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The Australian Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse
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Kinghorn street | Cnr Kinghorn & North Street, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
44212433
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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the night we came in it wasn't too busy. We were seated promptly and orders taken in good time. She likes her sirloin steak medium-well and I like my rump steak medium-rare. Unfortunately, we ended up getting the opposite. I also thought a 'how was your meal?' was standard for most restaurants. Anyway, we'd like try this again if... More 

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Thank Mark F
Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This would have to be one of the best pub meals my family has had in a while - food was good, cheap and the kids had fun! Thank you

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Thank alexjad16
Horley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadnt long been in Australia after a 30 hour flight. You need to be hungry to finish off this dish. Service was very good and they even offered to bag up the unfinished part of my schnitzel to take home.

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Thank Peter T
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cold air conditioning, slow service and very noisy place. Steak over cooked and spicy food really not. Not recommended

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Thank Marion d
Kuala Lumpur
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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this establishment as many restaurants were still closed around the Christmas period. Ordering was a bit funny as we had to line up to place our orders and pay first. Guess they were short handed with staff. Anyway, service was still friendly. Helped us settle down to a table (we had two toddlers and a baby with... More 

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Cambewarra, Nsw
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114 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Attended recently for lunch with family. We had the lunch special schnitzel which was huge. The serve of chips with the lunch special was on the small side given the hearty appetites of the boys but we ordered an extra chips and certainly could not complain given the low price of the lunch special. More sensible eaters will want to... More 

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Thank fangfluffy
Perth, Australia
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

second visit and no complaints. Food is good pub style, large portions and good flavours. Service was good, atmosphere a bit sterile but not too off putting.

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Thank tetley101
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I as in Nowra to visit family and was taken to the Australian Hotel on the first night. Wow, I was told about the schnitzel, and not one to pass up a challenge though "yeah I'm Hungry, that'll do me". Well......I could not finish it. They asked if I would like to take the rest home and I accepted. It... More 

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Thank Stevejansen
Nowra, Australia
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant again post the renovation, despite the venue upgrade the menu is still limited and unimaginative. Steak was well cooked but lacked flavour, side dish of veggies was satisfactory. Specifically requested for something not to be served and it was served anyway. Wait staff are friendly but service was sluggish. Won't be hurrying back.

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Thank ellee63
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The specials are great value for money. We were travelling through and it offered a hearty meal and table service beer/wine. Kids meals were fresh and healthy. Fast, friendly service even when very busy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kinghorn street | Cnr Kinghorn & North Street, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Shoalhaven  >  Nowra
  • Phone Number: 44212433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?