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Rainbow Beach Hotel

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1 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
+61 54869090
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (3 reviews)
“oysters” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our yearly weekend away with the family and finish with lunch at the rainbow beach hotel, done this before and was happy with the meals this time however, not that happy. I had the Salmon with chat potatoes the salmon was cold and the patatoes...More

Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family visit early Friday evening - big bright , clean, welcoming place good attentive service. Food very average "pub grub" fare however my "beef" schnitzel was anything but beef! Two hours later I'm still wondering what I half ate??? Suffice to say I still haven't...More

Thank DavidM299
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner and a few drinks here during our stay in Rainbow Beach. Not too badly priced. We both ordered a steak - cooked well. Good meals. Nice atmosphere and setting. Enjoyed the pictures in the hallway of vehicles that had...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Unfortunately the four adults at our table were all very disappointed in our meal. We were all very unsure of the oysters and a couple of us left our prawns as we were unsure of these. We were all wondering whether we may be sick...More

Thank kimsuz2016
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I had lunch here good food and nice cold beer. it was really busy but didn't have to wait long for my meal.

Thank Del G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Food is quite pricey but again you get what you pay for. We all had steak salad &'chips cooked with love ❤️ meat very tender & juicy,pepper sauce- no complaints at our table.They have high chairs for children. Raffles on a Friday night,people are very...More

Thank jules22017
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Not a lot of atmosphere but the food was really good and value if you're a big eater $20 specials and delicious steaks

Thank Leigh C
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

It never ceases to amaze me that a pub in a holiday town, during holidays can be so underwhelming. Every time we go to Rainbow Beach we have a beer here and every time it's just one, because we have the same conversation every time,...More

1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We were dining at the lovely little restaurant outside the pub, they have a byo drinks . I went into the Rainbow Hotel to purchase my takeaway. I was ignored by the blonde barmaid at first who thought wiping tables was more important than serving...More

1  Thank Dycinta G
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely Qld pub with a great bistro. The food was good and the portions good size. Dogs are welcome as they have tie up chains with water bowls on the lawn next to the verandah

Thank Leanne S
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Questions & Answers
Paul B
27 December 2016|
Response from Avon H | Reviewed this property |
I doubt they will take a booking for NYE. usually the kitchen would be about to close at that time; but as it's NYE probably won't have any trouble at that time slot.
Paul B
27 December 2016|
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Response from Ali_1970_2603 | Reviewed this property |
The place is beautiful but the management is rubbish. I would go else where!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Gympie Region  >  Rainbow Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 54869090
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Rainbow Beach Hotel is a beautiful two story refurbished Queenslander styled hotel. Boasting large outdoor verandahs with open dining areas around The Plantation Bar. A broad range of food is available from the bistro style menu with your classic pub meals to finer foods. Open from 10 am The Rainbow Beach Hotel is the place to visit in Rainbow Beach. Kids are welcome, Live music every Friday night, large function areas and bars on the second floor perfect for weddings or corporate groups. Rainbow Beach Hotel truly is a must in Rainbow Beach
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