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Marlin Bar

Horseshoe Bay | 3 Pacific Drive, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4758 1588
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (61 reviews)
“seafood” (20 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Horseshoe Bay | 3 Pacific Drive, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had two wonderful meals here whilst watching the sparkling blue waters and listening to the waves on the shore. Perfect location for a quite drink as well.

Thank sharronlachlan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 3 lunches here and all were great especially the mackerel, chips and salad. Waiting staff were attentive and pleasant. Attached bottle store was a bonus. It had a good variety of wines and we were able to get a nice New Zealand Sauv...More

Thank patnas2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location just across the road from th beach but unfortunately nothing else about this place was great. Average service. Average wine list. The selection of cold tap beers was good. The supposedly free WIFi was non existent and the steaks varied from very good...More

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the Marlin Bar twice, and both times the meals were fantastic. The setting is lovely, overlooking Horseshoe Bay. The bar staff were really nice, especially the guy who was there both nights we went. He was very pleasant, talked to us about...More

Thank Sandy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe the staff were having a bad day when I got there but I was met with dismissive almost hostility when ordering my food without so much as a please or thank you. The food was at best mediocre and the chicken parmigiana had been...More

Thank Wildmanmike
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This was not our first choice of places to stop as it was mostly pub food, but very little was open at 3 pm. The staff were nice enough, and the food was ok. Nothing to write home about. Great view of the bay from...More

Thank Tucson M
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Myself and my partner came one Sunday for lunch. He ordered the Fishermans basket and I ordered the roast dinner. His meal was brought to him within around 20 mins which was acceptable as it was busy. After a few minutes I told him he...More

Thank megan0702
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Although the seafood was fresh, I found this was not value for money. $38 for 4 oysters, 5 prawns (only five and two quite small obviously hidden under the bigger ones. Two tiny Moreton bay bugs. The meat from the bugs was one small mouthful...More

Thank Dolores S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Always a great place to eat, best sunset view of any pub I've been in. The spicy chicken wings were finger licking good, and the beer is always cold. See you next year 😃

Thank jenpepcheeki
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It’s very rare for me to give a bad review but this is going to be a bad review!! The bar prices were very expensive, the food prices were reasonable until the food came out! I got the fisherman’s basket - worst meal I have...More

Thank Melanie T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horseshoe Bay | 3 Pacific Drive, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Magnetic Island
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4758 1588
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