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The Criterion Hotel Sale

) #1 of 41 Restaurants in Sale $$ - $$$ , ,
123 York St, Sale, Victoria 3850, Australia
+61 3 5143 3320
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“finger food” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
123 York St, Sale, Victoria 3850, Australia
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not a great menu. Been here a few times and still not impressed. Overrated I think. If you are in a larger group say 20 or so they don't provide a full menu.More

Thank bhonest2017
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello bhonest2017, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. We appreciate your comments regarding our menu; I am sorry to hear that you have not been impressed by your meals on multiple occasions. We aim to change our menu regularly, and utilise...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

I love to eat Parma's when I travel and when they are fresh chicken breast and reasonable price it's the fitting end to a hard days work.

Thank Steve W
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Steve W, Glad to hear you enjoyed our parmy! Always a great end to the day. Thanks for taking the time to submit a review. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try this place for my dad's birthday.. Ordered the mossaka, kids fish and chips, kids chicken and chips, bread and steak sandwich.. The meals were large ! The mossaka came out and was Luke warm but once told they heated it up.. All...More

Thank Darcie_1988
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Darcie_1988, Thank you for your review! We appreciate your kind words, and hope to see you again at the hotel soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere! Couldn't fault a thing. You pay for what you get, and I certainly got what I paid for and a bit more! Well done to the crew at criterion. I will be back next time passing through

Thank James D
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi James, Fantastic to hear your time here was faultless! I will ensure your feedback is passed onto the team. Look forward to seeing you upon your next trip through. Cheers!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed 1 night enroute while travelling in the area. Total experience delightful. Staff have the right mix of friendly & professionalism. Accommodation groovy without being weird. Good size bath (we had Studio with bath room). Shower big enough for 2 people (has a small lip...More

Thank Rodii27
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Rodii27, Thank you for your kind review. Awesome to hear positive comments on both our accommodation and bistro/bar service! We certainly do care about our guests, our region and environment; and it is pleasing to hear that this has been well received. Look forward...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ordered four meals and only received three. Asked if we needed anything else and had to tell them we were still waiting for one of the meals. Then told it had not been put through. Finally came. DisappointedMore

Thank 428ronaldb
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hello 428ronaldb, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. Unfortunately, on occasion, we do make mistakes, and upon realisation of this instance, we quickly rectified the situation with the required meal. However, I sincerely apologise for the inconvenience. I do hope that...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and amazing service! We were thrilled with the television access and family fun kids room. Ferg was right, donuts solve all family arguments! We will be back :) Cheers Ferg and The Crew! #donutsonthehouse #pimmsfruit #tvaccess

Thank BreeS1992
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Bree, Thanks for your review! Will make sure to pass on your feedback to our team, in particular Ferg. Great to hear you enjoyed our service. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel visited on a thursday night clientele middle aged up excellent for a quiet drink or for couples. Car parking and access very good. Layout between bars excellent. Service very good with a good selection of local and overseas beer on tap. Meals very...More

Thank Grant R
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Grant R, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, noting all the different aspects within the hotel! Glad to hear you enjoyed our service, in particular our food and beverage. Hope to see you again on your next trip. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 July 2017

While on a business trip in the area, my customer recommended the Criterion for dinner, not disappointed at all. From the moment we walked the staff made us feel like we had been there before, small be very good menu, something for everyone's taste buds....More

Thank PapaBear_1963
Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Hello PapaBear_1963, Fantastic that you enjoyed your meals upon both visits to The Criterion! Very pleasing to hear that the recommendation you received did not disappoint. Thank you for taking the time to submit your review; hope to see you at the hotel again soon....More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, attentative staff and lovely food. A little more than average prices but thoroughly worh Evey cent.

Thank Etiquetteamust
CriterionHotelSale, Manager at The Criterion Hotel Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Hi Etiquetteamust, Wonderful to receive such lovely feedback! Thank you for choosing to dine at the hotel; pleasing to hear that you enjoyed the service and food provided by our staff. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

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paulmX6697VV
16 January 2015|
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Response from CriterionHotelSale | Property representative |
Hi Paul, Unfortunately we don't have a drive thru sorry. You are more than welcome to bring your cat to the hotel and dine under the verandah on ground floor due to food safety regulations. Currently we don't have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 30
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 York St, Sale, Victoria 3850, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Sale
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5143 3320
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