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P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub

87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5333
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (24 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 03:00 Hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 319 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect pub for anyone looking for a good night out. Drinks aren’t too expensive, there’s two pool tables and the atmosphere is just a whole lot fun!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jackiekeane98
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

We popped in for a quick bistro dinner and we were very happy with the food and service. The Parma was fantastic!More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 820chantelleg
pjobrienscns, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi 820chantelleg, I am very glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us here at P.J. O'Brien's. We always aim to provide high quality service and tasty pub dinners. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, and we hope...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018

Several locals told me to come to this irish bar and to check it out and I really liked it alot! The food was good, good customer service, clean, good place to watch sports! I had a pj burger with bacon and fries, and they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 682jeffl
PJOBRIENSCNS, Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hey Jeff! Really glad you enjoyed yourself at Pj's, We strive to create an environment that makes you feel right at home where ever you are from in the world! Please tell you friends about us so we can share this experience with as many...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

One of two Irish bars in Cairns. Not a place for the faint hearted. This place is lively bordering on raucous, its the in place for the youth of Cairns, noisy and busy. It offers daily specials and is probably the closest to a UK...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 1Englishman
pjobrienscns, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi 1Englishman, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a positive review of your experience with us. We are most definitely a lively bar and we take pride in always being a place of fun. This does however make the place noisy at...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

I left my husband here to have a pint or two so that I could explore the shops on Macrossan Street. He enjoyed a seat close to the street peoplewatching and commented that the beer was good and prices were reasonable.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank doralei
pjobrienscns, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi Doralei, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. I am pleased to hear that your husband enjoyed his afternoon here and you were able to shop in peace. Our outdoor area is always a popular spot for...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Good food, great price at $15 for a mains with a free drink, you can't go wrong for a quick cheap and cheerful meal deal.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank zigzag100
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Dear zigzag100. Thank you for taking your time to leave us a positive review. We are glad to hear that your experience here was of a positive nature. We pride ourselves on offering guests the best deal in town and we feel you can't go...More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Cheap enough for food and alcohol with good Happy Hours. Food fine without being amazing. Not a bad atmosphere.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank danielbC9443NK
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Dear Daniel B. Thank you for taking your time to leave us a positive review. We take a lot of pride in offering our guests the best deal possible and we feel we hit the nail on the head with our cheap meal deals including...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here on new years eve 2017 very rude bar staff and security staff on door..had been in bar most of the evening went out to the smoking area to have cig but they were trying to charge me to r-enter which i refused as...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank damien o
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Dear Damien. First of all I am sorry your New Years Eve experience here was not of a satisfactory level. Unfortunately we do have a door charge from 9pm only on New Years Eve. This does apply to current customers as we believe it is...More

Reviewed 28 September 2018

While off our cruise in the Cairns area, we decided to grab some lunch. This place was recommended on Google Maps so we headed here - the first time to an Irish pub. While I personally found a lack of natural light in this place,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great little Irish pub with a lovely atmosphere, great selection of food and drinks. Well priced meal and drinks.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Angela O
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Mikepty
21 July 2017|
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Response from V50CTstevenb | Property representative |
Hi Mikepty We have meals ranging from $15 to $28 and if you happen to stay in one of our associated hostels you may be eligible for one of our $10 meal deals!!! Cheers. Steve (general manager)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 03:00
Monday
11:30 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 03:00
Thursday
11:30 - 03:00
Friday
11:30 - 03:00
Saturday
11:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 5333
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