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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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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good49%
  • 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 3 May 2016

I have been here several times over the years but not recently. However it is still a great eatery and has a wonderful welcoming atmosphere. I was here with 3 friends and we all enjoyed our meal. There is parking at the rear of the...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Atmosphere was interesting. Service was below average, I gave up asking for water for the table and grabbed our own. Might be the done thing, but you'd expect a kind word after asking a couple of times. Kids meals were tiny, good for those under...More

Thank A_person_42
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had lunch at The Barking Dog the other day and was very impressed with the excellent service. The young ladies serving there were very pleasant and efficient. The food was good and reasonably priced. The Pakington Street ambience can't be beaten, of course. I...More

Thank Avril S
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Tried out the barking dog on a monday night so not very busy. Service was great and meals came out pretty quickly. Had the arancini for entree they were great nice flavor for mains had the devils burger pretty tasty just needs a patty with...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We joined as part of a group for lunch and a get-to-know-you meal. The food was tasty and more than sufficient for a lunch menu. The open lamb souvlaki and open steak sandwiches were our standouts. Value for money was very good, the service attentive...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have shared drinks with friends and work colleagues quite a few times at The Barking Dog and have eaten there on three or four occasions of late. The food is always good and I do enjoy its small plate fare with a beer. The...More

Thank Russell C
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We popped into the barking dog last night to have a quick meal before returning to Melbourne. The tables were dirty and no one came out to wipe them over. The 2 burgers and 1 salad we ordered took sooooo long to arrive that we...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant and it was parmy night, which was really great, good choices and the food was good! Not a long wait, though the staff needed at little work on service. When stated we didn't have a booking, the annoyed look on their...More

Thank Zombiesonyourlawn
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Had a fun evening here, great attention from the waiter, good food , wine and cocktails. Very relaxing atmosphere

Thank JintyC44
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

We visited The Barking Dog for lunch and ordered the calamari salad and the chicken and quinoa salad. Service was good, pricing was good, meals where cooked well. However, what was a very big disappointment was there where only 4 small pieces of calamari and...More

Thank Daniel B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
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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