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Sarah Hayden

dined on Sun, 9 Jun 2019

Great veal schnitzel. Cosy little restauarant and pub with good service, good range in the wine list.
Hi Sarah, Thank you for sharking your good experience at O'Connell's, it really helps us when people do. Looking forward to seeing you again. Warm regards,
The O'Connell's Team responded on Mon, 10 Jun 2019

dined on Sat, 8 Jun 2019

We have been back 4 times for lunch and dinner since discovering this lovely upmarket beautiful hotel situated in a leafy outlook. Service, food and atmosphere are perfect. The place is spotless and so well organized and managed!! We have recommended this hotel to our family and friends.
Hi Helen, Thank you for your lovely review, positivity helps us a lot :) Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards,
The O'Connell's Team responded on Fri, 14 Jun 2019

dined on Sat, 1 Jun 2019

Great food, atmosphere and service. It felt like we were in a fine upmarket hotel in London! Absolutely loved it!
Hi Helen, Thank you for your kind review. We're really glad you enjoyed O'Connell's, and we look forward to having you back again! Warm regards,
The O'Connell's Team responded on Mon, 3 Jun 2019

dined on Wed, 22 May 2019

The lunch specials at this gastropub are delicious and an amazing deal. Highly recommend checking them out.

dined on Wed, 3 Apr 2019

I invited 2 younger friends. They were first timers at O'Connells They loved the atmosphere, available choice and quality of the food, and the great service. I am sure they will be back. No doubt I will return as I have done for 30 years. Well Done O'Connells
Hi Kevin, Thank you for your feedback. Great to hear that you and your friends had a great time. Hope to see you soon again. Kind regards, The O'Connell's Team
Admin, O'Connell's Centenary Hotel responded on Sat, 6 Apr 2019

dined on Sun, 31 Mar 2019

Good ambiance and well intentioned service. Food was lovely.
Hi Alexander, Thank you for you review, we're glad you enjoyed your O'Connell's experience. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards,
The O'Conell's Team responded on Tue, 2 Apr 2019

dined on Mon, 18 Mar 2019

We went for the steak and grape special on Mondays. The best deal in town! $20 for an amazing cut of steak, perfectly cooked chips and salad with a drink of choice. I got the bubbles and they were amazing. Check out their weekday specials for amazing $20 lunch deals!
Hi Tracey, thanks for your fantastic review. Great to hear that you enjoyed the steak and grape special. Hope to see you soon again :)
Admin, O'Connell's Centenary Hotel responded on Wed, 20 Mar 2019

dined on Sun, 17 Mar 2019

Great service though the mains we had were good they lacked polish. The lamb brisket was ruined with a thin layer of sinew and the veal was average. Notified staff of this and our comments were taken. Will be back to try other dishes.
Thank you for taking the time to review us Mike. We always appreciate feed back. I have spoken to the chef about your comments and he is going to get touch with our suppliers about the lamb cuts. I hope to see you soon to explore the rest of the menu. Kind Regards, Ranui Tosach
Restaurant O'Connell's Centenary Hotel responded on Sat, 23 Mar 2019

dined on Thu, 14 Mar 2019

Attentive staff made food recommendations that worked for our group. A very memorable night.
Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. Our team works hard to ensure the food and service are excellent and we're glad it has been reflected in your experience at O'Connell's Kind regards, The O'Connell's Team
Admin, O'Connell's Centenary Hotel responded on Sat, 16 Mar 2019

dined on Tue, 26 Feb 2019

Really felt things have improved since our last visit and getting back to what the venue became great for all those years ago.
Hi Marina, Thanks for your feeback, we're glad you enjoyed O'Connell's again and could see the improvement our hard work has created. Looking forward to seeing you next time.
The O'Connell's Team responded on Thu, 28 Feb 2019
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Fathers Day Set Menu requirement for Lunch, please note the price and menu haven't been finalized as of yet. TERMS AND CONDITIONS ● Confirmation of your booking is required 48 hours prior to your booking time, don’t worry we will call to confirm! ● We accept all major credit cards or cash. ● We take credit card details as security only. The bill is to be paid in full at the end of your stay with us. If you choose to cancel the whole reservation within 48 hours of the booking, or if your group numbers drop by more than 3 in the same period of time, 50% of the menu selected will be charged to the card provided. ● When notified of food allergies & intolerances we will take all due care to ensure meals or beverages served are free from notified products. However, we cannot guarantee that the meals or beverages will be free from trace elements. Please ensure that you notify us of any requirements 48 hours or more prior to booking.
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About O'Connell's Centenary Hotel

Pub it up If you thought Melbourne’s pub scene couldn’t get any cooler, think again. Enter O’Connell’s Centenary Hotel, which brings stylish to an all new level. O’Connell’s has an understated and laid back vibe that appeals to hipsters young and old. And this South Melbourne pub shows its popularity with several awards for their gastronomic delights and their service. What’s so good about them? Well to start with they’ve got a team of chefs working who’ve just about earned their celebrity status. And their modish yet informal setting provides the perfect space for a dinner time wind-down. Who doesn’t want to eat fancy food in a place that spares you the awkwardness of fine dining? O’Connell’s pay plenty of attention to the quality of their meals and they’ve got a lot to brag about! Their menu lists their delicious dishes as well as the origins of the produce, showing you that their meat comes from tip-top Aussie animals and super-fresh local fish. Here, you’ll have a classic pub meal done with a bit more elegance, and a wonderful wine to match. O’Connell’s are sure to impress the pants off you.

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