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The General

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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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.
US$9 - US$23
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Pizza
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pizza steak chilli general store great food high country ski school mountain dreaming fun atmosphere great pub pub grub great place to eat friendly service on tap take away hot chocolate dinner plain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

extremely helpful staff, great views from the deck, a good range of beers. I had a burger and my wife had zucchini and sweet potato fritters. good food reasonable price

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ian M
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Good variety of food vegetarian options. Staff friendly and helpful. Lovely views over the family.good space for children too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome view from indoors ! (outdoor area would be great in a lil warmer weather) . Great pizzas . Awesome atmosphere! Two Guys behind bar nice n Friendly . Will be back for sure 😀

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tg851122
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Loved this place - has the local post office & a reasonably priced supermarket in it. Meals are tasty & generous. Mainly I spent most of my time here drinking with our friends (whilst the kids were in ski-school) the warm apple-pie ciders are the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kidnround
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We always end here after a hard day skiing for a cold brew and great pizzas (amongst other delicious fare) . Upstairs or down - its fantastic - especially the Gnocchi yummo

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Deejkay
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The General is a busy bar/pub with a good atmosphere. Although tonight the solo singer music was way to loud and it was hard to continue any conversations. The pizza was good and I recommend the flu fighter with chilli and ginger, great vegetarian pizza....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kazebear
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Genny was alive again this year especially with all the snow. Pizza base was not up to usual standard which may have just been an off night. They are still a great pizza and take away if you wish. Just an awesome place on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank rodb780
Mountaindreaminggeny, Owner at The General, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hi Rod, thanks for taking the time to review us. im sorry we didn't deliver exceptionally well on the pizza. We appreciate the thumbs up with your positive description of the venues complete services. please visit us again soon as it is your patronage that...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

2 level ramshackle pub close to the bus stop. Staff all skiers completely disinterested in waiting or service. Food & wine well priced. The steak was 11/10 with delicious greens.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank steve g
Mountaindreaminggeny, Owner at The General, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Steve, Ramshakle is a little offensive as the complex houses some of the most modern apartments and archi style in Hotham. The "antique" signage and paraphernalia that adorns the walls is the character the imbibes the essence of mount Hotham as a ski resort....More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Without jumping in the car for the Dtive to DP still the best place to eat at Hotham. Great food and service.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AndrewMm9
Mountaindreaminggeny, Owner at The General, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hi Andrew, your a legend. We all work tirelessly from all the parts of this building to provide a service that extends beyond just monetary. We love talking to people, hearing their stories and making them feel welcome in our little slice of Hotham Thanks...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Can’t wait to go back and get another ribeye on the bone. Just what you need after a hard day skiing on the mountain.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kisanaw
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6 July 2015|
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Response from GeoffRanger | Reviewed this property |
Hi,also. We were there for a family function during February, so most of the restaurant would have been taken up by our party, although others would have been welcome. However, during the snow season it would be wise to... More
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