Joseph's Restaurant

3.9
123 reviews
$41 to $100
Modern European
Offering modern European cuisine with an emphasis on local produce, together with over 200 wines from the extensive wine list, your stay at The Lancemore Mansion Hotel is perfectly complemented by your dining experience.

Experiences

  • High Tea at The Mansion

    A$85.00 per person

    Multiple dates available

    Enjoy High Tea at Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park. Relax and view the beautiful gardens from our beautiful restaurant while we pamper you with our delectable delights on a Sunday afternoon. Large groups are welcome.
  • Christmas Day Lunch

    A$185.00 per person

    Dec 25, 2021 only

    Join us for Christmas Lunch with a decadent 3-course shared style feast with your nearest and dearest. Celebrate with fresh local seafood, traditional roasts and festive sweets. Toast the season with a complementary glass of Champagne on arrival. Seating's are limited and pre-payment is required 14 days prior to Christmas Day. Please indicate any dietary requirements with your reservation. $185 per adult, $120 per teenager (13-17yrs old), $90 per child. Make the day even more special by staying with us as well. Hotel reservations can be made through the website or by calling us on (03) 9731 4000.
  • Bottomless Brunch

    A$65.00 per person

    Nov 13, 2021 - Apr 16, 2022

    What better destination to reconnect with family and friends than over a bottomless brunch in the Mansion Gardens. Pre-order our locally sourced seafood tower to make your summer brunch spectacular.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 123 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.9based on recent ratings
3.9
Food
4.2
Service
3.9
Ambience
3.4
Value
Noise · Moderate
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LynS
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A thoroughly enjoyable evening. The five course menu was innovative and interesting.

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margaretc
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

What a beautiful experience dining in Joseph's restaurant... the food was superb ( a lovely 5 course degustation and the service from Victor and his staff attentive friendly and professional. What more could you want?!

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DeborahK
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience3

Fabulous food, great service. Really enjoys lunch and thought it was perfectly priced. The room itself is very dull and to get to the restaurant you have to walk right out the back past the back doors (which seemed weird). Great food though.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food is great if a little sparse making it a little expensive

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Stevo
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

fresh, original and hearty cooking. a wonderful dining experience in a relaxing environment

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MelL
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

High tea is definitely not worth the price. Very disappointed!

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Dashan
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Good food, great friendly staff. Good for a fine dining experience.

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Caz87
London
14 reviews
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Lovely place with beautiful view out to the gardens. Fine dining experience with friendly waiters. The menu was seasonal with local produce. It would be good to be able to view the menu beforehand as we had dietary requirements in our group (pregnant, vegetarian and gluten free) so was hard to tell if menu would be suitable. I didnt like the Kingfish Crudo at all, but the Semola Cavaletti was rich and a reasonable portion.

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Barry808
3 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Friendly, attentive staff. Food lovely and well presented, but with limited choice. Decor a little bland, with little atmosphere. Overall, a pleasant evening.

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RowieG
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A lovely way to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary.

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RoxanneD
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

great fresh food and service Thanks will recommend this restaurant

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jamesm
1 review
Dined on 14 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great menu and staff were terrific. Lovely garden setting.

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GrahamW
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Joseph's Restaurant is great place to celebrate special occasions and this week my wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary there. The food was terrific. The restaurant is in the Werribbee Mansion Hotel which is very stylish. The only hassle I had, which is more about my sense of direction and map reading skills is that it took me about 20 mins to get from the front gate to the hotel - it was dark and I got horribly lost by taking a couple of wrong turns. The signage to the hotel could be a little more prominant?

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Nick
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Slow service. Small food portion.
Overall average quality

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LeeA
1 review
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Loved the autumn inspired menu abs the friendly staff.

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SantiCruz
3 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

A fantastic lunch experience to have while staying at the Lancemore Mansion Hotel. Particularly loved the beauty of the restaurant. The food was very nice. They even provided a kids menu, which was fantastic.

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RussellS
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall2Food2Service4Ambience3

Service was excellent as was the wine but the food lacked wow factor expected for the price

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ShirleyT
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

A special treat away from home, this restaurant did not disappoint. From friendly reception, prompt service and excellent food we had a very enjoyable night.

