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Castello's Cardinia Hotel

108 Princes Hwy, Pakenham, Victoria 3810, Australia
+61 3 5941 5111
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (5 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Bar, International, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
DETAILS
108 Princes Hwy, Pakenham, Victoria 3810, Australia
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

absolutely delicious steak here. I had the rib eye and my wife had the porterhouse. both were cooked to perfection. the chips were nice but nothing extraordinary. all in all a very enjoyable meal served by friendly and welcoming staff

Thank JohnG3121
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks John, we really appreciate the great review! We love a good steak, glad you do too! Hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with great service. Nice family atmosphere, usually have face painting and balloon making of different things.

Thank Mark D
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Mark, thanks for the nice review! We look forward to seeing you back soon.

Reviewed 10 February 2017

Have had many meals here - lunch and dinner - and always good. Price is reasonable as well. I come here once a week for a coffee or two and always find the service excellent and the staff very friendly and welcoming. Not a problem...More

Thank Marie M
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Marie! We look forward to having you back in soon.

Reviewed 10 February 2017

I went to this disaster for a meal a couple of weeks ago with a friend. I had been there before so we believed it was a safe choice. We went on a Saturday night at around 7pm but we had not made a booking...More

Thank Jakerogan
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, we're very sorry to hear about this experience. Definitely not up to scratch, we will do our best to improve but if you'd like to discuss further please email me at nrenwick@castellos.com.au

Reviewed 3 February 2017

It was nice and layback and the meal was nice and very reasonably priced. later played the pockies for a short while. Good service and friendly staff, recommend

Thank puppyman2015
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went there for breakfast one morning and was quite nice service was really quick. As my wife has an allergy to wheat she had to take her own bread, but she didn't mind. The only thing we had to complai about, but it's not only...More

Thank Graeme B
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a enjoyable and affordable family dinner last night for the parma night. Definately going to become regulars! its great to be able to take the family out and not be a little nervous about the bill! 😀😀😀😀

Thank Gina B
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks Gina for the good review! We know how important it is to have an offer once a week everyone can enjoy, and we hope you continue to enjoy it!

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, staff helpful. Variety of choice on the menu, can get quite busy. Always better to book. Value for money and have seniors discount and special menu for different days to accommodate different eaters. Overall a great place to dine.

Thank Tiana S
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Tiana! We really appreciate it. Hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 12 November 2016

Service was very friendly and informative from start to finish. Made the whole experience extra enjoyable. Bistro area separate from the bar. Seated with menu, order at the counter. Lovely wait staff will explain process Garlic bread was at a higher price point of $8...More

Thank Tygger18
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! And thanks for the feedback on our new menu, we'll do our best to improve. Look forward to seeing you back!

Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a great place to catch up with the family. Great meals, great service but if you come here enough, the menu can get limiting. Always book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Thank TheAzzoGroup
Nicholas R, Public Relations Manager at Castello's Cardinia Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the review! We love hearing from our customers so we really appreciate it and look forward to welcoming your back again soon! P.S. Definitely a hot tip to book ahead, especially on Tuesday parma night!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Cuisine
Australian, Bar, International, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 05:00
Monday
09:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 05:00
Thursday
09:00 - 05:00
Friday
09:00 - 05:00
Saturday
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Princes Hwy, Pakenham, Victoria 3810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Pakenham
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5941 5111
Description
Regardless of where you hail from, you'll be welcomed like a local at Cardinia Hotel. The hotel has all bases covered, from smart, casual dining, to ample on-site parking and prompt, friendly service. Al fresco areas are combined with a modern and spacious bistro and extensive bar to provide an overall experience of comfort, convenience and quality. Sports fans can enjoy the dedicated bar menu, TAB facilities and sporting action screened daily, along with pool comps and poker. The kids are well looked after too, with an expansive indoor/outdoor play area, special kids' menu and regular giveaways to keep them excited. Features Large bistro dining area Large kids play area Sports Bar Walk-in bottle shop