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Pioneer BBQ and Bar

Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Australian, Grill
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Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
61 2 8296 8010
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Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was ok. But sushi in the dessert is something to be a bit careful about. My steak was tough. The salad bar was a little limited. Ambience was dowdy and cliche. On the bright side, the pub was open air with billiards tables and live music. A great was to pass an evening.

Thank sbowler
Coolangatta, Australia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Eating in Ayres Rock Resort is expensive, no matter which venue you choose, but this one is better priced than most. Selecting your protein & then cooking it yourself along side other tourists is a lot of fun. You can't help but discuss your sightseeing of the Rock etc. There is always live music, so not a place to go... More 

Thank Kaye B
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are not empathetic . It is not cheap very expensive . The venue is clean and had a nice ambience. Long wait time to pay $30.00 dollars to cook a piece of steak.

Thank Sally J
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45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar is very casual and probably designed for back packers as bunk rooms were fitted around. This is the only bottle shop in resort so go here for your take away beers and wine. Bench style seating under cover serving lovely cold beers Worth a visit on a hot afternoon as the restaurants around the "town centre" are closed

Thank Ladykf1962
St Arnaud, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A fabulous outdoor eating area with pool tables and entertainment. Thoroughly enjoyed meals, drinks and just sitting here.

Thank Jocelyn S
Darwin, Australia
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to have a beer after a long day hiking Uluru and the Olgas. The food was great too and having the 'cook it yourself' option was a great way to save money. Oh and don't get me started on the salad bar! Everything was fresh and delicious! How they maintain such fresh food being so... More 

Thank AussieCub80
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day exploring the Uluru and Katarina Juta we stopped in here for a quick feed and a few beers. Interesting pub with good atmosphere, live music and cook your BBQ. The service was good, beer cold. Food a bit over priced but we are in the middle of nowhere. Must have been ok as we went back... More 

Thank Randy J
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For such a remote place, and a virtual monopoly, this place gives you a good feed. The entrees looked tired so we went for the steak and cheese for afters. Not a bad wine list...try the Tassie Pinot...a cracker. BUT make sure you book. We had booked for 4, arrived back from the sunset view of the Rock, and into... More 

Thank Chris B
Port Macquarie, Australia
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Pioneer Hotel Resort and enjoyed the food at this bar. Facilities also include a pool and games room. Service was good.

Thank Michael R
Glenbrook, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I expect food to be more expensive in the Outback - so when you pay a reasonable amount for dinner - it ought to be a least eatable! Sadly, the steaks available at this place were very tough - and it had nothing to do with cooking - they were just poor cuts of meat! The rest of the serve... More 

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $29
Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Australian, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yulara Drive, Yulara, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Northern Territory  >  Red Centre  >  Yulara
  • Phone Number: 61 2 8296 8010
A popular dining option at Voyages Ayers Rock Resort located at Voyages Outback Pioneer Hotel & Lodge. A do-it-yourself BBQ (meat must be purchased at the BBQ Bar) with traditional Aussie charm. Meet up with your fellow travellers and enjoy live entertainment nightly. Open daily for dinner.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?