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The Gates at Southgate

175 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
12 Nov 2016
“But dinner's never on Friday, Saturday or Sunday!”
3 weeks ago
“within walking distance of a couple of motels”
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175 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

snitzel was ok ,,,,,,, choice of salads was ok ,,,,,,,, ate in the front bar which was my choice as wanted to have a bet and chat to a few people ,,,,,, bar staff were friendly and up for a joke ,,,,, won a bet...More

Thank jenpete19
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We enjoyed both breakfast and dinner while we stayed in the Southgate Motel, with good food and cheerful service. It's a pity that Gates doesn't open for dinner on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Does this indicate a clientele based mainly on business travellers?

Thank BPinOz
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

We ate at the Southgate tonight with our 2 children. Food was delicious and service was friendly and efficient. Restaurant was quiet which was surprising given our excellent meals.

Thank michelle555
Reviewed 23 May 2014

We dined here as part of a group experience with a set menu for a private function. Generally this place doesn't look very busy and that gives the impression that it's lacking in quality as an eatery. Not so, this was quite nice food, promptly...More

Thank CoolMum64
Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

We love a buffet breakfast and asked at information if any places in Mt Gambier did one. We were told there were none. We were therefore very happy to find on checking in to the Best Western Southgate (by pure coincidence), that they do a...More

3  Thank JYML18
Reviewed 16 August 2012 via mobile

Stayed for two nights and normally don't eat in best westerns but this was an amazing meal and very good value, saying that the company payed. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Biessetech
Reviewed 14 November 2011

I cannot agree with the other review as our experience at the gates restaurant within the Southgate motel was excellent in both food and service. Breakfast was also well presented and the food was delightful A perfect start to the day 5 out of 5...More

2  Thank keentraveller08_10
Reviewed 12 November 2011

We recently stayed at the Southgate motel for two nights. The restaurant wasn't open for dinner on our first evening, but we presented for breakfast the following morning. The guest rate must have been running at a low level, as there were only three other...More

Thank paula67Adelaide
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  • Address: 175 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Mount Gambier
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