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Grand Hotel Portarlington

££ - £££, ,
76 Newcombe St, Portarlington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
+61 3 5259 2260
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“fries” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
76 Newcombe St, Portarlington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3223, Australia
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

Beautiful building that we were keen to try out. Friendly waitress, drinks slow to arrive. Meals quick to arrive. Porterhouse steak was actually scotch. Needed seasoning and not quite cooked as ordered. Surf and turf was just steak with 3 prawns - pretty disappointing for...More

Thank checkoutmypins
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Just stopped in for a celebratory drink and we were made welcome by lovely bar staff. Previous meals have been great, the seafood in particular!

Thank Bryan A
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We enter the restaurant at 1:30 ish on Sunday the 11th Dec 2016, we were seated promptly, the attitude of the waitress was extremely poor, we were made to feel like we were not welcome, she was very short with us. The meals were appalling,...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Fresh seafood. Beautifully cooked. Although we did wait a while for our order. The staff were very apologetic about the time we waited. It was worth the wait.

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I visited on consecutive nights, eating in the bar and bistro respectively. The menu seemed to be the same. The standard pub grub was up to scratch whilst the wider menu included ample portions. The bartender on the first evening was a...More

Thank TheSpecialOne15
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Dined in the bistro tonight and it was pretty ordinary. I had the Porterhouse and my partner had a Chicken Parmigiana. The steak was a little bland and slightly tough and served with mashed potatoes and a basic serving of hard steamed vegetables which were...More

Thank Stuart A
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was a great pub lunch. Lovely staff who made is feel very welcome and had great local knowledge.

Thank Graham R
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went to watch the football here,lovely old pub, lots of locals.Would be busy over Summer,meals and games room.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We ate here on Saturday night, nice meal which was reasonably priced, great service, friendly staff.

Thank Dianne B
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Our family dined here during the week, and we found all aspects to be just average. Despite it being a slow weeknight, service was slow, and the steaks not cooked according to our requests. The fish was OK, as was the Parma, but this grand...More

Thank garycorrie
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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$35
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:00
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
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