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Tumbulgum Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
Riverside Dr, Tumbulgum, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6676 6202
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (36 reviews)
“guinness pie” (5 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.All hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Riverside Dr, Tumbulgum, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a shame the food servings at the pub was so small. They totally take advantage of the fact that they are the only venue in the town open for dinner. We ordered the scallops special for a main dish, which was small, only four...More

Thank branson6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Tumbulgum, it’s such a magic little village... what a shame the food & service at the pub is so poor. They totally take advantage of the fact that they are the only venue in the town open for dinner. We ordered the fish...More

Thank pollyrussell
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in at the Tavern today for lunch. Great spot on the river with a country pub atmosphere. Seats outside on the deck or inside. It’s an open air bistro, so it can’t be air conditioned so be prepared if it’s a hot day like...More

Thank Elle W
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We visited during school holidays with our two young children. They do kids meals and have high chairs. Serving sizes are substantial, and food good quality. We tried the garlic prawns, Thai fish cakes, and calamari which were all really delicious, the latter two came...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Somethings never change, somethings do. Unfortunately for this place some people will not eat anything they are served. The veal parmigiana looked like someone had thrown up on the plate. The Thai beef salad tasted like gristle infected skirt steak and was a swamp of...More

Thank hospitalityguy2016
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

A very old Pub which serves good quality food in a lovely setting. Prices vert reasonable and servings large - especially the burgers (see photo) 2088

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Have been here so often over the years but today is the day that decides I’ll never come back or recommend. My husband chose the pasta. The sauce was like soup /milk in the bowl. I chose the Prawn and Avocado bake. 4 prawns and...More

Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A very popular tavern. Usually full when we pass by but today there was a parking spot nearby as we travelled from the Gold Coast. We arrived for Sunday Lunch. The Works burgers we chose were great and the other food arriving at other looked...More

Thank Foodnpiste
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I went to the tavern on Sunday. The view from the verandah is just fabulous. We enjoyed a drink served by friendly and welcoming staff. We then moved into the bistro section where the 4 of us had just amazing food from...More

Thank Ldw06
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lovely setting right on the river and wasn't too crowded for a Sunday. The staff are friendly and we found the food to be ok. Unfortunately we had sugar cane burn ash from the area fly in on to our meals.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside Dr, Tumbulgum, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Tumbulgum
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6676 6202
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