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Banjo's Bar & Bistro

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Corner Island Drive & Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 7220
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (34 reviews)
“schnitzel” (13 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Corner Island Drive & Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate in the Banjo’s bar during our stay at Airlie Beach. We ordered chicken schnitzel and Lasagna. Both was not good quality and not what we would expect for food at this price. Overall food was very poor but staff was very friendly. As...More

Thank jadorebof
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very sorry you didn’t enjoy your meals. It is very unusual that both your meals were unsatisfactory as our chefs are always so particular and conscientious. We would be more than happy to refund you the money you spent on your meals or...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An easy place to review. Eat here. It's great. Staff are very friendly, food is fabulous and fast. Good range of meals and meal types for different eaters :)

Thank Nicole S
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you SO much🤗 We really appreciate your positive & encouraging words. We all do try very hard to make our special visitors welcome & happy. You’re WONDERFUL! Happy New Year...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Look they try but it is what it is Pretty interesting crowd not what we expected for its ranking on TripAdvisorMore

Thank BCS O
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, you’re right👍 It’s a WONDERFUL, rustic, AUSSIE pub on the main road into Airlie town. We have lovely families, locals & tourists visit us and all enjoy the casual, friendly atmosphere, the awesome, friendly service & delicious, hearty meals. We welcome EVERYBODY from ALL...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for a schooner on a hot sunny day. Great little watering hole. Plenty of shade outside. Staff friendly & efficientMore

Thank Lynn F
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy New Year! And thank you for popping in for a cold one on these hot, humid days we are experiencing at the moment. It is very lovely & relaxing sitting out under the big tree watching the world go by :) Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the meals where fantastic and the prices are great, will be coming back in 2018 and defiantly come again for dinner.

Thank Joyce M
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for finding the time to write us a lovely review, we do appreciate it very much. We are very happy you enjoyed your visit with us. Happy New Year! We look forward to having you visit again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard great things for this local recommendation establishment but unfortunately I had to eat when we got home. Hubby had a seafood schnitzel which was good value for money but nothing spectacular. Just don’t order the Caesar salad! Unfortunately I didn’t read the...More

Thank kathyar0berts
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good evening & Happy New Year! We are So sorry you didn’t enjoy your Caesar salad. We do apologise and are sorry that you won’t be back because of the bad salad experience. But, just to clarify.... we don’t use iceberg lettuce, it’s actually baby...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot recommend Banjo’s enough. A very cool place. The food was really delicious. The cocktails were exceptional and well matched to what we were eating. Very friendly staff. 👌👌

1  Thank Jason H
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

✨What a Magical & Heart warming review! 😁 We love EVERY word of it & are very appreciative that you noticed these things....our cocktails are delicious aren’t they...we all do try our best! THANK YOU & Happy New Year!!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we decided to go here for dinner. Amazing food. They treated the kids with so much respect and made them feel welcome. The games were a great touch. The kids meals were well sized and the Parma night was a great night to...More

1  Thank Katybrennan1984
wishingangel, Manager at Banjo's Bar & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank YOU very much😁 We do love families popping in for a visit! We have our kids corner with games etc. that they all love. Our Parmigiana’s are VERY popular & yummy. Glad you enjoyed them too. Thank you so much & Happy New Year...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first night we were all surprised with the quality of the food and the value so we went back another time the next night. . Great staff. Nice outdoor eating area. The only reason i didnt give this place 5 stars was due to...More

1  Thank Kaz b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Outdoor dining, they serve huge meals. I had pork ribs, enough for two people, wife had chicken sandwich. The xxxxgolden beer should be skipped. It was my first beer in Australia and after hearing how good beer was down here very disappointed.

Thank Chuck K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Island Drive & Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach  >  Cannonvale
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4946 7220
Description
Banjo's Bar & Bistro is a popular choice for locals & tourists with well priced meals and some of the cheapest drinks in town within a family friendly atmosphere. Great cocktails, live music every Friday evening and a variety of Bistro specials every day, including 2-4-1 meals every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday for lunch & dinner, the best selection of chicken parmigiana's in town for only $15 for lunch & dinner every Monday & Tuesday and every Thursday evening we offer the most mouth watering Lamb Shank special! And a great selection of Burgers available every day for lunch. We really do cater to everyone!!!! Come in and see for yourself!
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