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Portarlington Grand Hotel

76 Newcombe St, Portarlington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
+61 3 5259 2260
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“mussels” (18 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
76 Newcombe St, Portarlington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Portarlington Grand Hotel
1. Famous Portarlington Mussels
"best mussels on the coast."
Tim J
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2. Something For Everyone.
"this chef can REALLY cook."
Sharon J
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3. Old Style Pub & Table Service
"Will certainly be back!"
Chris S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here while visiting Portarlington and had dinner. The ambiance is okay, but the mussels are to die for. Very fresh and very tasty. A really good portion was easily enough for two or one hungry person. While the prices are a little on the...More

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only went in for a beer. Albeit a lovely place and venue, when the waiter discovered we only wanted a drink we were made to feel unwelcome. It’s still wort a visit though just for the decor.

Thank Nickcollisbird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here with friends it's a very old hotel on the outside which stands out in the township of Portarlington, but well presented on the inside. Staff helpful and friendly. Had a good meal but probably not worth what we had to pay for...More

Thank gayle w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice this week, lunch outside the bar on the wooden tables and dinner in the bistro. Lunch was steak sandwiches, beef wrap and burgers all great and value for money. Dinner was parma, steak & mussels. all very good but the mussels...More

Thank dex112233a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Beautiful spring evening by the bay. Fresh and clean dinner. Full of flavour. Really yummy. A coupe of pints too.

Thank Sammie M
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The Grand Hotel serve year the best and Fresh Local Portarlington Mussels basted and served with in house made Napoli tomato sauce. The menu at the Grand is vast- ask me about Thursday night parmigianas. Yet mussels is always my first choice and I love...More

Thank AnnLouiseMargaretMar
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Had family lunch. Fantastic service and meal was huge and lovely. Very accommodating to our toddler. We had risotto, flake, and calamari. Very clean nice setting. Would definitely go back. Very happy to see disabled toilet had change facilities for our toddler. Meals were very...More

Thank DukenParis
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Make sure you're hungry when heading here.. Friendly staff and good service. Reasonably priced bistro meals

Thank ammoanderson
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Best thing here was the delicious delectible salt and pepper calamari. Some of 5he best I've had. The surrounds in the courtyard could do with a refurb....pretty spartan sloping concrete floor, wooden park bench type tables, dirty wall. A level timber deck, some nice table...More

Thank Vic C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate here on a Monday night, sat by the open fire, food a bit pricey but excellent, Good atmosphere and service. Would recommend the pork belly.

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Questions & Answers
Len V
21 April 2017|
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Response from Amanda M | Property representative |
Hi Len. The Grand Hotel is excited to to commence, from today, Seniors Tuesdays. The seniors menu has meals available from $10 - $15 and dessert for $5. You can be seated near to the open fire for a cosy tuesday afternoon... More
Patricia M
1 April 2017|
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Response from guyd673 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely they do. Gluten free and vegetarian, Menus are avalable on portarlingtongrandhotel web page.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Newcombe St, Portarlington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Portarlington
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5259 2260
  • E-mail
Accommodation, Bar and Bistro open 7 days a week for Lunch and Dinner.
TAB - 20 Tv's, 3 seperate areas.
Functions - Multiple function rooms
*Closed xmas day
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