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Hoolihans Irish Restaurant & Bar

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Pub, Irish, Pizza, British, Australian
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382 Charlton Esplanade | Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
7 4194 0099
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Television, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Description: This very popular restaurant has prices to suit all budgets and food to...
This very popular restaurant has prices to suit all budgets and food to suit all tastes. Great staff and atmosphere. Eat free on your birthday (Min 2 people)
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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cannot beat an Irish Pub

Food was good, beer was cold, service good. Going to have a Guiness next time, don't no why I didn't the first time!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Malcolm S
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Crystal Brook, Australia
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice little pub with great atmosphere, frequented by the locals and visitor alike, always nice food, variety of live entertainment on the weekends, right on the beach ideal for an after dinner stroll.

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Thank iloveasia2015
Hervey Bay, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An exciting very varied menu with something for every taste. Staff very accommodating and courteous. Certinly worth trying.

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Thank Smith255404
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally went to try out the new menu since the place changed owners. It was great, all our meals were delicious and very generous serves, I'm really excited how nice the meals are now, as under the previous mgmt they were yuk.

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Thank Lauren M
Crystal Brook, Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, beer was cold, service good. Going to have a Guiness next time, don't no why I didn't the first time!!

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Thank Malcolm S
Burrum Heads, Australia
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61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Majority of young waitresses looked disengaged! What appeared to be Manager had a drink in his hand most of the time and only engaged them in a group behind the bar NOT one on one!Maybe it was too quite a night. Our meals were OK without being up to advertising perception,although other different meals coming out of the kitchen looked... More 

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Thank kayaker1953
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal was OK.Saw other GREAT and more enticing meals coming out of the kitchen! All drinks,particularly are VERY expensive.Set up for "backpackers" NOT locals.

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Thank Peter P
Swansea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated new years eve here. Was staying at Mantra Hervey Bay on a road trip. Great pub and staff. Good food and atmosphere. Worked perfectly for new years eve

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Thank Michelle V
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed next door with my partner and another couple visited everyday we were there! Great food HIGHLY recommend this place! Friendly staff and clean establishment!

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Thank Jody T
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went for a few drinks. Lovely clean place! Ended up ordering a pizza because we saw someone else's and it looked good!! It was really tasty and not at all greasy! Staff were nice and friendly. The place could do with some music though! Other than the music, i have no complaints! Great for families, couples,... More 

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Thank glj25
Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Hoolihans, foods great, the band was awesome, drinks were reasonably priced and it is in walking distance to where we were staying. Staff very friendly too! Thanks for a great night out

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Thank Lucy C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 382 Charlton Esplanade | Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay
  • Phone Number: 7 4194 0099

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Irish, Pizza, British, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

Description

This very popular restaurant has prices to suit all budgets and food to suit all tastes. Great staff and atmosphere. Eat free on your birthday (Min 2 people)
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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