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Down Under Bar and Grill

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336 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4948 2000
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Gold Coast, Australia
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184 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's close to the nomads and base camping/hostel and for most people a place to start drinking and go on to the city. Never tried the food, etc. drinks were standard, dance contest was won by staff, which was disappointing. It's ok. An average Australian bar.

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Thank Benjamin F
North Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had food a couple of nights here and it was good especially with the meal/drink deal. I stayed in Base hostel next door so it was ideally located for food at night.

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Thank gazrhyswills
Ipswich
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Meals are very reasonably priced. Salmon cooked perfectly and my husband's chicken parmy looked good too. Only let down....salmon literally came with nothing but some sweet potato fries and a pineapple salsa which was simply pineapple and diced red onion....a small salad or something would have made it perfect. Staff extremely polite. Fun atmosphere

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Thank Maree M
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The food is fine, it wasn't so good when a patron thrust his genitals in my face and the bouncers didn't care.

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Thank Jess G
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to pop in here for dinner following a snorkel trip and we're very glad we did! We got in around 6:45 and the place was practically empty so we ordered our food at the bar and found a seat outside. We ordered two main meals with a beer and a vodka drink for $30. The food came over... More 

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Thank Marlena V
Beaudesert, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great staff, great atmosphere all the time! The meals are an excellent value for money and come with a drink too! Located next to a friendly backpackers you will surely meet some interesting people from around the globe!

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Thank Chloe B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great feed on the new menu. Always in for sneeky knockoffs that turn into something better. Always smiley bar staff and friendly vibes.

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Thank Stephen M
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

A good pub atmosphere with loud music and videos. Enjoyed dinner with friends and although not an a la carte offering, the food is certainly adequate, filling and tasty. A $15 meal includes a soft drink or beer! The vegetable lasagne was great tucker and comes with a fresh salad. Steaks also served with chips and salad are good pub... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We both had and entree and a drink for $15 each. That's cheap for the area. The food was just "okay". Nothing special except the price. When we entered the bar it was fairly empty at around 6pm. No one greeted us or told us where to sit. The staff was all huddled around the bar joking around with each... More 

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Thank hemple27
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We expected a 'basic backpack restaurant',...meaning good (not fancy) for an affordable price. Instead we had 13 dollar burgers that were awful for which we had to wait almost an hour,....while the place was empty. Imagine wat it will be on a crowded evening....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4948 2000
Description
Down Under Bar & Grill is a vibrant Bar and Bistro in the Heart of Airlie Beach. Offering great value Breakfast & Dinner plus an unrivalled night-time atmosphere. Situated at the top end of the main street with views of the Whitsunday's from our Beer Garden, it doesn't matter if you require Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or Dinner. We have you covered.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?