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The Palmwoods Hotel

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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Palmwoods Hotel 28-34 Main St, Palmwoods, Queensland 4555, Australia
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't handle the wait at Rick's Garage around the corner so we thought we'd give this a go. Although difficult to find how to get upstairs this is a really swanky fit out. Good selection on the bar, a good lunch menu and great staff. The food was excellent for the price and was very tasty. Great small plates and... More 

1 Thank Dave L
Management response:

Hi Dave, Thanks for the kind words. We're glad we could give you the experience you were looking for. See you again soon. Regards, Graham More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Staff were more happy to chat to each other rather than me when we ordered both drinks & meals. Food pretty average. Kids calamari (4 pieces for $8.95) was not even real calamari. Special Risotto rice was crunchy/ undercooked & Special Curry had no flavour. Bad customer service from several staff over the night.

1 Thank Melissa W
Management response:

Hi Melissa, I'm so sorry to hear about your less than satisfactory experience you had with us last night. I would like to apologise about the poor customer service you received and the issues with the meals you have identified. I would like to assure you that we do use REAL calamari and it is actually crumbed to order. As... More 

Sunshine, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Well usually I am a bit tough give reviews on pubs but this is one is one of the best I guess. Parmangiani chicken , chicken avocado, stuffed mushrooms all each around $14. Good quality, good service, quite fast. Nice furniture refurbished. Recommended

Thank Laurent L
Management response:

Hi Lauren, We're glad you enjoyed your relaxing lunch with us and the quality and price of the food was to your satisfaction. Also thank you for the kind words in relation to our recent renovation. Can't wait to see you again. Regards, Graham More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We recently celebrated my mother's 90th Birthday with a lunch at Palmwoods hotel. I was so happy with our choice of venue. The staff were very welcoming, helpful & attentive. Our party of 35 were able to order their lunches together & after a short time meals began arriving at our tables. We all received our meals in quick succession... More 

Thank Bev B
Management response:

Hi Bev, Thanks for your kind words. I'm glad we could help out on your mothers birthday. Looking forward to seeing you again in the near future. Regards, Graham More 

London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Fantastic parmigiana - a load of different ways of serving parmigiana. Big meals so no-one will go starving ever.

Thank louisetasker
Management response:

Hi Louise, Great to hear! we do pride ourselves on our parmigianas. Hope to see you again soon for another Parmi at the Palmy. :) Regards, Graham More 

Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Quite a pleasant place to have a lunch. The meals were quite nice, reasonable value and the service was good.

Thank Peter W
Management response:

Hi Peter, We are glad that you had a pleasant experience at Palmwoods Hotel. Hopefully we will see you back again soon, maybe next time for dinner and a show. Regards, Graham More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We went here with a few kids for lunch during a really hot day thinking that it would be a nice lunch and a cool drink in the Air conditioning while the kids had a play. But it was sweltering! They've got fans up there and it's breezy enough but on a hot day it's still boiling, I could hardly... More 

1 Thank ajent_jay
Management response:

Hi there, My apologies for the lack of air conditioning in the Bistro area of Palmwoods Hotel. In our recent renovations we installed a higher pitched roof with opening louvres, fans and bi-fold doors to try and make the atmosphere more open and breezy. Unfortunately, with such an open area, if we were to install air conditioning it would have... More 

Padua, Italy
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1,104 reviews
571 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 903 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had two lunch time specials , one senior /pensioner/ steak and one lunch barramundi fish and chips ...the fish was great , Crisp , fresh , good portion size for the price , the steak was so -so .... so i shared my fish with the little man who is not a fan of bits of fat and grissel... More 

1 Thank Saskiagrav
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great pub for families, groups, or just friends. Food is really good quality and service is fast and friendly. Would definitely go back again.

Thank Glyn C
Management response:

Hi Glyn, Thanks for the kind words. We are glad we can provide you with the dining experience you are looking for and deserve. Can't wait to see you back next time. Regards, Graham More 

Palmwoods, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I liked the lemon lime and bitters and the coffee and I really do like renae and I really like Brooke.

1 Thank james h
Management response:

Hi James, Thanks for reviewing us. We're glad that our drinks and staff are to your satisfaction. See you again soon. Regards, Graham More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palmwoods Hotel 28-34 Main St, Palmwoods, Queensland 4555, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Palmwoods

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