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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
“fish n chips” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worst place I have been to. Extremely disrespectful and rude! Favouritism at its finest 👌. Awful food, venue and customers

Thank danielle s
Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't been out in ages, as I hate crowds immensely. There was karaoke on this night and everyone was singing/dancing. Super friendly people and bar staff. Had a really great time. Does help when you get to chat to a ridiculously tall and handsome...More

Thank Monika S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing affordable place to eat $10 meal with a free drink, food is amazing and very generous in size, dined there last year and went back again this year many times because of the great atmosphere and meals served, definitely give this place...More

Thank Maxine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

10$ for the best meal (and a beer) we has in days!!! You can decide wether it is vegetarian or not. Really nice

Thank ginacarla94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In for dinner, had a couple of pints of Guinness and the Irish stew and sweet p fries. The stew was seriously good! Very busy even on a Monday night so don’t come if in a rush, but otherwise it was all good.

Thank VinceNewcastle
Reviewed 25 June 2018

While I was staying in Cairns, I went there a couple of times because in my hostel we had a 10$ deal for meal between 5pm and 9pm! The crew was really nice and efficient! The meals were always good and your plate was quite...More

Thank Tatiana B
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Really good Irish pub in Cairns, good set up and range of beers on tap. Decent pub food too. Good spot to watch sport, multiple TVs.More

Thank Granules2013
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Granules2013. First of all thank you for taking time to leave us a positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us at PJ's overall. We aim to give the customer the best experience as a pub in Cairns...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

The meals here are very cheap however I was disappointed in the irish stew. They had no butter for the bread roll that comes with the stew. And the stew was tasteless. My boyfriend had the chicken ceaser wrap which he enjoyed . You get...More

Thank Durosek
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Durosek. I am sorry to hear that your experience with us at PJ's was not up to the standard that we normally set. It is good however to hear that your boyfriend enjoyed his wrap. As far as the Irish Stew it is normally...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

I've been to this establishment a few times and always enjoyed myself.This time I was here in March 2018.On one occasion I ordered the chicken parma with chips and salad and a beer included in the price, the food was fantastic.On another occasion I ordered...More

Thank Ozzie0504
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Dear Ozzie0504. First of all thank you for taking the time to write us such a depth in detail positive review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here at PJ's both in March 2018 and back in August last year. We...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Get yourself a voucher from a travel agent (I got mine from Peter Pans) and head to PJs from 5pm to grab yourself a meal and a pot drink for only $10.

1  Thank Helie1992
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Questions & Answers
21 July 2017|
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Response from Steven B | 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
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, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
11:30 - 03:00
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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