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Jolly Jumbuck Bistro

) #2 of 12 Restaurants in Hay €€ - €€€ , Pizza,
148 Lachlan St, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
+61 2 6993 4718
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
20 Apr 2017
“Dog on the Tucker Box”
19 Apr 2017
“like a little oasis in the middle of nowhere”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
148 Lachlan St, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in Hay and had a walk around. Saw this bistro so thought we would come back later for dinner. Glad we did!! Great steak (tonne) as big as the plate with salad and chips. Partner had the fis and that didn't disappoint either along...More

Thank DeeCee1956
Reviewed 13 May 2017

It was pretty busy here, which we thought was a good sign. I ordered grilled fish and chips as I only wanted a light meal. Fish was cold and soggy - ineadible. Chips where nice. Think husband had a steak which looked a whole lot...More

Thank Roslyn H
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Really had a great meal here. We celebrated a 65th birthday. Staff were really friendly and helpful. The meals tasted great! And were great value for money. Recommend a meal here anytime!! Well Done

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had to drop in to see the iconic Dog on the Tucker box and grab a burger for lunch . Can't fault the lunch - a perfectly cooked chicken breast on fresh bread buns. Much better option than the near by fast food options...More

Thank Noeleen H
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have been there before and recently revisited the staff found a table for 21 at short notice the meals were simple and quite quick we were all fed and happy its cheap and tasty

Thank P R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The staff were really friendly but the food was only average. So too was the price, not cheap or expensive but average. The garlic cheese bread was really good. The place was neat and tidy, and clean.

Thank Y L
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We had pizza their and a bottle of wine. The wine was exceptional. Organic wine from south Australia. Very well priced at $20. Looked at the winery online and they sell the same bottle a shiraz 2014 j& j for $15:90. So Jolly Jumbuck does...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The Jolly Jumbuck Bistro was one of only a small hand full of eateries open for dinner. The staff were friendly, the food was very good. The only problem was finding out what time it opened for dinner, we asked in the nearby newsagents. By...More

Thank Rhonda Y
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Friendly staff, good service, well prepared food which was much enjoyed on a long journey.We had been to this bistro many years ago and enjoyed our visit on that occasion also.

Thank ERIC R
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Plenty of variety on the menu for the whole family, the food is very good with reasonable portion sizes. The pizzas are the best you will get in town.

Thank Hayman1800
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Lachlan St, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Hay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6993 4718
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This town is a popular stop over for people driving between Sydney & Adelaide. This is a good quality dining option.
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