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Western Hotel Bistro

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1221 Sturt St Ballarat 3350 | Ballarat 3350, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
+61 3 5332 2218
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
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1221 Sturt St Ballarat 3350 | Ballarat 3350, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

After dining out a few times this week & the standout best was The Western, it dawned on me that I had not reviewed this venue. I think sometimes we take the reliable good venues for granted. I have always enjoyed my meals at The...More

Thank Andypj21
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Nice venue. The meals and service are excellent. The room was adequate. However they advertise tea and coffee making facilities and there was no tea nor coffee provided. What was provided looked to belong to a permanent tenant.

Thank Mick R
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Went out to dinner at short notice woth family. Discovered that Western Hitel has $15 steak nights if eating in the bar, as well as $15 parma nights..and Sunday sessions. Enjoyed our meals, and medium-rare steaks and veg so much, that we plan to go...More

Thank Peoniesandtulips
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Good food and very quick service we ordered ( group of 8) and had time to use the bathroom grab a drink and our food was already there!! We all ate together and the food was delicious everyone loved there's we had ordered about 6:35...More

Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Doesn't look as glam as other venues in Ballarat, but it's busy and it's good. A wide selection of good old-fashioned favourites to choose from. The servings are well presented and very generous. It was an interesting crowd, hipsters to families with young children. So,...More

Thank Denis Y
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Wonderful place for drinks with friends, food was lovely but a bit pricey. The music was really loud and difficult to have a conversation, would definitely return but eat inside

Thank Amelly22
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I have had many meals at the Western Hotel over the many years visiting Ballarat. But today your usual great service, failed you. We were on a time limit and your female bar person chose to idle chat rather than serve us. Then when we...More

Thank Eurekamad
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday evening without a reservation, it was busy but were offered a choice of tables. There is a good range of wines and beers, you can order a large glass of wine if you wish which was good value. We ordered...More

Thank FiremanJim77
Reviewed 17 June 2017

When I entered the doors of this establishment, with my boys in tow, I knew I was in for a good night when my eyes were cast upon the DJ to my right and the multitude of televisions all playing sport on them. I said...More

Thank e S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had a booking for 8 in the bistro and had a few extra turn up the staff immediately made room for everyone and gave the kids a colouring book which was a big thumbs up. Meals came out fast and everyone was happy. We...More

Thank mummyhannah21
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 Sturt St Ballarat 3350 | Ballarat 3350, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Ballarat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5332 2218
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Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner in the heart of Ballarat
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