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The Surly Goat

3 Tenth St, Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461, Australia
+61 3 5348 4628
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“goat” (32 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“creme brulee” (4 reviews)
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Tenth St, Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The surly goat lived up to its name! When we entered the surly goat himself came trotting down to us to inform us that there was no available seats in his empty restaurant. As we turned on our heel, a well to do couple got...More

2  Thank goaisling10
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The wife and I attended this lovely restaurant in walking distance from where we were staying. The service was attentative and friendly. The wine selection was very nice even by the glass. The Barramundi was outstanding, what a dish. The steak was cooked to perfection...More

1  Thank Neil A
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We have dined here multiple times and never been dissappointed. Good food, great wines and wonderful atmosphere. This is a must visit place when you're visiting the Hepburn/Daylesford region. Whether you drop in for a drink at the bar or a full meal you won't...More

1  Thank Doug L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband and I shared a delicious meal here on a recent trip to Daylesford. So many things on the menu looked so delicious that we decided to order all four entrees to share, as we as one main. Each entree was different and absolutely...More

1  Thank auntypanda2014
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Do not miss out on the Surly Goat but you have to book as it’s very popular. My wife had the sardines entree that was so tasty and flavousome, followed by the pork schnitzel, I had 4 beautiful oysters at $3.50 each followed by the...More

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great dining experience. It was our second time and we will definitely be back. Great food and great service.

1  Thank Glenn H
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Take our guests here often,freinds,family etc,I don’t know owners,but always welcomed,and guess kinda know them now ...food perfect ,if I was tortured and forced to say neg,it would be that if one asks for steak rare,then it must be,however,I’ve been fighting that one with partner...More

1  Thank Georgie L
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Our dinner at the Surly Goat was fabulous - great food, service and atmosphere. Restaurant is very cosy and warm with a welcoming open fire, and refreshingly, not too noisy! Food is great value for money. We would happily come back againwhen next in the...More

1  Thank Kylie M
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Food is tasty, staff friendly and attentive. The open fire place very welcoming on a very cold night. Suggest you book in advance as weekends fill up as this place is very popular, and rightfully so as the vibe is great.

1  Thank BettyM16
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Who cares about daylesford? Surly Goat - hepburn springs is excellent! Service, setting, food n booze - are all priced and delivered very very well. We recommend a visit and we will be happy to do a return visit ourselves. 😀

1  Thank Kerry B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Tenth St, Hepburn Springs, Victoria 3461, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Hepburn Springs
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5348 4628
  • E-mail
The Surly Goat is a place to eat and drink, whether at the bar; by the roaring fireplace; or in one of the intimate dining spaces overlooking the tree lined gully and walking paths of Hepburn Springs. There’s also a courtyard out the back to be enjoyed in the warmer months with a cool drink or two.
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