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Botanical Motel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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French Street, Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5572 1855
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in and were greeted by a friendly batman who arranged a table for us. Only the two of us eating, was no problem for staff to love us to one of their large leather booths when we requested it. We shared a bread and the gnocchi. Both were delicious. No problems accomodating our special request to have olives on... More 

Thank Mat S
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended by our host so gave it a try on a weeknight night when the joint was jammed full. But they found us a place at the bar until there was a free table. The food was excellent. We both had the lamb - cooked perfectly - a nice pink inside. If anything, the serving was huge. A great... More 

Thank Sue A
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had lunch here as a couple on a rather bleak Spring day. The welcome from staff was wonderful, even extending to helping out with some directions when we were leaving. The curry was delicious and the coconut rice the best I have tasted. The comfortable booth seating overlooking the park made for a very relaxed lunch. The gas fire... More 

Thank aussiejan2016
Ballarat, Australia
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212 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Friendly staff, off street parking, comfortable queen bed, tea and coffee making facilities with complimentary milk, kettle iron and toaster provided. Compliments bottle of water and comfortable dining setting. Roomy ensuite. There is a room service menu and a restaurant with the same menu and pricing

Thank Baz555
Penola, South Australia, Australia
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Loved the food here. Went here for the first time for a business function and it was great. The service was good and then food was fantastic. Never had duck before so thought I would give it a try... so glad I did! Atmosphere is cosy and warm. Definitely recommend booking through, especially on traditionally busy nights.

Thank Sharon J
Cranbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Lovely location, straight across from the Park. Food was excellent. Staff friendly. Pricing was quite reasonable

Thank JimmyRickard
Ulladulla, Australia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

this is very busy book restaurant when booking room or at least a day before as food and service are excellent.

Thank ian735
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Pleasant atmosphere, helpful staff and good, wholesome food. We all shared antipasto for starters which was thoroughly enjoyed. Servings were very generous, my wife and daughter had the entrée size salt and pepper squid which I would have mistaken for a main. My son and I had the scotch fillet with fat chips and salad, again a very generous serving... More 

Thank Keg25
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a dinner meal at the Bot. Party of 10. All our meals came out together with a big menu choice, generous serves and reasonable prices. Everyone was happy with their meals and choice of drinks. Had a cooked breakfast the next morning too, very tasty.

Thank Pete D
Hamilton, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Hamilton is spoilt for choice when it comes to great dining and The Botanical is up there with the best. Excellent food and excellent service. Whether you are just looking for a cuppa and cake or a great dining experience - I can thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Gillyphotographer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: French Street, Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5572 1855

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