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“Fabulous food”

Barkly's Restaurant
Ranked #62 of 353 Restaurants in Ballarat
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great food and really nice staff. A hidden gem of a restaurant. Both nights we have had 5 star meals. Highly recommend it to anyone looking for a decent sized tasty meal for a reasonable price.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We were delayed in booking our work Christmas function this year, and we were fortunate enough to get a booking for 12 people with a private room at the front of the restaurant. Right from the start the service was efficient no waiting for drinks and the room was decorated lovely. We ordered from the A La Cart menu so a variety of food was ordered from entree through to desserts. The food was amazing! The entree's a good size, the steak cooked to perfection and the Korean Chicken definitely need to return again its was delicious.Thanks again to the wonderful staff they made our night one of the best we have had

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Was out for a family dinner (I didn’t pick the venue). I guess for a motor lodge restaurant it was ok, but it was trying to pretend to be a fine dining restaurant and it is anything but. The service, while it was attentive, the waiter was awkward and constantly buzzing around us, not in a way where things just happened smoothly and he was hardly noticed, he was reaching over us and very much part of the dining experience. My highlight of the night was when he’d finished placing our meals (which took about 10 minutes from first plate to last on a table of 10) he was walking back to the kitchen and yelled across the restaurant “ohhh yeah, ya chips are coming soon”. I had the Korean fried chicken with salad (and eventually chips). Now call me a snob, but I think the days of a Salad being comprised of 98% Salad mix, grated carrot, large slabs of red onion and 2 cherry tomatoes are over or at least should be. (Most pubs wouldn’t even serve that with a Parma anymore). It appears not to be the case at Barkley’s. The fried chicken was cold when it came to the table and was smothered in some sugary glaze that clearly came out of a bottle labeled as “Korean sauce”. Others at the table were also seemingly underwhelmed by their meals, porterhouse steak looked like it had been left in a tray of water in the bain marie for a few hours to cook. Won’t be rushing back anytime soon.......

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

A top place to dine out when in Ballarat. Quality meals and drinks at fine dinning rates makes this worth a visit.

Thank iprice5
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Barkly's Restaurant is second to none. The hospitality is inviting and the meals are mouth watering. I never want to be anywhere else.
Make group and/or family bookings and discuss your needs with staff.
In the meantime .. thank you Jon and Robert and staff for all your input. It truly is appreciated.
(Is this a 'plug' for the Barkly? Most definitely!)

Shirley M

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