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AU$21 - AU$35
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Bar, Pub, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 5 November 2023

Despite the claims, this is not a great spot for vegetarians and vegans unless you think a plate of vegetables qualifies as a meal. They did have a bowl of fried cauliflower in the middle but it was quite greasy and mine was on the...overcooked dry side. A very bland plate that really needed a nice dipping sauce to help it go down. Even though we booked and there was plenty of time to clean the table before we arrived, there was a sticky substance smeared across the surface which wasn’t ideal. To be fair, the meat eaters in the group were quite happy with their steaks, salad vinaigrette and gravy. Sadly, it’s a fail for vegetarian and vegan meals IMO. If you have to attend the venue for a must-do function, perhaps try the salad and chips, or ask for some sauce with the ‘popcorn’ fried cauliflower and vegetables. Sadly, I’m crossing this venue off my places to go back to list.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2023

Got to be the biggest servings in the country, this pub is the only reason I even go to meringandan. Nice staff, country feel & good prices but the best part is the meals, such great quality & a massive feed. Wear your fat pants...coz your buttons will be bursting when u finish a meal at this 5 star country pub. A must for all!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 6 October 2023

Visiting Queensland from the UK . My stepson and his wife took myself and my wife here . 1st class service and food . Menu erange was very good . I had the mixed grill . The meat pile was wonderful . My wife had...tge lamb shank . If we come back to see my stepson in the future , this place will be a must .More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2023 via mobile

Meringandan Hotel for a medium-well rib fillet with chips and salad for m'lady and a medium-rare rib fillet with salad & veggies for me. Fantastic steaks, great service but very busy for a Saturday lunch: no bookings available as they're booked out weeks ahead! A...cut above the average pub fare. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 17 November 2022

this place is amazing . a real queenslander feel. id heard it was great food but that is pretty much an understatement. their lunch special for only $17.50 you have to see to believe. gigantic serves. fabulous home made coleslaw . even fresh fruit on...the plate. when you get to dessert if you can fit it in. the sticky date pudding was on steroids. as was the lime cheesecake. ill be back an absolute must.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 1 November 2022

We come a lot, the steak and dianne sauce is awesome! The meals are quite big so you should come with an empty stomach! A huge variety of drink options, and kids meals too! Lovely beer garden and chooks down the back, as well as...some geese, goats and camels!!!! Opens for lunch at 12:00pm P.S Lunch food is better and tastier than dinner!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 13 September 2022 via mobile

Dropped in at lunchtime today initially for a hot drink but ended up having a delicious steak sandwich huge portions perfectly cooked! Great menu and excellent prices The host gentleman barman was so lovely - helpful polite and excellent customer service we were so impressed!...Your establishment and your staff are a credit to you we wish you well! Thanks for such a warm friendly Highfields welcome!!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 23 April 2022

I had been recommended this hotel, & it did not disappoint! the meals are so huge so go there with an empty tummy! I chose a smaller one & the staff was happy to oblige by swapping fries for something healthier & lighter. Great vibe...on the deck even on a weekend. The weekends must be busy we figured!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 12 February 2022

A great looking country hotel. Large range of large meals. Excellent service. Toilets very clean. A good variety of beers and other drinks. Off street parking opposite. Good looking and maintained beer garden. Children friendly. What more do you need?

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 30 October 2021

The Meringandan Hotel takes you back in time to an old country pub. It is well appointed, clean and takes into account the winter months with blinds and heating on the verandas. Of course it was summer when we went. The menu although written on...the chalk board is extensive. On the menu clearly states the sizes of the steaks. My partner likes his well done and charred and that is how it came and yet it was very tender. The salads were very fresh and of a good size as well. Service was excellent and very friendly. Yes we will go againMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 9 July 2021

A beautiful little pub, the meals were really good and great value for money, Highly recommend. It was raining on our visit but it looked like there was a nice outdoor area for kids.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 22 March 2021

it's always a full plate no matter which meal you order. They know how to cook meat dishes and have a good selections of beers on tap

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 20 March 2021

Service was very professional and friendly. We were travelling with our dogs and were made very welcome in the beer garden Meals arrived promptly and the serving were huge very well done and tasty

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 15 March 2021 via mobile

Our family have frequented this pub for many years but our visit on Sunday to celebrate a family birthday was disappointing. The way we were spoken to at our table was very ubrupt and unnecessarily rude. We all sat there in shock and surprise. Then...all the meals which had crumbs on were very overcooked to the point they could hardly be eaten. Hoping this was just an off day for them.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 16 February 2021

Lovely country pub just out of Gowrie Junction and very close to Toowoomba. A good number of patrons there the day we were there, good selection of eats and an above average variety of drinks. Value/Price was very good I thought. The meals were huge...(perhaps too big) but it was pleasing to see the attention to detail. I had sate beef on a bed of yellow rice with salad which also came with chips. The beef was lovely and tender, the chips were not over cooked and the Salad was lovely and fresh and included a slice of watermelon which was a nice touch. Was very happy with our short stay. My only criticism was that on our particular day (through no fault of the pub) we seemed to be competing with quite a few flies who also thought the meals were great.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Meringandan Hotel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4