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Kaptans Restaurant

$$ - $$$, European,
224 Breathtaker Rd, Mount Buller, Victoria 3723, Australia
+61 3 5777 6396
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (16 reviews)
“souffle” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Austrian, European, Australian
$$ - $$$
224 Breathtaker Rd, Mount Buller, Victoria 3723, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, professional service and beautiful food - loved the caramel butter served with the bread! This restaurant far exceeds the quality of any other restaurant on the mountain.

Thank SunTraveller84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff of the restaurant were friendly and squeezed us in to eat for dinner as they had a cancellation. So be sure to book well in advance. Our main complaint was when our meals arrived, two adult schnitzels arrived but the children’s one didn’t....More

Thank powellbjdv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with friendly and helpful staff. The schnitzel was tasty but still seemed expensive. The pork belly entree was really good. Dessert was huge see photo and delicious. Just seemed like a lot of money for the more family like experience but...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A lovely alpine restaurant with great atmosphere. The food is always reliable and indeed seems to be better this year than previous years

Thank MartinSoutter
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Kaptans rarely disappoints and hasn’t this trip having had dinner twice in a weeks stay at Mt Buller this year. Service is warm and friendly and the quality of food is really great. Didn’t get to have Hans the owner join our table this year...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here one night and we almost didnt get table because it was quite busy no wonder why because the food was beautiful!!!!! We had the huge portion of half day slow cook roasted pork to share but we couldnt even finished it...More

Thank sherry p
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service, large portion sizes. I think we ordered too much but the food was so delicious that I regret nothing! The butter with the bread is amazing and the soufflé is huge and just delicious! Will definitely be back.

Thank Sarath G
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We sat down on ridiculous hard chairs and although decor is relevant to the theme, it’s outdated and old with dirty cutlery. We waited forever for our drinks to arrive. My boyfriend had Oysters to start and the oysters were warm and substandard. I ordered...More

2  Thank Renay G
Charlotte G, Manager at Kaptans Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Its always interesting to read reviews offered by those with subjective taste as decor, food & wine critics. We assume that you did not notice that the chairs are padded, the updated paint colour in the restaurant along with the new curtains and napkins? Lets...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Always eat at grimus, in their atmospheric, tyrrolean dining room, lined with the history of lifts at Mt Buller. Sitting near a roaring fire, and enjoy the complimentary appetiser, and order truly European dishes. I had wiener schnitzel one night, and the Buxton trout the...More

Thank CarolineVicAU
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My partner and i shared an amazing dinner at Kaptans on our final night in Mt Buller. The lovely lady at the information centre had recommended that we try and get a booking and thus we were fortunate they could fit us in on our...More

Thank CharliRae
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 62
Austrian, European, Australian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Breathtaker Rd, Mount Buller, Victoria 3723, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mount Buller
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5777 6396
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  • This restaurant is at Hotel Pension Grimus
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