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The Loft

4 Wood St, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
+61 3 5153 1421
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
“duck” (11 reviews)
“oysters” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Wood St, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Start with a toasted cheese sourdough. The salmon, pork and lamb dishes are all sensational. Couple them with a local Shiraz. Heavenly. I can also recommend the lemon sorbet. Stay next door at The Riversleigh for an unforgettable getaway.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything on the menu looked enticing. The duck with cherry sauce and the raspberry and chocolate tart were amazing! Nice atmosphere, the meal was promptly served but the wait staff did the bare minimum.

Thank Tandarra55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A comfortable and elegant restaurant offering a good variety of seasonal food. The duck cooked 2 ways and the stuffed roast pork were very tender and tasty. The waitress was very friendly and welcoming but the serving staff was not so friendly nor very obliging....More

Thank Dianne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I dine here often and it is our favourite restaurant in Bairnsdale the food is excellent and the service matches it a real must try

Thank bigbwaanabryan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at The Loft, after staying at The Riversleigh. The menu was a surprise, and the execution was even better. Highly recommended. Thanks for a great dinner.

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside, this place looks fabulous. Lovely table settings, nice open room and inviting menu. But all is not what it seems. While it is no doubt Bairnsdale’s “go to” place for up market dining, it’s a fair way off city fine dining. We...More

2  Thank ElizabethDonn
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Learned from previous that booking was recommended. Very popular, even mid-week. Promptly seated and waitress made sure we were comfortable where we we seated (open doors etc). Good selections of wines, great food and service. Recommend the duck.....

Thank SteveWood56
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

What a find! a full house on a Thursday night, can’t fault a thing really. White linen cloths, attentive but not obtrusive friendly service. Fresh produce, served simply, but with love. We both had steak, both cooked to perfection, some might say a little on...More

Thank dudleybecky
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Outstanding dining. Food was amazing and the restaurant is very popular. You need to book. Prawn parcels for entree were incredible. Steak and duck also excellent as were desserts. We enjoyed the wine and a cocktail of prosecco, elderflower and lime The ambience was perfect...More

Thank deborahG255100
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Having received a gift voucher form some dear friends, we visited The loft and it was great; we visited the place with the new owners some 12 months earlier and they were still finding their feet, and this visit was a vast improvement. The service...More

Thank Lyn W
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Anne A
17 March 2017|
Response from Carms2 | Reviewed this property |
I think if you let the know, they could easily accommodate your needs. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Wood St, Bairnsdale, Victoria 3875, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Bairnsdale
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5153 1421
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