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Pig & Whistle Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
1429 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
9751 2366
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  • Average13%
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Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1429 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for a lunch with my daughter and son in law while over from the UK to visit. Nice friendly pub with great food. Had ribs and what a portion, very nice indeed and not badly priced, would like to return when next in the...More

Thank karen l
Reviewed 2 days ago

we had a great lunch here at this traditional pub the Pig and Whistle. Great place to stop whilst sightseeing in the dandenongs

Thank redcapricorn
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a long time we have been impressed with the new management of Pig and Whistle and the meals and service were wonderful. We became regulars at Pig and Whistle and would make a long two hour drive over there to enjoy a meal and...More

Thank oceandreamings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a typical old fashioned pub where the time literally stood still. You get a mix of locals discussing the local news and travelers eating a hearty meal. If you are in this area surely stop for a drink or diner

Thank stalenbu
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I arranged my wife's birthday meal at the Pig and Whistle, along with our two children, her brother and his partner and her parents. Everyone had something different from the menu and everyone enjoyed their meal thoroughly. The only thing better than the food was...More

Thank Darrell-Holden
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing and the service was too! It’s a british tavern style restaurant with a mixture of different home made meals. Olinda is a beautiful town to visit,

1  Thank Carrllzz_
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Have not visited this establishment for many years but happy memories were not renewed. Had lunch on s Saturday with family, plenty of staff around, all seemingly quite young, willing to help and serve. Pub was quite empty although outside tables were all full. Food...More

1  Thank ald60_9
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We visited having read rave reviews, some of our food was good, some was average & the lemon meringue pie was out of this world amazing. The portions are too big unless you haven’t eaten for a week. On the down side the whole place...More

1  Thank wanderingcloudz
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant cosy tavern. Apparently it has been around for a long time and still serve a good meal. Christmas decorations brightened up the old tavern. The staff were all very friendly. A few of us ordered the Southern Chicken Parma on their specials...More

1  Thank brettnjess
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a catch up with a group of friends. Haven’t been here in over 5 years. Place has changed heaps. It is old English pub sort of. Meals were pretty cheap n large serves but the food was horrible. Beers are great n plenty...More

Thank Linda C
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15 July 2016|
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Response from Margaret E | Reviewed this property |
According to Google the distance is 15.4 km and takes 23 mins travel time
15 July 2016|
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Response from Brett S | Reviewed this property |
We have been there with the kids several times and always found the food delicious and plentiful. If you have kids there is also a good play area outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: 9751 2366
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