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Cock & Bull

Bar, British, Pub, Australian
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6 Grove St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
10:00 am - 5:30 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 am
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Adelaide, Australia
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visited the Cock & Bull last night for dinner while on a weeks holiday in Cairns. We both felt like a steak which is why we were there. Our rib fillets were good sized, quite tender steaks but with not much flavour. We'd asked for rare and they were slightly overdone but juicy. There was a... More 

Thank rabbit177
West Wyalong, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here as within a 5 min walk from our stay, was pleasantly surprised, was very busy, lots of locals as well as tourists. Meal was very good, staff were friendly, drinks were a good price.

Thank LucyandGregFraser
London, UK
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited first time midweek and was very underwhelmed with the quality of food, menu and atmosphere. Very average and predictable menu and have witnessed a better atmosphere in airport drinking establishments. Confusing system whereby they have two menus for food and can't take orders for the other menu in the lower bar. Go to the upper bar area and the... More 

Thank PattayaRegular
Cairns Region, Australia
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staff not friendly, I can't believe at 7.30pm there was no mash potato left, its happen once before a few weeks earlier.

Thank LocalAdvisor15
Port Douglas, Australia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a few cold drinks a great feed in a great setting try the Cock & Bull. The streaks are first class. The portion size will fill anyone. The service is great. So next time you are in Cairns go to a great Aussie Pub for a great meal.

Thank Debin01
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just had dinner there after seeing high rating on trip advisor. The value for the food was good if you prefer to eat huge meal for your money. Unfortunately for us the food was not that great. First not many vegetarian options. Then there was hardly any flavor in meals we ordered. Spaghetti to me taste like supermarket tomato... More 

Thank Kavita B
CocknBull1, Manager at Cock & Bull, responded to this review

Hi Kavita, Thankyou for taking the time to write a review. I hope you visit us again soon and try our most popular vegetarian dishes, the vege lasagne and vege curry. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Cheers, The Cock & Bull Crew More 

Sydney, Australia
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209 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an Aussie tavern style pub decorated with Moose heads, deer heads and mounted blue marlin. the food was really nice - we had the fish , chips and salad @ $11.50. Is the fish from Taiwan, Vietnam? No fresh local Spanish mackerel. We were given 2 fillets, a heap of chips and a small salad. Having been warned... More 

Thank Whitehavengirl43
CocknBull1, Manager at Cock & Bull, responded to this review

Hi Whitehavengirl43, We have been serving local caught Spanish mackerel for years at a great price. We hope you enjoyed our hospitability. See you next time! The Cock & Bull Crew More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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253 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another typical family friendly Australian Tavern restaurant experience. This one offers a little confusingly two styles of menu, which you order from at different stations according to what you want. Once understood however (and this would not be an issue for any repeat diner), the process becomes very simple. On this occasion, I chose from the “Mighty Meal” menu, not... More 

Thank FyingKiwi
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being warned by a friend that we may want to share a meal I foolishly ordered a dish each. 2 dishes would have been enough for a starving teenager and 2 adults. If I had heeded her advice we may have had room for dessert. Great food, huge servings, good value.

Thank Kelly C
CocknBull1, Manager at Cock & Bull, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Kelly. Next time you will have to leave room for our world famous Death By Chocolate! Cheers, The Cock & Bull Crew More 

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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here on another occasion which we also enjoyed, so thought we'd go back. The size of the meals here are great. You get quite a lot of food for the price and it tastes great. Myself and two others had the kilo of chicken wings and kind of made it a challenge to see who could finish. The... More 

Thank Jonathan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Australian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:30 am
10:00 am - 5:30 am
10:00 am - 5:30 am
10:00 am - 5:30 am
10:00 am - 5:30 am
10:00 am - 5:30 am
10:00 am - 5:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Grove St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 61740311160

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