The food is always good at the Royal. A dependable favourite. Quick service, maybe too quick sometimes but always excellent food. Staff are always friendly.
Poor Bar service, Poor table service, Poor value for money. I invited good friends and felt very ashamed of my choice
My thoughts were it was a bit overpriced for the meals an not much variety on the menu .. but stil enjoy The food
We will be back
Enjoyable lunch at nice venue, bit of confusion re ordering meal at different registers once that sorted all good! I feel that this Restuarant would be much better with table service instead of queing to put your orders in, food very tasty, just seems to be lacking in the service area.
Staff were helpful and friendly. We six could find no fault with anything. As we all want to pay separately we are pleased with the system of ordering and paying at the bar.
Service was very ordinary. Food was well cooked however quite overpriced for a pub meal
Lovely atmosphere but food average
Food was very nicely presented menu was good except no roast of the day ie: plain food for elderly person. Deserts were lovely but a bit pricy at $17
This place doesn’t have table service ...guests need to go to the bar to make order. Very small dish for 34 dollars, very casual, not cheap, only good for parma lovers and beer .. we come usually to this place in summer to get a glass of wine , sit outside, enjoy beautiful view. Can be extremely noisy in summer, particularly on weekends.not best for food.
You order and pay at the bar and the menu offers a good range of choices without being too many. All the meals were good with generous portions ranging from the fish and chips to the curry to the grilled salmon. Any pub that can do a good curry is great sign that those in the kitchen know what they are doing.
We have been to the royal hotel a lot of time for lunch and dinner and enjoyed the food. We went last night and tried out the winter special for $32.50 each person for 2 courses and a house wine or beer. I was disappointed in the amount of food that was given as the meals were half the size of what you would normally get. So it’s not really a special when you making the meal smaller. I wouldn’t have the winter special again, feeling ripped off..... ??
always enjoy our visits and the staff are always helpful and efficient
Everyone was friendly
Very happy with everything. It is one of the best places in Mornington
Very nice, but thought there could be a few more main selections for my 90 year old mother, there was really only the fish and chips that she could think of having. A little upmarket for the older person who may like a roast or something simpler.
Two meals were lovely and very much enjoyed the third was over priced sausages and mash.
View was amazing, food was good and the staff very friendly and helpful
770 Esplanade, 3931, Mornington, Australia
Dine Like Royalty Sitting on the Esplanade in scenic Mornington, The Royal Hotel is steeped in local history. Today, the Royal Tavern, or back bar, offers up modern pub fare and drinks in a relaxed seaside setting. There’s an outdoor beer garden with stunning views of the bay and Melbourne skyline. On the weekends, you’ll find live entertainment, including an acoustic soloist on Saturday evenings and a DJ on Sunday afternoons. The bistro at The Royal Hotel draws culinary inspiration from around the world. You can choose from a great selection of Aussie wines plus an array of bottled or on-tap beer. There are plates to share, including sticky sesame chicken wings or local mussels. Royal fixtures include baby barramundi fish and chips or chicken parma for those who like to stick to the classics. There are also a few surprises in store on the bistro menu, including a Japanese crumbed pork dish and a barbeque duck salad with crispy noodles. If you spy the dessert menu, you’ll want to leave some room. The cinnamon doughnuts with chocolate sauce and dukkah praline are a must. Best dish: Lamb rack with baba ghanoush
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