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Emerald Explorers Inn

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Gregory Highway, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4982 2822
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18:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 20:30
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were just in Emerald for the night, and were looking for somewhere to have a relaxing dinner. Emerald Explorers Inn Restaurant exceeded all of our expectations! We arrived before the kitchen opened, but the manager invited us to sit at the bar and have a drink for half an hour until the kitchen opened. Great range... More 

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Thank Rebecca W
Emerald, Australia
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The new menu was in the local newspaper & had some nice-sounding items listed so we decided to check it out. We initially wanted to try foods from 4 courses but thought we would have trouble fitting it all in so we decided to skip the garlic damper (maybe next visit!). The food we did have was delicious from the... More 

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Thank MarkKaren2015
Kimba, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Excellent service and food is delicious, menu has wonderful choices catering to a wide range of tastes. The bar is stocked well. A courtesy bus is offered .

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Thank Deb S
Emerald, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Had dinner here with friends on a Saturday night recently, their pick, we are local and had previously been disappointed.... We were treated to an excellent night and great food from the new team running the motel and restaurant. Highly recommend.

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Thank Davaloo2014
Mudgee, Australia
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This place does amazing food and is a little out of town from emerald cbd itself but def worth the drive to go to explorers on for a meal you won't be disappointed

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Thank Carmen J
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Dining here, you could be forgiven for thinking you were eating at one of the best restaurants in Australia. Amazing menu and an extensive wine list. Would highly recommend it

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Thank Ian H
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I held a function here, the night before our wedding. We had many family Members travel from interstate, so we wanted somewhere that also had a courtesy bus option. The customer service was among the best we have ever received here in emerald (as we are locals). Every one of our 45 guests complimented the food and... More 

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Thank Shonna W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

My children and I recently dined here and we loved it. The staff were very attentive and the food and drinks arrived quickly. The food was simply amazing and presented beautifully. The pork belly was to die for! Would recommend The Explorers to anyone wanting a delicious meal and great, friendly service.

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Queensland
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

We booked this restaurant on the advice of a friend who lives in Emerald and couldn't have been happier. We had the pork belly and seafood trio for entree followed by the veal marsala and Explorers pork ribs. The dishes were very well presented and all were delicious. Even though the restaurant was quite busy the staff were very attentive... More 

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1 Thank FrequentlyMovearound
Bundaberg
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142 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Sorry but this was poor. Great Motel and an excellent room service breakfast but the restaurant was poor. Crispy Skin Atlantic Salmon with broccolini drizzled with olive oil for $30 turned into no skin on the fish and served with salad and chips. Hello, what happened. Ordered a James Boag beer, it didn't come until I complained. Restaurant was 25%... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 20:30
Thursday
18:00 - 20:30
Friday
18:00 - 20:30
Saturday
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gregory Highway, Emerald, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Emerald
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4982 2822

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