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Portsea Hotel Bistro

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3746 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea, Victoria 3944, Australia
+61 3 5984 2213
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
3746 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea, Victoria 3944, Australia
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks for having us. The best view and food you could image. We tried most things on the menu - amazing! What an experience.

Thank Lorne_Hotel_View
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Fab views overlooking the sea and it is set in a gorgeous location, but the service is not so hot! My friend had booked a table overlooking the sea as we were first time diners to this place from the UK - we were placed...More

Thank annettelaurie
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The Portsea Pub is an icon of the Mornington Peninsula. The historicTudor building has had several face-lifts and extensions over the years and is about to undergo another renovation commencing in May 2018. The Hotel boasts a pretty posh restaurant offering cosy, fireside lounges and...More

Thank Paddles55
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Portsea Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hey there, Thank you for the review! Look forward to having you back later in the year after the renovations are complete.

Reviewed 8 May 2018

The Portsea Hotel Bistro is located at the centre of this most exclusive of holiday locations and overlooks the sea. The hotel's grounds are extensive and there are lots of tables scattered over its lawns. The wait staff are friendly and service is prompt. A...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Portsea Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for the review. We look forward to seeing you back after the renovations are complete!

Reviewed 26 April 2018

We booked a weekend away in Portsea to celebrate my Sister in Laws birthday. Made a reservation for 20 people at the Portsea Hotel no problem with that. I have been to the Portsea Hotel many times at least 6- 8 times a year for...More

Thank David C
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Portsea Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi David, Sorry to hear about your poor experience with us. Your comments have been passed onto management and will be reviewed accordingly. All the best

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The outdoor area had wooden tables and chairs and a view to enjoy including the Portsea to Sorrento ferries coming and going. The food was great and the service polite and efficient. If you are afraid of birds, best to eat inside. The birds were...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Great view, but that’s about it! Food is grossly overpriced and the menu very unimaginative. In a day and age where totally vegetarian restaurants are popping up all over Victoria and doing a roaring trade, this place has virtually no vegetarian options on the menu!...More

Thank sdawson
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Had a late Sunday lunch at the Portsea Hotel with the family. It was moderately busy but we found a table fairly easily. The table was super grotty and we had to flag someone down to get it cleared which the waiter did efficiently. However...More

Thank Michelle K
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Portsea Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi Michelle, Thanks for the review! Glad you enjoyed the food and we have passed your other comments onto the staff for review.

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I know they’re renovating soon - they need to. It’s filthy. It seems they’ve already given up. Even the menus handed to us were totally disgusting, they hadn’t been wiped in weeks. Two out of three bars weren’t serving so there was a huge wait...More

1  Thank Alicia1010
Lucy M, Public Relations Manager at Portsea Hotel Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hi Alicia, Sorry your visit wasn't up to your expectations-your comments have been passed onto management with the goal of improvement. Thank you for letting us know.

Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This was such a lovely spot to enjoy drinks on a sunny day with friends. We were a bit disappointed that the pimms jug only had lemon and Orange slices in it, since it usually contains many other condiments. I couldn't see many gluten free...More

Thank Laura P
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Good afternoon Claire, We allow well-behaved dogs in our beer garden on leash. Kind regards, Portsea Hotel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3746 Point Nepean Rd, Portsea, Victoria 3944, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Portsea
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5984 2213
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Description
Open air and undercover dining overlooking Poert Philip Bay in the historic Portsea Hotel
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