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The Criterion Hotel Sale


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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USD 17 - USD 27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Such beautiful décor and atmosphere. The staff are really polite and friendly and keep check on you. The food is ALWAYS top notch too. Deserts are to die for - the best around easily!!! Always keen to see what the chefs come up with next.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Simon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t really intended to stop here for dinner on the way home from Mallacoota but sure glad I did! Really nice layout and design inside with friendly feel to the place. The service was fantastic - Grace is an absolute gem. And the food was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MickeyH3535
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A typical small town pub. Good meals that don't disappoint and certainly fill you up. Staff were very friendly and helpful so great customer service.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re ever in Sale and craving a good meal, The Criterion Hotel is the place to go. My partner and I ate dinner here two nights in a row and we were not disappointed at all. Both nights we were served quality food along...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank scarletttravels98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bistro setting is cosy, well lit & food delicious. Service was efficient & friendly with good selection of food, more upmarket than usual “pub grub”

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank annietravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here for coffee and dessert, wow. Great service, friendly and efficient. Milo influenced Panna cotta was chocoholics dream. My friend enjoyed the rocky road dessert, yum yum.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Davbesfoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few days ago friends took us to the Criterion Hotel for lunch and very enjoyable it was to. We had not been there before , a beautifull job has been done restoring this heritage listed hotel , built in 1866 it sure could tell...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank roy v
Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

Friday morning drove pass Sale on the way back to Melbourne from lake entrances,tasty food something special about the way they cooked. Not a lamshoulder not a chips. Real fish. Good quality strong recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 234beh
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Attracted to the Criterion due to the great reports and I wasn’t disappointed. Although I was a sole player the service was excellent- A busy night and you would’ve thought you were the only person there. A good menu with plenty of options

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank samsY6551XZ
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

I can't tell you how jealous I am that we do not have pubs like this in Melbourne. We'll in my part of Melbourne anyway. Fantastic restaurant environment with great food. Loved it.

Date of visit: February 2019
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16 January 2015|
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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