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RSL Bistro-Restaurant

££ - £££Chinese, Asian,
The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5155 3328
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lemon chicken” (9 reviews)
“fried rice” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Australian
££ - £££
The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Fried rice, beef satay and lemon chicken. Really generous serves ( took home a container of left overs) decent flavour. Would come again.

Thank melbourne d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a booking but our table was not held - As it is busy it was then a bit of a bunfight getting a table. Asian meals seemed very popular with the locals and as you expect from RSL's - great value. Good honest feed...More

Thank Wazza B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not bad food. Nice place in the centre of town. Good variety just dont give kids the Omeo sausage. I had the soup and it was very nice on a cool night. Good atmostphere and service very friendly, drink prices are reasonable compared to other...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the meal here. Plenty of choice and had a specials board. Reasonably priced and top quality. Nice seating area upstairs overlooking the lake.

Thank DianeDuffin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a surprise, as we were planning on going out somewhere else for dinner, but had three different people recommend the RSL to us. The food was delicious and very generous servings. A big Chinese menu and an alternate ‘pub’ menu for those not...More

Thank Suetony89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How can one resist banana fritter with a good serve of ice cream. We went to the restaurant for a banana fritter after having a western seafood dinner at the floating restaurant nearby. Love it.

Thank Paul Wing Fai C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were told not to be late as it was very popular with the locals - THEY WERE RIGHT. Choice of standard fare and Chinese on the menu as well as blackboard specials.

Thank Bevan G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My hubbie chose to have the fish of the day, whilst I chose the sweet and sour pork. The Chinese menu here is quite large and the quality is quite good if a little too "Aussie" in style. My father in law had the roast...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Don't get the risotto. Horribly overcooked and virtually mush. Don't get the lemon chicken. The batter was miles too thick, soggy undercooked and the sauce was bright coloured yellow. Too much colouring. Rice was bland and loaded with spam. Sorry RSL. Lost the battle on...More

2  Thank VeteranTraveller55
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Very basic food but was tasty and plentiful and reasonably priced , would recommend to travelers ..........

Thank rauchous
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Kevin M
8 December 2017|
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Response from Doris Z | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. I am not able to answer your question we were only there for a meal.
susan w
7 October 2015|
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Response from Lyn B | Reviewed this property |
We dined there in July for dinner and ordered from the menu. I don't think they do have all you can eat meals.
10 February 2015|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
They accept both debit and credit cards of other brands, so I feel confident American Express will be OK. Many businesses however, do "whack" a surcharge on American Express ..... for some reason !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5155 3328
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