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Royal Mail Dining Room

98 Parker St, Dunkeld, Victoria 3294, Australia
+61 3 5577 2241
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  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
98 Parker St, Dunkeld, Victoria 3294, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The facility is under renovation and focus of staff is firmly on this rather than customer.Rooms are quite spartan .This is not what it was

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had the five course degustation dinner with paired wines. I've been wanting to do this for several years. The food was generally of a high standard with the blue eye fish and the lamb standout dishes, the duck on the other hand...More

Thank bushw2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch, cellar tour & dinner. The wine is awesome definitely stop in for a drink. Lunch was awesome but dinner a bit spotty in the casual project dinning next door. The cellar tour is great & the sommelier so friendly & informative. The staff are...More

Thank julia k
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Husband, myself and two kids called in on a Sunday evening for a meal. We were dining in the bar area, not the Dining Room. Even without a booking, and they were full, staff were able to accomodate us with a cancelled booking's table. Very...More

Thank ProteinProducers
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We expected a lot given it's reputation and it delivered. With 4 kids under ten between us we are in the cafe, not the main restaurant. But if that was anything to go by it will be well worth the drive back without the kids.

1  Thank ives99
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The degustation menu was fantastic, we enjoyed each course. The wait staff were good and provided a great experience. The wine list is extensive and expensive - we opted for a couple of glasses of our favourites, instead of the matching wines.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The dining experience at the Royal Mail Hotel was an amazing experience from when we first arrived to when we left 4.5 hours later. As we were celebrating our anniversary we opted for the 8 course meal accompanied by the caller wines. Although it hurt...More

Thank CollinsJTC
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I feel for the staff at the Royal Mail dining room. They are working so hard to do something extraordinary, but unfortunately it isn't working when it hits the palate. I haven't been for about 4-5 years and it was outstanding back then. Now there...More

1  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Celebrated Mums birthday with a great degustation. Service fantastic. Wine went well with every meal and had a great view of the kitchen

Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Firstly this can't be called "Dinner". The 8 course degustation with matching cellar wine selection can only be called "theatre". Each dish (act) was exceptional and better than the last. The use of local produce and the flavours that were created was amazing and somehow...More

Thank Hockfam_1
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Questions & Answers
Laurel R
5 March 2017|
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Response from Mark W | Property representative |
Very extensive vegetarian options Full 5 or 8 course tailored for dietary to meet dietary needs
Andrew N
29 September 2016|
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Response from Gavan W | Reviewed this property |
No not that I am aware of,sorry for the late reply!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 44 - US$ 133
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Parker St, Dunkeld, Victoria 3294, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Dunkeld
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5577 2241
  • E-mail
The Royal Mail Hotel Dining Room has been awarded '2 hats' by the Age Good Food Guide 2015 & 2016. The Dining Room serves innovative, seasonally driven menu that draws from the extensive organic kitchen garden - reputed as the largest and most productive restaurant kitchen garden in Australia. The Dining Room wine list has been awarded 'Best Hotel Wine List, worldwide, by Fine Wine UK. The cellar houses over 26,000 bottles and wines can be served matched to each course of the five or eight course chefs tasting menus.
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