We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pioneer Tavern

€€ - €€€, ,
Cnr Northern Rd & Maxwell St, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
+61 2 4736 4466
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Pub, Bar, Australian
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cnr Northern Rd & Maxwell St, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (42)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited yesterday for lunch. They were not busy. It took over half an hour to get our meal. It was two schnitzel's and garlic bread. The toppings were good on the schnitzel's but that's about it. The schnitzels we crumbed too thick and were over...More

1  Thank mattmel96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent lunch schnitzel chips and salad. Food and drinks well priced. Friendly pub mainly all workers/tradies.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for dinner on 25.8.17 for lobster, as advertised online, and in the pub. No lobsters were available, due to issues with the supplier. We thought we will order the specials instead, like the chill prawn risotto and beef nachos. Both of these...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dinner at the Pioneer on Friday night is a busy place. It is your typical pub atmosphere but great for families. The food servings are a good size and the time between ordering to table wasn't that long. The restaurant is positioned close to the...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for the first to have brekky on a weekend. Food was reasonably priced and seem tasty. Just like any bistro, drinks are bought at the bar. Service at the bistro counter was prompt but the serving staff looked unhappy. No greeting, no...More

Thank expialidocious
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great selection of schnitzels. They even have a "Schnitty Committee" Loyalty program just like the cafes have. Buy 9, get the 10th free. That's great huh. Not a huge seating area, other food is "just" ok. Don't even bother with the wings, they are terrible...More

6  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a typical pub located in an area of Western Sydney that is rising above the stigma placed on it by the rest of Sydney. The bistro of this pub is famous for its Chicken Schnitzels and they are very tasty and are moist...More

2  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Always a nice place to eat. They have 20 Chicken Schnitzel varieties. Cheap $12 tradie lunch during the week. Been a few times now & have enjoyed every meal. Blackboard specials always available. Nice & safe venue. Plenty of parking & just 2 minutes from...More

Thank PeterWaugh
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We had a great christmas lunch , beautiful and fresh foods/great service. staff are very pleasant. we will be back next christmas.

Thank Lynda L
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have never really had a bad meal here ... even though I sometimes think that the meals are large so there can be some waste, but other than that food is great. They also have great "day deals". But their specialty is schnitzels.

Thank Lyn W
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Naked Flame Pizzeria
53 reviews
1.37 km away
Little House of Coffee
13 reviews
.26 km away
Fibonacci Coffee
8 reviews
1.43 km away
Golden Happiness Chinese Restaurant
5 reviews
1.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Unreal Mini Golf
37 reviews
2.41 km away
Museum of Fire
126 reviews
3.57 km away
Penrith Regional Gallery
35 reviews
4.79 km away
Colonial Golf Course & Driving Range
7 reviews
4.86 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pioneer Tavern staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Cuisine
Pub, Bar, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Northern Rd & Maxwell St, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4736 4466
  • E-mail
Description
The Pioneer Tavern is a family friendly venue situated at the foot of the Blue Mountains. We pride ourselves on outstanding service, food presentation, good value and quality offers. We treat all our guests with an experience to remember. We are famous for our Schnitzels! With 21 topper varieties to choose from plus the option of regular, big bird or huge the choices are endless! Our Bistro is open every day for lunch and dinner, and on Saturday and Sunday from 9am for breakfast. Boasting both indoor and outdoor seating you are able to dine anywhere throughout the venue. There is always something going on with live entertainment, trivia plus great family entertainment on our Family Fun Days. Check our What's On page to keep up to date with what's happening. If you are looking for a function space we are the ideal location! Whether it be a relaxed get together, birthday, engagement or any type of special event we will be able to cater for your needs. We host a wide range of facilities including TAB, VIP Lounge and Keno along with two easy accessible bars to choose from with ice cold beer always on tap. We are open to until the early hours of the morning, so you can come nearly any time and relax! The tavern is located on the Cnr Maxwell & The Northern, Penrith, adjoining suburbs include Orchard Hills, Jamisontown, Glenmore Park, Emu Plains and South Penrith. The tavern is just minutes from the M4 and easily accessible via public transport with buses frequently stopping just minutes away.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing