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Gilhooley's Irish Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, Australian
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124 Albert St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3229 0672
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Dalby, Australia
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Poor service, seating is uncomfortable and place is dark and uninviting. When band is playing it is too loud for the venue.

Thank Peter B
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great pub but staff more interested in their mobile phones than serving people it seemed as though you were intruding in their private life than paying their wages. good pint of guiness though.

Thank kbrazil
Chicago, Illinois
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1,380 reviews
451 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had one of their lunch specials (until 5 PM). We enjoyed our steak, fries, salad and wine (or beer) for $23. The steak was decent for the price. We sat up by the bar and enjoyed the mix of music - from the 60s (American) to Irish blend.

Thank Diane K
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Early lunch after Sunday church, we called into this establishment, we were greeted by a friendly waitress named "India" who made our lunch a delight with prompt service with a smile.

Thank kev395
Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch date with my wife on a midweek day off. We arrived just prior to midday beating the lunch rush. Good value lunch specials and as always, the steaks are great. Service as always, efficient and friendly. Wined and dined here several times over the years, and as always, enjoyed immensely. Highly recommended for a good meal and a beer.

Thank Phil B
Canberra, Australia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Nice pub, nothing exceptional. Bar staff are hit and miss. Closes relatively early. But, good for a quick pint before dinner in the city.

Thank Theodor K
Brisbane, Australia
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were looking for a venue for lunch and decided on Gilhooley's for the location and beer selection. We had sirloin and kangaroo for mains. Both dishes were tender and the kangaroo was particularly well cooked.

Thank BitterHops
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Awesome little place for lunch with great food, great beer, great prices and great staff. Will go again

Thank Pulau Tenang B
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Came back twice in 3 days with my partner. Ordered the dips, risotto and steak. Very well cooked highly recommended.

Thank masade89
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Popped in for lunch and was pleasantly surprised with the lunchtime special. Delicious and a beer included.

Thank Tracie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Albert St, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3229 0672

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