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Hoolihans Irish Restaurant & Bar

382 Charlton Esplanade | Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
7 4194 0099
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Ranked #27 of 111 Restaurants in Hervey Bay
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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)
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English first
Vancouver British Columbia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This was close to where we were staying at Flashpackers. The pasta was very good. The chef knows his sauces.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Had dinner here last night, there were a few diners in but the whole experience left me feeling flat, my partner had chicken parmigiana which he said was okay, I had the beef and Guinness pie, the pie was basically a dish of stew with a piece of dry pastry on top, with some vegetables on the side, quite disappointing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were visiting Hervey Bay over the New Year and called into Hoolihans on our first night, which was Sunday the 28th Dec 2014 . The two waiters that we had were brilliant, they couldn't have been more attentive, and the food we had was really lovely. The only complaint we had on our table was my 10 year old... More 

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Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I've eaten at Hoolihans quite a few times and have previously been happy; nothing special but acceptable. Had dinner there with my kids (young adults) on Friday night last. We opted for simple fare: burgers, pasta etc. No one was happy with what they got. The chicken and beef burgers were just average and the steak burger was undercooked.The pasta... More 

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Hervay Bay
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went to Hoolihans for a nice informal meal as I have done for may years. Food always very good. However the "waitress" was surly and rude. Do not ask a question regarding your meal or you will be treated to eye rolling and tutting, and when she walks away muttering under her breath. I had every intention of making a... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This "Irish Pub" could have been any Aussie country pub if it wasn't for the Ireland tourist-board type posters on the wall and mash with everything on the menu. There is virtually no atmosphere at all, let alone an Irish pub atmosphere. The food isn't bad and the Guiness pie is quite tasty, but waiting for over an hour for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great place to eat great valve for money food tasted great the choice of food was very good the service was very good as well nothing was to much trouble

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Live music. Fantastic. But that's the best of this place. Too noisy. Ordered a Caesar salad - not hard...I thought. Only change I requested? Double anchovies. What came out? Lettuce, croutons, boiled egg, a few bits of bacon. NO anchovies. NO dressing. Very ordinary.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I'm a bit of a fan of Hoolie's, they seem to be one of the only places in the Bay that are able to put on loud bands without being the RSL or Boat Club. Drinking pints of Guinness at a wood finished bar is always a welcome experience for me and I will continue to keep coming back. Staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were able to walk to this bar from our hotel and had a great time. We sat outside to start with and had a few drinks and then went inside for dinner. Varied and reasonable menu and our meals cooked perfectly. Very busy place but food arrived quickly. Lively atmosphere but very friendly and welcoming.

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Additional Information about Hoolihans Irish Restaurant & Bar

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

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