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The Imperial Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy to find in the main street and has its own off street parking behind the venue. The rooms are as you would expect for a pub. We had a 4 bed (queen and 2 singles) with ensuite. Ensuite was HUGE. Towels and hand towel available but no face washers. Travel shampoo etc on vanity. Windows difficult to close as...

Thank suziesheree1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often come to Cowra for meetings and stay overnight. Whilst this little town is quiet past about 8:30PM I always make sure I get to restaurant for dinner early. As far as pubs go, the Imperial is as good as it gets. It's modern and stylish and it's best asset is the restaurant. Every time I have been there...

1Thank MatthewBillett
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Over the Easter long weekend my wife and I decided to visit Cowra. For a long time I had wanted to visits the Japanese gardens and war memorial. Owing to the long weekend a number of restaurants were closed so we decided to visit the Imperial Hotel for dinner. We expected the usual pub scoff, but were pleasantly surprised at...

1Thank abreen
Orange, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Dined tonight in a stylishly re-furbished old-world hotel. The menu was up-market pub food, but the food was delicious. Our "medium" steaks were a bit on the rare side, but still good. Steamed Veges were crisp and tasty. Only complaint was that the Gluten Free choices were limited.

1Thank Tonbou
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had the lamb shank tonight and it was excellent. Fell off the bone, mash was silk & the sauce was devine. Staff were excellent as the night before and craft brews were most welcomed. I will be back tomorrow & I will most likely tackle the Wagyu or Pork Belly.

1Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I orderee the most basic of meals at a pub, schnitty and chips/salad. Mind blown, one of best snchitzels ive ever eaten. Sauce was ample and creamy (mushroom btw) chips were crispy and favorably salted. But the chicken schnitzel took the award for moat amazing part on the plate, hand made, whole breast, tenderloin on, large chunk crumbing and rock...

1Thank joel s
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

OMG we had the most amazing meal ever thank you guys 10 out of 10 first class if we lived here we would eat here all the time. We are travelling and are from the Snowy Mountains. My husband would of liked more selections of beer. We will definetly recommend. Michele

Thank Michele S
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stayed for one night in January. There is off-street parking to be found through an alleyway that leads beside the pub to the back yard. The bar has a good selection of craft beers on tap, and we had a couple and then got our key from a very friendly barman. We have stayed in many pubs, so have...

Thank Sue L
Cowra, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

1st time at the Imperial since Richie took over. His food is first class. Tonight no exception. If I had to be critical the service was quick. It was going out for a meal and not out for dinner as an event itself. Having said that it is being tuff. I highly recommend this as a place to go to...

Thank Sportsmad348
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

There are a few places to eat in Cowra including several hotels but the on site manager where we were staying recommended the Imperial Hotel. I reviewed the comments on TripAdviser and thought this would be good on a Friday night for dinner. My wife and I were not disappointed. There is an air conditioned restaurant area as part of...

Thank Caravanerqld

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Imperial Hotel established in 1905 is a family owned business offering great food and a friendly atmosphere which caters for the whole family. Open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner (will open Sundays for functions and also special holidays or occasions e.g. Easter Sunday and Mothers Day). The focus is on relaxed dining and providing a venue to meet friends over a drink, complete with lounge bar, sports bar and an extensively remodeled outdoor entertainment area. The Imperial Hotel also has accommodation available at very reasonable prices with many rooms boasting en suite facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Imperial Hotel

Address: 16 Kendal St, Cowra, New South Wales 2794, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Cowra
Price Range: $70 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Imperial Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“ensuites are the way to go unless you don't mind a shared toilet and shower”
suziesheree1, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Review was for restaurant, not accommodation.”
Tonbou, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is very small and the window faces onto a deck being used as a storage area. Not sure if other rooms would have a better aspect.”
SueL326, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 8 is on the street side at the corner, with a double bed and a twin bed, and a large bathroom.”
BatesLine, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't go there, choose another hotel.”
J7749VHjohnp, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
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