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“Excellent food, fantastic atmosphere, 5 starts”
Review of Pickled Pelican - CLOSED

Pickled Pelican
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Excellent food, service was perfect, drinks served first, food not far behind, can't fault this place, absolutely awesome !!! Will return xoxox

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1  Thank Lovethefood23
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Ate here as a small group mid-week and pretty much had it to ourselves due to the day and the terrible weather outside. The Pelican is an odd place in terms of location as it is a few blocks away from the main area and doesn’t quite catch the eye or have too much passing foot traffic. Inside the design is that of a coffee shop even though they do evening food. Personally it was a bit too bright and breezy for me to sit in, but this is personal taste – but the very harsh lighting did rob a bit of atmosphere.

The tapas is really very good though, better than I expected from the coffee shop feel and mostly the prices were OK for each dish.

Service was friendly and helpful and efficient – not constantly getting in our way but always around to add dishes, clear things etc. There are fancier places in town for sure, but the Pelican makes for a friendly informal place for good food.

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Thank bob_the_moo
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

Great food, more of an upmarket place. Not the usual choices on the menu, a bit different. My colleagues and I all enjoyed our meals very much. We even went back the following night!

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Thank Gl0be_r0ver_girl
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

By recommendation and after reading their colourful advertising card at the Info Centre, we went on Tuesday morning to have breakfast. The girl behind the counter said"we don't do breakfast today" Either their advertising is wrong or the girl was mistaken. No sign of any further communication or apology, we looked at one another and left.

Perhaps one has to ring and find out what they are actually serving on any given day before bothering to go along.

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1  Thank romicast
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Reviewed 3 July 2013

Groovy little den on the way into Portland, looks fairly non-descript from the outside, but charming surprise once though the front door. Delicious calamari and heavenly Thai beef salad, topped off with tasty fries and yummy aoli and relish. A little put off initially by having to pass through a cloud of cigarette smoke generated by staff members hanging around the front door, but this had no impact on the dining experience here after. A must if you're passing through town!

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Thank Raj7_14
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