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Wild Oak Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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232 Ridge Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
+61 3 9751 2033
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Frankston, Australia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends to wild oak for dinner for a birthday celebration last night. The waitress was totally lovely and very helpful! Our meals were very delicious and generous in serving size. It wasn't cheap and although the food and service was great we all felt that the restaurant itself needed some love and care as when you are paying... More 

Thank helentrend
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Revamped original building with indoor and outdoor seating. The air conditioning was appreciated but the chairs had seen better days and their lack of substance was made up for by pillows to sit upon. Outdoor eating area was most uninviting and the potential for an outdoor area appears to have been overlooked. The existing area was adjacent to a busy... More 

Thank Seeker43
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Such a Fabulous find Lovely Atmosphere Delicious Food. Something different and new in each dish. Highly recommend the Sharing Platter and Beef Cheeks !!! The flavours were out of this World .....

Thank Lynette S
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had dinner here Saturday night with friends and although we enjoyed our night with our friends, we found the food and service to be an underwhelming experience. We have been coming back here for years and have always found everything to be excellent but after last night probably won't be back. Staff although friendly enough very unknowledgable and lacked... More 

1 Thank thegrays4
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Took a friend out for lunch. Food looked amazing on the plate but unfortunately the presentation was the best part. Main was pork belly it was nice but not hot enough and the mash potato was cold. Dessert was lemon meringue pie and it was nice but I actually think my basic homemade one tasted better. For the prices they... More 

Thank jestar85
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lunch at Wild Oak was not a great event, nor was the food great and the restaurant was on the one side dim and dark with the blinds down and on the other there were no blinds and the sun came glaring through. Ambience nil. The menu wasn't the one on the web site which sort of annoyed us because... More 

1 Thank TerrificTraveller
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

It is not often that I take to writing such a negative review. A group of four came to celebrate a birthday. The food was slow in arriving. One dish arrived cold. The others were inconsistent in presentation and portion sizes. My pork belly was extremely fatty and oily, as were the accompanying chat potatoes and the side dish of... More 

Thank Hetty v
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

ohhhhh my god ,we get there no one to greet us at the door ,and weren't busy,it was Sunday evening ,then we look at the wine menu only very few white and red wines nothing special (supposingly it is called WINE BAR ) You would expect some vareity.anyway we choose one they didnt have it and other one waitress tells... More 

Thank Mari M
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Saturday night dinner, almost full and we enjoyed the experienced. Greeted at the door, and the restaurant is warm and inviting. Couldn't fault the food, and great service by genuinely enthusiastic and warm staff. Also, reasonably priced. We will be back!

Thank Andrew N Rhonda T
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A weekend getaway with long time friends and dinner at Wild Oaks of Olinda. They made available a special room, which made talking and enjoying the the meal fantastic. The food taste was excellent but a couple of meals were a little cool, this did not however effect the the taste. The service was initally a little slow but it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Ridge Rd, Olinda, Victoria 3788, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Olinda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9751 2033

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