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“Great steak”
Review of The Austral Hotel

The Austral Hotel
Ranked #10 of 206 Restaurants in Mackay
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Here at the Austral Hotel we want you to be able to relax and enjoy spending time with your family and friends. Our Bistro offers a spacious dining area with great value meals along with a relaxing family atmosphere. The Bistro menu has a wide range of seasonal dishes available to suit all tastes. All meals are reasonably priced with specials and a fun childrens menu available. Our Sports Bar offers great value dining with all your favourites from snacks to schnitzels and burgers. It's great meeting place to unwind with a meal after a long day at work. If it's great value dining with a friendly atmosphere you are after, then look no further than the Austral Hotel.
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

This place has a great lively atmosphere and the most awesome range of steaks. My favourite is the American Rib Eye on the bone. Just under 2 inches thick serves with chips and Caesar salad.

Thank Faith W
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Short visit to Mackay....the Austral had great food, great service and great cocktails. We didn't leave hungry!

Thank wizkid68
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GeriD04, General Manager at The Austral Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Great that we didn't send you away hungry and hope that we see you on your next visit to Mackay. Cheers Geri Davison

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Austral has good value meals.The staff are friendly and very helpful.They are very accommodating with your allergy and dietry requirements.Thank you to the austral staff for being so helpful.There gluten free options are wonderful

Thank Matthew D
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Good pub, has screens for sports and ubet. Service is good depending on who you get and sometimes cash only for drinks if not buying meals on pub side! No burgers for dinner also which is unusual for a 'pub'

Thank Hawkes19
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Heard the steaks were really good, so we gave it a try. We both ordered, at the counter the eye fillet with bacon wrapped around it, chips and salad. The food arrived quickly and looked good on the plate. The salad was a bit sad, their attempt at a Caesar salad I think. Now to the steak, well it was tender enough but felt like the bacon was glued onto the meat and the meat was tasteless, like manufactured meat. Perhaps we should have ordered something different, like a rump.
The place fills up very quickly, even for a Tuesday night. Tip arrive early.

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Thank Jayne J
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GeriD04, Manager at The Austral Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2017

Thank you for your review, we take all comments seriously. I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your steak and salad. It is possible to order a garden salad if that would be your preference as all meals are served with our Caesar. We rarely have any concerns raised with the quality of our steaks so I wish that you had brought this to our attention whilst you were dining so we could have offered you a replacement. It is important to me that our patrons leave satisfied with their experience dining here. Geri Davison. Venue Manager

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