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McGinness' Restaurant

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$5 - $20
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Cafe, Australian
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch while traveling through town. Thai salad was very tasty although bit too much gristle in the beef. Burger and chips nice. Staff are very helpful and friendly. The shop has a great variety of locally made things and other interesting...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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QantasFoundersMuseum, Public Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping for a bite to eat at our McGinness Restaurant. We have just released our new menu so will be sure to pass on your feedback to the chef. Thank you also for your feedback about parking your caravan, it is an...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

There’s something strange going on at the Qantas Founders Museum. I had to wait almost 10 minutes for the staff to (a) notice me and (b) bother to interrupt their chat in order to take my money. Then, when I called into the on-site McGinness’s...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Panther029 thank you for your review and we would like to apologise for your experience, this is not acceptable. Qantas Founders Museum and McGinness Restaurant are committed to providing the best customer service and this has not happened to you. We will be following this...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

We noticed tables of local patrons here at any time of the day and, after working our way through the menu, could understand why the place is so popular. It's open 7 days pw, from 9am to closing around 5pm. The kitchen staff provide hot...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review and glad to hear you enjoyed our restaurant. Our restaurant is open every day except for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Over the Summer months the restaurant is open from 9am - 4pm with hot meals being served from...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

We ate smoko, lunch & afternoon tea in this restaurant on the one day during our visit to QANTAS Founders Museum. The menu provides diversre range of filling meals. Good size lunches. Good coffee, cold drinks, friendly staff in lovely surroundings with nice airconditioning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Debra S
QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Debra S thank you for enjoying the day at Qantas Founders Museum and our McGinness Restaurant. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed all our restaurant had to offer.

Reviewed October 4, 2018

Nice to take a break in air-conditioned comfort. Clean and well priced. Meals and snacks available, also alcoholic drinks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Helen S
QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Helen S thank you for your review and yes our air conditioned restaurant is a welcomed break from the Summer heat. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Longreach.

Reviewed September 20, 2018

Just a basic cafeteria style menu and food at The Qantas Museum. Good service from the friendly staff. Keeps the tummy rumbles away.

Date of visit: September 2018
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QantasFoundersMuseum, Public Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Craig P keeping the tummy rumbles away is our goal so we are glad we achieved that! Thank you for visiting our restaurant.

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great food variety in very pleasant surroundings looking out at the World War ll Catalina aircraft. Friendly and helpful staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ian S
QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Ian S thank you for visiting our restaurant. The view of the Catalina from the restaurant is a great one. Even better is when the daily Qantaslink flight comes in to land.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

It was great to be able to sit and enjoy good food whilst visiting the Qantas Founders Museum. Can recommend the ambiance and food.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jill H
QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Thanks for the review Jill H. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Outback Queensland.

Reviewed July 14, 2018

The McGinness is a great place to have breakfast in Longreach, the meals are nice and the staff are very friendly. Situated in the main museum building around to your right after you walk in the front door. The prices are very reasonable and love...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Dreamliner17 thank you for your review. Great to hear you enjoyed your breakfast. Did you notice the Qantas theming in the restaurant? The tables have old Qantas photos on them, many of the meals are served on Qantas crockery, the model aircraft flying overhead and...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018

This is another popular spot in Longreach.Situated at the Museum entrance beside ticket office å gift shop.Good variety of snacks with daily specials.Service is efficient in a busy cafe.Noticed a few locals that seem to enjoy the spot as its an easy place to get...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank dave548
QantasFoundersMuseum, Guest Relations Manager at McGinness' Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

dave548 thank you for visiting our restaurant. Yes McGinness Restaurant is enjoyed by visitors and locals alike. Situated in Qantas Founders Museum (which is a not for profit community organisation), many locals enjoy visiting the restaurant as many have been involved in the establishment and...More

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