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Jolly Jumbuck Bistro

$$ - $$$, Pizza,
148 Lachlan St, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
+61 2 6993 4718
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
148 Lachlan St, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good range of pub food at a reasonable price. I had the lamb shanks and they were cooked nicely. Seems to be the go to place when in Hay for dinner.

Thank tez1122
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bistro has a small, cheap menu for lunch ($13). These meals are of reasonable standard but are in NO way reflected in any of the photos. I do not think I would be in a hurry to have lunch there again. Dessert board was...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were pleasant and a good pizza. The service was prompt and the place was clean. I was travelling and looking for a quick meal and it was ten out of ten.

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We checked out the two main pub options (there are also Clubs) for lunch and the Jolly Jumbuck Bistro does a $13 lunch with the other option across the road doing $12 versions. The Jumbuck got us because everything wasn't fried or battered and they...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Excellenty pub food the mushroom gravey was fantastic so was the T bone, the pizza's looked beautiful as they went out, service was great very friendly.

Thank 713robbo
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were traveling through towards Canberra. It was recommended by the hotel we stayed in and we weren't disappointed. The staff were friendly and the bistro felt homely. I really enjoyed the food and so did the family.

Thank Geckofrog
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This was very disappointing it was highly recommended by the motel that I stayed in but the food was crap we had chicken schnitzel but was totally over cooked and the dinning room had a strong smell of sewage coming from the men's toilets

Thank Lars W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I heard the schnitzel night advertised on the radio, so thought I'd give it a try. The chicken schnitzel topped with ham, cheese and avocado was tasty, and the chips and salad made it a decent feed. The room filled up pretty quickly, and there...More

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A night stay over in Hay and looking for good pub food. Was directed here by the motel owner. Glad I went here. I wanted the fillet mignon, however they didn't have any left so I had the Scotch and asked for a side of...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Food was delivered quickly and was super tasty. Extensive menu, great atmosphere and kids loved it too.

Thank cchall80
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1.24 km away
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Nearby Attractions
Hay Gaol Museum
57 reviews
.85 km away
Dunera Museum
63 reviews
.97 km away
Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden
36 reviews
1.28 km away
Hay Tourist and Amenities Centre
11 reviews
.11 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Lachlan St, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Hay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6993 4718
This town is a popular stop over for people driving between Sydney & Adelaide. This is a good quality dining option.
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