Hellenic Hotel Williamstown

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$40 and under
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Greek

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Introducing Melbourne’s first ‘Gastro-Greek’ pub! Located on the site of the former Hobson's Bay Hotel, one of the West’s most iconic pub buildings, Hellenic Hotel will offer a twist on the classic gastro pub.
Open from 12 noon, seven days a week, the menu is designed to share with an emphasis on our signature Hellenic Hotel rotisserie chicken.
On the beverage scene, Hellenic Hotel boasts a unique selection of Greek wines amongst local beers and signature cocktails.

Special Offers

Kids Eat Free Wednesdays

Mid-week FAMILY TREAT ❤️
Bring your family along to any Hellenic Republic on Wednesdays and kids eat free!
Simply order FREE from the kid's menu when an adult dines with us on our a la carte menu. On any other day kid's meals start from only $10 each.
Conditions apply.

Terms and Conditions: Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. 1 meal from the kid's menu per child. Available to children 12 years and under.

Valid For: 2 - 20 people

Starts: 12 August 2019

Ends: 31 October 2019

Availability: Wed 11:00-22:00

What 600 People Are Saying
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KM
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Usually love Hellenic but really felt the $75 per head menu was not great value for money, we had a tiny amount of lamb between the 4 of us and could have done with a lot more food.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Good selection menu. Great location and fit out. Staff where great, meals a little pricey for what they are but care and effort put into the flavours.
Will definitely come back

OT
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent customer service and nice food, will be returning

GN
1 review
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The good was tasty and we both enjoyed our meals.The service was attentive and did not wait long for our meals.Thanks to the complimentary cocktails

JR
1 review
Dined on 28 July 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

Great location, tender juicy Lamb, but very tough inedible beef short rib, I was so disappointed as I had been there 3 weeks earlier and the it was delicious. Staff were very attentive, but as this was a birthday lunch I was not happy that the guest of honour could not eat her meal.

OT
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a great night, food and wine was beautiful, customer service was amazing, very helpful, prompt and friendly definitely be back

D
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

The food was really great and different to what I had seen before. I went with family, and I found the ambience to be perfect for the informal occasion, although I can see it being great for more formal ones too. Service was great, all the staff were really friendly and helpful. Overall, I would recommend.

LC
New Orleans
10 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

As usual the food was generous and delicious. Service was very good and we had a great girls’ lunch.

JE
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Please please repeat the bottomless oysters and bubbly event again!

Thanks to my friend and I we ate so many oysters-delicious Coffin Bay and Sydney Rock ...that the Williamstown venue ran out of them!!

Dan our Chef explained it was all about "giving back"
In this day of blatant take take take we are very grateful George C

THANK YOu

MA
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

We’ve been before and had better experiences. And it was mother’s day but the menu has changed and the food wasn’t as good in our opinion. No Souvs on the menu! One of our waiters was brilliant but we had the manager help and they were unfriendly. And it was very very loud, we probably won’t be going back

JP
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food, so delicious! And great that you get the option to take home any leftovers...the food is too good to waste!
Excellent service. Would definitely recommend and visit again.

CC
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 3

Amazing food. Great value for money. Only issue was the dance music playing was so loud I struggled to hear the conversation at my own table. Music not really suited for a restaurant. But overall was a great night and I would recommend going to anyone and would love to go again myself.

SG
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always great food, and service, although the menu has gotten shorter. Will definitely visit again!

PW
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

Service was not at usual high standard. Slow, impersonal, un engaged and Chips tasted like a whole bag of salt had been dropped. Disappointed, especially as it was my sons birthday.

M
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Nice venue. Service was great. Was expecting better from the food based on reputation.

OT
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful food and outstanding service provided by Ana. We had a reunion with friends attending from interstate and we were blown away by the friendly and attentive service. Highly recommend visiting this place. Set lunch menu was delicious.

TN
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

Not a traditional Greek restaurant and the flavours are ordinary. Table service is not the best as the waitress forgot drinks and entrees and we waited a while to even remind her as under staffed in this role. They tried to put a modern twist on some dishes but their taste was ordinary. Expensive. You’re paying for the name, not the food. Tina.

