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The Gamekeepers Secret Country Inn

$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1555 Melton Hwy, Melton, Victoria 3335, Australia
97471000
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Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hadn't been for many years and visited for lunch. Is it an inn, place to have a beer, or restaurant unclear. Fixtures and decor haven't changed since visited shortly after opening.Restaurant pricing which answers first question.Wine selection is limited and menu standard fair. For lunch had calamari whilst plentiful could have been cooked a little longer and more salt &... More 

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Thank Hugh C
Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really enjoyed our evening here today. we all ordered different things and they all came to the table perfectly. We had the bruschetta to start followed by steak for one of us, Lamb shanks and the Guinness and beef pie. There was a lady singing and playing a keyboard and the atmosphere was lovely.

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Thank Ollie G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Ok, I love nothing more than the old English/Irish style pubs. So when I saw this was excited. After 2 Experience never go near again till I hear of new ownership. The place was not clean at all. The food was awful which was beaten by the poor service. Best advice from this food Whisperer avoid!

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Sunbury, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Our table of 10 oldies had a great time. The staff were numerous and attentive, the a la carte 2 course dinner was very good considering the large number of diners for this special function. Drinks from the bar and wines were reasonably priced. The band, Creedence Clearwater Survival, not Revival, was excellent for this type of celebration, although they... More 

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Thank alan p
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Our Aqua Group had their Christmas get together here. The food was excellent, the portions were a bit large for me, and the atmosphere was good. Started coming here when it first opened and the interior is getting a little tied now and needs a spruce up. All in all, we had a very good lunch and a great time.

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Thank Maureen S
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Why keep it a secret?! This English style pub is comfortable and inviting. The food is fresh and abundant! We were spoiled and I was overwhelmed at how friendly and efficient the staff were! Highly recommend! We are going for our Christmas lunch.

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Thank Michelle R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times On the last occasion it was a Wednesday night $28 p/h 3 course. We had a table of 28 All our meals came out at a reasonable time. None of us were waiting for food and there was plenty of that Yes the place is a little outdated But i go there for the... More 

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Thank RKRJ04
Melbourne
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

It's been a few years since my wife and I were last here, but we decided that we should try it again, well we weren't dissapointed. It does seem that since the last time we were here there has been a change in ownership/management but the atmosphere are food were great. We were tossing up between the Sunday a la... More 

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Thank David P
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This quaint old pub is quite the gem in the midst of its countryside surrounds. The fire, when going in the old stone hearth, has an inviting atmosphere, and the food is even better. The lady hostess is warm and engaging and so very knowledgable about allergies and food intolerances, of which my wife has many (crustacean allergy, and severe... More 

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Thank Michael T
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

had dinner there a couple of weeks ago it was nice food but not the best for the price they charge the interior looks old and smelly but they do have good service they should also have a area cordoned off for the people that are going to watch tv and rant and rave about the sport they are watching... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$23
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1555 Melton Hwy, Melton, Victoria 3335, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Melton
  • Phone Number: 97471000

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