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Commercial Hotel Dubbo

$$ - $$$Pizza, ,
161 Brisbane St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
+61 2 6882 4488
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (29 reviews)
“potato skins” (3 reviews)
“pork belly” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Pizza, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
161 Brisbane St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I frequent this pub when visiting customers in Dubbo. The bar staff are friendly and running a tab is no issue. Food service is great, good food. If you are after a nice pub in Dubbo, I would highly recommend visiting the commercial.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We came for dinner nice and early to avoid the rush which was a good idea. I had the crab linguine which was good,not a lot of crab but still good. My partner had a steak which he loved and looked really good. The kid...More

Thank Jade L
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Tuesday night in Dubbo and we didn't know what to expect when my partner suggested the Commercial after reading good reviews online and the Commercial didn't disappoint. The bistro/restaurant was busy and I had a burger that was really good, but it was the bar...More

Thank MerryJaneJones
Reviewed 13 June 2018

We couldn't believe how busy it was and were thankful we got there just before the bistro opened as there were only 2 or so tables that were not reserved for the night. Food was reasonable - decent portion sizes and good quality, though a...More

Thank gewy
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice looking pub that has a lot of history in Dubbo. It had good atmosphere being a Saturday night and was a great family restaurant. There is a playground which my kids enjoyed. The food was good, the kids meals were...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Last experience had us wait in long and slow order queues, and then wait an hour for food. This time, we thought we would take the advice and get in early for dinner (6pm). The queue was already "lengthy", only the one register open and...More

Thank PLCSydney
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Commercial with work colleagues ordered a surf and turf, that had cold mash, garlic sauce that had no garlic tasted more like sour cream and chives. Work mate had chips that were frozen. Didn’t come back for the week we were there. The...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Came to this pub on recommendation from our hotel owner. Great pub meals. There is a playground for kids which we were able to get a table close to. The manager was fantastic and even though they were busy he was able to rustle up...More

1  Thank Juniper_Lime
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We happened to stumble across this bar whilst walking around and decided to have dinner at the bistro here. I had the lamb shanks and the other half had the grilled Barramundi - both were beautifully prepared and absolutely scrumptious in taste. Highly recommended!

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great pub food. Good range of beer (including a few craft type beers) and good range of wine (for a pub). Friendly staff. Win Win. My GF and I visited on a Friday night. They had live music in the back area. Really enjoyable. Size...More

Thank Tony D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Pizza, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Brisbane St, Dubbo, New South Wales 2830, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Dubbo
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6882 4488
  • E-mail
The Commercial Hotel Dubbo or The Mersh as it is affectionately known was established in 1859 and sits as the oldest Dubbo pub. With such a long history and diverse offering, it is no surprise that this Dubbo pub is a favourite amongst locals. A place where you can pull up a seat at the bar, enjoy a drink and a quality meal, listen to live local talent or enjoy time spent with friends and family in the Beer Garden or Courtyard. For the sports enthusiasts, the Commercial’s Sports Bar is the place to be. With state of the art tab facilities and multiple big screens showing the latest in all sports codes live. The Commercial Hotel Dubbo is also a proud supporter of local sports clubs, acting as the home base and sponsor for the Dubbo Kangaroos Rugby Union Club and the Dubbo Bulls Football Club. The menu showcases the best in pub classics along with contemporary seasonal dishes that can be enjoyed in the designated Dining Room, Sports Bar or outdoors in the Courtyard.
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