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Wild Oak Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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232 Ridge Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 2033
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Sunday
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here Saturday night with friends and although we enjoyed our night with our friends, we found the food and service to be an underwhelming experience. We have been coming back here for years and have always found everything to be excellent but after last night probably won't be back. Staff although friendly enough very unknowledgable and lacked... More 

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1 Thank thegrays4
melbourne
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a friend out for lunch. Food looked amazing on the plate but unfortunately the presentation was the best part. Main was pork belly it was nice but not hot enough and the mash potato was cold. Dessert was lemon meringue pie and it was nice but I actually think my basic homemade one tasted better. For the prices they... More 

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Thank jestar85
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch at Wild Oak was not a great event, nor was the food great and the restaurant was on the one side dim and dark with the blinds down and on the other there were no blinds and the sun came glaring through. Ambience nil. The menu wasn't the one on the web site which sort of annoyed us because... More 

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Thank TerrificTraveller
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not often that I take to writing such a negative review. A group of four came to celebrate a birthday. The food was slow in arriving. One dish arrived cold. The others were inconsistent in presentation and portion sizes. My pork belly was extremely fatty and oily, as were the accompanying chat potatoes and the side dish of... More 

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Thank Hetty v
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ohhhhh my god ,we get there no one to greet us at the door ,and weren't busy,it was Sunday evening ,then we look at the wine menu only very few white and red wines nothing special (supposingly it is called WINE BAR ) You would expect some vareity.anyway we choose one they didnt have it and other one waitress tells... More 

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Thank Mari M
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Saturday night dinner, almost full and we enjoyed the experienced. Greeted at the door, and the restaurant is warm and inviting. Couldn't fault the food, and great service by genuinely enthusiastic and warm staff. Also, reasonably priced. We will be back!

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Thank Andrew N Rhonda T
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A weekend getaway with long time friends and dinner at Wild Oaks of Olinda. They made available a special room, which made talking and enjoying the the meal fantastic. The food taste was excellent but a couple of meals were a little cool, this did not however effect the the taste. The service was initally a little slow but it... More 

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Thank L9320VTmichaelh
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Delicious range of pasta dishes for our group of six with quick and friendly service. Warm and welcoming on a cold, wet evening and really liked the decor. We had a great night! We've already booked in for another Monday night out! This is a fine dining restaurant that offers a low cost, delicious range of pasta dishes on a... More 

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Thank Claire C
Toowoomba
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Previous reviewers were correct in saying that the food was great but the service, decor, ambience and outlook were extremely disappointing. After our main course, during which no one enquired about drinks, etc. we got up to pay at the door. Not so much as a thank you! Unlikely ever to return. PS Killed four blow flies while we waited... More 

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Thank I5956NXmichaelk
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Rubbish rubbish rubbish. Overpriced and tasteless food and decor. Slow service and waste of time and money. Pull your socks up wild oak!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Ridge Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 2033

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?