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Pig & Whistle Tavern, Olinda, AU-VIC

Pig & Whistle Tavern

4.6
4.6
309 Reviews
$41 to $100
British

We are a family owned, traditional English tavern nestled away in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Boasting 16 taps, great wines, an extensive spirit selection and a tried and tested no nonsense menu. There is no doubt that The Piggy will make you feel at home.

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Booked 17 times today
Experiences are available.

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    British

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (03) 9751 2366

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    A traditional English pub. Homely meals which mean you never leave hungry, Great beer, wine and spirits to accompany. Service with a smile.

Experiences

  • Christmas in July

    $70.00 per person

    23 July - 24 July 2022
    It's our favourite time of the year. Come and get Jolly with us this Christmas in July. We are presenting a 3 course set choice menu; Entree - Toad in the hole or deep fried brie. Main - Roast turkey, pork or vegetarian nut cutlet. Dessert - plum pudding or death by chocolate. $70 per head $30 for kids Vegan option available on request.

Menu

At present, we do not have menu information for this restaurant. Please see their website or wait to visit the restaurant to learn more.

What 309 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Best Overall

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Best Food

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Best Service

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Best Value

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Group Bookings

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Neighbourhood Gem

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Outdoor Eating

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Romance

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Special Occasions

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Sunday Lunch

  • Yarra Valley Ranges

    Most Booked

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  1. GM

    GraceM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Thoroughly enjoyed the all the food. Decent sized serving and the Lemon Meringue Pie.. warm..! The best..!

  2. KB

    KrisyB

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful time with family, very accommodating to our 6 month old baby. Delicious meals, great beers.

  3. JH

    JulieH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    our visit was a great success starting with the beautiful surrounds. Once inside you get the feel of a warm cozy English pub. We chose the roast of the day . The beef was tender and full of flavour , vegies perfectly roasted and the yorkshire pudding spot on . Staff were friendly and service was prompt

  4. R

    Richiesworld1

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Cosy atmosphere, great Parma! I'm only taking off a star as I'm a stickler for the perfect french fry, and they just didn't hit the mark. Everything else was awesome. 100% would recommend and visit again!

  5. B

    Bonnie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was absolutely amazing. Everything was perfect and the staff there are not only so friendly but very humerus! Love this cozy spot

  6. GB

    GilesB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    What a great place to celebrate with friends. Great food, fun and professional staff, great beers and all in front of an open fireplace.

  7. TM

    TimM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    Limited menu but snitchel was very tasty and a good size. Good pub style atmosphere with fast food service.

  8. D

    Dusty

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 May 2022

    overall1food1service4ambience4

    The set menu was very limited and not able to choose other options unfortunately. The pork roast was very dry and seemed to include frozen but reheated vegetables.

  9. JC

    JamesC

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 May 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Very enjoyable day out. So much food! Delivered well on a very busy day. Good job.

  10. MH

    MatthewH

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 May 2022

    overall2food5service5ambience4

    Charged me $30 a head for kids meals which was a bowl of ice cream and chips and nuggets… nearly fell over. Understand $70 for adults but ridiculous for kids. Live local and have been here many many times but so so disappointed. Really hope they reevaluate this Matt

  11. Z

    Zdenka22

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Service very efficient, staff regularly checked if needed anything more. The food was excellent. Definitely would go back again.

  12. MP

    MatthewP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food great beer Great waiter The place was warm and cozy with the open fire

  13. SM

    SMac

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had an excellent night. Food was great, service was great, atmosphere was great and so was the company!!!!!

  14. SA

    SAN01

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Simple, great food with friendly staff members, in a beautiful location.

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We really enjoyed every aspect of our experience at The Pig & Whistle. From the moment we arrived the staff were attentive & gracious with an unintrusive humour 😀 & efficient manner. The Menu was varied & the servings were huge & delicious. We are looking forward to our next visit. Thank you so much for making an Anniversary celebration so special.💓

  16. FH

    FionaH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We are regulars at The Pig. Always love it. The staff and the food are terrific. Large meals and a great bar set up. Thank you!

