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The Pier Bar

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1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 4677
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (49 reviews)
“nachos” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 338 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here for dinner and drinks on a Friday night. Pub style food at an affordable price and it was delicious. They were playing sports on the tv and had live music. It did get busy and loud so I would not recommend for people...More

Thank Aprilmaree93
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Aprilmaree93, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review. We truly appreciate your feedback and were delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I used to call this place home 25 years ago, and on returning to Cairns for work thought we should visit again. The view and atmosphere is great, prices are pretty high though. Nice to come back even though it has changed, nice spot to...More

Thank Chris G
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Chris, Thanks so much for your review, happy to welcome you back after all these years! Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had walked The Pier precinct, and wanted lunch. The Pier Bar, offered a varied menu, some comfortable seating, and basic service. We both chose different salads, which were OK, through nothing great. Loved the views of the Marina, and watching the passing parade. Choices...More

Thank Maggie F
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Maggie, Thank you so much for your honest feedback, I've passed your review onto our chefs to see how we can spruce up our selection of salads. I'm pleased you enjoyed our ocean views and we'd love to welcome you back in the future....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great bar, friendly staff which were very chatty which is nice and smiling in their job which is good and they were putting up with some loud people in a stag do which could be challenging I think they did well ...They were really accomodating...More

Thank Mishmashoflife
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mishmashoflife, Thank you so much for your review! I loved reading it as I felt like you really enjoyed the vibe we are trying to achieve! We look forward to welcoming you back next time. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So today ordered the onion rings and garlic pizza, awesome they have a wood fire but kinda defeats the purpose when the use $1 pizza based from woolies, and the pizza had no flavour couldn't even taste the garlic, ( hot tip, dip in sweet...More

Thank lizzy_loo_1788
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lizzy Loo, I was so pleased to read that you enjoyed our vibe at the bar and our friendly staff and their fantastic Bloody Mary but concerned that you didn't enjoy your meal. We take a lot of pride in the food we serve...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kaine is amazing, he made our cocktails very professionally and talked us through each step of it. 10/10

Thank Phillip W
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Phillip W, Thank you so much for your fabulous feedback! Will certainly pass along your kind words to Kaine! Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to meet friends, sit back and relax and have a few drinks. You can immerse yourself in the real "pub" feel or sit near the windows and enjoy the scenery. Great selection of drinks.

Thank bjjm2016
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear bjjm2016, Thanks so much for your review, so pleased you enjoyed your visit! We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a few nights at the Pier Bar. The service was great and we ate there on one occasion. The food is reasonably priced for basic meals like Pizza and Steak Sandwich which is served with fries. Really nice very enjoyable they also have...More

Thank Michelles24092010
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Michelles, Thank you so much for your review, all of us here at The Pier Bar really appreciate your positive feedback. We hope to see you back again soon. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a walk around Cairns, lunch was needed and stopped at The Pier Bar. A great menu to choose from, decided on the Chilli Prawn pizza and with a side of calamari, absolutely delicious. Lots of tables to choose from inside or out. Friendly staff,...More

Thank markjj15
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Markjj15, Thanks so much for your review! We all really appreciate your positive feedback. So glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch here, we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Amy, GM

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Top spot to enjoy an afternoon beverage, sitting on the balcony you have a great view over the bay (if high tide it looks great) beer is cold but if its busy like during happy hour service is appallingly slow, with only a few bar...More

1  Thank Jane M
The Pier Bar C, General Manager at The Pier Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jane M, Thank you so much for your review, I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed our ocean view for a bevy. I was disappointed that our service let you down on your last visit, as this is an area that we put a...More

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themp3
9 April 2016|
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Response from The Pier Bar C | Property representative |
Hi Heather, What time time were you looking to come in for dinner? On weekends after 6pm we are an over 18 only venue. Thank you
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LesleyiD
8 October 2015|
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Response from The Pier Bar C | Property representative |
Hi Lesley, thanks for your message. Our tap beers range from $7 - $9 for pints, basic spirits are $8 and wines range from $6.50 - $9 by the glass. Every day we have happy hour from 5pm-7pm which includes $4 schooners, $5... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pierpoint Road | The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 4677
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Description
In an enviable location by the water, The Pier Bar is somewhat of an institution in Cairns, known for our delicious wood fired pizzas and our relaxed Sundays and our big party events.
The Pier Bar is open 11.30am until late every day, serving up sun, fun, lunch, dinner or just drinks!
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