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The Pier Bar

) #43 of 437 Restaurants in Cairns $$ - $$$ , ,
1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 4677
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (48 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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51 - 60 of 329 reviews

Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a couple drinks when we arrived in Cairns. This is a very lively and friendly place. This is a busy place that usually has music playing. The staff are very upbeat and friendly. They have a large section...More

Thank William S
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Dear William S, Thank you for your review and valued feedback, I'm pleased that you enjoyed our selection of drinks and friendly staff. All of us at The Pier look forward to welcoming you back next time. Kind Regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

We had 3 light meals the cheese platter to start was amazing then the sticky pork and prawn and avocado all amazing then finished off with the desert pictured below wow with wine can't have made our day better 🎉🎉🎉🎉

Thank Jeremy B
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

Dear Jeremy B, Thank you so much for your review! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed your meals, great choice with the dessert platter! We all really appreciate your patronage and look forward to serving you next time. Kind Regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food 3pm on a thursday and we could not be more impressed, pleasent staff and the pork belly, prawn salad and cheese board ticked all boxes. Thanks for an awesome feed 😍

Thank Carla L
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

Dear Carla L, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such great feedback! We really appreciate your review and kind words. I'm delighted you enjoyed your food, we all look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Amy,GM

Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Had the rib eye steak. Promt service. Fantastic staff and food. Nice to have fries without salt. My request. Ozie chefs defo use to much salt on fries/chips. Nice selection of drinks. Steak was as ordered medium rare. The harbour board walk is defernatly the...More

Thank Rob Y
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2017

Dear Rob Y, Thank you so much for your review! I really appreciate you taking the time to leave feedback and will certainly pass your kind words onto the chefs. We all look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

We can see why this is a well renowned location in Cairns. This bar has a great atmosphere and good food. Happy hour from 6-8 is also great but brings the crowds.

Thank oj_sb
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Dear Oj_Sb, Thank you for your review! Glad to hear you enjoyed The Pier Bar and our food and atmosphere. We appreciate the feedback! Kind Regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed January 3, 2017

This pub is always kicking, the staff are bubbly ,friendly and very good at their jobs. The food is good quality pub food at great prices. The atmosphere is what really makes this place buzz. If all the pubs around the pier were this good...More

Thank Paul W
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Dear Paul W, Your review made my day, thank you so much! I'm so pleased that you enjoy the Pier as we put a lot of hard work into it. Thank you for your patronage and feedback. We look forward to welcoming you next time....More

Reviewed January 1, 2017

We went to Pier Bar to get some dinner and drinks on our first night in Cairns. The place was very crowded and took us about 30 minutes to find a table. We ordered fish and chips, ribs and some beer. Over all a good...More

Thank samuja89
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Dear Anujamukim, Thank you so much for your review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit and your meal. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We went to The Pier Bar for New Years Day party; drinks were flowing and the dance floor was packed. Despite being busy we didn't have to wait long for drinks. Great atmosphere there also! We ordered a pizza and it was delicious. Haven't tried...More

Thank Alisa P
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Dear Alisa, Thank you for spending New Years Day with us! I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere and your pizza. We look forward to welcoming you back in. Kind Regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

The worst sliders I've ever had It was a joke !!! Dried up shredded beef ??? If u could even tell...since there was so little of it...probably so u didn't vomit...on site In a dried up little bun smothered in a sickening BBQ sauce...and that's...More

Thank Liz S
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Dear Liz, I was disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your sliders. All feedback is valued and your comments have been passed along to the head chef to see where we went wrong. I would love to welcome you back to the venue...More

Reviewed December 30, 2016

I went to the Pier for lunch. The food is tasty,well preparred at the moment with fresh ingredients. The local is huge, big and well mantained. The staff, also, is great, they're kind and professional. There are also 3 biliard pools, and a big terrace...More

Thank MadameChocolat678
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2017

Dear MadameChocolat, Thank you so much for your review! We welcome the feedback and it's great to see you enjoyed your visit. I'll pass your kind words along to the staff. We really appreciate it. Kind Regards, Amy, GM

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themp3
April 8, 2016|
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Response from The Pier Bar C | Property representative |
Hi Heather, What time time were you looking to come in for dinner? On weekends after 6pm we are an over 18 only venue. Thank you
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LesleyiD
October 8, 2015|
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Response from The Pier Bar C | Property representative |
Hi Lesley, thanks for your message. Our tap beers range from $7 - $9 for pints, basic spirits are $8 and wines range from $6.50 - $9 by the glass. Every day we have happy hour from 5pm-7pm which includes $4 schooners, $5... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $13
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 4677
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Description
In an enviable location by the water, The Pier Bar is somewhat of an institution in Cairns, known for our delicious wood fired pizzas and our relaxed Sundays and our big party events.
The Pier Bar is open 11.30am until late every day, serving up sun, fun, lunch, dinner or just drinks!
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