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South Eastern Hotel

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235 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 8 8726 7700
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  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Pub, Australian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
235 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is definitely a showpiece of how different this eaml is. Whilst the old favourites are still there, there is a change of name to give the menu a zine. When you order your schnitzel there is a choice of what meat, what sauce...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Went for dinner mid-week and the place was packed, so we thought; "This is a good sign! It must be pretty good if all these people are here." Well how wrong can we all be. Perhaps we picked the wrong night or ordered the wrong...More

Thank bf_clarkey
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Clearly intended for large volumes of patrons, this is not the place for an intimate gathering. Food is varied in style, generous in portions, hot when required and value for money. Staff are capable but busy, disinclined for a chat. Worth a visit.

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I really didn't want to leave this review as a local but the last 3 times have been very average. The food has gone down hill. Out of 8 of us only 2 thought it was just okay and the rest were not happy. Not...More

Thank Squidgy13
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great pub great customer service amazing food all at a reasonable price 10/10 I’ll definitely be back

Thank oldmate_84
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Ate here with family (sister BIL, nephew his wife and young children great for kids as they have a playcentre. Always busy and quite noisy but a good atmosphere, food is great.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We have been here many times over a long period. They have a large restaurant but this time we ate in the public bar area. The food was fine, service quick and reasonably priced. I have read some of the other reviews and can also...More

Thank annajim2016
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We visited for Tuesday night dinner based on recommendations from locals these locals need to eat out more extremely disappointed my schnitzel was so oily everything else on the plate was floating in oil my wife’s steak was that undercooked it nearly walked away from...More

Thank oldmate_84
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Bright clean dining area. The service staff were attentive and pleasant. The Rymill wine was very enjoyable. The chicken schnitzel had an odd appearance and taste; not enjoyable to eat. The Fisherman's catch was a generous serving and satisfying. The chips served with both dishes...More

Thank JohnB521
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Disappointed with service, eventually got my dinner well after everyone had finished eating although I ordered first. Food just average. Staff friendly

Thank Lee D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 29
Bar, Pub, Australian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Commercial St E, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Mount Gambier
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8726 7700
  • E-mail
The South Eastern is the first hotel as you enter Mount Gambier from Victoria. The South Eastern offers a family friendly bistro with large separate kids playroom and is very popular with both the locals and tourists to the beautiful region. The South Eastern also offers customers an inviting beer garden plus a warm and friendly front bar with the best cheap eats in town, TAB facilities and pool tables. The Hotel also has a modern gaming room and a drive in and browse SipnSave bottle shop which proudly stocks a huge range of Coonawarra wines plus all you local and imported favourites.
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