  17. SB

    ShelleyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A gorgeous place to enjoy fine food with my man. It had been a while since a date night and Pig and Whistle was perfect.

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Service was great, atmosphere was even better! Food was just incredible. Highly recommended ❤️

  19. NB

    NicolaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    A lovely evening, cold outside but heaters and blankets were supplied which were gratefully received. Food excellent, well looked after by staff, recommend a visit.

  20. JF

    JohnF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Staff member Kim was a star, his hospitality was outstanding. Overall vibe was fantastic and the food was delicious! Well worth the visit!

  21. K

    Katherine

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Staff were lovely and food was amazing! Will definitely come here again!

  22. TE

    TERRYR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great atmosphere and great food would definitely come back!

  23. MK

    MarkK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    High quality food. The Olinda area is good for exploring afterwards.

  24. JH

    JaclynH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was great. Huge meals. Parking wasnt great.

  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 24 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We love the Pig & Whistle. The staff are amazing and the atmosphere is always so good. Whatever you decide to have to eat is always delicious. Hubby loves the selection of beers on tap that they have. Book if you want to go on a weekend as it’s a popular place.

  26. A

    Adam

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Perfect atmosphere and delicious traditional food! Great for families and couples alike. Great selection of beer and cider on tap!

  27. CA

    CelesteA

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We had a wonderful experience at the Pig and Whistle. Great food, great atmosphere, good for families! We had an early dinner on a Saturday night and it looked like they were gearing up for a busy night, so would definitely recommend booking.

  28. RC

    RogerC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service great food need heaters in outdoor dining areas

  29. LO

    LouO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great, hearty food. Pie and steak were both perfect, and the toffee pud was lovely. Excellent, attentive service. Thanks! :)

  30. MF

    MichaelF

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience2

    Food was very good but tables seem to be more crowded than usual. Very noisy but that was probably due to our booking time of 6:30 when families dine.

  31. AF

    AdrianF

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4

    Although the menu was simple it was very tasty and great value. Te Tavern had a warm, welcoming feel to it with lots of areas to choice from for a quiet meal to a family gathering ambience. We will definately be going back again very soon

  32. DB

    DeanB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4

    Very enjoyable ambiance. The service was quick and efficient. My meal was too large so a takeaway box was provided for the leftovers which I had the next day. The mulled wine was good and the log fire gave a warm, welcoming atmosphere.

  33. m

    melissam

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Really lovely Easter dinner here - great food and staff !!!!

  34. KB

    KrisyB

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Absolutely beautiful meals, so hearty and delicious. We had the Irish Parma (yum!), the pork belly (the best! Highly recommend) and the sticky date pudding (truly yum! Must try!)

  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    First time customer and really loved this place. Excellent staff and excellent food it was busy but food was fast. Will defiantly be back :)

  36. MS

    MayS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience3

    We had the roast pork and it was excellent, juicy and tender. Overall very good experience, the only thing is slightly noisy for date night.

  37. AM

    AnnaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Reminded me of home. Great service, huge portions. Had to lie down in car I was so full. Loved it!

  38. JP

    JayP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The best English food I’ve had in Melbourne/ 10 for customer service and food portions were very big. Will be a regular from now on.

  39. SS

    SandyS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The whole experience was outstanding.Delicious food and amazing customer service. A must go place!!!

  40. SL

    SheonaL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Although the restaurant appeared to be very busy we were very happy with the speed of service. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the bar staff really knew what they were talking about when recommending my wine and my husbands beer. The food was amazing, especially my pork belly, yummo! We had a great night for our 20th wedding anniversary and we look forward to going back another night with friends.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

Pig & Whistle Tavern offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9751 2366.

Pig & Whistle Tavern is rated 4.6 stars by 309 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

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Booked 17 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Pig & Whistle Tavern

1429 Mount Dandenong Tourist Rd Olinda, AU-VIC 3788

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area

    Olinda

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri–Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    British

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Public Parking

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway

  • Phone number

    (03) 9751 2366

  • Catering

    A traditional English pub. Homely meals which mean you never leave hungry, Great beer, wine and spirits to accompany. Service with a smile.

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