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“Great Location” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shamrock Hotel

Shamrock Hotel
Ranked #96 of 364 Restaurants in Townsville
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Adelaide
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264 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Great Location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

Decent pub in a good location. I was there on a Sunday and the football team the pub sponsors was in attendance so it got a bit rowdy after a while but nothing out of the ordinary and they were a good natured bunch. Prices are very respectable.

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Pub Meals....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

Yes this is a place for a good pub meal, nothing more. We sat outside as it was pretty noisy in the bar, found the staff weren't that attentive to their customers. I had the 500g T Bone steak with chips and a BAD salad (felt like it had sat there since lunch or the day before) so hubby had to finish my tbone steak off. He had the XL Chicken Parma, which was very over cooked but his salad was so much fresher than mine. When the meals came out there was no salt/pepper etc on the table and the waitress was not too happy to have to go and get some for us. The staff were less than impressive, the food very basic and overcooked. Would we go back, no as there is too much choice elsewhere...

Visited May 2013
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Townsville, Australia
1 review
“Totally recommended”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

Recently had my Dad's 80th there with a table of 25. The staff couldn't have been more helpful & pleasant. Everyone enjoyed their meals which were value for money. The meals all came out together & were all hot which is so mean feat. We took our own birthday cake & they were more than obliging to supply bowls & spoons etc. where most restaurants charge you "a cake fee". Totally recommended.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Townsville, Australia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Better than "up-market" dining!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

Went there late on a Saturday night, after being REALLY disappointed with the restaurant we had originally booked. We were made very welcome, the staff were wonderful, even though we must have been keeping them from going home, the service was perfect, quick ,efficient and friendly. And as for the food-plentiful, well cooked, fresh (real fish, believe it or not), reasonably priced wine, and my meal cost $11.50!!! You couldn't get a slice of bread for that in many restaurants! The pub itself is an old one, but clean and well-maintained. The dining area is indoor-outdoor garden area, very pleasant, very tropical. You can play the pokies if you wish, or just sit outside and watch the world go by. Will definitely go again, and can I mention Rhonda and Tina, two of their lovely staff!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Guinness on tap”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

The bistro meals are pretty good at the Shamrock however it's a popular place so get in early or you could have a decent wait for your food.

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