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The Australia

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Quick Bites, Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options

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Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This review would have been 5 stars but for the inability to book a table. We had to stand around and hover to jump in when others had finished which was not ideal. The food itself was really good and great value for money. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kim c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I, along with our son visited ‘The Australian’ this evening. The staff were friendly. The food was good, tasty & well presented & served in good time. The place has a good vibe & it was good to see folk of all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Travel449741
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a steak starter with chips. Very nice meat. Very moist. Good presentation. Reasonable price. Homemade chips.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cer h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch today and the coffee machine wasn't working, so we had to have instant coffee! The fire wasn't lit and the pub was cold. The lady behind the bar with the Xmas top on kept disappearing into the kitchen while people were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 422rachaelb
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Pub is owned by Purple moose brewery. The brewery is just 500m away. Great beer. Also really great food. Not just pub grub. Served with flair. Style of pib is unique and unexpected. Really deserves to prosper

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1978jrw
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We have been meaning to try the Australia all year, called in today for lunch, what a disappointment. Had to share a table with another couple & sat on hard wooden stools. The food was disappointing too, my daughter & I had the vegetarian burger...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank derekpat2016
Reviewed 15 November 2018

We went for my husbands 60th birthday after doing the velocity 2 in the afternoon. All of our family really enjoyed this busy buzzing pub. The beer (especially the Snowdonia - my favourite) went down very very well. The food was very good pub food,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alison D
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We were staying nearby and called in for a drink on our first evening. Nice atmosphere with excellent beer so decided to come back for food. We were not disappointed! All four of us really enjoyed our meals, tasty sausages, excellent pie, delicious lamb and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ocho_Pinos
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had a lovely family night here for my partner's 65th birthday, nothing was too much trouble for the staff, even brought my daughters homemade surprise birthday cake out for us. The food is great, lovely atmosphere and reasonable prices. Even at the end of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Went here on Saturday 3rd, very busy pub and was difficult to get a table for food. Managed after a 30 minute to find a table, starters were good, I had the garlic mushrooms and my mate had the beef strips on hoisin sauce. Mains...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stuart B
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4 March 2018|
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Response from jamiel714 | Reviewed this property |
As above, Dogs are welcome in this establishment but pre booking would be advantageous. Should there not be much availability, there are also other establishments in the area that would cater for your needs but the beer... More
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