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98 Gavan St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
+61 3 5755 2266
18:30 - 00:00
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Shepparton, Australia
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner at Simones in Bright. Very well presented 'old fashioned' Italian. Lovely wine, excellent service, lovely seating arrangements which made conversation easy. Peaceful setting and very relaxing

Thank biznbob
Bright, Australia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I went in a group for a meal the younger staff members were trying to be helpful, but they needed more confidence in assisting the clientel. The food was very good & well presented. It was an enjoyable evening overall.

Thank Graham T
Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A friend had recommended Simone's, and when we checked in on facebook, everyone else who had been there came out of the woodwork. Simone's is much loved, and justifiably so. We had the degustation, and could not fault it.

Thank FairButHarsh
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My first visit to Bright was capped off by dinner at this popular Italian restaurant. The front gardens were a beautiful welcome to an evening with family enjoying the service provided at this family-run business. We chose for the degustation option and made our way through 8 courses plus extra bits here and there. The meal was well paced and... More 

Thank Charles J
Geelong, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

It was our 4th visit to Simon's restaurant, the first 2 occasions were excellent, the 3rd acceptable, but our last one was dismal. The menu was not updated from the last time and it already listed drinks on it which they no longer carried. The meal, requested to be medium well done was not right, blood pored out from the... More 

1 Thank Rolf K
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Degustation menu with matching wines was beautiful. Wait staff were attentive and friendly. Young waitress had not eaten the meals nor tasted the wines surprisingly. I would suggest the owners and the chef should feed and educate their staff. Waiter serving the wines was not very engaging or informative.

Thank Craig C
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were absolutely delighted with every aspect of our meal at Simone's restaurant in Bright. Service excellent - food exceptional - and wine good also.

Thank 711joanna
Geelong, Australia
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a great two weeks in Bright Victoria over winter Bright is beautiful town in any season but at the end of winter we had many sunny days which were perfect for doing things in and around Bright The highlight for us was degestation meal with matching wines at Simones in Gavan St Bright. The eight courses were magnificent... More 

Thank Bill J
Olinda, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I have eaten at Simone's many times over the past 15 years and enjoyed each visit. Our latest visit last week saw us have the mixed entree for 2 which was superb. In previous years this has been presented as small dishes arranged on a wire 'tower' which was beautiful. This year our entrees arrived separately and... More 

1 Thank Cath L
Geelong, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Overrated!! Waited a very long time!! Food was cold and not the quality that we expected!! Very disappointing!!

1 Thank leoniembadenhorst

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 31
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Gavan St, Bright, Victoria 3741, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Bright
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5755 2266

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?