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Poddy Dodgers Bar and Bistro

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
Wilpena Pound Rd, Hawker, South Australia 5434, Australia
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wilpena Pound Rd, Hawker, South Australia 5434, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here on both evenings of our stay at The Wilpena Pound Resort and on both evenings our meals were very good. The menu had plenty of choice for all tastes and from reading some previous reviews I think the menu must have changed...More

1  Thank Fernsie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good food. Surprised by the quality and general standard of food for such a remote location. Try the calamari and lamb, they are excellent

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bistro offered a good range of meals and presented well. Service at the bar was good, perhaps a little slow but when you are paying over $40 for 1 meal you expect table service. Instead you have to retrieve your meal from the counter. Ordered...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was expensive and not anything to rave about. We had spent the morning hiking and still didn't really feel that the food was great. Perfectly fine but not inspired, I had the burger which was Ok but one of my friends had the...More

Thank Sharronholl
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We ate here each night and the food was great - not as expenseive as I had imagined and some daily specials like Pumpkin Soup - yum

Thank Gabriel999
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Ate here one night while staying in Wilpena. The bar and bistro and restaurant all use exactly the same menu. Food was average and could be so much better with a little effort. Service for breakfast was shocking. They ran out of plates, eggs, milk,...More

Thank 40ish
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Poddy dodgers bar & bistro was the same as Wilpena pound resort restaurant menu when we stayed and ate there for 3 nights. The food and drink are great and the atmosphere with the fireplace in bistro or restaurant is great after a long day...More

Thank cagatravel
Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Staff are really nice. However, several issues evident.... Poor staff training, average food, everything a little tired and service slow..... Was rather good in the past- now a bit faded and careworn.

Thank DrSwazza
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We ate here on our first night at Wilpena and were pleasantly surprised by both the quality and price. After reading a number of reviews about costs in the Flinders Ranges we found the prices at Poddy Dodgers more than reasonable, especially considering where you...More

Thank wilks101
Reviewed April 22, 2017

A relatively good variety of food considering how far away it is from a main town. Food was fresh and well cooked.

Thank Their_Mum_Ann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilpena Pound Rd, Hawker, South Australia 5434, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Flinders Ranges  >  Hawker
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