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The Beach House

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Eastern Beach Reserve, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5221 8322
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Ulverstone
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The service here was fantastic. The owner very informative regarding the region and how he and his son started his business. Terrific with children, reasonably priced. Overall a terrific place to eat.

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Thank Tanmax61
Geelong, Australia
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I read some of the reviews and was abit nervous about going , but I thought I need to find out for myself what this place is like . As we all like things differently .Good service , bad service , good food not so good food.

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Thank Sharon W
Victoria, Australia
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

A nice heritage building in a beautiful spot, however this place feels grubby and worn out. The food varied from okay to poor, yet the prices were not particularly cheap. Lukewarm soup that didn't taste good, iced chocolates drowning in chocolate syrup. This experience was consistent with other times we've been here.

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Thank Daniel M
Geelong
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Booked our family dinner for 6 on 3/04 to celebrate birthday dinners on 23/04. Received a phone call on 14/04 to say they were 'double booked' so they cancelled us. Pretty slack that it took them 11 days to work this out. Thank for nothing- we were showing 'out of towners' Geelong. Well they now have a lasting impression on... More 

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Thank C0untryC0usins
Geelong, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has fabulous food, great staff and reasonable prices. The view from the balcony is sensational.

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Thank jackie b
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Had 2 x take away coffees and thought i would have a leasurely stroll. Was surprised with the extra $1 per coffee charged because they were take away. Each coffee over $5 for a medium. Not cool. Have never been charged more for take away. Usually its the other way around.

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Thank Tocsyarg
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Wonderful ambience and decor which lives up to stylish beach house theme. We both enjoyed the flat head tails served with a lovely salad,whilst the mussels looked great as did all the meals. Extensive wine selection including by the glass. Add to this friendly, professional, helpful staff making for a most enjoyable lunch experience. Good coffee and good value for... More 

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Thank Barbara B
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Most of the other reviews are true to word. We attended a wedding here upstairs on the weekend. Was excited to come here as I thought it would be a lovely experience and lovely dining... but no....finger food only (& I know that is the choice of the couple, but...) the standard, quantity and quality was extremely poor. If you... More 

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Thank Virginia T
Geelong, Australia
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185 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We love going here on a hot day. You can sit and watch all the action of the splash pool and promenade beyond. The staff are friendly and relaxed and although the cakes etc are standard fare, nothing to complain about. The only thing I would say is maybe the tourists could respect this is a business and not bring... More 

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Thank RedTart1
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Wow what has happened here? We have not dined in the cafe for at least 6 months. We were regulars always in the warmer weather. Great location on a sunny day. The menu now offers mostly fried food and the remaining few things had not changed in 6 months. We all selected toasted focaccias, they were surprisingly OK. However, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eastern Beach Reserve, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5221 8322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?