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Dunwoody's Tavern & Liquor Barn

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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317 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 2212
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The steaks are tender and cooked to my requirements. There a 4 Indian dishes, fish, chicken and vegetarian options. All are of a high standard.

Thank Layne G
Cairns, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We turned up early to an empty pub. Ordered our food. Two hours later, many people had been served, but not us. I enquired. Apparently the software is unreliable, so our order had been lost. Staff apologised and refunded the cost of the absent starters. Starters arrived. Well most of them. On being reminded, the last starter was served. The... More 

1 Thank alistair2017
Mission Beach, Australia
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135 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an early Christmas lunch here yesterday and we could not fault it.The service was great the meal great but most of all the honesty of the staff . We had paid and received our meals and the waiter came over and said they had over charged us for an extra meal and refunded the amount, thanks guys we... More 

Thank Michael P
at home
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397 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Portions were a decent size, though not huge. It was pretty typical bar food, please note this is also a video gambling & bar all in one, so kind of depressing when you sit on the gambling side of the restaurant. Dessert featured kiwi, strawberry, and mango, but there were 2 tiny kiwi slices & then strawberry & mango sauce...not... More 

Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Darlington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner after a tiring day. Ordered food, bought drinks, then waited, waited and waited. Bought more drinks and waited and waited. Eventually someone came to ask if we were still waiting!! No apology but food eventually arrived after an hour. The 'pino noir jus' had possibly been shown the label but that's all! Obviously nobody came to ask... More 

Thank JFS28
Montreal, Canada
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped there for dinner mostly because it was across the street from the apartment we were renting while in Cairns... and we loved it so much we went again the very next day! Both times, the staff was very friendly, food was excellent and prices reasonable. They have a large patio if you want to eat outdoors and enjoy... More 

Thank Louis514
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We found it to be a typical tavern that could accommodate many people and appeared to be geared towards families. Our food was reasonable although by steak requested to be cooked medium rare was blue, albeit a good quality piece of meat.

Thank TBownAdelaide
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Fantastic food with friendly staff. We had a steak for our mains & were cooked perfectly with lots of flavour. Keep up the great steaks, Phil & Kay

Thank Leck2802
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had dinner here and the food was great Seems to be a local business people hang out as rotary where there when we where there. Ordered the avocado schnitzel and the parmigiana was typical pub food with a bit of class. Plenty of variety of wine and beers all at taproom prices. would highly recommend

Thank Debbie C
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Very good meal, well priced. We were impressed with the Monday night special where the second main you bought only cost $10. It was a great feed but I still wasn't completely full after an entree and main

Thank Sam T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Sheridan St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 2212

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