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Telegraph Hotel Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Asian, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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2 Pakington St | Geelong West, Geelong, Victoria 3218, Australia
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Geelong, Australia
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many Geelong restaurants would find it difficult to provide the service and quality of food the 'Telegraph' provides. Very friendly and welcoming staff, superb food and drinks at bar prices. Outside dining is also available although a little noisy

Thank Robert A
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83 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have already reviewed The Telegraph before but, after two recent visits, I am moved to do another. I had a chicken scallopini that was so delicious that I will come up with any excuse to go back and have another. Great range of beer too but the Cricketer's Arms is excellent. All my friends commented upon how good their... More 

Thank Russell C
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hopeful we were as we entered the light bright and well furnished, it looks great ! BUT (always a but).... The lunch menu was minimal choice and maximum cost. It got confused and was not sure if it was a pub a brassiere or a restaurant. The wait staff were snippy uninformed and not happy being at work. I felt... More 

Thank 488axl
Geelong, Australia
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180 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Telegraph tries really hard to keep the customers coming back and Thursday night's oyster night is another example.. $1 oysters from 5-7.. Very popular better book. $2 Kilpatrick and $3:50 for the special.. We booked for two, but the rude loud people on the table next to us made our night out a bit of a downer. There was... More 

Thank RedTart1
Mount Gambier, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I was told I was going to the Telegraph hotel I expected a pub meal . But the Telegraph is a wonderful surprise. We were greeted with a smile and taken to our table by a very friendly young lady . A nice touch . Decor is on trend . The meals were perfect. Favouring the desert end of... More 

Thank Somerfields
Geelong, Australia
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105 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and our adult daughter went here for lunch last Friday. Meals were served quickly and efficiently and the drink service was ok. Price was what you would expect for pub grub and the only let downs was the number of tables and chairs squeezed in and the cold breeze coming in from the beer garden every time someone... More 

1 Thank David S
Torquay, Australia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go here if you want to be screwed blind. Crap food, I ordered the Roast Lamb that was the daily special. It was just meat in a hamburger shape dried out and tasted like someone sucked all the goodness out of it. I ordered a drink vodka and soda. Meal $29 bucks n drink $10 Bucks! Never Again!!!! Customer service... More 

1 Thank Sandy M
Geelong, Australia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is now one classy hotel! A huge step up since the refurbishment. Nice, broad menu with a good choice of wines. Good for an easy family lunch, a business meeting or anything in between. It's not cheap, but it delivers on quality.

Thank Erik W
Geelong, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a few times and would say we've had the full spectrum of food and service from delicious and super polite to pretty awful and rude. It's worth a go but I wouldn't promise perfection. Decent enough.

1 Thank LocalGal32
Geelong, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good hotel meals with an extensive menu. Large variety of beer on tap and bottles. Good table and bar service.

Thank Hans H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Asian, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Pakington St | Geelong West, Geelong, Victoria 3218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: 52222471
This pub has had a complete makeover about six months ago. They've done a great job doing up the building inside and the food and service are amazing.

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