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Riverview Hotel

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19 River Dr, Tarwin Lower, Victoria 3956, Australia
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible27%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (2 reviews)
“venus bay” (7 reviews)
“open fire” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
19 River Dr, Tarwin Lower, Victoria 3956, Australia
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Shame the food was so bad as its a lovely location! A lot of people warned us but had to try for ourselves.

Thank Sassafras6
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Well what can I say walking into this place sent me into a time warp. It's a classic. It's the best place I have been to in years. Ye Olde pub feel and most enjoyable watching the local lads catch a fish or two. Good...More

Thank Scött Y
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped off for lunch after driving from Frankston via Phillip Is. and were pretty peckish. Were a bit dubious re the expected meal quality and were not far off the mark as the meal was only average and the prices were not as reasonable...More

Thank bf_clarkey
Reviewed 16 February 2017

$25 for garlic prawns, not bad I thought, until it arrived. A total of five prawns and not even king prawns. Then I started eating it and found a dead insect on my plate. Was asked did I want something else which was a definite...More

Thank Geoffrey M
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The meals here are ok, its a country pub largley patronised by locals. It does get very busy during peak summer season.There are pool tables and an open fire in the winter. They do offer a courtesy bus service, door to door which is pretty...More

Thank julie h
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A typical country pub, the Riverview Hotel on the Tarwin River offers indoor and outdoor seating. The menu is fairly standard pub fare, though a bit overpriced for the quality. The pub is about a 3km easy bike ride along the bicycle path from Venus...More

Thank AllyJaneJ
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Have just eaten a delicious parmigiana with crunchy chips and veg. Yum! Will definitely be back. The locals are a bit loud but that's bearable in a pub atmosphere. Good atmosphere overall

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

this place has to be the worst place i've ever eaten at. the food is disgusting and it's too overpriced for horrible food. don't even want to try the desert. I REPEAT DO NOT VISIT THIS PLACE. KEEP DRIVING.

3  Thank Taylah A
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I can't imagine that there is anyone who knows anything about food working at this hotel. Yes, it's summer time and the're busy. Yes, it's good to warn people that there might be a wait of up to an hour for food. But there's not...More

5  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed nearby in our vintage caravan for a couple of nights at NYE when there was no room at any other Inn. Special thanks to Bronte and Dave for their gracious offer of free camping next door. NYE provided great entertainment, cold beer, great...More

Thank Marcus W
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 River Dr, Tarwin Lower, Victoria 3956, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Tarwin Lower
This is an Australian regional pub.
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