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“Excellent quality and good sizes serving”

Chicane Bar & Grill
Ranked #28 of 123 Restaurants in Bathurst
Price range: US$21 - US$37
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Australian, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Chicane Grill, open daily for breakfast from 6.30 am, for lunch from midday to 2:30pm and dinner from 6:00pm to late. Chicane Bar & Grill features modern Australian cuisine using the best regional produce and quality meats. The menu is complemented by an impressive and extensive wine list. It’s the perfect venue for a relaxed drink after work, a special dinner celebration or a quiet night with good food and wine.Chicane Bar Open daily from 10am until late.Chicane Bar has an extensive range of local wines, boutique beers and unique cocktails. Why not relax on the terrace with a cold beer and one of our morish snacks?
bangor australia
Level 6 Contributor
174 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Excellent quality and good sizes serving”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Very nice restaurant in the Rydges hotel situated on the edge of conrod straight at Bathurst. Nicely done with the sunken bar and a very good size. No trouble getting 50 people standing around it. The restaurant is very nicely spaced out. Plenty of room between tables, carpeted and quite so you can quietly speak to people without having the shout which I feel ruins a meal. Quality of the food was excellent as was the selection of wines especially some regional ones which were quite enjoyable.Breakfast was had there twice whilst staying at the hotel and this was quite OK for typical hotel breakfast food, but the dinner menu and food was excellent

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank missie0
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English first
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good quality”
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Had different menu to try, wait staff very helpful,very enjoyable.Good size portions,reasonable cost

Visited May 2014
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Thank Denise H
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Maitland, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
181 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Fast and friendly”
Reviewed 21 May 2014 via mobile

We had several meals in the restaurant over a weekend stay. Breakfast was lovely and elevated beyond the buffet norm by a pancake maker and peach & rhubarb jams. Dinner from the bar was fast and filling while the restaurant meal was delicious with a wonderful dessert. Staff were always friendly and attentive. Decor is a little cold but caters to the no fuss racing theme. Great location, unfortunately cold wet weather precluded the use of the verandah for drinks but maybe next time!

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Thank Michelle2320
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Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Each time we ate there it was different but good”
Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

I was there for work for 3 weeks and with different colleagues coming and going and as were staying at the hotel it was the first choice, I think I ate there maybe 5 times, the food was great but the last time I went I ordered the rib eye and yes I admit I like my steak med to well if not all well so I asked for well, it was so dry and hard I could hardly cut it, it was terrible , however the previous times I had the beef cheek it was amazing , the lamb , deserts are fantastic and the wine selection also great, we did on occasions have quite big parties but we arrived at 8:30
One night and weren't served until after 10pm, however another occasion there was only 5 and it was great, so I can't fault other then those couple of things, the manager was very friendly and he would always smile and say hello,

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Thank CarlyandDan
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Bathurst, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Just needs "tweeking"”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Living so close to Mt Panorama, I often have the opportunity to eat at the Chicane Bar & Grill.
The menu is family friendly and reasonably priced. The Wagyu Beef Burger is very delicious and good value. The atmosphere is quiet, so conversation is easy. If you are looking for a COLD beer on a hot summers afternoon, this is the place. My only reason for the average rating is that the service was not up to standard. The staff may have been trainees, if so, they should have worn name badges indicating Trainee status. Bar staff also didn't know what beers they had on tap, again if they were trainees, I would've understood. Mt Panorama is a wonderful track and to have a major hotel chain connected with a good restaurant is a bonus for beautiful Bathurst. As my title says it just needs a little "tweeking" to be excellent.

  • Visited March 2014
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