The Pinsent Hotel

The Pinsent Hotel

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Hours
Sun
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Details
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PRICE RANGE
$13.00 – $40.00
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
meals, features
Can a vegan person get a good meal at this restaurant?
About
The Pinsent began its life in 1850 in the Victorian town of Wangaratta, where it was initially constructed as the first private hospital in the district by Dr Gemmell. It was the first brick building in the township. In 1851 the property was acquired by John Crisp who converted it to a hotel, named 'The Royal'. In the years leading up to 1917, it changed hands many times until Mrs Anne Edith Pinsent took over and aimed at the establishment being one of the finest in the country. It was in 1923 that she changed the name to the 'Pinsent' and set about making the hotel the 'place to stay' in Wangaratta. This was sealed when the notorious gangster 'Squizzy Taylor' pictured to the right, stayed the night. He never stayed in anything less than the top hotel in any town. Mrs Pinsent then sold the hotel in 1934. The hotel is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner trade in both the bistro and bar. Known for the best steaks in town, you'll have to drop in and taste them for yourself!
PRICE RANGE
$13.00 – $40.00
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles289 reviews
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100
Very good
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Average
40
Poor
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Terrible
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

aileensantos
Melbourne2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 business
Great food and large size, very friendly staff, felt very at home from the first step in the door. The staff were super, they were very accommodating and nothing was too hard.
Written 24 March 2024
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Pinsent Hotel
Thank you very much for your kind word. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Pinsent Hotel, Wangaratta.
Written 9 April 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Banjo19765
Bundalong11 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
The service was absolutely Terrible non friendly service, pokies attendant was extremely rude when asking for Id when I’m clearly over 18
Written 19 March 2024
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Pinsent Hotel
We are very sorry to hear you did not have a good experience with us.
Written 9 April 2024
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Jodie W
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 friends
Amazing food and excellent service.. great value for money would definitely eat here again if we are ever over this way again
Written 15 October 2023
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rob m
Melbourne141 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 couples
Great venue with very good service and a varied menu for all, ages. Staff was very attentive and friendly. Plenty of options on the menu. The pork cutlet was a delight. Plenty of on site parking off street.
Written 3 September 2023
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Simon H
34 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 couples
Friendly staff, plenty of variety in the menu and the food was good 👍! We arrived early but that wasn’t a problem for the staff. Service was prompt. Good meals at a good price 💰⭐️!
Written 21 July 2023
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Grimshaw
Virginia1093 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 family
Stopped here for lunch with brother and sis in-law. Only after a lightish meal. There was a good choice and at pretty good prices. Us boys had the Mexican cheesy nachos. The menu didn't say they had jalepeno's but the chef said he would put some on. Legend. The sis had pumpkin soup and reckons it was the best pumpkin soup she has ever had. The nachos could have done with a bit of meat sauce, it got a bit dry in the end. Maybe a smaller serve to help with the cost of the meat sauce could be something to think about or an extra at an additional cost. All up I would recommend and 8/10.
Written 29 May 2023
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Tamarel W
Geelong10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 friends
Pub was packed, yet all staff were so helpful and friendly. Table service and lovely meals. Air con was a bit cool however
Written 11 May 2023
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Rachael R
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 friends
Stayed at The Pinsent last weekend for two nights, accommodation is excellent, clean and very quiet! It has everything you need. Our dinner was exceptional, steak so good that we had to compliment the chef!! So good in fact, I went there for lunch again today and was not disappointed!!! Will be back again in a couple of days to enjoy it again!! Highly recommend their food and accommodation!!! Staff and management are also excellent!!! Rachael
Written 21 April 2023
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Pinsent Hotel
What a lovely review. Thank you so much for visiting us at the Pinsent Hotel and sharing your experience.
Written 2 May 2023
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garyrU7172XN
Melbourne410 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 couples
Contrary to previous reviews we found there to be an abundance of waitresses. The bistro dining area is really large with the tables being well spaced apart. They offer typical pub menu options. We took advantage of their seniors 2 courses for $19.00. I had the soup of the day (pumpkin) and a traditional parma. My wife had a chicken Cesar salad and sticky date pudding. All were quite good to very good.
Written 7 February 2023
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Pinsent Hotel
Thanks for visiting us at the Pinsent Hotel :)
Written 2 May 2023
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Chelle C
4 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 none
The waitress tried so hard to do it all .. waitress, seat, serve and take the money. Just one poor waitress who was nearly in tears. Bar staff doing their job behind the bar and would not serve people (most likely as they were told). obviously not enough staff and yes we were kind. Would off spent much more money if we could off ordered a drink, instead went back to our camper. Maybe management can allow bar staff to wait on people to help out the waitress. Food was great. Is this just a covid thing .. no one allowed to approach the bar, table service for everything ... weird ...
Written 26 October 2022
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Mel W
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 family
Visited with a large family group, whilst the food was fine, was made to feel very uncomfortable by the waitress who was putting a lot of pressure on ordering drinks and meals very quickly. We hadn’t even taken out seats at the table and she was wanting us to order drinks. Then we were rapidly expected to order our meals. She got very impatient if people weren’t ordering quickly enough. She also made a very inappropriate comment. It was far from a relaxed dining atmosphere.
Written 21 September 2022
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Reli2176
Wagga Wagga18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 couples
Called in to this little gem on the way back from Melbourne, decided to break up the drive with an overnight stay, stumbled across it by accident & glad we did, we stayed in one of the rooms above the pub & were very surprised with how clean & tidy the room was for a pub, spent the night downstairs in the sports bar & had a feed from the bistro, my wife had a steak which was cooked perfectly & my ribs were tender & juicy, the service from the staff was exceptional & extremely friendly, I would highly recommend this place.
Written 3 September 2022
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GCameron2014
Richmond21 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2022 none
Reheated meat, with a barely cooked large lump of pumpkin,( not roasted) a pile of microwaved potatoes (again, not roasted), some cooked frozen peas and gf gravy IS NOT A BEEF ROAST DINNER. A terrible yet expensive meal. I won’t be recommending or returning. Also, the ladies toilets were dirty, Both taps missing from the middle basin, the hand dryer had only cold air and it looks like you have a white ant problem in the general toilet area. Taping the holes in the wood it will not fix it. What a shame and a downhill slide all round. p.s. When I gave the feedback at the paypoint, the waitress told me I should have asked for my veggies to be “well done”! I am serious!!!!
Written 2 June 2022
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Jeannie D
Melbourne50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 couples
The best of everything is offered at this establishment. We went on Easter Saturday without a booking, on the off chance they could fit us in. Fortunately for us, they were able to, even though the restaurant was packed. The food was absolutely sensational and I haven't had such incredible service in a long time. If we had more time in Wangaratta, I would dine here every night, it's that good.
Written 16 April 2022
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Pinsent Hotel
Hi Jeannieduggan. Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We're glad you were able to join us for a meal, particularly on Easter Saturday. It's great to hear that you had a great experience in our venue & we do hope that you are able to stop by again in the future.
Written 18 April 2022
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Old_School_Cruises
Rutherglen22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 family
Great value feed. We had the two jd Snitzel which where generous. Chips where amazing. Fresh salad and came out in great time. Awesome table service and value you for money. Will definitely recommend
Written 18 March 2022
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Pinsent Hotel
We're so happy to hear you had a great experience on your recent visit to the Pinsent Hotel Old_School_Cruises. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review & we hope to see you again soon.
Written 21 March 2022
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