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P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub

87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 5333
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (5 reviews)
“fish n chips” (3 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Food
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LOCATION
87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 289 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beer, great customer service but the sunday roast takes the cake. The combination of flavours is ecstasy to the taste buds. After experiencing this pure mouth orgasm I had to find out who the chef was - Cheers Phil.More

Thank Dowlo11
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Dowlo11. Thank you for taking your time to leave us such a positive review. We pride ourselves in serving the best Sunday roast in town and I think we hit the spot on a weekly basis. I have passed out your great compliments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for budget travelers. For $15AUD you can get one of the meals that's part of the "meal deal" and a drink (including a few beer options and a cider). The staff is friendly and the food is really good too.More

Thank thestrayginger
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear thestrayginger. Thank you for taking time out of your day to leave us such a nice review. It pleases me in knowing we are leaving guests feeling satisfied and happy with the service provided. I will be sure to pass on your positive message...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PJ's is a great fun pub located in the heart of the city center of Cairns. Staff are great, friendly and helpful. The food is good with a good sized menu, the dinner service gets very busy.More

Thank eblac
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear eblac. It gives me great pleasure in reading your positive review. We pride ourselves on offering guests the complete package and by the sounds of it we hit the nail on the head with your experience. I will be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

PJ's was recommended by the staff at our hotel so we decided to try it. We were absolutely delighted with the fish of the day entrée which came with a healthy dinner salad or fries. The service was prompt and staff helpful. It is a...More

Thank Lynne A
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lynne A. It gives me great pleasure in hearing you had a fantastic experience here at PJ's. I like to think that my staff go above and beyond to meet all levels of customer service and make all our customers feel very welcome and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Highly reccommend trying a roast dinner this pub. The beef was melt in your mouth and it even came with Yorkshire puds. Friendly staff and the food was ready in no timeMore

Thank Phil B
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Phil B. We pride ourselves on serving up the best roast in town on a Sunday. Our chefs take great pride in delivering a great quality meal. Good to hear you enjoyed the yorkshire pudding along with the roast. It is always welcoming to...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017

What a delicious atmosphere, I loved the staff, the drinks, the food, EVERYTHING! I Would recommend most definitely :)More

Thank Machine M
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Machine M. Thank you for taking time to drop us a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your time at PJ's and that the staff, drinks and food were met at a high level of expectation. Hope to see you again in the near...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite spots on a night out, got great music, wicked Bar staff and awesome drinks deals, including the best Guinness this side of the equator!!More

Thank Duncan R
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Duncan R. It gives me great pleasure in hearing you enjoyed your PJ's experience. We try and offer the best customer service whilst having a bit of fun with customers at the same time. Thank you for your Guinness feedback as we also try...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went out with a few friends and stumbled upon this fantastic Irish pub, super friendly staff, value for money food, cold beers! Stayed until the early hours and listened to some great live music! Definitely need to check this place out!More

Thank Dylan C
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Dylan C. It was great meeting you the other night along with your friends. We are happy to hear you really enjoyed your experience here with us at PJ's. We pride ourselves on our live entertainment on the weekends and again are happy to...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Went out on a Saturday night with a few girl friends, live music and a boogie. Bar staff were super fun, did not disappoint. Stayed till the end!!More

Thank Jessica R
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Jessica R. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed yourself here on a Saturday night. Hope you and your friends had a great night listening to our live band and DJ. Also it is awesome to hear that my staff made your experience...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

During the day representatives are handing out $10 meal vouchers. This entities you to a main meal and a drink of your choice - which includes wine, beer and spirits. The food here was really delicious - the steak and chicken burger are amazing. And...More

Thank ImogenWillis
Steven B, General Manager at P.J. O'Brien's The Irish Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Dear ImogenWillis. It is with great pleasure to hear your experience at PJ's was an enjoyable one. We love giving customers great value for our quality products. It is also great to hear that it was not only our food and drink specials but our...More

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Mikepty
21 July 2017|
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Response from Steven B | Property representative |
Hi Mikepty We have meals ranging from $15 to $28 and if you happen to stay in one of our associated hostels you may be eligible for one of our $10 meal deals!!! Cheers. Steve (general manager)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 5333
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