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The Bunyip Hotel

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Excellent Dining Experience

What is there better than an excellent lunch on a magnificent Spring day in beautiful Cavendish in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Allan W
Melbourne, Australia
Absolutely fantastic

Sunday lunch at this venue is an absolute must. It really is in the middle of nowhere but it’s well... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Brian L
Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia
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  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“port fairy”(2 reviews)
“first class”(3 reviews)
“on tap”(3 reviews)
A classic Western District country pub with an ever-changing menu of top class food made on site with fresh, local produce. Food by renowned chef James Campbell is complemented by an extensive list of local wines, your classic beers on tap as well...more
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25 Scott St, Cavendish, Victoria 3314, Australia
+61 3 5574 2205
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All reviews port fairy first class on tap country pub sunday lunch chef's table lamb shoulder croquettes set menu in house generous proportions mac and cheese dessert river egg dunkeld gin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What is there better than an excellent lunch on a magnificent Spring day in beautiful Cavendish in Central Victoria. It was immediately apparent how the Bunyip Hotel has become deservedly so popular. We had a 6 course meal which comprised centrally dropped dishes, mostly 2...More

Thank Allan W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We went there after reading and hearing that its a must, so we went for Saturday lunch and for my birthday to try it out. The best part of the visit and lunch was driving home. I can understand the style of the menu and...More

1  Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch at this venue is an absolute must. It really is in the middle of nowhere but it’s well worth a visit. Food and atmosphere is everything we expected. Full marks to all the staff.

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this little pub in a very small town and it did not disappoint. We went for the Sunday set menu and it was well worth it. The food was hearty and mouth watering. It’s well worth the drive especially if your in the...More

1  Thank haddlem
Reviewed 25 April 2018

If you want delicious food and don't mind a long drive, do yourself a favour and go to the Bunyip Hotel for Sunday lunch. Lunch is fixed price $35...not a typo...set menu of six delicious courses. Food is no nonsense, tasty and generously proportioned, while...More

1  Thank DONHEL39
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Magnificent Six course lunch for only $35 pp. Wild mushroom croquettes, chicken pâté, pork terrine, pork belly, wagu neck and golden syrup dumplings with ice cream. Our party of 10 struggled to get through all the food and were able to take some home.

Thank banj052
Reviewed 21 April 2018

You have to book for the Sunday set menu and be prepared to fork out a whole $35 per person or $10 per child for an appetizer, entree, two mains and a dessert all of the highest quality and generous proportions. This is ridiculously brilliant...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

What a great gem of a place. Brilliant service, with food to die for. Great wine menu. We came back two nights in a row. Photo, sorry the gummy shark was too good, that I forgot to take a photo until it was finished. As...More

Thank PetDi
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We pulled in to the community camp at Cavendish for a 1 night stop and decided to go for a walk to town. So glad we did as we found The Bunyip and lucky enough to get a booking on a very busy night. The...More

Thank Rustyhelen
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed Sunday lunch, can really recommend it. The food and wine was absolutely delicious and very well priced.

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