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Emerald Explorers Inn

Gregory Highway, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4982 2822
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Gregory Highway, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Well guys and girls, my family tried the restaurant at the explorer's inn. The service was like being served at a Hilton or Hyatt restaurant. Extremely well mannered, and anytjing we asked for was taken take of. As all of you may know having a...More

Thank hosko h
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We come to this place for our special occasions. With great food, fantastic service and a bus for pick up and drop off it doesn’t get much better than that. Highly recommend

Thank jnshodges
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Room was very good, larger than expected, in a quiet part of the motel towards the rear, with double glass doors opening onto a large grassed area with swimming pool.

Thank Ianfors8
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We have visited the Explorers for dinner a number of times now and never had any reason to complain about meals or the service on any occasion, both have been exceptional. The management and staff have definitely got it right and know how to run...More

1  Thank DerokW
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Visited Friday evening for dinner. Courtesy bus pickup made it very easy. The meal and service was excellent. The pork belly was probably the best I have had anywhere and the steaks were brilliant with beautiful Mediterranean style vegetables perfectly cooked. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Terry U
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were just in Emerald for the night, and were looking for somewhere to have a relaxing dinner. Emerald Explorers Inn Restaurant exceeded all of our expectations! We arrived before the kitchen opened, but the manager invited us to sit at the...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The new menu was in the local newspaper & had some nice-sounding items listed so we decided to check it out. We initially wanted to try foods from 4 courses but thought we would have trouble fitting it all in so we decided to skip...More

Thank MarkKaren2015
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Excellent service and food is delicious, menu has wonderful choices catering to a wide range of tastes. The bar is stocked well. A courtesy bus is offered .

Thank Deb S
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Had dinner here with friends on a Saturday night recently, their pick, we are local and had previously been disappointed.... We were treated to an excellent night and great food from the new team running the motel and restaurant. Highly recommend.

Thank Davaloo2014
Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

This place does amazing food and is a little out of town from emerald cbd itself but def worth the drive to go to explorers on for a meal you won't be disappointed

Thank Carmen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gregory Highway, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Emerald
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4982 2822
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