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Cock & Bull

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Pub, Australian, British
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6 Grove Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
61740311160
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10:00 am - 5:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 134
    Excellent
  • 147
    Very good
  • 68
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Big Portions, Serve Yourself

They weren't kidding when they said huge portions! Two different sides to the restaurant serving two different menus. You must go up to the counter and order at either of them. You'll receive a buzzer and have to pick up your order when ready. The bar is also, go get your own drinks. While this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jen J
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed Cairns for 4 nights nearby Cock & Bull, went to Cock & Bull twice for dinner. It is certainly the best place to eat nearby. Portion of meal is really big as warned. Dessert is nice too, and please share with someone as you may not be able to eat it all!

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Thank WinneFong
Fort Collins, Colorado
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They weren't kidding when they said huge portions! Two different sides to the restaurant serving two different menus. You must go up to the counter and order at either of them. You'll receive a buzzer and have to pick up your order when ready. The bar is also, go get your own drinks. While this isn't a truly "waited on"... More 

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Thank Jen J
Forrest Beach, Australia
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Checked web site and opens 5.30 for dinner. Went to order meal but Cock and Bull is 5.30 and Carnivore is 6pm. Yes confusing and you can't order meals for both at one order point. Separate kitchens, separate menus . Anyway our meals were very ordinary, lots of chips, salad and my husband had the Croc and Roo sausages, one... More 

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Thank Carol D
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We saw some meals coming out - they were huge, so we decided to share. The staff more than happy to give a extra plate and cutlery. Enjoyed our meal.

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Thank Z150UEcherylp
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't come to this restaurant expecting entree, main and dessert, don't come expecting fancy music in the background. This is a pub which serves humongous hearty meaty meals with loud noise, TVs on the wall and karaoke if you go on the right night. I've been to Cock & Bull multiple times since I've lived in Cairns, and I finish... More 

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Thank Jack O
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always enjoyed eating here, Very BIG portions though little cramped for table/eating space. If you like noise is good.

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Thank Phil B
Fairfax, Va.
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great English style pub. My wife and I enjoyed grilled fish and the fish and chips. Reasonably priced and a very good value.

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Thank AHSRiverrat
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pub and family atmosphere. Food was very very good and Texas size portions. The pork ribs were sensational! The fries just perfect! Great service and a popular place. It was full of patrons, a good sign. Give it a go, I promise you'll be happy!

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Thank Shottycanuk
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

But if you want to take home what you can't finish, then you better bring your own container because they refused to provide us with one. I have never experienced this any any restaurant in my entire life (and I've had a very long life s far)!

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Thank MikeCap1
Brisbane, Australia
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good ozzy pub, Friendly bar staff. Dropped in here while visiting cairns and glad we did. One of the best meals we had eaten and definatly the biggest. Nice food with two different menus, a bbq menu and a dining menu. So there is something for everyone, old and young.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Grove Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 61740311160

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Australian, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:30 am
Monday
10:00 am - 5:30 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:30 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 5:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:30 am

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