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The Dispensary Bendigo

€€ - €€€, , Vegetarian Friendly
9 Chancery Lane, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5444 5885
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steamed buns” (8 reviews)
“duck” (20 reviews)
“edamame” (5 reviews)
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Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
9 Chancery Lane, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Sunday and a lot of the Chancery Lane shops were shut. However the Dispensary was open and we had a fantastic light lunch of Bao Buns. The wine/drinks list is HUGE and took the most list to choose from. We enjoyed...More

Thank Tania P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened upon this great little find by chance. Great setting, good vibe and delicious food and wine all topped off with happy and enthusiastic service.

Thank LoveTravel521303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fine Dinning Bendigo style! Food was great - the Confit Duck Buns was the standout and the service was great. Recommend it 100%

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to The Dispensary before and had a great night, we had high expectations. Unfortunately the experience was not as good as we had hoped for. The wine list by the glass is very limiting with only 3 whites and 3 reds. If you...More

1  Thank Jacarandar
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived early, 5.00pm on a Saturday night and got a table. Had a elderflower sour cocktail which was delicious. Then a selection of snacks which were very satisfying. The spicy endamame beans were great.

Thank Maryanne D
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Found this bar whilst at a conference. Its tucked away in a laneway. The service is very good. They make great Negroni, but we did finish off a couple of bottles of Montenegro, thanks Sam!

Thank JonNewport
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Came here with some guys from work......We got the fried chicken baos and steak which was all sensational! Range of craft beer and wine was amazing! Can’t wait to cone back.

Thank Altern8d
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Cute and fun location in the lane way. I highly recommend the duck steam buns! They have a great wine selection too!

Thank G2121
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing food everything we ordered was fantastic even the children’s menu was perfect granddaughter said it was the best cheeseburger EVER often in restaurants the children’s menu is a bit boring so this was a pleasant surprise. The service was excellent with all staff welcoming...More

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

This is a Small restaurant with atmosphere, good vibes and very laid back. Service was spot on & very friendly . There was an extremely limited menu and was surprised to find with the mains there was only one chicken breast available at 7:30pm leaving...More

Thank shepp2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Chancery Lane, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Bendigo  >  Bendigo
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5444 5885
  • E-mail
Our aim is to create an experience unique to The Dispensary. Supported through exceptional beverage offerings, delicious menu to dine or graze from, fun, relaxed yet professional & knowledgeable service along with an atmosphere to match. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future.
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