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Cairns Courthouse Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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38 Abbott St Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4081 7777
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Brisbane, Australia
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old Court House still maintains its charm and is now a local pub. Dining was pub-grub but quite nice with outdoor seating on the deck. Not a lot of seating in the bar area which was once the Supreme Court. Tends to be more of a sports and pokies type atmosphere but ok for a cold beer and a... More 

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Proserpine, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful meal with friends. Food was fresh and service excellent. My only disappointment was finding out about this place a day before we left Cairns. We will be back!!

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Thank C8854UBjanp
Cairns Region, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good pub food it has a big screen tv outside and grea live music food is genus and good pub food very friendly service as well

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Thank chesty4868
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped here on a Saturday evening to listen to the great live band-a beautiful lady singer with acoustic guitar backup. As an added bonus the drinks were reasonably priced and the food tasty and a generous serve. Plenty of staff, all very attentive and helpful. The beer garden atmosphere was spacious and relaxing. A great night.

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Thank Claire B
Calcium, New York
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a nice place to eat if you are looking for a casual atmosphere. We had drinks at the bar, enjoyed the football team that was celebrating the end of their season by coming in dressed up in costumes. Talked to one player dressed as Leonardo the Ninja Turtle. Later wen in the dining room to order and eat.... More 

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Thank DianeMG50
Cairns
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124 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Unfortunately on NRL Grand Final night the order for meals was a line up of 15 metres only to be told when at the ordering counter that the meal will take one hour to serve. When I did get the Thai Salad meal there was a lot of lettuce and some strips of beef steak and sauce but no cashews.... More 

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Thank CairnsAussie52
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Pulled two stools up to the bar and enjoyed spending time meeting people from around the world- also had a few great drinks. This place has Trivia Tuesday, Movie Wednesday and all sorts of fun.

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Thank Stacy R
Melbourne
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Really enjoyed the dinner special in the beer garden for the family! Great food, generous portions and yummy, great location and atmosphere. Will definitely return when I'm back in Cairns

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Thank JetSetterMelbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had the 5-7pm special meal and it was cooked well. After dinner we watched the nrl semi finals on the enormous outdoors screen. The staff in the whole establishment were friendly and only too happy to help us. I would definitely return and recommend the venue.

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Adelaide, SA
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Best value restaurant we visited in the Cairns Esplanade area. I had the seafood salad, and was the envy of my friends. It was delicious, good value, and fresh!! We enjoyed the live music at the bar. The choice of places to sit and their different atmosphere was great - made me think it would be great for many different... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Abbott St Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4081 7777

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