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Rainbow Beach Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
1 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
+61 54869090
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“oysters” (4 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food is OK but when they charge extra for condemints that Pisces me off. I had the lunch special fish and chips. A lot of people like malt vinegar or ketchup with fish and chips. They gave me tarter sauce that I didn't want...More

2  Thank Ken R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a hot day to order a cold drink and what I got was an unhappy staff member. No smile no greeting no Thankyou NO MANNERS. She is well presented but made the whole experience foul. The menu is so disappointing. Only...More

Thank nicthechick5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to this Hotel 3 times over the years. It looks a good hotel but the meals are disappointing. One hour ago ordered two rump steaks two roasts and two fish and chips for two grandy's. Spoke to a lady at the register who...More

1  Thank parsons58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty average service from bar staff, but you get that from time to time. However I refuse to go back to any place that charges $1 for extra tomato sauce midway through our meal, after I've already spent $60 on food and drinks. Even a...More

1  Thank Louise N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eat here once whilst in Rainbow Beach and found it a good place. It was busy so found it a bit little difficult to find a spare table for four but eventually one came free so we cleared it ourselves and sat down. Ordering was...More

Thank DE_and_KB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for curry night. The chicken curry was excellent but the beef curry was not enjoyed. Childrens meal was freshly cooked with good size portions. Also went for pizza night. They were really nice as we're the chips and garlic bread. All freshly cooked

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Arrived with 2 couples ready to have dinner and drinks. Waited whilst the barmaid served a couple of locals, standing there with cash in hand waiting to be served. Other locals walked in and were served immediately, with not even an acknowledgement to us. Walked...More

Thank Lemms
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My daughter booked a table of 10 for dinner. On arrival they saw their table (with her name on and reserved) was occupied. They enquired at the bar and spoke to Greg who demanded to know if anyone in the party was under 18. As...More

2  Thank critique17
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Enjoyed a reasonable meal on a Friday evening. Steaks were well cooked and service was fine. The beer on tap terrific - nice and cold. A bit noisy inside though..not sure what can be done to soften the clatter and chatter. Would be a far...More

Thank paulen25
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I ordered moules mereniere. Having just travelled in France and Croatia I was expecting something similar but no. There were a dozen half shell mussels which were overcooked and tough. One shell was broken. Sauce was ok but no bread for dipping. At $16 it...More

1  Thank sallyinturkey
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Paul B
27 December 2016|
Response from Avon H | Reviewed this property |
I doubt they will take a booking for NYE. usually the kitchen would be about to close at that time; but as it's NYE probably won't have any trouble at that time slot.
Paul B
27 December 2016|
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Response from Ali_1970_2603 | Reviewed this property |
The place is beautiful but the management is rubbish. I would go else where!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Gympie Region  >  Rainbow Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 54869090
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Rainbow Beach Hotel is a beautiful two story refurbished Queenslander styled hotel. Boasting large outdoor verandahs with open dining areas around The Plantation Bar. A broad range of food is available from the bistro style menu with your classic pub meals to finer foods. Open from 10 am The Rainbow Beach Hotel is the place to visit in Rainbow Beach. Kids are welcome, Live music every Friday night, large function areas and bars on the second floor perfect for weddings or corporate groups. Rainbow Beach Hotel truly is a must in Rainbow Beach
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