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RSL Bistro

$$ - $$$, ,
Taylors Road, Burnt Pine, Norfolk Island, Australia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
“fish” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Australian, Grill, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Taylors Road, Burnt Pine, Norfolk Island, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good food, great bar, beautiful views, friendly staff. There is also an interesting display of war memorabilia and photographs.

Thank J179QGcheryls
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely roast lamb and gravy with vegetables + salad bar here during the NRL Grand Final, good value.

Thank TMBHL_on_the_go
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited the RSL restaurant which has had scathing reviews previously but has changed hands recently and also has a name change to Poppy's. Service and food were astounding I highly recommend people ignore the earlier reviews and give this restaurant a go you will...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really good time here. The entertainment (Ellie) the first night was fantastic. The food was fresh. We were told that the chef cooks lamb shanks really well and were promised lamb shanks on the Friday night as they had just changed the...More

Thank Bronwynne K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for dinner on two nights. On the first the entertainer (a singer) was so loud it was painful and we left without ordering. On the second evening the volume was a lot lower so conversation was possible. The food was standard club fare...More

Thank brigadier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here once and would never go back. Very poor service in eating area and the bar. Worst RSL I have ever been to. Many items on menu not available. My wife's chicken was cold and I got the wrong dish.Staff had no...More

Thank reeveaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't go - give wide miss. Out of food - avocado(!) really poor quality. Waste of time. Noisy with drunks and solo singer a joke!

Thank QueenscliffMelbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered Trumper and chips. 3 small pieces of fish and had 3 sharp pieces of clear plastic in breaded fish whickh almost cut my mouth. Wifes chicken was overcooked and meal overpriced for what it was. Was having too good a holiday to complain but...More

Thank Les C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing flash but the dinner experience was acceptable and accompanied by a live singer who was quite good.

Thank Barclayman
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Attended for an evening meal. RSL itself was very dour in appearance. As the dining area was being set up, the salads including seafood were placed in an open uncovered, not refrigerated table for all to help themselves. The continual smell of cigarette smoke from...More

Thank Steve Y
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3 April 2016|
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Response from Joan M | Reviewed this property |
This is either very old, or for next year. No the RSL is not open on Christmas Day and the cafes that are open are very expensive. We self-catered and it was fine.
26 June 2015|
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Response from Helen D | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the bistro, but I didn't think it would have any accommodation, as it is only an eatery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Bar, Australian, Grill, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taylors Road, Burnt Pine, Norfolk Island, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Norfolk Island  >  Burnt Pine
  • Phone Number: 22233
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