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The Southern Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
23 Murray St, Gawler, South Australia 5118, Australia
+61 8 8522 1065
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good25%
  • Average44%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“vegetable bar” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
23 Murray St, Gawler, South Australia 5118, Australia
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I found the meal of average it was to loud for us the children who were made a hell of a noise which made the evening a little unpleasant. If you got kids and family

Thank _hangon47
Reviewed 9 April 2017

meal wasn't great kids meal very small salad bar isn't very good service took a while for meals to come I had roast beef which was very average

Thank Vanessa E
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for family friendly meal. Mon - Wed kids eat free. 1 free kids meal per paying adult. Great indoor playground for the kids. All you can eat buffet is included with your meal.

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Yeah its a good little pub. Good food and drinks. Staff are friendly. Prices are good. Family friendly. Easy parking. Good for a quick catch up with friends and family.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A large dining area seperate from the children's section. Good value meals with free ice cream for desert. Staff are friendly and helpful. Would definitely come again. Great value.

Thank Russell-Joy C
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Salad bar had little on offer considering peak holiday period lunchtime and busy with customers they where continually having to ask for items to be topped up 7/10 Meal took awhile however friendly staff. The schnitzel was quite over cooked

Thank 801tanya2015
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Typical pub grub, hot and cold salad bar. This hotel was renovated a a few years ago. It really needs a revamp, looking very shabby now. I had a young child with me that wanted to go in the children's play area. One step inside...More

1  Thank mrsgoddard63
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The food isn't great and while they do have a kids play area it is very small. Normally you have kids/families on one side and pensioners on the other. Food is cheapish there is a salad bar and they run cheap specials.

Thank kirsty_jade19
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

At the bottom end of Murray St, the Southern offers good pub food at reasonable prices in a pleasant environment. A main gets you unlimited access to the salad bar (includes hot dishes and veggies etc) and their dessert selection. Staff are friendly, service prompt...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good clean hotel. Great playroom for kids. Good menu at reasonable prices. Good seating, in general a good food pub with a good selection self serve food bar. With hot and cold dishes to choose, along with desert bar.

Thank kangaroo2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Murray St, Gawler, South Australia 5118, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Barossa Valley  >  Gawler
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8522 1065
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