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Cock & Bull

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Bar, British, Pub, Australian
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6 Grove St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 1160
10:00 - 05:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 05:30
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Queensland, Australia
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345 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Generous portions. The mushroom sauce was great. What ever you try, get the mushroom sauce. The crock and kangaroo sausages were a bit dry, but schnitzel was pretty good.

Thank B138877
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Cairns for business, my colleague and I took a short walk to the Cock & Bull. Being a pub, we chose steaks which were perfectly cooked to our order and very generous portions. We ate in the Hall of Horns - various animals mounted as trophies, including a large moth-eaten lion. This aspect was certainly a talking point, if... More 

Thank Yhoukeigh
Newcastle, Australia
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years I have been to this place 3 or 4 times and not once have I had a poor meal. There is plenty of cold beer and great pub food for either lunch or dinner

Thank EricTheRed16
Hope Island, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reports of being huge servings are not wrong. Went here especially for the croc schnitty (always wanted to try one) and boy, wasn't it awesome. It was my first and definitely won't be my last. Serving was very generous and my partner struggled to get through the very hearty beef lasagne, so enjoyed a serving of that as well. Great... More 

Thank Paul M
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

beautiful food be prepared for how big the meals are though we had ordered some pork ribs each and we probably should have shared the meal so definatley great value go there hungry though and most importantly the food tasted great and the service was great

Thank Tamara M
New South Wales, Australia
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114 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We went here with another couple for a casual meal. The atmosphere is ok, sort of dusty hunting/fishing lodge look. The staff were rather rushed and disinterested. The food was terrible! some of the worst we have ever had. Meat was tough and leathery, chips were soggy, and cold in the middle. The salad was the only thing that was... More 

Thank AvrilN21
Moose Jaw, Canada
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159 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great serving size you will never go away hungry. You may want to share as the portion size is so large. You order grilled meat at the grilling kitchen and all other food in the bar. Drinks are ordered at the bar. The place was hopping. We had the daily special : Mexican schnitzel and from the grill: crocodile patty... More 

Thank BlairCherylM
Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner here Meals are massive. There are two different ordering areas depending on what you are having and a bar for drinks. It's very old English style with stuffed animals everywhere. Definitely lots to look at. Most people were unable to finish meals as so big and yummy. Recommend for sure.

Thank Shannon C
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This place wasnt what we expected. We found it via TripAdvisor and it seems to be a meat eaters paradise with extremely large portions. However, its not for us. My partner thought his tbone was tasteless and my parmi was overloaded with herbs. It seems very popular and was busy. The table settings and lamps look great. But we won't... More 

Thank Jacolas
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is not a fancy wine n done place. If you want some good grub for great value then this is the place to go. Meals are huge. I didn't have the 🐔 parmer but that was huge just looking at it enough for 2 and still be full. We had the lamb shanks and chicken Kiev. If you like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 05:30
10:00 - 05:30
10:00 - 05:30
10:00 - 05:30
10:00 - 05:30
10:00 - 05:30
10:00 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Grove St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 1160

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