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The Earl of Spencer Historic Inn - Bar & Restaurant

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Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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60 Earl St, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
+61 8 9847 4262
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Two evenings spent at the EoS and we were made very welcome both times. The staff were attentive to non locals and the beer and wine were excellent, the log fires made the evening cosy and warm.

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Denmark, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard the chicken parmigiana was good but unavailable today. Had the Pork spare ribs instead. OMG. They were to die for. Yummo...

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Thank Lynly2015
Bunbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are never disappointed with the "Earl" Excellent choice of beers and wines. Pub style food but well cooked and generous portions. The chef could however show a bit more imagination with the salads which are very basic and lack adequate dressing. Other than that - great.

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Perth
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165 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner on a Saturday night here. We were able to book a table without any problems. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We ordered corn beef and grilled shark. The meals were served within 10 minutes. Both meals were very good and were good value for pub meals. The bar was busy as well. I would come back... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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129 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

recently had dinner here for work. The food is very well done and the quality was much higher than I expected. the fish was fresh with a nice light batter.

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Perth, Australia
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a couple of years since I last visited The Earl. Previous occasions have been very satisfying. The bar remains very popular with the locals, and on a cold winters night it is still warm and comfortable near the open wood fires. However on this occasion it appeared more Bar than Restaurant. It was a Sunday night, and... More 

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Thank Malcolm C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic atmosphere with a good choice of beers. We did not eat but the food I saw coming out of the kitchen look really good

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Thank Tina W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good menu with plenty of variety. Music playing was too loud and hard to hold a conversation against. Food came out super-fast ( so fast that we thought it had been pre-cooked). My dining partner's lamb shank was excellent, the squid was only so-so with below average batter and a dressless salad

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Love the atmosphere here; been searching for somewhere like a pub in England since I got to Australia and I think this is the closest thing I've found anywhere! Classic pub food, warm atmosphere, friendly staff, good beer and wine selection; love The Earl!

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Perth, Australia
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62 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

When one is in Albany, the locals recommend that you have to visit the Earl on Spencer. It's apparently quite warm, but be prepared to freeze to death whilst the fires get going. (Aka bring another jumper) Beers are plentiful, wine not much. Food quality and presentation were good, however the taste was not there. I'm not sure if seasoning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $29
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Earl St, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Albany
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9847 4262
Description
Here at the earl of spencer, we see ourselves as a family friendly venue. We have a large beer garden that is non smoking, kids play area, live music every saturday from 7pm & Sunday from 5pm and an all day snack menu. Lunch where nothing is over $20 for lighter lunches with an option for something a little more. We have 16 tap beers to choose from. We only sell local wines, which are all from the Great Southern Region. All of our meals area cooked to order, so our moto is, great food takes time.

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