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Rainbow Beach Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
1 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
+61 54869090
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (3 reviews)
“oysters” (4 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank critique17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank sallyinturkey
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Our yearly weekend away with the family and finish with lunch at the rainbow beach hotel, done this before and was happy with the meals this time however, not that happy. I had the Salmon with chat potatoes the salmon was cold and the patatoes...More

Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Family visit early Friday evening - big bright , clean, welcoming place good attentive service. Food very average "pub grub" fare however my "beef" schnitzel was anything but beef! Two hours later I'm still wondering what I half ate??? Suffice to say I still haven't...More

Thank DavidM299
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner and a few drinks here during our stay in Rainbow Beach. Not too badly priced. We both ordered a steak - cooked well. Good meals. Nice atmosphere and setting. Enjoyed the pictures in the hallway of vehicles that had...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Unfortunately the four adults at our table were all very disappointed in our meal. We were all very unsure of the oysters and a couple of us left our prawns as we were unsure of these. We were all wondering whether we may be sick...More

Thank kimsuz2016
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I had lunch here good food and nice cold beer. it was really busy but didn't have to wait long for my meal.

Thank Del G
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Food is quite pricey but again you get what you pay for. We all had steak salad &'chips cooked with love ❤️ meat very tender & juicy,pepper sauce- no complaints at our table.They have high chairs for children. Raffles on a Friday night,people are very...More

Thank jules22017
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Questions & Answers
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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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