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The Royal Hotel Essendon

8/10
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873 Mt Alexander Raod, 3040 Essendon (VIC)See map

Average price $24

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Restaurant menu

Chef Tim
  • Average price $24
Caesar Salad
$18
Cos lettuce, poached egg, parmesan, croutons, anchovies, bacon, creamy caesar dressing
Mediterranean Salad
$19
Roast vegetables baby spinach, kalamata olives, greek feta, balsamic, toasted pepitas
Thai Beef Salad
$21
Marinated beef strips, rice noodles, cucumber, red onion, cashews, tomato, asian herbs, palm sugar dressing

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Reviews

8/10
Very good78 reviews
8.4/10

Food

8.1/10

Service

6.9/10

Ambience

9-10

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  • Linda T.
    Linda T.

    25 April 20223 reviews

    4/10

    No table service. A big negative.

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you for you review if you would like to disscus this further please contact the venue

  • Kim O.

    23 April 20221 review

    10/10
  • Sandra K.

    8 April 20223 reviews

    10/10

    Like this venue. Very good for senior meals.

  • Yolanda D.
    Yolanda D.

    21 January 202246 reviews

    7/10

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you for you review sorry to hear about your experience.If you would like to discuss this further please contact the venue .

  • Yolanda D.
    Yolanda D.

    8 December 202146 reviews

    7.5/10

    Good

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Hi Yolanda, thanks for the review. I'm sorry to hear the ambience was not up to your standards. I'd love to hear more about it next time you are in. Thanks, Pat F AM

  • Yolanda D.
    Yolanda D.

    25 November 202146 reviews

    9/10

    Great food

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Hi Yolanda, thanks for the fantastic review!! Glad to hear you enjoyed the food and we hope you see you back again soon. Pat F AM

  • Yolanda D.
    Yolanda D.

    18 November 202146 reviews

    9/10

    Best pub steak

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Hi Yolanda. Thank you for the great review. Glad to see you enjoyed yourself and we look forward to seeing you again. Take care, Pat F AM

  • KIM F.
    KIM F.

    11 November 20213 reviews

    10/10

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you Kim for you review i am glad you had a great night.Thank you for your positive feed back i will pass on you comments to the staff that were on shift.Hope to see you soon.

  • Yolanda D.
    Yolanda D.

    5 November 202146 reviews

    6.5/10

    Not too bad food but please wait until restaurant reopens. Bar menu limited. Very noisy.

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you for your review Yolanda hoping with easing of restrictions the bistro should be opened from Wednesday this week hope to see you then.

  • Bernie O.

    3 August 20212 reviews

    8/10

    I have been eating at the Royal for 9 years and heve never had a reason to go elsewhere. Good food, friendly service and reasonable prices. Pub meals at pub prices.

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you Bernie for you kind review hope to see you soon

  • Kim A.

    31 July 20212 reviews

    9.5/10

    Food was great, staff were friendly and accommodating. Great prices for what you got. We had the seniors meal and it was a nice, size meal. Good spacing of tables for covid.

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you Kim for you review hope to see you soon

  • Maryann T.

    29 July 20215 reviews

    7/10

    Atmosphere mainly related to Covid restrictions

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Hi Maryanne thanks for taking the time to review our venue, Hope to see you again soon.

  • Yolanda D.
    Yolanda D.

    4 May 202146 reviews

    9/10

    Lovely local. Delicious affordable meals. Feels like home

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you for your review hope to see you soon

  • Bernie O.

    4 May 20212 reviews

    10/10

    A pleasant traditional pub. Good food at reasonable prices and friendly staff. I have been hosting group gatherings there for almost 10 years and have at no time concidered going elsewhere.

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you Bernie for your kind words hope to see you soon

  • Bernadette D.

    10 March 20213 reviews

    10/10

    The steak, service and covid safe environment was excellent. Highly recommend. Will be back a lovely meal served by one chef in the kitchen. Produce fresh!!

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you Bernadette for your review hope to see you again soon.

  • Mandy H.

    11 November 20203 reviews

    7/10

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you Mandy for your review

  • Adam M.

    4 July 20201 review

    9.5/10

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you Adam for your review hope to see you again soon.

  • Marjorie M.

    24 June 20202 reviews

    9.5/10

    A great place for a meal the staff members are so lovely, very welcoming attentive and really take care of all your needs. Definitely recommend this hotel

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you for your review and kind words

  • Kristie A.

    21 June 20201 review

    5/10

    The service was great and they are doing there best to get through Covid. Cost cutting on the food quality was pretty disappointing

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    Thank you for your review

  • Wayne T.

    17 June 20201 review

    6/10

    Got a good deal as we are both seniors, it was a strange atmosphere due to COVID restrictions but obviously not really the Royal’s fault. Food was good and we got the two courses for under $13

    The Royal Hotel Essendon (Owner)

    thank you for your review

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How to get to the restaurant

873 Mt Alexander Raod, 3040, Essendon (VIC), Australia

Directions to get there

Essendon, Melbourne North West, Melbourne West

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