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14 Beveridge, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
+61 3 5033 0511
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Werribee, Australia
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited several years in a row. Standard remains high. Food beautiful, fresh and tasty. Staff friendly and helpful. Had an error with bill but this was dealt with efficiently and quickly.

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Thank Marlene K
Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok. Staff were attentive and accurate. But the food lacked a lot of spice and heat. Orange Squid a Chef special..no orange flavour. Duck dishes, great amount of duck, but lacking that true fish sauce, sweet and sour balance, plus where was the coriander and ginger. Overall for Swan Hill locals it's what they have and probably reckon... More 

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Thank Rossdco
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

So sad us country folk could not satisfy your superior big city tastes! Sorry to shoot you down, but so many of your city counterparts commend Java Spice on the spectacular flavours found here. Imported Javanase buildings hence the name "Java Spice". Thai cuisine along with Balinese makes it South East Asian. More 

Werribee, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent flavours and good portion size. Service a little slow but there was a big party at the table next to us.

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Thank OZ-LV
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

Thanks for dining at Java Spice. Sorry the service was slow. I'm guessing we were a chef down that night. We will investigate. Glad you enjoyed the food. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Cheers More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Swan Hill on our return to Adelaide and chose this restaurant based on the ratings on Trip Advisor. Our experience was a very favourable one. We loved the feeling of stepping into a little bit of Thailand when we entered the front gate. The service was excellent and food delicious. We had the money... More 

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Thank Julie W
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed Java Spice. Hope to see you again sometime soon. Cheers More 

Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here for dinner over the Easter long weekend. We love spicy Thai/ Asian/ Indian foods and they are our preferred cuisine when dining in Melbourne, so we were looking forward to this very much. The restaurant was very busy but we dined late, so service was quick and friendly. 4 of us shared entrees of spring rolls and... More 

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1 Thank Zilhills
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

Sad to hear you did not enjoy. Seems out of character for us. Can assure you we NEVER use a microwave to heat up food. All curries & stir frys are cooked fresh. We pride ourselves on this. 2 out of 5 a bit rough I reckon! Had great feedback on the same night so am unsure what happened for... More 

Bendigo, Australia
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206 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Two of us were up here for work and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here. it was recommended as the place to eat by all the people we worked with and we could see why. Lovely food, efficient and friendly service and great ambience. I would definitely eat here again, and strongly recommend.

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Thank BendigoRobin
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your dining experience. Please come again. Thanks for the positive feedback. I will pass it on to all staff. Cheers More 

Mornington, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing & everyone loved their meals. The service is great & the owners Trish & Pete are extremely welcoming :) highly recommend!

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1 Thank kateantosik
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your dining experience Kate. Please come again. Thanks for the positive feedback. I will pass it on to all staff. Cheers More 

Hamilton, Australia
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176 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

There's so much hidden from the small car park and main road. Java Spice was an excellent find, with pleasant wait staff and authentic Indonesian foods which tasted divine. Whether you dine inside the main restaurant or in one of the bamboo huts, you'll feel as though you're on Bali (and not in a crappy tourist area like Kuta).

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1 Thank B3NJ1
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

Cheers for the review. Much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed Java Spice More 

Mornington, Australia
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156 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

How do I describe the authentically dressed beautiful waiters, the young ladies knew the menu expertly and their suggestions were fabulous, a lovely place to have a meal in gorgeous surroundings. Truly an experience to sit with friends in a unique restaurant even the gardens looked like you were amongst an original Javanese island...incredible

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1 Thank Seaton29
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

So glad you had a great time at Java Spice. Please come back soon More 

Ballarat, Australia
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80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We went as a large grouo and chose to order sides of rice and roti and share our meals. I have been to few places where meals were all excellent. Meals I sampled included the goat curry, two types of chicken curry, Duck, Masaman beef, pork belly, seafood combination, chicken satay, vegetable. All were beautiful. Rarely do you share and... More 

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1 Thank Peoniesandtulips
Peter M, Owner at Java Spice, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your dining experience. Please come again. Thanks for the positive feedback. I will pass it on to all staff. Cheers More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 23:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Beveridge, Swan Hill, Victoria 3585, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Swan Hill
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5033 0511

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?