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Scarborough Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
383 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Scarborough, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4267 5444
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
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“seafood plate” (5 reviews)
“barramundi” (9 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
383 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Scarborough, New South Wales 2515, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This destination hotel obviously relies on its views for a reputation - let me warn you now. I travelled 1hr and 38mins by train, we sat outside and the weather turned into a storm we were forced to go inside. The bar inside refused service...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a wonderful driving tour through the southern coastal area south of Sydney and ended up at the Scarborough Hotel for lunch. You order upstairs (the fish and chips are recommended, but they have a wide variety to choose from) and find a place...More

Thank sdsteve10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had lunch at this pub on and off for the last 10 years or so. The recent improvements they have made to the outdoor bar area and a new lunch menu with much more choice and way better food make it an absolute...More

Thank SuperSal82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please don’t waste your money or your time going to this place. Waited for half an hour for flat beer from tap. The food was so bad, boring and absolutely tasteless and expensive. If only there was -4 or -5 stars options available and still...More

1  Thank Hootan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are blessed in the Illawarra to have the most amazing coastline and the Scarborough Hotel makes the most of this incredible view. We went for breakfast on a beautiful summers day and sat on the balcony overlooking the gardens. The food was ordered with...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only decided to go to the Scarborough for lunch late that morning so we were unable to book a table. We did manage to find a spot but it did not have the spectacular views that you get from the lawn area. The food...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never in the history of a great spot has somebody taken the Michael so much of how much you should pay for food. Breakfast pretentious and tasteless lunchtime salads one of which should've had olives on had a half and I think I found a...More

1  Thank Ted W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 8 with 3 toddlers. Booked ahead and were blessed with fabulous weather. The staff are very efficient and friendly. In fact 9/10. They were great. We have been there before and the food and prices were acceptable. This time, mains...More

Thank silvertailvixen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, after a bit of back and forth we lucky got a table upstairs on the balcony. Had the fish and chips, not really cheap, around $26. Was ok, but oily. I know it’s a pub but I e had way better...More

Thank Sammy6d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a treat. The weather was magnificent, the company my family and a childhood friend that I have known nearly all my life. This was our Christmas and her belated birthday catch up. The food was incredible, the service so well organised and...More

Thank Kym P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 383 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Scarborough, New South Wales 2515, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4267 5444
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