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Marty @ Oakdene

255 Grubb Rd, Wallington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3222, Australia
+61 3 5255 1255
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (5 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
255 Grubb Rd, Wallington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3222, Australia
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As usual, Marty and the sublime staff at the signature Oakdene restaurant, came up with the goods for the festive Christmas in July luncheon' which is fast becoming a local tradition and "must do" event; as we Victorians celebrate the cold wintry weather, which is...More

Thank Shaun L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Staff were Great, we had a large group (10) including children so we were able to eat in one of the private rooms which was great. the staff were very knowledgeable and happy to assist and explain menu items.

Thank Tomas B
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We are so glad you enjoyed your dining experience in one of our private rooms.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is located not far from Ocean Grove. It has a lovely ambiance. The food was excellent and the staff were very obliging. Would highly recommend this restaurant for all occasions.

Thank 427dawn
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. Glad you thought that the 'food was excellent and the staff were very obliging.' Thank you for highly recommending us for all occasions.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a great day visiting wineries and it has been capped off by a great meal at Marty's. We have the degustation 4 course dinner. It is ample food accompanied by matching wines. The staff are excellent and make the night even more...More

Thank JonNewport
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We are glad you had a great day visiting wineries and we could finish off your night with a fantastic dinner. Thanks for Highly Recommending us.

Reviewed 23 April 2017

There are not many places that you can rate a 10 out of 10. A upside down house for wine tasting, artistic gardens are awesome you just want to stay all day or just keep coming back to experience each garden. Then you walk inside...More

Thank TaniaJoy
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Oakdene, our cellar door, restaurant and eclectic garden and surrounds. Glad you enjoyed your meal and Oakdene wines. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant several times and I think it continues to get better! We were at Marty's for lunch. One can not help but feel pleasantly welcome on arrival. We could only manage 2 courses, the food is just a full flavour...More

Thank John M
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for your fantastic review of Oakdene and our restaurant. So glad you have been a number of times and think it just gets better every time. Thank you for highly recommending us.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a really interesting place. We visited for lunch on Easter Sunday. We had a set lunch with a choice of three entrees, mains and desserts. All of the meals were beautifully presented and very tasty. As it turned into a sunny afternoon we...More

Thank Sydney243
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. Glad you enjoyed your meal at our restaurant over the Easter Weekend - it was the first time we have offered a 3 course set menu for lunch so we are happy to receive your positive feedback.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Very friendly staff and helpful. We had a lovely steak cooked to perfection. My only complaint was charging for sparkling water and not leaving it on the table. We had a bottle of wine which was left at the bar so every time we wanted...More

Thank 503lesley
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant on Trip Advisor. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and thought the steak was cooked to perfection. We will certainly take your comments on board about the sparkling water etc.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

The restaurant walls are bright and everywhere you look there are quirky little collectables and "junk" (in an artistic sense) everywhere, so you eyes are constantly kept busy as you wait for the food. On the food - food is very tasty and the menu...More

Thank Topbloke68
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for reviewing us on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience in the restaurant (and breakfast in the cafe on the property). Glad you thought the service was extremely good, with the staff having a good knowledge of the...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had a lovely dinner at Oakdene - the food was excellent and beautifully cooked with a varied and imaginative A La Carte menu, (there is also a degustation menu available), and of course we chose some lovely Oakdene wines. The restaurant itself is elegant...More

1  Thank Denesandco
Robyn F, General Manager at Marty @ Oakdene, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you so much for your fantastic review of our restaurant and the accommodation. We are just devastated about Pam's sudden death - so really appreciate your comments regarding her making your evening so special. She was one of a kind.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 20:00
Thursday
18:30 - 20:00
Friday
18:30 - 20:00
Saturday
18:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Grubb Rd, Wallington, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3222, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Wallington
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5255 1255
  • E-mail
Description
Renowned as a fantastic addition to the Bellarine Peninsula with absolutely flawless execution and presentation, Oakdene Vineyards Restaurant boasts a modern Australian and European cuisine with an array of fresh local produce. Award winning Executive Chef and Manager, Welshman Marty Chichester previously owned and managed popular restaurants in Wales and Sydney. Oakdene has recently won the National awards for 'Restaurant in a Winery' and 'Tourism Restaurant' by the Restaurant and Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence.
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