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The Austral Hotel

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Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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189 Victoria St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
+61 7 4951 3288
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
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Mackay, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great meal every time it's very consistent here. The lunch rump is fabulous quality and value. The staff are very efficient and friendly and the wait times are not too long.

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Thank kyliemortonn
Mackay, Australia
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The austral has good quality pub food. We have been here a number of times and have sampled their ribs (huge) and their steaks ... cooked to perfection and great with a side of veg for a reasonable price.

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Thank newycouple
Mackay Region, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant restaurant with a menu to suit all tastes. Service was friendly with an acceptable waiting time

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Thank trishyoung
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just been here for the first time, expecting good food from the reviews, but very average and overpriced for the serving size. Cold veges and chips and steak not cooked evenly, won't be back... I've had better meals at the RSL....

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Thank Alison M
Mackay, Australia
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67 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always fantastic but the steaks are fantastic,The restaurant is very pleasant to visit very clean and tidy .

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Thank 11Bear
Mackay, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Decent sized meals for the price, friendly staff, always a good atmosphere whether you are with friends or family. I have been here many times and will continue to go back.

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Thank Amy E
Mackay, Australia
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a great steak dinner. Steak was tender and perfectly cooked to request. Service was friendly and efficient. Others in my group were equally impressed. Great steak and lovely meal. Good atmosphere at the restaurant as well

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Thank vigit
Mackay, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Best steak in Mackay. Great service great staff, central location and lovely atmosphere. Highly recommend

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Thank iMedic000
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We attended a family/friends dinner at the Austral Hotel. First impression of the restaurant was pleasant and there seemed to be a variety of options available on the menu. As a dairy free person, the menu did state that gluten and dairy free options were available upon request however the counter staff were not familiar with what dishes were available... More 

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Thank mkinfinity06
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

All I am going to say is this place has awesome steak, probably the best steak I have had in a very long while and given we eat out frequently in our travels across Australia in Cattle Country and top restaurants alike the Austral Hotel does beef lovers proud. Well done guys..........

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Thank CharlieM C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Victoria St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mackay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4951 3288
Description
Here at the Austral Hotel we want you to be able to relax and enjoy spending time with your family and friends. Our Bistro offers a spacious dining area with great value meals along with a relaxing family atmosphere. The Bistro menu has a wide range of seasonal dishes available to suit all tastes. All meals are reasonably priced with specials and a fun childrens menu available. Our Sports Bar offers great value dining with all your favourites from snacks to schnitzels and burgers. It's great meeting place to unwind with a meal after a long day at work. If it's great value dining with a friendly atmosphere you are after, then look no further than the Austral Hotel.

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