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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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“gnocchi” (3 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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126 Pakington St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3218, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times before and normally stick to pub style food, tried, tested, pretty good. On Sunday we had friends visiting, my husband ordered tacos (main meal) two measly little tacos came out that would barely manage to be the size of...More

1  Thank Lindsay L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Taken out to evening meal by family, nice atmosphere and location, very good service. Would give it 4/5 except the food was acceptable but average.

Thank Trevor J
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Wednesday is the best night, great value and excellent service. Make sure you book as it is very popular. On other nights, the beer is great and the meals are excellent.

Thank ThatsEmbroidery
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is great for lunch or tea. The venue is relaxing and chilled. The staff are friendly. The meals are fabulous and reasonably quick. Highly recommend their burgers! Great location too. We've also enjoy many nights listening to movie judicial and dancing the night away.

Thank Louise W
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great food - great atmosphere day or night! Either casual dining or more classy dining too, they offer both

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our local - not great for meals, from our perspective, but a good atmosphere for a Sunday or after work drink and snacks

Thank Tufan C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Recently visited The Barking Dog for lunch. I found lunch enjoyable. I had the Club Sandwich which was delicious and one of the best club sandwiches I have tried so far. The others opted for the chicken parmi which was a huge meal. I then...More

Thank cooper196
Amy R, General Manager at The Barking Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Hi Cooper196, Thank you so much for the review. So glad you loved what we are doing at the venue, have passed on you feedback regarding the M&M cake to our supplier and hopefully it will be all sorted out for the next time you...More

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

A group of us booked into the Parmi night. Our meal order was lost, staff advised us some 1 hour later. When our meals eventually came, they were nice (but cold).

1  Thank Geraldine K
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of drinks and nibble on a cold arvo. Lovely fire. Tasty food and wine and such a nice bar man David. He went over and above to not let people push in front of me in the bar, to take...More

Thank meganTGeelong
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Went to parmi night Wednesday, food was great, the staff were welcoming & very helpful. They could not do eneough for us to help celebrate our daughters 21st birthday. She even got a special surprise cake with a candle at the end of the night....More

Thank Maria P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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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