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The Pier Bar

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1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 4677
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (51 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When in Cairns we always enjoy a few cold ones at the Pier. It just epitomises the Cairns atmosphere. The crowd, staff and the view across the bay and the Esplanade park including "the back packers spa" pool is enjoyable. Last night we decided to...More

Thank allan t
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Allan, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Delighted that you enjoyed your time at Pier Bar and your meals. We really appreciate your regular patronage and look forward to a few cold ones next time you're in Cairns! Kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming to the Pier Bar, but recently i've encountered such rude staff, it seems they'd rather be elsewhere and especially the girls are really rude to other girls and also the small asian guy with glasses, he always is rude and I try...More

Thank dinouggy
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dinouggy, I was so disheartened to read your review! Customer service is something I take very seriously here at Pier Bar and impress the importance of upon all the staff. I'm so sorry to hear that as of late it has been lacking in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popular with good vibe, good taped music, live band at 8.00pm, great view, nice food, happy hour 5.30pm to 7.30pm, all in all best spot in cairns for all of the above.

Thank SydneysWest
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear SydneysWest, Thank you so much for your kind words! We're delighted you enjoyed our vibe and really appreciate your rating. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome drinks and hot bar staff who were also very friendly. Nice chill music with a sea view. Prices were good

Thank Richy S
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Richy, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, glad you enjoyed! Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place always seems to be rockin’. We went on Sunday and Monday nights and both times it was packed. Good service, too. There is a separate counter for food orders so you don’t have to wait at the bar, and the food came out...More

Thank Eauboy
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Eauboy, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your visits and truly appreciate your recommendation. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by for lunch and a drink mid week. We thought the food was good, reasonably priced, and there was a decent selection of beers. Cannot beat the location. And this place is large! Lots of tables. Good Service. One of our favorite places...More

Thank OpusTheCat
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Opusthecat, Thank you so much for your review! We're absolutely chuffed to be one of your favorite spots in Cairns! We all look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had a few cocktails here and food.. service and general overview was really good. Busy on a Saturday afternoon with party groups but such a good vibe.

Thank Su2u67
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Su2u67, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us your valued feedback. So pleased to hear you enjoyed our vibe. Enjoy the rest of your trip around our beautiful country. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Had lunch at the Pier. Interesting, you have to go to the bar and order your drink then go to the kitchen and order your food. You then take your drink to your table with a vibrator and wait till it vibrates at which time...More

Thank russell85
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Russell, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I was so disappointed to read that you did not enjoy the bruschetta. Please know that your grievance has been raised with the head chef to address what went wrong. I'm pleased...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I want to give the biggest Thank you to the most amazing manager and her crew for making my best friends birthday the best birthday we could have asked for!! You made her feel so special and I thank you so much for that. Not...More

Thank Chels M
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Chels M, Thank you so much for your kind words! So great to hear! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had a lovely dinner here, great meal options and nice atmosphere. Our waitress Dajana offered us wonderful service, very personable and very efficient!More

Thank Aga T
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Aga T, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback, so great to hear that you enjoyed your meals and our vibe. We really appreciate you taking the time to commend the staff, always fantastic to hear! Kind regards, Amy,...More

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themp3
8 April 2016|
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Response from The Pier Bar C | Property representative |
Hi Heather, What time time were you looking to come in for dinner? On weekends after 6pm we are an over 18 only venue. Thank you
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LesleyiD
8 October 2015|
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Response from The Pier Bar C | Property representative |
Hi Lesley, thanks for your message. Our tap beers range from $7 - $9 for pints, basic spirits are $8 and wines range from $6.50 - $9 by the glass. Every day we have happy hour from 5pm-7pm which includes $4 schooners, $5... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 4677
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Description
In an enviable location by the water, The Pier Bar is somewhat of an institution in Cairns, known for our delicious wood fired pizzas and our relaxed Sundays and our big party events. The Pier Bar is open 11.30am until late every day, serving up sun, fun, lunch, dinner or just drinks!
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