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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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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank damien o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Angela O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying in a hostel like Northern Backpack, Gilligan’s or somewhere don’t forget to ask for the PJOBrien’s discount card. For a cheap 10$, you get a drink and main course that’s good to satisfy your tummy and heart for the night. The...More

Thank yssunil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking past and felt like a beer. Was happy hour at 9.00pm. $12 jugs. Who can argue with that. So far i am liking Cairns

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

P.J.'s is a local pub which has great food at great prices. Convenient and central location in Cairns.

Thank traveling4sure
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We found PJ O'Brien's thanks to Trip Advisor, and it did not disappoint! We went for dinner at 5pm as we have 2 young children. We were all able to find a "pub meal" that we all enjoyed. The kids enjoyed the menu choices for...More

Thank thetaylors2017
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Club T-Bone steak was cooked to perfection Pasta of the day was my favourite, Penne Carbonara with a piece of garlic bread. Wonderful, wished I could finish mine, serves are big. Bit noisy inside but didn't ruin our night.

Thank julpat19
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Pretty good pub, food is decent for cost. Very cheap, hostels offer coupons for dinner and drinks which works out for very cheap. This means constantly full of backpackers. But great little pub for what you pay.

Thank Rachel G
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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$6 - 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
Bar Scene, Groups
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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