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Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleased to have found this pub which has a great atmosphere, a very pleasant host, and reasonably priced delicious meals. The "famous" silverside is no exaggeration and literally melted in the mouth. The lamb shank was also very tender and tasty. Definitely plan to visit again and try something else from all the different offerings. A lot of history...

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Thank Graeme D
Banjo65, Manager at The Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you - looking forward to your next visit!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A group of my overseas friends and I visited this once great establishment on Sat night, and were shocked with the grumpy, inhospitable and dame right rude behaviour of the Hotel manager, He made all of my party extremely uncomfortable with his I do my care attitude, it was only at this point I realised why the pub/ restaurant was...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 December 2015

A group of us went out for dinner to The Retreat as members of our group had been there previously but it was a first for my hubby and I. I had heard all the stories that the Sullivans had been filmed there and upon entry, I was really immersed in the history and décor of the place but the...

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Thank Brigitte R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 September 2015

The Retreat Hotel is one of our favourite in Melbourne. It has many original tiles and fittings from it's heyday in the late 1870s. The ambiance is cosy, warm, charming and has a choice of sitting areas. The food is lovely- my husband had a tasty lamb shank and i had superb carrot and ginger soup with crusty bread, then...

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Banjo65, Manager at The Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Retreat. It is great to be appreciated!

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Quaint old pub in a historic building that has been well maintained, and was used in the 1980s TV show The Sullivans. Staff were super friendly. Restaurant offers the usual fare. Despite the many choices, the Chicken Parma was an excellent choice and good value.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2014

This pub's main claim to fame is that it was used as the pub in the 70s/80s Australian TV series set in wartime Melbourne "The Sullivans". Those that do not know it well often refer to it as the "Sullivans Pub". This though is to do the place a disservice. While it gives more than a healthy nod to its...

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Banjo65, Manager at The Retreat Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your favourable review. We appreciate people who enjoy a real pub!

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Address: 226 Nicholson St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
Region: Australia > Victoria > Greater Melbourne > Yarra > Abbotsford
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