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“Started with a coffee........didn't want to leave!”
Review of The General

The General
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $26
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian, Pizza
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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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“Started with a coffee........didn't want to leave!”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

Ducked in for a takeaway coffee and ended up with the whole crew having lunch. Guys were great- chef serves up good honest tucker. Good servings. Recommend the pork belly rolls. Great views in and out. Child friendly.

Visited April 2013
Thank Greg D
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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189 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“a surprise”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

We just wanted a meal between climbing Mt Hotham and heading back to Dinner Plain but ended up staying longer. The menu was short but had something for everyone. The service was prompt and friendly. The best part though was the stunning view of the mountains and live entertainment which we stayed to hear more of.

Visited January 2013
Thank lird5
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Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Hotham Institution”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

Summer & winter the "General" is great for a drink or meal. First went there 30 years back, and it just gets better. Love the steaks, & interesting mix of pizzas. Good value (given "ski resort economics")

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank ivanb52
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed July 30, 2012

The "General" is a busy place, especially at dinner.
Live bands perform most nights.
The place is cosy and a great place to have a drink or two or three - who's counting?
More tables are required for eating.

I had the steak which was perfectly cooked, tender and melted in my mouth. The accompanying mash was too salty and the greens were undercooked and miserly in quantity.

The chocolate pears were too sweet with the added sugar.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Wottinger
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15 reviews
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“Great pizza”
Reviewed July 26, 2012

Had a great lunch at the General. They have an assortment of great pizza's at a resonable cost, great views and relaxed pub style atmosphere. The General is right next to the Kids Zone so lots of family's with kids have lunch here. Highly recommend trying for lunch while in Hotham.

Visited July 2012
Thank michelleannMelbourne
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