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The Surly Goat

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


US$7 - US$21
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Reviewed yesterday

The unusual name was a point of difference (no staff member could explain the origin of name although a few guesses ensued). We were impressed with the menu and a (modest in scope) wine list. Service was prompt and relatively friendly. The tapas sized options...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great little hidden Gem - usted to be called the cosy corner. I have eaten here sbout 5 times in the last month both dinner and lunch The food is amazing, delicious and priced well for what you get The service is exellent,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Livinginadream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The Surly Goat in June 2018. Couldnt go to Hepburn Springs and not go again. Still delicious with very friendly service. A real treat!!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 765marinad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time visit to the The Surly Goat. This place is quiet exceptional with a varied unique choice of dishes on their menu which was such a nice change from the everyday norm of eateries. A lovely relaxing dining experience with great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Panda1939
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great dinner at The Surly Goat last night. We did not have a reservation so they accommodated us at the bar. It was a lovely experience with great service and we thoroughly enjoyed some of the specials as well as the steak...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lorettar863
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

In Daylesford for the weekend, the restaurant was recommended by our host. It was a great find: really good food (the chef has Michelin experience); a very good wine list, reasonably priced and friendly but professional service. One of the best meals we’ve had for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BruceD754
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here yesterday. Although we were the last one's in for lunch we weren't rushed at all. The food, service and wine was lovely. My husband said the sardines were the best he had ever eaten. The side of Cos with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sharkmanGermany
Reviewed 19 November 2018

The food was fresh and well presented and the wine was good, the service very professional. Had a lovely evening.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank QKathleen
Reviewed 12 November 2018

My wife and I decided to celebrate our anniversary at The Surly Goat as we have dined in several restaurants in Daylesford over the years. What a great find. The staff were SO attentive and the meals were excellent as was the wine selection. Highly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MrPurser
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at the Surly Goat and can honestly say we truly experienced a wonderful meal. My husband had the pork loin and I enjoyed the Hapuka for our mains. Both were exceptionally well cooked and moist. The grilled octopus melted in your mouth...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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