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Bar, Pub, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 6 January 2024 via mobile

Read great reviews so travelled to Bendigo for lunch. Wonderful ambiance, memorabilia and atmosphere. Food was a big letdown. 3x Eye fillets sinewy, tough and seemed braised. Vegetables were warmed not cooked.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 November 2023 via mobile

Attended as part of a group with a work function. A beautiful building, friendly and helpful staff and the meals were amazing.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023

This is a real local pub and has that country pub feel. There are several areas for eating and the menu is extensive as well as great prices. The meals themselves and delish and sizeable too. Bar staff are friendly and always with a smile.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 October 2023

As other reviews suggest, this very historic pub is well presented and provides good food at reasonable prices. A cut above the typical pub menu - has the classics, but then some. We both opted for a lamb rack special served generously with veg and...a delicious jus. Again both opted for the panacotta dessert, mainly because we could see the huge size of some of the (delicious looking) slices of cake coming out, and that was also luscious. Great selection of local wines and the service was excellent. Great find thanks to our fellow reviewers here in TA.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 September 2023

Food is fantastic. The menu has such variety, every meal was brilliant. The hotel has so much charm and staff are helpful and friendly

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 27 September 2023

The Old Boundary Hotel had a really lovely atmosphere. Food was delicious. Would definatly go back if I am back in Bendigo.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 27 August 2023

Came here for lunch with the family and ended up getting the seafood pasta with the spaghetti switched for linguini, can honestly say its the best pasta I've ever eaten, Cleaned the plate. Relaxed atmosphere and all the employees are great fun and respectful.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 12 August 2023 via mobile

Once again TripAdvisor came to the party. When you’re in an area that you don’t know and you just want to find a good pub that’s who I turn to. It was a busy Saturday lunchtime . You order from a great menu (or the...specials on the board ) at the bar. Get your drinks there too. There is so much choice and all at reasonable prices.Service was good. Nice cold bottles of water and cold glasses. My beef brisket burger was delicious! Obviously very popular with the locals as it’s not right in town but a 10 minute walk, it’s worth it.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 26 July 2023

Thank you for consistently providing the best service experience. The salmon, bruschetta and duck are made to perfection (I'd say the best I've ever had) and the menu is extensive. I recently visited again with a friend from out of town and once again the...food was fantastic and staff were friendly and welcoming. The food, service and atmosphere are unmatched!More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 24 July 2023 via mobile

Most disappointing The female bar attendant had a charisma bypass,the whiting didn’t appear to be whiting (as we know in Australia) and the prawn tomato spaghetti special was too sweet and sans flavour.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 19 July 2023

OMG you have done it again. The most AMAZING meal & service. Gluten Free, Dairy Free not a problem. I even had desert. Sticky date…divine!! See you again next year. Cannot rate this place high enough. Thank you

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 29 May 2023 via mobile

We travelled from Melbourne to Bendigo to drop in on one of our old favourites the Old Boundary hotel. This place use to have the best steaks in Victoria and a magnificent chef "Luke". Like so many places now it's gone downhill. The steak nowhere...near as good and staff standard dropping away. Wine is far too expensive at $43 a bottle avg. Price of food average or higher. Bit of a shame ,we will look as other venues from now on.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 8 May 2023

Went for dinner with my girlfriend. I ordered the Beef Brisket burger and it is EASILY the best burger I have ever had. My girlfriend is a vegetarian and ordered the Canneloni and really enjoyed that as well. We ordered the bread and dips as...a starter and were really impressed- the dips were incredible and the bread was amazing (soft but somehow crispy at the same time) The pub itself is beautiful with such a cozy atmosphere, tons of character and Bendigo history and feels private even thought you’re sitting around others. Really enjoyed looking at the historical photos of Bendigo that are hung up around the pub while we sat as well.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 7 May 2023

Was pleasantly surprised and pleased with the food and service. We had the 400g Porterhouse Steak and Seafood Pasta. The place was fully booked for a Thursday evening but service was good. Was not disappointed with our choice of restaurant and food.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 6 May 2023

Food was amazing. Service was flawless. We had a lovely time. We got our food very we fast. Menu isn’t just a basic pub feed they have all your pub faves and more!!!

Date of visit: May 2023
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You'd think that would be an easy answer to find online, but I've searched and there seems to be very little. The adjacent "Hustler's Hill" mine was established in 1854 and formed into a company in 1856, suggesting it became... More
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No, the Old Boundary Hotel is an old time pub serving good food. The hotel is situated in the older area of Bendigo and it is great to walk around and have a look at the beautiful homes which were built during the gold rush... More
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The Old Boundary Hotel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5