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Birdsville Hotel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We miss out on lunch as we got into town after 2pm. We were disappointed but stay for a drink. The place is full of history and keeps you looking all around as you drink your drink. It's a must visit. Great service. They have a sign up to dis arrange mobile phone use. Great idea!

Thank Hayley B
jofort2016, General Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

The kitchen closes at 2pm as we have to allow our chefs and kitchen staff to have a break before the evening service - that being said I am sorry that you missed out on the lunch menu. Thanks for the feedback and the positive comments.

Ballan, Australia
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I stayed in the cabin accommodation and it was pleasant and spacious. One uses the general bathrooms of the Caravan Park, but there were plenty of showers. The room was spacious and clean and the bed comfortable. It is within walking distance of the Birdsville Pub and the river.

Thank Arthur C
Albury, Australia
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Arrived by plane as part of a small tour and stayed the night. Tour of the town first with Kevin from Desert Edge Tours then drinks and dinner in the pub. The pub was as iconic as all the pictures show with a large range of interesting characters there for drinks. The meal was well presented and tasty. The hotel...

Thank Shirley D
jofort2016, General Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

fantastic - that's great, we're so glad we ticked your boxes!

Upper Moutere, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed 2 nights as part of an APT touring group. Had been wanting to visit this icon of Outback pubs for nigh on twenty years; finally got there and in comfort and some style too! All one can say is "Bloody Good" and it was very much what we expected it to be. Bar and restaurant areas atmosphere...

1Thank zbsanke
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Spent a week in Birdsville recently and visited the pub on numerous occasions. Had a couple of meals and they were excellent pub fare. Considering the crowds the service was was excellent. Prices were fair. Did not stay in the rooms.

Thank Andrew H
jofort2016, General Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

Cheers - our chef and the team work hard to please!

Reviewed 24 July 2016

Did not actually stay at the pub but visited frequently. The Staff and owners were fantastic, considering the number of people in town they did a fantastic job. Good food good drinks, great character. Great place to stay or visit.

Thank BB B
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We took the kids along with us for dinner at the Birdsville Hotel during the recent Birdsville Big Red Bash, and were so impressed by the spread put on and how professional the staff were. The food was delicious and the serving sizes were more than enough. It has a great atmosphere for families out in the outdoor beer garden...

Thank Felicity F
jofort2016, General Manager at Birdsville Hotel, responded to this review

thank you so much - you've made our day - we'll look forward to seeing you again

McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 12 July 2016

During the first few days of July, the Birdsville Hotel is a veritable oasis surrounded by a mass of seven thousand music fans in the middle of Australia’s Simpson. There is literally not a better bar for at least another thousand kilometers. It was a long and difficult trip for John: Impossible at night, highly dangerous at dusk and dawn,...

Thank ThelastJourneyman
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a special place and I had the privelege of having a libation on premises. Lots great memoriabillia in the bar including a reminder that we are in Australia not America and wearing baseball caps backward incurs a compulsory $2 donation to the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Beer feels like liquid nitrogen but tastes like the elixir of youth....

Thank IvanSplat
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

After booking a room 5 weeks ago giving them my credit card details they somehow manage to double book the room, and only that room. I drove 850 klms to find no bed, their best effort was to book me into the caravan park where those people couldn't do enough for me. A complementary meal no, drinks no

1Thank Peter L

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Address: Adelaide Street, Birdsville, Queensland 4482, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Birdsville
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Book before you arrive or arrive very early”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book well ahead.”
 of 5 bubbles ricapoody, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Birdsville is a great place. Just take it as it comes.”
 of 5 bubbles 270bbb, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Front bar is an icon.”
 of 5 bubbles IvanSplat, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Birdsville has one of the best Visitor Info centres”
 of 5 bubbles TeamJaffa, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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