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The Bearded Dragon Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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Lot 2 Tamborine Mountain Road, Tamborine, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5543 6888
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Brisbane, Australia
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144 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a welcoming sight at the foot of Mt Tamborine in the Gold Coast Hinterland or south of Brisbane. The hotel is on a countryside property and has gazebos and a BBQ area and caters for kids. There are old wagons, and country style paraphenalia scattered around. Even a few llamas for the kids and adults to go see... More 

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Thank Niec
Gold Coast, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beer was great, food was even better! It is such a quirky place with lots to look at. Dinner by the fire was amazing.

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Thank LouLar77
Tamborine, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners only care for the profit made at the weekend - at the weekend it is very busy & you may get a different experience.... but if you visit during the week, you can be standing at the bar waiting for service for a very long time - the staff are all out the back oblivious. They even left... More 

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Thank Mel C
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family moved to Tamborine 6 months ago and we are all for supporting local business. Today was the third time we've given the Bearded Dragon a go for a meal. Once previously for lunch and this morning was our second attempt at breakfast. Each experience we've had with the Dragon has been dismal. Poor service, obvious disorganisation between ordering... More 

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Thank CJ_willtravel
Gold Coast
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I understand it was a busy day but they seam to have no systems in place, staff training is lacking and the food was very average. I even had one staff member say I don't know anything we are just filling in. Took over 30 mins to get a beer. Won't be back.

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Norwich, Norfolk
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196 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice friendly pub, live music outside, really good . Good choice of beers . Smoking area if you should want it on the edge of the outside area.

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Thank jennychristine
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6 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service, delicious food, very family friendly. Will definitely be back again and recommend the Bearded Dragon to family and friends.

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Thank kazzaw68
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We waited 1 hour for cold eggs benny and hard poached eggs. This would have been fine but the place was empty! Only three tables occupied in the entire venue. Two stars are for the location of the venue, very pretty surrounds. Probably won't be back.

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1 Thank Megan K
Brisbane, Australia
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336 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a nice place for lunch. There is a massive outdoor area most of which is undercover and there is a stage for the awesome sunday session music. It is a little bit expensive the last time we went there but the food is good.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The staff are not properly trained the meals are restaurant prices and worse than old fashioned pub standard. Recently a group of 5 of us went out for a small celebration and when seated we were given dirty plastic menus. The tables are covered in butchers paper ( I guess that means you don't have to was the table clothes... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 2 Tamborine Mountain Road, Tamborine, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Tamborine
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5543 6888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?