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The Criterion

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150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
+61 7 4922 1225
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (53 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“chilli beef” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visiting Rockhampton to see family, we had a lovely evening meal with family. The food was excellent. Every one was very happy with what they had ordered. We even enjoyed the trivia evening which we could hear going on. Everyone was enjoying the atmosphere.

Thank jillmann2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great atmosphere in an iconic hotel. This hotel had heaps of character. The meals were wonderful - cooked beautiful & served promptly.

Thank Iris T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still a great pub for a quiet drink down close to the river. And now it's been painted it looks good too.

Thank NigelH1304
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well the title sums it all up, except that the rump steak is the best steak I've had in 58 years of being a carnivore! I've had steak across many countries and the rump I got on Sunday night was superb. The Cri Fries as...More

Thank Carol_and_Michael_W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Regularly stayed at the Cri over the years and always stay in shared rooms upstairs in the old rooms. Breakfast in the morning in the old hotel dining room was fantastic with a a great value omelet with the lot. The lady serving on the...More

Thank infrequet
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A great pub with loads of character and history. Old pictures up on the walls added to the authenticity of the building. Bar staff were friendly.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a large group and they were more than efficient to cater for us. Everyone in the group was happy with their meal and we stayed on for the live band and had a great night.

Thank Nathan M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The meals here are good portions, good value for money. You must try however their Cri Fries, if you don't you are so missing out. The large serving is a main meal in it's self, go on treat your self or share with friends. You...More

1  Thank Mandyvan21JN
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The title says it all. This is a pub. The food came out quickly and it was well priced. We had the full rack of pork ribs which with the coleslaw and chips really filled the plate. We needed a walk around town to help...More

1  Thank Alan V
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Silly me, I went to a steakhouse and ordered Chicken Kiev. My business colleagues said their steaks were delicious - tender and well cooked. My chicken was overcooked and dry.

1  Thank Boyd J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 21:00
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11:30 - 21:00
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11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Quay Street, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Rockhampton
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4922 1225
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