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Sanctuary Lakes Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, Australian
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280 Point Cook Rd, Point Cook, Victoria 3030, Australia
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Hoppers Crossing, Australia
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sanctuary Lakes Estate is an exclusive high end estate, with this in mind my wife and I decided to eat at the Sanctuary Lakes Hotel. Not the best decision we have made recently. It was buffet night...maybe every night is buffet night, I'm not sure. The food was basic home style stews and roasts and pasta and the usual fried... More 

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Thank creaturecomforts2015
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going to sanctuary lakes buffet regularly for about 4 years but in the last 2 months the buffet standard has dropped dramatically No love in the cooking, No salt , Luke warm food at best. I'm only guess but I think the roast is now braised which tells you they are buying cheap cheap cuts of meat you can... More 

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Thank mick12345t
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beaut atmosphere/good choice and variety of food/ and its great for the kids as they have a big play area - hotel has a few choices of where to eat

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Thank helga r
Melbourne
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today is the first time our family has gone out for Christmas Lunch and it was awful. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the service was very good, but the food was boring and tasteless. There was more than enough food for everyone but it lacked flavour. The Pork, Beef and Turkey were all flavourless, and the salads... More 

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Thank Michelle W
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our young children to the buffet at sanctuary lakes hotel for dinner. The food is ok. Not fine Dining by any means, but for the price you pay, it is fabulous. Sadly the play area is not so good. The safety door at the back does not close, so children can run dangerously behind the slides and climbing... More 

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Thank Paigey81
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The food was just below average, we were done after one plate as it was cold and pretty tasteless. The thing that saves the restaurant was the friendly staff that were serving us

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Thank Teigan M
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Only been to the buffet once so cant comment. The pub though is good with great betting facilities. Good specials during the week and friendly staff

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Thank Cameron B
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I booked more than a week in advance for a buffet Sunday lunch for 30 people. As I had 12 kids coming I had asked for the tables to be near the kids play area. When I arrived I was shocked that they had put us as far away from the play area as possible. When I questioned why we... More 

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Thank JennMarte
Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Monday Buffet lunch @ Sanctuary Lakes Hotel was pleasant and good value at $18.90 per person. A selection of different foods - the beef roast was excellent and very tender with roasted vegetables. Three different sauces to choose from. Chicken Parmigiana and Asian dishes also on offer. Suggestion - just needed a better selection of condiments like more dressings, lemon... More 

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Thank Julie W
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very average food.. the saving grace is that it is a buffet, but other than that not much going for it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Point Cook Rd, Point Cook, Victoria 3030, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Point Cook

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