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The Barker Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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The Barker Hotel is a hotel for everyone, young and old! Whether you are after traditional pub-grub or something a little bit more fancy, The Barker Hotel has the perfect dish for you! Take advantage of our weekly food specials, monthly drink specials and live entertainment. Mondays: Gourmet Pie Day $16.90 Tuesdays: Schnitzel Day from $13.90 Wednesdays: Bump-day Burgers from $15.90 & family Magician 6-8pm Thursdays: Steak Day from $18.90 & Quizmeisters Quiz Night from 7.30pm Fridays: DJ from 9.30pm Saturdays: Live entertainment from 8.30pm All day dining Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
USD 11 - USD 35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Bar, Pub, Australian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A great place for a delicious meal. The menu has altered of late and there are many interesting choices to be made now, still has the firm favorites of pub meals though. Service is good and very friendly, just what you would expect in a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pnd5251
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Hotel just after 2:00pm with our four kids only to realise the bistro had shut. Nevertheless, this was not a problem for the Hotel's staff (including the chef who came and spoke to us directly). The staff accommodated all of our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Woodman_78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The barker is a regular for us but we may avoid it in future. I was looking forward to a beef curry but it arrived with salad on top of the rice and the naan on top of that. the tomato was extremely cold which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank john w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food menu, fantastic wine list, wide beer menu, great service, friendly staff. Winning formula.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kevin2058
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We met friends here for lunch and it was quite busy for a Tuesday but service was prompt and the menu extensive. we opted for the gnocchi and the girls the roast. Both were very nice and we will be back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Easygoing, spacious, good choices. My pie was tasty and different. The seasonal veges were nutritious but lumpy. Not well displayed. There was a funny moment after we'd finished eating when someone hurried by and lobbed two rolls onto the table without comment. There were 4...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Glenys B
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Went there with friends from Gawler and New Zealand for lunch. Service was fast and friendly and decor was very pleasant. All meals were well presented of good proportion and piping hot. Three of us had the pie of the day, beer, mushroom and bacon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 1952Steve311
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

First time we had tried this restaurant, and we were pleasantly surprised. The starters were good, would recommend the spicy chicken wings and the cauliflower croquettes, but give the garlic bread a miss, it was a bit soggy and lacked any real flavour. Main meals...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 977stepht
Reviewed 21 August 2018

After being on the road for over three weeks and eating out every night at mainly foodie destinations, I was keen to find where the locals eat. Someone recommended the Barker. Later in the day I read some of the reviews from fellow 'trippies' and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Orsome_Worlds
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Coming from someone who grew up in the area but left to work at international restaurants. Very impressed!! With a high praise to your chefs, they clearly have a passion for great food and presentation, thankyou. I wish your waitresses wore name tags so praise...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Elise F, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review The Barker Hotel. I am so glad that overall your experience at The Barker Hotel was fabulous. However, I am sad to read that one of the staff did not deliver a great customer service...More

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