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The Austral Hotel

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Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse
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189 Victoria St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
61749513288
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mackay, Australia
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for lunch. The bar lady on the main bar was so nice and friendly.. We then ordered our food which took a bit of time to come out but it was so worth the wait! Food was amazing!

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Thank auzzienikki
Mackay, Australia
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best steakhouse in Australia. Biggest and best range of steaks. BTW, other good food too. Cooked to perfection every time. Good friendly service and reasonable prices for food and drinks.

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Thank mildew1949
mackay
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch at austral and was told we couldnt order anything from the grill as something wasnt working in the kitchen, so ordered the pie for myself and also my husband , and waited approx 55mins , also found out it could come with chips or mash and vegies, was never asked this when ordering was just given the mash... More 

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Thank Jessica D
Brisbane
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visited the Austral on a recent business trip to Mackay. It was recommended by some local contacts. So I thought I would check it out. It didn't disappoint! The place is known for its steaks - I got the 250g eye fillet - cooked just the way I wanted (rare). They come either chips & Caesar salad. Delicious. Only... More 

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Thank Sue J
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor whilst on our second overnight stay in Mackay. We needed somewhere suitable for children and fussy eaters. This place ticked all the boxes. The menu is expansive and there really is something for everyone. I chose steak and it did not disappoint, very tender and full of flavour. Drinks were good and reasonable and... More 

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Thank emmalheth
Mackay, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like Steak you cant go past the Austral Hotel. We had dinner there with friends and all ordered steaks, some Rump and some Rib Fillet and all were very tender and cooked to our liking and served with vegs or salad and various sauces. We will return again.

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Bundaberg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

steak was perfect grate cut good size and value for money. atmosphere is dark but ok, not kid friendly

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Thank 684luket
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend invited us for a birthday dinner, it was busy but it's okay food came out on time. Lovely staff food was delicious! I had my favorite steak and my partner had the ribs and it was yummy he said. 👍🏻

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Thank PM U
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the best meal for a good price here. The drinks and cocktail menu are beautiful, good service, well priced with wonderful specials.

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Thank Bollie827
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been a couple of times for the lunch rump and the steak has been pretty good. It would have been alot better if they cooked our steaks the way we asked for it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Victoria St, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mackay
  • Phone Number: 61749513288
Description
Here at the Austral Hotel we want you to be able to relax and enjoy spending time with your family and friends. Our Bistro offers a spacious dining area with great value meals along with a relaxing family atmosphere. The Bistro menu has a wide range of seasonal dishes available to suit all tastes. All meals are reasonably priced with specials and a fun childrens menu available. Our Sports Bar offers great value dining with all your favourites from snacks to schnitzels and burgers. It's great meeting place to unwind with a meal after a long day at work. If it's great value dining with a friendly atmosphere you are after, then look no further than the Austral Hotel.

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