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The Imperial Hotel

16 Kendal St, Cowra, New South Wales 2794, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Country surprise "the Impy" as its affectionately known This hotel should not be judged by its cover, the manager was excellent finding us a table for three, during a busy Friday night with a function happening. Advised us to order our meals quickly so we didn't have to wait, & we didn't wait long, about 15 minutes & three of... More 

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Springwood, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gee whiz the outside of this building looks impressive, but that is about it. The rooms were clean but very basic, there was not even a chair in the room just a queen bed and 2 singles, there was no bedside light and the aircon didn't work. To get into and out of the the rooms we had to climb... More 

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Toukley, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit Cowra regularly to catch up with family so we get the odd chance to have a beer or a feed out and about. Most country towns are or have lost many of their Pub and Clubs, NOT Cowra! The 'Impy' bar will often close early, when no one is thirsty- like most of the other Pubs in town!... More 

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Sydney
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The menu offered standard pub favourites and a small selection of better meals with beautifully cooked and presented vegetables. I would highly recommend the Tommy's Bistro. I had the rack of lamb which was melt in your mouth delicious. They had been flat out catering for a private function and put back their start time to 6:00. I wondered what... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Much improved after my last visit to the imperial. What a difference a new manager and chef makes! Proper pub food, great sizes, nice fresh ingredients. Had a great Friday night feed here with friends. Good hearty counter meals! Definitely recommended when in Cowra.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We both loved our meals. Great selection of beers. Highly recommended. The Scotch fillet was fantastic. Tuesday night is 2 for 1 off the gourmet menu. This is a better than average pub bistro. Do yourself a favour and give it a go.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The new owners have shifted the focus of the food towards local produce of which Cowra has an abundance. The meals were excellent and there was a good range of wines (local and others) by the glass to compliment the food. With an expanded line up of craft beers, pleasant surroundings and no pokies, the pub is well worth a... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food was fantastic, great value and the service super friendly. Great place to take kids with you for a meal. Locals love this place. I could not speak more highly of this palce. And best about it NO POKIES.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My wife and I ate dinner at the Imperial Hotel. We did not stay the night as we were in a motel. The quality of the food was outstanding, and the prices remarkably cheap. We had 300g steak with pepper sauce, the steak was thick and beautifully cooked. The chicken moist and crumb crisp. Cannot recommend the restaurant highly enough.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Late arrival in town. Booked through Lm.com 20 minutes out. Old hotel style- 5 beds one room, bathroom down the hall. Crammed but clean. Great shower. Friday night downstairs but room was quiet. Late in, early out cheap sleep but plenty of motels in town. Lovely town will visit again.Iconic history.

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