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The Austral Hotel
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189 Victoria Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
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189 Victoria Street, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
0749513288
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5 of 5 starsReviewed November 21, 2014
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Trish C
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Mackay, Australia

This is our local, walking distance from home. We have a choice of many, but this is the best. Tastefully laid out, staff are wonderful and the meals are great. Only suggestion is the... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
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English first
Mackay, Australia
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This is our local, walking distance from home. We have a choice of many, but this is the best. Tastefully laid out, staff are wonderful and the meals are great. Only suggestion is the steaks are always cooked more than you ask for e.g if you like medium; ask for med rare, if you like medium rare;ask for rare. We... More

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were in Mackay visiting for the weekend, and were brought here for dinner. I ordered the Lamb Shank special for $15, it was very tasty and well worth the money. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The staff were friendly and didn't have to wait long for the meals. Highly recommend!

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mackay
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

ive been to the austral for lunch and dinner numerous times and always have a great meal. staff r always pleasant, never have to wait to long for the food. great value and is great for familys to.

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Mackay, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

They do a great Chicken Parmi. Excellent service and good facilities. Nothing to complain. Even a vegan meal wasn't a problem.

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Caloundra, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice energy and a great menu. Ribs are not great a little stewed, but lovely staff. 6$ soda Water WT

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Six of us had dinner here tonight to celebrate my man's birthday. Five of us had steak and the overall vote was BRILLIANT! (Our 6th member loved her salad too!) I'm from Melbourne where we are spoilt for choice and I could not fault my medium-rare, eye-fillet-wrapped-in-bacon-with-pepper-sauce, served with veggies. Great value, good honest fare in an old family pub... More

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Mackay, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Had a good time here with my family. The food is good - great selection of steaks plus other options. Good portion size and reasonable prices.

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We went out to have a meal at the Austral after having seen the advertising on the tv. Maybe if they put more money into the training of the kitchen staff and chefs, and less in advertising the meals may have been better. I found my meal to be a basic pub meal but overpriced. We were asked how our... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Not very welcoming, service was terrible and overall I would not return to this hotel in the future.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went to austral for lunch yesterday. Nice looking pub but drinks are quite pricey. For lunch had the rib eye on the bone very good cut of meat but highly let down by basic salad that looks straight out of a packet, the sauce selection is terrible on a nice steak you would prefer more choices than pepper/diane or mushroom.... More

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

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