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RSL Bistro-Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian,
The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5155 3328
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“lemon chicken” (8 reviews)
“fried rice” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Australian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a surprise, as we were planning on going out somewhere else for dinner, but had three different people recommend the RSL to us. The food was delicious and very generous servings. A big Chinese menu and an alternate ‘pub’ menu for those not...More

Thank Suetony89
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

How can one resist banana fritter with a good serve of ice cream. We went to the restaurant for a banana fritter after having a western seafood dinner at the floating restaurant nearby. Love it.

Thank Paul Wing Fai C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were told not to be late as it was very popular with the locals - THEY WERE RIGHT. Choice of standard fare and Chinese on the menu as well as blackboard specials.

Thank Bevan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubbie chose to have the fish of the day, whilst I chose the sweet and sour pork. The Chinese menu here is quite large and the quality is quite good if a little too "Aussie" in style. My father in law had the roast...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't get the risotto. Horribly overcooked and virtually mush. Don't get the lemon chicken. The batter was miles too thick, soggy undercooked and the sauce was bright coloured yellow. Too much colouring. Rice was bland and loaded with spam. Sorry RSL. Lost the battle on...More

1  Thank VeteranTraveller55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very basic food but was tasty and plentiful and reasonably priced , would recommend to travelers ..........

Thank rauchous
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Holiday times bring families looking for reasonably priced meals. The RSL fits the bill! Plenty of variety,both Chinese and Australian and good size portions.Both the seafood basket and fish and chips were enjoyable[not greasy] Quick service and pleasant staff.

Thank nanabronwyn
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This is a good place to get a reasonably priced meal. All good size meals. Ideal for families The RSL is right in the centre of town, position on the main highway, with the Lake in front, plenty of parking areas.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I have tried this again and ahain as people keep telling me it gets better. Last time in december, food not edible. Terrible chinese and aussie meals.

1  Thank Allison F
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Russ had a seafood platter, I had curried chicken and a side of fried rice. Both meals were enormous and we were both reasonable happy with them. Russ's platter had 3 varieties of fish on it and all were good and fresh, the prawn cutlets...More

Thank justjans
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Kevin M
8 December 2017|
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Response from Doris Z | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. I am not able to answer your question we were only there for a meal.
susan w
8 October 2015|
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Response from Lyn B | Reviewed this property |
We dined there in July for dinner and ordered from the menu. I don't think they do have all you can eat meals.
10 February 2015|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
They accept both debit and credit cards of other brands, so I feel confident American Express will be OK. Many businesses however, do "whack" a surcharge on American Express ..... for some reason !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Australian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5155 3328
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