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Barron River Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
35 Stratford Parade, Stratford, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 40551213
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
35 Stratford Parade, Stratford, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place on the recommendation of a local. We ate chicken schnitzel. It came with chips and a small salad and was delicious. There are table inside and out which helps smokers be separated from non smokers. There is a small casino...More

Thank larrystein2016
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

A nice way to spend lunch or dinner. Both seating inside and outside. Typical pub/restaurant atmosphere. Live music on the right night. Food and beverages is very good with good size servings. Service by staff is cheerful and courteous.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

I had noticed that they were advertising a special Peanut Butter Pork Burger for $12.95 and I had asked my son if that was something he'd like. He was so excited by it that it was all he could talk about after I'd mentioned it...More

Reviewed July 5, 2017

agree with previous reviewers. A really tasty meal. Tender salt 'n' pepper calamari, well cooked rare steak, fresh side salad and the mark of a good establishment, great chips! Staff were really friendly but not intrusive. Meals served quickly despite a busy dining area but...More

Thank MsJibberJabber
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Had the best steak dinner here last week, lots of veggies and the steak cooked perfectly. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff, good night out

Thank carmichael12
Reviewed May 28, 2017

This is one of the best kept secrets in Cairns. The service is swift and professional, staff are very helpful and the chef is amazing! Barron River atmosphere is olde world Cairns, lots of character in the original pub filled with tasteful and interesting memorabillia....More

Thank Paddles55
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Great place for lunch or dinner, always friendly helpful staff and it's a great pub with a lot of character.

Thank Sunshine_Seahorse
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in after picking up the hire car. We had a late dinner there . We found the food and service fantastic. Very friendly staff, overall a great experience.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We had our Under 10's team break up here which was 10 kids plus siblings and parents and the staff were more than accommodating. Staff were friendly and patient with the kids. Meals were really good and reasonably priced. A few of the families had...More

Thank Rita R
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Met up with some friends to enjoy a meal. Staff very friendly. Live music was good. Had the Barramundi which was cooked perfectly. Thanks for a top night.

Thank Gayna M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $24
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Stratford Parade, Stratford, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +61 40551213
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A beautifully historic hotel built in 1891, with many unique features including West Australian Jarrah railway sleepers from the old Ghan line as bar tops, along with a family friendly restaurant featuring an undercover kids playground and playstations.
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