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Bubby6
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Enjoyable anniversary dinner.
Delicious food that reflected the surroundings.
Flinders Island lamb
Barramundi
Priced as you’d expect in an upmarket restaurant.
Service was outstanding
Perfect for that special dinner

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NORMANO
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was well up to a fine dining experience for the family. Cheers

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RebeccaA
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2021
Overall3Food5Service2Ambience3

I was disappointed with the restaurant, due to the poor service I received. I was staying on my own in the hotel and ate there 3 times, twice for breakfast and once for dinner. Staff regularly walked past me whilst I was waiting for a table, once seated I was not offered any drinks, given a menu, or when I did have the menu, did not come to take my order until I had spent a long time trying to get their attention (25 minutes on one occasion, and wasn't even given a glass of water in that time).

If you can get served, the food itself was nice and as a vegetarian, there was good options.

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Michelle
2 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

No one advised me on arrival that it had to be 2 courses .
The main meal was 2 course set style was more suited to a lunch . In fact even though dessert was small the main meal was even tinier !
I eat out quite a lot and have never encountered such a small quantity . The taste was fairly bland too with no offer of pepper. Children’s meals were quite a good size but although I asked for meals together they did not come together . Also they forgot my dessert and I had to remind them .

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tyke
1 review
Dined on 3 April 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience2

Food was very good but small portions. For drinks we had Aperol spritzers which turned out to be flavoured soda water. Weakest spritzers ever.

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ShanL
1 review
Dined on 28 March 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

The service was not great, it took awhile before we were greeted and shown to our table. There were quite a few flies buzzing around. The servings werw small for the large price. Thw desserts were ok.

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Gethsi
2 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience5

We did the bottomless brunch, the food was quite average for the price and we were still hungry after. We wanted to do the picnic but they said we couldn’t because of weather, even though the sun came out the whole time we were there which was a bit disappointing. The drinks were nice though. Next time we’ll try the high tea because apparently that has more food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 20 March 2021
Overall2Food1Service2Ambience3

Extremely underwhelmed by our experience at bottomless brunch. Minimal menu with the food being the most basic of offerings. Quality and quantity of food was dreadful- we expected much more for the prices and images featured on the website. Cocktail menu also highly limited and not well matched to brunch. Again, our expectations did not match the underwhelming reality.

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StevenL
3 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Set meals and choice is limited but meal was well presented
Enjoyable meal and experience overall.

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CarolynK
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2021
Overall1Food1Service3Ambience1

Unimpressed with the whole experience. I expect more of High tea. The cakes did not seem to be fresh, the scones were hard. Have had much better. Even finding the room was very difficult.

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Cam75
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience4

I believe new staff was on board on Tuesday however it would have been appreciated if the new staff members are shadowed by someone experienced.
Our order was bungled up, we had to ask for our sides which only came out at the end of our main course.
Thanks
Kris

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BrianC
3 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

The food here is outstanding and innovative.
Service was enthusiastic, fun, but a little inexperienced.
But all in all, a terrific night.

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TimB
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very friendly accommodating and efficient staff they were most obliging

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LesleyR
2 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Food and service were outstanding and staff were very accommodating.

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LouieF
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2021
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience1

Overall our experience was extremely disappointing and for the pricing of wines and meals was not worth it.
The service was very poor and we are so disappointed with the lack of knowledge of the wines and meals being served.
Really an underwhelming and sorry experience especially when celebrating a massive milestone.

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PaulO
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went for lunch. Food and service is outstanding with beautiful views from a window seat, a bit pricey but the quality made it worth it.

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davidp
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The staff are incredibly helpful, polite and friendly. Coupled with the excellent menu, both food and wine, this makes for a really pleasant and relaxed fine dining experience.
We dined during Summer and were able to view the beautiful Mansion grounds during our meal which was a fantastic backdrop, so often missing from a restaurant experience.

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kristinP
1 review
Dined on 14 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Will come again but when our mastercard is in better condition.

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VL123
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great ambience and service. Surrounds are beautiful to enjoy after dining at Joseph’s

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GailJ
3 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The ambience is one of calm efficiency. Tables well spaced and beautifully presented. The staff were all professional and very friendly. Food was spectacularly presented and delicious. Just the right size for a sumptuous lunch of 2-3 courses. Wine selection was extensive and my favourite was listed so very happy. Highly recommend for a special dining experience.

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SophieA
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Fantastic dining experience. Couldn’t fault the service at all. Our waitress was a delight. Would return in a heartbeat

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Roxie
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2021
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience3

The snapper was so over cooked it was inedible. No seasoning on any of the food. The panacotta was so thick and not delicate at all. It was clear the chefs did not care. The menu read well but the execution was poor. Lovely wine menu and the bread at the beginning was lovely.

FAQs

Joseph's Restaurant is rated 3.9 stars by 123 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.