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Sailors' Rest

3 Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5224 2241
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3 Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We’ve eaten here many times for breakfast lunch and dinner. We’ve also stopped in for coffee and cake after shopping or the movies. The food is simple but delicious and always very satisfying. The staff are always pleasant and nothing is too much trouble. There...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had coffee and cake great coffee,the environment was fabulous on a warm Saturday afternoon great place to sit and chat with very efficient and friendly staff

Thank duyvo74
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After leaving another restaurant before the meal, we were very pleased to have shifted to Sailors Rest. The waitress was A1 - very friendly and helpful with great advice on meal selection. She knew the menu well. Our meals were lovely and reasonably priced. I...More

Thank Fispice
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We called for a light lunch on a weekday, found it to be very clean and the staff very welcoming. We enjoyed refreshing cold drinks and enjoyed pancakes for lunch. The menu had a great choice of meals, snacks & cakes and they all looked...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for breakfast without a booking after our wedding. We had a fairly large group rolling in sporadically as the checked out of their accommodation and the staff were fantastic! They were patient and friendly. Nothing was a problem. Food is standard...More

Thank Cath_Kemp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is supposed to be among the best restaurants in this small town. The atmosphere is a bit cold and the interiors is looking cheap. Nevertheless, the service was focused and the food was tasty and fine.More

Thank Carlarsen
SailorsRest, Manager at Sailors' Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Carlarsen! We love hearing the honest truth and we're glad that in this instance we can proudly say we are doing something about it- we are mid renovations to update the interior of the restaurant (while...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful food & view. Very big portions for dinner and very accommodating to kids with a decent kids menu and colouring in.

Thank clarep5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast here with the best hollandaise sauce ever. Desert one evening after a football game, lots of yummy choices. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank fyfaussie
SailorsRest, Manager at Sailors' Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a wonderful thing to hear, fyfaussie!! We make our hollandaise in house so we're happy it's hit the spot for you- we look forward to serving you again soon ⚓⚓

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service,food was cooked fresh and value for money...coffee yes plz ,we had the sea food plattter..yum...grilled haloume salad..mmmmm,fish and chips with salad Couple of scotch and drys ,what a meal Tnx we’ll be backMore

Thank Mark M
SailorsRest, Manager at Sailors' Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We can't wait to serve you again soon, Mark! We're happy you enjoyed your experience with us and hopefully we can see you in the beer garden once that's complete (mid 2018) or even upstairs on the rooftop by the end of 2018!! ⚓ Until...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on New Years Day and although busy, staff still managed to fit our party of 5 in. Lovely outdoor seating area. The waiter who served us was very friendly, and gave good recommendations on the food. The food took around 30-40 minutes...More

Thank Briony O
SailorsRest, Manager at Sailors' Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Briony! We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us on New Years Day, we agree that our meal times did stretch to about 30-40 minutes at its longest time and should have communicated this to you...More

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Donna M
12 September 2017|
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Response from SailorsRest | Property representative |
Hi Donna, Thank you for everyone who has answered. Just to clarify, this is a Costa / Tripodi Family restaurant !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
8:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Moorabool St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5224 2241
  • E-mail
Sailors' Rest is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner dining in Geelong, as well as offering an extensive range of drinks and sweet treats to enjoy at any time of the day or night. We warmly welcome families with children at our restaurant, and have a kids' menu just for them! During the day you can indulge your desire for a café-style breakfast at any time with our all-day breakfast menu, a sweet treat with a coffee, or peruse our menu for a more substantial lunch with a glass of wine or a beer. With the moonlight shining on the bay, our Geelong waterfront restaurant is the perfect location for dining with family or friends, a drink and tasty snack with a mate, or a long overdue catch up and cocktails with a big group of friends or colleagues.
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