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The Criterion Hotel Sale

$$ - $$$, ,
123 York St, Sale, Victoria 3850, Australia
+61 3 5143 3320
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (33 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 York St, Sale, Victoria 3850, Australia
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Top service, always a delicious menu, and great ambience and setting. Highly recommend! Also they have beautiful boutique accomodation that suits everyone’s needs. A fantastic establishment over all.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service here is sensational. It was recommended by the motel I am staying and so glad I listened. The chef is very clever, for example, char grilled the cauliflower. I can't wait to come back again next business trip and thinking of...More

Thank george a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful hotel with a number of dining areas to choose from. We chose the dining room which was cosy and intimate. We didn't have a booking but the staff were more than happy to find a place for us. The menu was amazing way...More

Thank Meggs1955
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Celebrated my birthday in the Library, the room looked beautiful, perfect size for a small function. Food was delicious, serving twenty guests with perfectly presented meals. Menu was varied, and the meals were very generous. Service was friendly, efficient and helpful, they even smiled graciously...More

Thank brownscows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not expecting the quality of food we received - well done chef and kitchen staff! We love eating out and our meals were up there with our most memorable ones - delicious. Also the service was excellent. Thank you.

1  Thank JoeandCarol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pub was great. Bistro was very popular. We thought the food was very good; better than your average country town fare. Servings were generous. Menu varied. Staff friendly, cheerful, helpful and efficient.

Thank roger h
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Very clean, comfortable and quiet hotel. A generous supply of toiletries, fluffy towels, and tea & coffee making facilities.....all you could wish for including a quiet bar fridge. This together with friendly helpful staff made for a very pleasant stay. Would be happy to return...More

Thank GMF779
Reviewed 17 May 2018

First of all, please make certain you book a table. We were able to get a table for two. By 6:30pm the place was packed, restaurant and front bar. The service was fabulous. The food was delightful. Good portions and very reasonably priced. We had...More

Thank Mork001
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Since they have done the reno this pub is more than a pub. Very classy fit out for drinks at the bar and the restaurant is more upmarket. Very good food and selection.

Thank JimmyGeelong
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We don't visit Sale very often and on a previous visit were unable to get a seat at the Cri. Tonight I was lucky and it was a great experience. Prompt friendly helpful service and a great meal. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending it to...More

Thank Judy R
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 28
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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