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Empire Grill

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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66 McKillop St, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5223 2132
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Geelong, Australia
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently visited The Empire Grill for dinner. Would definitely recommend a visit. I had the Rolled chicken with king prawn which I could thoroughly recommend. A great dining experience.

Thank cooper196
Victoria, Austrlaia
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As always the Empire Grill never seems to disappoint. We went here for a birthday dinner - the food and service was great. The staff were extremely polite - at times annoying polite! The food was really good & served in a timely manner. The decor is a little dark & could do with some updating & brightening up -... More 

Thank binnstay
Geelong, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Empire Grill, located in McKillop Street, Geelong, has been at the top of my Geelong Restaurants List for many years now, with the latest visit reaffirming that position. This is one place where you can have beautiful meals, accompanied by lovely wines, while engaging in convivial conversation with your companions without having to raise your voice to be heard.... More 

Thank Graham R
Geelong, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to have the set menu for lunch and choose either 2 or 3 courses. Tasty and good sized meals. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Donna B
Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

When people mention Empire Grill is mostly getting raved about... I beg to differ... The service was great there was a new girl training and she was very polite and attentive. My meal was very tasty, I had the special for the night. My only concern was half the elements were missing off the plate... I had to laugh when... More 

Thank EDSR101
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The attention to all guests is superb, they treat everyone like you are part of the family. A great place for any occasion.

Thank John M
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We do love this restaurant. Really beautiful meals and you cannot pass in the rib eye!! Get it every time! We did find on this occasion that the service was a little less than previous visits and had to wait to get drinks and table service, however feel like they may have been short staffed in the night. Can't wait... More 

1 Thank Bellalubliss
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This restaurant is one of my favourites in Geelong, and we visit it for special occasions.Booked a private room for 11 people for dinner to celebrate a Birthday. Excellent service by Michelle, and excellent food to match. One small issue received an apology and was quickly resolved. Have also tried the degustation menu and thoroughly enjoyed.

1 Thank David A
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My partner and I try to go to the Empire Grill once a year (at least!) to have their degustation dinner. Such good value and always a fantastic assortment of food that I wouldn't usually order. Amazing value when paired with wine.

1 Thank Lucy B
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Not so much fine dining anymore. So disappointed - the service was lack lustre for a "better" dining experience - the menu has not changed in forever - I asked simply to swap potato out of my dish and was told that I could not do that... REALLY Potato.... I can create a meal at McDonalds and cannot change potato... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 McKillop St, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5223 2132

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?