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398 Melrose Dr, Tullamarine, Victoria 3043, Australia
+61 3 9330 2212
06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Red Cliffs, Australia
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buffet dinner and breakfast, with option of a la carte. You get what you pay for, but do not look for high quality. Breakfast is served in crowded space.

Thank Michael3496
Wollongong, Australia
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667 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I bypassed a queue of twenty and went to True Blue which was tucked away behind the busy cafe. Was able to get a great coffee at 545am.

Thank Eddie O
Pomonal, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Ordered from bistro as it seem better then buffet! Lasagne was huge and very hot (almost too hot) (microwaved) ..so wasn't left hungry but Ciloms could do so much better! Sisters steak was very tough and overdone. Shame no other options to eat nearby.

Thank Patricia G
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Where else can ya get all the grub you want for just 27 bucks? That includes entre, mains and dessert? Top quality chicken. Top Quality spag bol. Top Quality veges. Top Quality chips and wedges? You reckon you can get better quality somewhere else? You must be out if your mind! This place is amazing! Not only is it great... More 

Thank Tony M
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This was an awful experience. We should have looked elsewhere but we were tired and wanted the easy option. The a la carte may have been OK but the buffet was a big disappointment. The rooms have a microwave so better to BYO

1 Thank Julie B
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Buffet had all your usual 'cheap buffet' meal options, some looked a bit questionable and the steamed veggies had a weird taste. Nothing on the buffet was exceptionally good except for the roast beef; it was so tender and delicious which is impressive for beef! There was a wide range of food though so for $25 for a quick meal... More 

Thank Tajana S
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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139 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

This bistro is on the ground floor of Ciloms Airport Lodge - it is the only restaurant in the area within sensible proximity of the motel; as most motel guests appear to be staying only one night before they fly on so there is really no other option. I arrived tired and feeling jetlagged and just wanted a meal, no... More 

1 Thank daydreamer49
Cairns Region, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Food is okay, but as we were staying at the accommodation it was convenient and didn't really matter. Happy to have something to eat.

Thank Booboo128
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

we stayed in hotel and the hotel itself is great, but the restaurant is really awful my husband ordered chilli con carne what he got was a plate of awful looking nachos and my fish and chips came straight from freezer to plate, whoever is doing the cooking in this place should be ashamed of themselves

1 Thank sheridan318
Hobart, Australia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Restaurant is attached to the accommodation we were staying at but after getting room service from there the first night we decided on finding food elsewhere. RSL grade food with fine dining prices. Room service you have to go down to pick up yourself. Not again.

1 Thank Tastigger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 398 Melrose Dr, Tullamarine, Victoria 3043, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Tullamarine
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9330 2212

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