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“Good tapas - paella not so good”
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gpo
Ranked #22 of 259 Restaurants in Bendigo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$29
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Ate on a Thursday night and were seated promptly at the convential tables (more comfortable than bar height tables and stools). Drinks order taken and delivered promptly though my husband did have to ask for a glass for his beer rather than drink from the bottle. Tapas (3 different dishes) were nicely presented and were very good. The paella was a different story. Very heavy on the smoked paprika which made the whole dish quite bitter and gritty, no trace of saffron, and was more like a risotto than a paella. No crust on the bottom. Was very disappointing. Time between ordering and delivery of churros dessert was very long, almost to the point we were preparing to leave. Staff seemed busy cleaning up and preparing to go home rather than attending to orders. When asked if we enjoyed our meal on paying I did make the comment re the paella. Was told would pass onto the kitchen.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Thank nelliebob
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Service was spot on - food was fantastic, cocktails brilliant. So much so we went back for seconds the night after! Attentive and friendly staff. Such a great place, meals were perfect!! Cannot recommend enough. Thanks for an excellent 2 nights.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank albsy
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gpobendigo, Manager at gpo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Reviews like this is something we aim for as a small business, our team will be very proud and motivated to see that there hard work is paying off. Thank you we hope to see you again very soon.

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent range of beers/wines and food. Service was very good. Nice atmosphere with background music that wasn't overbearing. Overall a pleasant experience.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

From start to finish the customer service was excellent, booking the room, options for menu, flexibility to suite our needs made organising our function a breeze. Service on the night was above and beyond all expectations, the food was excellent, served hot and on time, staff were friendly, courteous and nothing was too much trouble. The balcony room is an excellent choice for any function, the best part was we were separated from other diners. Thank you to all the employees on the night for making our function an enjoyable one.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Thank hbradshaw2016
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gpobendigo, Manager at gpo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback, our team are pleased to hear you and your guests enjoyed your evening we cant wait to see you back again.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here in years and really enjoyed it. Staff were friendly, drinks were cold and the salt and pepper calamari was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Wanderer724599
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gpobendigo, Manager at gpo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

This is sure one of our crowd favourite's here at GPO, we are certainly happy you've enjoyed your time with us. See you again soon.

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