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Hoolihans Irish Restaurant & Bar

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$$ - $$$
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382 Charlton Esplanade | Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4194 0099
10:00 - 00:00
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Herberton, Australia
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food, atmosphere, very friendly staff could not fault it at all. Very recommended.Well situated on the esplanade

Thank Gloriasymons
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was good and staff were friendly and service was good. Live entertainment was good but a bit too loud as you couldn't talk while the person was playing.

Thank Tracey J
Kings Beach, Australia
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the Irish stew which was a reasonable meal for the price. Handy spot on the Esplanade, opposite the beach.

Thank sheenabribieisland
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Best burger and free WiFi! Very friendly stuff. During the stay of 5 days we went there three times because it was so good. My recommendation: ChickenBurger

Thank Sabrina H
Hervey Bay, Australia
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had lunch at Hoolihans last week. Found the staff overworked & unhelpful & the food very mediocre & very much overpriced. Considering the value and quality of the food I would not risk taking visitors there & doubt we'll return any time soon.

Thank Ulls473
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Every town needs an irish bar and this place is great for dinner, friendly staff, clean and value for money.

Thank neve420
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Outstanding! Great friendly service, superb meals and atmosphere! We had live music tonight too. Completely recommend.

Thank Shontal S
Maitland, Australia
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We came for a lunch on our 12 yr anniversary, Best decision ever! They had a genuine Irish live band playing, they were terrific! The food was delivered promptly, even though there were a few full tables. The staff were very friendly and helpful with my sneaky music request to surprise my husband. Great atmosphere, great times and great food!... More 

Thank pemberlycritic
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Walked along the Esplanade and this was the only place with any appeal. The Guinness was perfect and the place would get five stars from me if it wasn't for the Karaoke - I'm sure it puts off more than it attracts - painfull. If you're lucky it's only on a Wednesday.

Thank Andy B
Twin Waters
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Had the oportunity to stop off at this beautiful loction on Sunday afternoon. After a couple of Guiness poured to perfection and a bowl of water for my dog we desided to stay for dinner. The food was supurb, with cuttlefish entree and coral trout for main we were left feeling fully sated. Although we sat outside the live band... More 

Thank DoodaTwinWaters

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382 Charlton Esplanade | Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4194 0099
This very popular restaurant has prices to suit all budgets and food to suit all tastes. Great staff and atmosphere. Eat free on your birthday (Min 2 people)

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