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The Courthouse Hotel Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


Bar, Pub, Australian, International
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My hubby and I had dinner Friday night at the Court House bistro smythesdale...friendly staff great atmosphere the food was excellent. Best Parma I had had in ages. I had salad and chips..lovely fresh salad. Hubby had the steak..he was most impressed...his comment " just...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had dinner with my sister & niece.From the moment we walked in nothing was too much trouble. Staff were so friendly. Food was amazing & they have a great vegetarian range too. Highly recommend going!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank chelli1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well my friend and his grandparents were waiting for a meal they spend nearly 1000 dollars a week when they got a meal it was cold and yuck they asked for a new one and the owners did not give them a free one and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Onyx H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great little country pub with varied menu ,friendly staff and great atmosphere and a great night out

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

Ordered 2 x wood-fire pizzas to takeaway. ($40) Told it would take 15 mins... ,,40 mins later I took home the pizzas to find they were made with pita bread. Very thin and dry. For what we paid, we expected a pizza dough base. Won't...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank S H
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Food was deliver in good time and cooked till how we asked it to be. Staff catered very well considering there was a large party of people there and didn’t keep us waiting. Will definitely be returning

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank michaelm959
Reviewed 30 July 2018

I was really disappointed with my burger after paying $26 for a small and tasteless main course. It reminded me of something I could order at McDonalds. My idea of a main meal burger is one where it is large, juicy, and includes great toppings....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Parmaout
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A weekend away and staying locally we decided to try the local pub and we were completely amazed at the quality of our meals. The Court House Hotel would rank as one of the best pub meals we've had. We shared the chicken curry (amazing)...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Aphro H
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I have visited this location several times now and every time, haven't been disappointed. Exceptional service and every meal has been made to very high standards. I really enjoy the pork shoulder for main and chocolate brownie for dessert. If I nit-pick, i would say...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Natej21
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Drove out to Smythesdale to visit this historic country pub, about 15 minutes west of Ballarat. We went on a Wednesday night which turned out to be schnitzel night. Great value with a juicy chicken breast, chips, and salad. I had one with a bourbon...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Peter W
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