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“Love Sally and the girls” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Great Ocean Road Fish & Loaves

Great Ocean Road Fish & Loaves
Ranked #21 of 30 Restaurants in Apollo Bay
Cuisines: Seafood
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Geelong, Australia
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Love Sally and the girls”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014

best pies in town , wonderful friendly staff, clean, so many yummy treats on offer. from pastries to rolls and sandwiches

Visited December 2013
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Limerick, Ireland
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Great is too small a word.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2013

Great is too small a word for this awesome sight Apollo bay and the 12 apostles is a sight to be hold and should not be missed if you are traveling near Melbourne Australia. Keep your eyes peeled for the beautiful Koala bears in the trees and don't forget to visit London Bridge. Relax in the great ocean road Fish and Loaves and enjoy lunch you wont be disappointed the service is brilliant and the staff are charming as for the food definitely a 10.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Melbourne, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
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“Some of the best pies in Australia? I don't think so....”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

Visited over the busy Easter weekend and was lured by the reputation as one of the best pie providers in the country, only to be sorely disappointed by a pie which fell apart in my hand.

One of the fundamental basics of making a decent pie is having a solid base and good pastry. With this offering I was found wanting. Would not recommend!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Worst Pies Ever”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2013

We have stopped by Great Ocean Road Fish & Loaves (known as Apollo Bay Bakery) lured by their ranking as a Top 5 Pie Shop in Australia (according to ‘The Pie Buyers Guide to Australia’). Unfortunately they came short of our expectations. The pies were under-baked and they fell apart after the first bite which made them impossible to eat. The beef and sauce have spread all around our fingers and the bottom part of the crust completely crumbled. We have ordered four pies in total and all of them had the same problem.
The taste of the meat was average too.

In face the pies ranked much below an average gas station pie.

The worst part was however the reaction of the owner. After we have politely mentioned that there might be something wrong with the crust, she simply responded: "We either sell them this way or we don't sell them at all".

I hope ‘The Pie Buyers Guide to Australia’ will take the above in the account in their new ranking.

If you want a good snack on the Great Ocean Road, avoid the Apollo Bay Bakery as you will get frustrated and it will spoil your trip.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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