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Cow Bay Hotel

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Cow Bay $$ - $$$ , ,
Cape Tribulation Road, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 9011
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good46%
  • Average29%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken parm” (2 reviews)
“cold beer” (12 reviews)
“pub meal” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cape Tribulation Road, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
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1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by at this hotel in a remote area. Great pub, fantastic wood workmanship in the bar, tables and odd items. Prices very reasonable given it isolation. Very enjoyable. Great Name.

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special to be found here, typical bar food with not much flavor. We mostly enjoyed our cold beers outside

Thank Kathryn C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Live music. Pool table.. Check out the french chicken parmi, bloody finger licken. Although my mates seafood basket came out with no fish OR chips. Cooks musta been pissed that dayMore

Thank Jordan B
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jordan, Glad that you enjoyed your french chicken parmi. Sorry to hear that the seafood basket was missing the fish and chips. (Maybe the fish swam away with the chips) ha ha. joke. No the cooks would not have been pissed as we have...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Dropped in for dinner, mum enjoyed a burger and I enjoyed a chicken parma. The schnitzel they used was delicious, real chicken. Very casual, not many people wearing shoes, there was a dog inside at one point (despite the staff trying to keep it outside)....More

Thank Zebedee T
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Zebedee T, Thank you for taking the time to give your review. Glad to see that you and your mum enjoyed your dinner. The Chicken Parma's, are made here from real chicken breast. Hope to see you back this way on another adventure to...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We just had the two daily specials (Chilli con carne pie and chips, S&P calamari and chips) - both not good, not bad, perfectly edible and filled us up. The atmosphere was good with quite a few locals here on a Saturday night and a...More

Thank wishtago...
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi wishtago, Thank you for taking the time to review your time at the Cow Bay Hotel. We are happy that you enjoyed the Saturday night entertainment. We have the live entertainment every Saturday night from 7.00pm, and hope that you can venture back this...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Stopped here with my wife to grab a bite to eat and we were pleasantly surprised. Friendly staff and the pulled beef burgers were absolutely delicious. We also had a homemade pie and that was great too, and the beer was cold, what more do...More

Thank MarcoSue21
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hi MarcoSue21, Thank you for your lovely review on your visit to the Cow Bay Hotel. We are so happy that you enjoyed your lunch and cold beer. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

After sitting in a long cue at the Daintree River crossing this was the first place we saw on the other side. We called in for a quick pit stop and stayed for a drink. The owners were very friendly and the menu looked good....More

Thank Andrew G
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Andrew G, Glad to hear that you enjoyed your pit stop. Hoping to see you soon for a meal and an overnight stay.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

A great place to meet the locals (and local drunks :)). They had live music on the Saturday we visited. And we had a nice pub meal for dinner. The staff were very friendly

Thank Simsam64
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hi Simsam64, Thank you for your review on the 17th April. We are happy that you had a good time at the Hotel. We have the live music every Saturday night, and I like to think that the staff are always friendly to everyone.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Friendly service with ice cold beer. Simple meals but certainly did the job, Well located on main road and close to Cow Bay accomodation

Thank GoldLeft
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi GoldLeft, Thank you for your kind words, on your visit to the Cow Bay Hotel. Hope to see you back up this way in the near future and maybe stay with us.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a day trip from Cairns to Cape Tribulation. A poor execution on packet tacos. Stale, preformed shells with lettuce inside, fish was ok, but on the side and not really part of the taco. Shop bought sweet chilli sauce. Elsewhere, prawn and...More

Thank Tanya W
CowBayHotel, Manager at Cow Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Hi Tanya, Sorry for your experience at the hotel. I hope that you spoke to the team about this. Next time that you are up this way please call in and make yourself known, and we will see what we can do for you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cape Tribulation Road, Cow Bay, Queensland 4873, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cow Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4098 9011
  • E-mail
Description
Situated in the Daintree National Park. The Cow Bay Hotel serves fresh plentiful food in classic Oz pub style [ie hamburgers, steaks, schnitzels, Seafood, Pizza etc]. We are open for lunch & Dinner 7 days a week. We accommodate for the kids with a range of children's meals.
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