SA
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Food was tasty, although somewhat limited in choice. One of the meals was served 15 minutes after the first meal had been served and not at the standard of similar meals that had been served to other tables.
Service was generally good, and we were asked if we wanted prawns as a compliment to the meal which was below the expected standard. The skin on the pork belly was not crispy.
Chocolate fondant was dry and disappointing

GB
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent meals, very tasty, easy to book and get a table, They accommodate children well and have excellent customer service

OT
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely venue for a special occasion. A bit pricey for a regular evening meal out. Staff were welcoming & friendly. The lamb was melt in the mouth - would recommend!

L
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our waiter Harry was awesome! His service was spot on. Loved that we got to buy a pack of the grain salad to take home! Delicious. The lamb moussaka is absolutely scrumptious. Third visit and Hellenic never disappoints. Well done guys.

AG
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really enjoyed it. Just a bit to noisy trying to talk over the music was like yelling to talk to each other. Other than that food amazing and staff amazing

SM
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The staff were amazing; the food was enlightening and the whole experience made our anniversary dinner one never to be forgotten.

NB
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our waitress went above and beyond to make our friends birthday special. She was absolutely fantastic

GR
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Service provided by all staff, on the night, was very welcoming right from the introduction through to the completion of the evening. The food was excellent, and as good as we had experienced on previous occasions. Drink selection was good and staff were always looking to provide service without being intrusive or pushing. Very enjoyable evening.

FF
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic location, really lovely genuine staff, amazing food for this price point!

KB
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Service and food were outstanding. Music was a little loud and all 6guest struggled to hear wait staff. But staff member did adjust volume once something was mentioned. Great experience!

VG
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A great place to share the standard Greek dishes with family or friends. Very reasonable value and good service. However I would always prefer soft drinks from the bottle/can rather than the postmix stuff we were given.

AT
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 2

I called at 8pm on a Wednesday evening to make a booking for two days later. My call was answered by an automated answering system which advised me that the booking office was closed. To book my options where leave a message of book online. I expect if the restaurant is open that my call be take by a human and not an answering machine. Admittedly the next morning I did receive a call from the booking office. Of the three dishes we shared, the zucchini chips and Greek salad were of a good standard but hardly difficult dishes to get right. Our shared main was lamb shoulder and considering the price of the dish ($48), we were very disappointed. The meat was bland, overcooked and appeared to have been kept warm for an extended period of time. The lamb shoulder was served on a plate without any garnish or sauce. The presentation of the dish certainly didn't reflect the asking price. Sorry George, I won't be dining at your restaurants again!

highed this dish to be of a hish sta this dish to be ations were that this dish

JW
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a lovely evening. The food was amazing and the service matched. Thank you

MM
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

The menu online does not specify paying extra to have lamb instead of chicken when ordering banquet. The menu online does say meat from the spit. It was much better a few years ago with the banquet offering more variety.

SP
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 2

Food was fantastic, but the service as lacking from the time we walked in and waited to be seated. Our meals came out incomplete and we had to follow up the kitchen. When we were ready to leave we waited for someone to come check our bill and finally had to get up and ask for it from the front. Very disappointing, although the food managed to make up for it.

JO
Melbourne / VIC
7 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Enjoyed our lunch here - shared zucchini chips, mixed seafood, lamb his and grain salad. All were delicious, especially the ribs. Service was efficient and friendly. Had the pavlova for dessert - a whole small pavlova! It would have been good to have more descriptions for the desserts - the waitress just brought a board and they were just listed.

K
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delicious food, nice atmosphere and lovely staff. Thoroughly enjoyed our experience!

GG
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The music was rather loud would have preffered to hear some Greek music

BV
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We always love going there. Food is great - flavours and preparation impeccable.

RM
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere with perfect food and excellent service

AW
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 1Ambience 4

I have been many times before and loved the restaurant. Unfortunately this time it wasn’t a great experience. The service was slow, we were in the back corner behind a large table and the wait staff kept attending to the large table and forgetting about us. Additionally we ordered dessert and the waiter didn’t give us a full menu, just a board with the names on it and didn’t assist us well or explain what we were ordering so we ordered far too much dessert. Overall it wasn’t a great meal this time.

JC
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Great service. Excellent starters. Mains were good not great.

TE
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Great food in a nice relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff.