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The Pier Bar & Grill

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Pier Point Rd, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
07 4031 4677
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Good for:
Bar scene

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good pub lunch

Looking for an easy quick meal then this can fit the bill. The fish and chips were good, spanish maceral was a little dry and my wife had Thai beef salad that was full of flavour and very tender. A great dish.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Looking for an easy quick meal then this can fit the bill. The fish and chips were good, spanish maceral was a little dry and my wife had Thai beef salad that was full of flavour and very tender. A great dish.

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Barrine, Queensland, Australia
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13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What more can I say. Went there with 8 people and ALL of us had a brilliant meal! Steak was divine with a capital D!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

5-7 everyday happy hour. Pretty good pricing. Would come back more if they had food specials to pair it with. Very busy but a nice atmosphere!

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Cairns, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

There's no breakfast items.. But We knew that before going. We ordered the pulled pork tapas - this was quite tasty. We also ordered chicken burger - I didn't really enjoy this. Nothing special about it and wouldn't reorder. Finally we also had the calamari ceasar salad. This was a nice change from the regular chicken Ceasar. Overall though we... More 

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Cairns
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Superb location for any type of dinning,in our case a pleasant luch out with a cleansing ale. Food was served quickly with ample portions supplied ,staff where friendly and efficient

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Lovely place to sit and people watch along the esplanade. People were really friendly, so easily found conversation with those around me. The sun was setting as I was enjoying my drinks and could see the airplanes taking off and landing over the ocean. Great food and good beer selection; although I was told they had happy hour deals and... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very nice bar with very lovely and friendly staff, with some real candies amongst them. Happy hours 5 to 7 pm. Great to go and chill out after a day of activities. Very crowded during happy hours on the week end, at least when we were there.

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

As locals we would always go to the pier bar for lunches (which was under $15 with a drink) before renovations. After the renos we decided to go back. It was a beautiful set up with bright lights and brand new furniture. The new menu was a bit more expensive but really worth it. Today we went back and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Big light filled space, good view, staff are better than most in cairns, good range of drinks. Pub food, slightly expensive vs. Southern States but on par for cairns.

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New York City, New York
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43 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

When we got to this place they offered a great happy hour. It was nice to get some cold drinks after a long day out at sea. However, there either was a shift change or people did not really care to serve us and we wanted to order food and no one ever came to take our order. We decided... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pier Point Rd, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 07 4031 4677

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 13
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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