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Hoolihans Irish Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
382 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4194 0099
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“guinness pie” (14 reviews)
“fish stew” (10 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
382 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here often over 25 years. But, have only been once since it changed hands last year. Tonight for my husbands birthday we went. I had Lobster Mornay, Salad and paid $3 extra for chips. Hubby had Chicken Schnitzel, chips and gravy. Both...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Liketachat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so nice! It has a really nice Irish culture / atmosphere and the food is delicious and decently priced! My dad loves how the Guinness is on tap! Hard to find these days!! I had the Pot pie and couldn’t fault it!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rebeccajane993
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited that place , put my order and put my wife,s order and payed and half an hour later the waitress said casually that they ran out of lamb shanks ! That was early at 12 mid day ! And my wife reluctantly agreed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank raghebs
Reviewed November 21, 2018

My husband & I have been going to Hoolihan's every time we're in Hervey Bay. It's close to our accommodation and was a wonderful venue when we started going there round 6 years ago. Unfortunately things have been slowly changing. Two nights ago, the music...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sandy C
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Great visit, especially because of the super nice and helpful bartender Jemma. Great wine and beer 👍

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Danny M
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Beautifully cooked steaks sauces are lovely and entertainment is always good and service is always good and friendly

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Leanne K
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Late lunch ,order inside sat outside ,nice sunny spot.good service Nice Guinness ,good menu but ordered basic ,food was good-basic, didn't last long on plate as was pretty hungry. Little bit disappointed in my burger for the cost .but ok.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank down2earthnz
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Came here a yr ago and it was amazing. This time around, the partner and I Where disappointed. Staff where friendly however tables Where very very sticky, took almost 1hr to get our food (reef & beef and rump both with chips and veg) we...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michaela B
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

My two female friends and I visited this bar and I can only describe the way we were received by the 30 something female bar tender as incredibly frosty, we tried to be friendly and asked if she had any recommendations of what to do...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank sianacorbett07
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We always go there for dinner and drinks when we go on our annual Whale watching weekend. The food is great and they have a fantastic cocktail menu as well. Live music on Friday nights add to the happy vibe of the pub.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Amanda H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382 Charlton Esplanade, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4194 0099
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This very popular restaurant has prices to suit all budgets and food to suit all tastes. Great staff and atmosphere. Eat free on your birthday (Min 2 people)
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