. Overall it was good pub food. We did have to wait a while to get our meals after... More 

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Thank Philip Y
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great place with a great pub menu. Food was tasty and service overall was friendly. Loved the Pommy Platter - the warm bread was so good!

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Thank lyssyontour
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

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 

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Thank Gypsy O
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

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

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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?