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The Barking Dog

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126 Pakington St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3218, Australia
+61 3 5229 2889
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef” (2 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
126 Pakington St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3218, Australia
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Reviews (103)
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never met a manager that cared so much about how his patrons are treated. Refreshing breath of air!!! Thanks

Thank Humbletraveller1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a pub meal that we have previously enjoyed at this venue, to discover a "share" style menu. It was suggested we try several different dishes to share. Um bit pricey for this! We ordered a beef curry $30 and a Drunken Duck $36...More

Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had a parmi in the bar with some good beer and mates. Great atmosphere. Huge feed with a good variety of craft beers.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Food was good calmer salads excellent, parmigiano good, children's menu generous, Overall the food staff good attentive, my only disappointment was the FOUL language coming from the next table ( female patrons). This encouraged us to leave with the children as soon as we finished...More

Thank dianne h
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We are visiting Geelong on a nostalgic trip as we lived here 10 years ago. We decided to go to The Barking Dog on Pako St as had eaten there a few times previously. My husband had the slow cooked beef cheek with truffle infused...More

Thank Albertines
Amy R, Manager at The Barking Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Hi Albertines, What a lovely review! Thank you so much for taking the time to share. We are so glad you enjoyed your meal, look forward to seeing you when you come back again..

Reviewed 24 April 2017

A long-term feature on Pako Street in Geelong West which has evolved as the wallets of the patrons have grown fatter. There are a number of interesting and separate eating ventures within the facility - full marks for staying relevant!

Thank Webster27
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

After searching for a mid range pub meal we decided on The Barking Dog. Got a car park out the back. Table was ready for us. Staff were friendly and efficient with food and drink orders. Meals were large and filling. We had an arrangement...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

So very impressed with our visit to the barking dog today! The table service was second to none. Extremely friendly and professional staff. The food was beautiful. Arincini balls and croquettes absolutely beautiful. For a main I tried their vegan option, the vegan mac and...More

Thank abear09
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were visiting family in Geelong and we had previously visited the Barking Dog before, last time (about 4 yrs ago) it was a bit dark and dingy looking but this time it was different as the place looked much brighter and cleaner. We had...More

Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A very sub standard meal served by staff that really didn't want to be there My Asian seared beef salad was 2 very small slices of beef with a salad that had no dressing on it at all Sorry we won't be back

Thank Lenny4545
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Pakington St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3218, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5229 2889
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