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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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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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126 Pakington St, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3218, Australia
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The Barking Dog has been a regular favourite over the past 14 or so years, and has been great during that time. More recently I haven't been overly impressed and today's experience will ensure I will look for other alternatives in the future. Stood at...More

1  Thank Jen_Sewell
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very happy with both the service and the meal quality, only complaint is that the meals were a bit small

Thank Jared C
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I really like the Barking Dog .One can feel comfortable there with friends or solo.Lots of rooms to choose from and feel comfortable in.Menu plenty to choose from.Could have a more extensive wine list and introduce more local wines.I have found they are often short...More

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My friends and I had lunch here and we found the tables to be very squished, there were 6 of us and a highchair and there wasnt much room on the tables to fit anything comfortably, an extra table added would have been nice rather...More

Thank BeautifulDay11
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have dined at The Barking Dog many times over the years and it always has provided value for money, generous serves in a relaxed and interesting atmosphere. There are soft seating options amongst the more traditional dining tables and shared tables. There are several...More

Thank Barb C
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We used to live in Port Melbourne and go to locals night at The Albion Hotel, until they changed owners, then we moved to Geelong! Now l can honestly say lm so happy l live few blocks away from the barking dog! A Parma is...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were a group of 8 that went on Melbourne cup eve. We arrived later than the normal eating time around 8.30pm and only a few people were finishing off their meals. We were attended to by a very pleasant staff member. The food was...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 16 October 2016

For me is all about the wedges (best lv had) no doubt people might tut n roll their eyes after reading this..but they are awesome to share with mates etc! Never once have they been oily..or dry! They definately have a great fryer cos their...More

Reviewed 14 October 2016

Ordered the Beef Scallopini which was not a huge serve but divine, served with potatoes, wilted vegetables and the most amazing sauce. Service was great, helpful but not pushy, nothing was too much trouble, great atmosphere. Loved the antique light display in the dinning room.

Thank Climbt S
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, 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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