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The Lions Pride Cafe & Restaurant

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47 - 49 Cobra St | 47 Cobra St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia (Formerly SSS BBQ Barn)
+61 2 6884 3333
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08:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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Sydney Australia
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67 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Went here for an evening dinner for my birthday. It was ok, very expensive and food was just ok. Drinks service was poor.

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Thank Family_Traveller78
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Ordered 4 kids meals with extra veggies for my children to eat in our room at a nearby hotel after a very long drive and being too tired to go out. The service was brilliant and staff were lovely but it was hands down the worst food I have ever ordered. The spaghetti bolognaise was greasy and smothered in way... More 

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Thank Jill K
Canberra, Australia
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Travelling companion had the ribs and declared them to die for. I had barramundi which did not come with sides as promised by the girl taking the order. I asked her to come back to me if it was not as she suggested, she didn't and it wasn't. Other meals were nice but not spectacular for the price.

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Thank Kay S
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101 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

A good, solid meal at the Lion's Pride. The meals are of a good size and wine comes in a choice of glass size. Nothing fancy, but the chicken wings had a fantastic sauce! The staff were friendly and accommodating and the food came out very quickly.

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Thank Moosetash
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Keen for a steak and a quality sit down meal to culminate a two day visit to Dubbo with my family visiting the zoo... The Lions Pride seemed an obvious choice after an Internet search... as it turned out it was an excellent choice...child friendly colouring in, quality children's menu (not just deep fried brown stuff), good wine and well... More 

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Thank Martin N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The staff accommodated us as late walk ins on Easter Sunday night..they were very busy, and the staff were delightful. The food..... Was spectacular.. Bruschetta with Beetroot was mouth watering.. The mains of vegetarian and chicken were very flavoursome and filling.. Dessert was my favourite.. Waffles with divine caramel sauce.. Food, service and location all top notch.. Would recommend you... More 

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Thank Deborah R
Lions_Pride_Dubbo, Owner at The Lions Pride Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You Deborah R it was lovey to have you as our Guests! See you next time your in town to visit Dubbo Zoo. More 

Dubbo, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The place was over booked and undet staffed. Drinks would come out about half an hour after we ordered them. Took 45min to bring a galic bread out. Ordered what i thought was the lamb shanks and only 1 shank arrived it was supposed to be slow cooked and it was as dry as out back bouke in a drought... More 

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Thank Luke S
Lions_Pride_Dubbo, Owner at The Lions Pride Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Easter weekend is a very busy weekend for The Lions Pride Restaurant (I am great full for all our team members who gave up their family time to work with me). For only $2.50 we make to order a fresh garden salad or Roast seasonal Vegetables. These where given away in our previous menu but... More 

Dubbo, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The new restaurant is so small, our chairs were bumped into all night and we were constantly trying to move in further so the wait staff could get past us. Don't expect to get a drink unless you wait a minimum of half an hour after you order it. Go to the bar yourself! My lamb shank tasted like an... More 

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Thank Mandy S
Lions_Pride_Dubbo, Owner at The Lions Pride Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Please correct me if I'm wrong, your partners comment is the one above 'Disaster'? As mentioned in my response above Steaks cooked well done do loose a lot of moister and being char grilled over flames will leave a steak with grill marks. We offered to pay for the cake numerous times only to be refused countless times and told... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, beautiful good (steak was outstanding!), great atmosphere. Sadly had no pork ribs and waffle on my visit, but will be back in the near future to try both!

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Thank Tiegan G
Lions_Pride_Dubbo, Owner at The Lions Pride Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you! Its great to hear our guests reviews. Those two dishes are very popular . . . You may need to per-order them to avoid missing out next time. Cheers More 

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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Ambience is nice.... and the food though was average. Had the fettuccine, beef burger, fish and chips, and crepes. Fettuccine and burger was ok. The fish was cooked well i.e. not dry but, the beer batter was soggy instead of crispy. Pity. The crepe... more like a pancake with fillings. Never seen crepes that thick. The kids enjoyed the food... More 

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Thank Froilan d
Lions_Pride_Dubbo, Owner at The Lions Pride Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. Next time please let one of the team members know when your dining so the meals can be amended. Crepe should be thin and batter should be crispy. Thank you for your review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 30
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Australian, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 - 49 Cobra St | 47 Cobra St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia (Formerly SSS BBQ Barn)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Dubbo
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6884 3333
Description
Come and sink your teeth into the best ribs in town! Our try one of our succulent steaks or selected one of our hand crumbed schnitzels. Dine in, take away OR Delivered. NOW Open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 Days a week. Meat Tastes Better Grilled!

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