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The Austral Hotel

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189 Victoria Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
0749513288
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food

This is a great spot for a great meal. Central CBD hotel with atmosphere. Make sure you book for meals on weekends as it fills up fast. Famous for their steaks

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Mackay, Australia
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Sarina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Not the average pub, always has great food lunch or dinner & good specials, my favorite is the Waghu Beef Lasagne. Such big feed!!! And so tasty.

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Mackay, Australia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This is a great spot for a great meal. Central CBD hotel with atmosphere. Make sure you book for meals on weekends as it fills up fast. Famous for their steaks

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Recently dined in with family as we were passing through Mackay and was left with the feeling, "we'll definitely be back!!". GREAT service, GREAT food! Exceptional all round

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Noosa, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Was recently in Mackay on a business trip and decided to go to Austral Steakhouse for a good steak as I have done in the past when I used to live there. I ordered my steak rare and was more like burnt outside, a bit pink inside - steak very sinewy, probably just a bad night - as I say,... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Enjoyed a fab birthday bash here in March. Best meal in town with great atmosphere and good service. Steaks cooked to perfection. Gets really busy so be sure to book especially on Friday and Saturdy nights and Sunday lunch. Highly recommend

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We went to Austral to Celebrate our Granddaughters Birthday and the food was great and The Service was Awesome.

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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Best steaks by far. This is a must place to eat when in Mackay. Great casual atmosphere. I visited twice this trip to Mackay.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We love this place! It's become a standard family outing when ever we need a night off cooking dinner! I went here for dinner on Monday night and wasnt let down. The steaks were perfect, the price is inline with meal sizes and the service was friendly and professional, with our meals being served quickly. Consistsntly the place we go... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We always go to the Austral when ever we go to Mackay. Delicious meals that are portioned perfectly. The salad is always refreshing to have as its different to what you would normally expect. The chips are the right size, not too big but not too small and they aren't greasy like you would normally get from a takeaway shop.... More 

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Mackay, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

With Richard Condon at the helm, the Austral has the best meal and value for money in mackay. Make sure you book in advance. Nice cold beer and the Steaks are great. very Busy on Friday and saturday nights.

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  • Address: 189 Victoria Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mackay
  • Phone Number: 0749513288

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