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The Barker Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


USD 11 - USD 35
Bar, Pub, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews pie croquettes lamb roast salt and pepper squid salmon potatoes burger excellent food comprehensive menu tasted great great decor great place to eat schnitzel night pub barker specials dips
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A friend and i went to the barker last night. We thought we would check out the front bar.. But by far the bartender's were the worse. The attitude, looks and a few of there comments were really unnecessary. My advice is, if you can't...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review The Barker Hotel. I am sad to read that the service you received was not up to your expectations for which I would like to sincerely apologise. At The Barker Hotel we constantly strive to ensure the...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Sunday night and we were stumped for restaurants in Mt Barker - decided to visit the Barker which we had seen during the week - modern, attractive decor and central. The dining area was reasonably busy and the young staff friendly and helpful. I had...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TerrywithaY
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Impeccable meal on Saturday night. Really just brilliant. Platted well. Tasted great, all 4 commented. Staff were attentive. I did a review in 2016. This tops all. Thank you chef and staff

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 528kayef
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Came for a meal to celebrate a family birthday. Great decor and very comfortable surrounds. Took a minute to realise there was no table service in the "bistro" so organized drinks at the bar. Upon asking to make sure the Perrier Juet was not popped...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Hadyn N
Elise F, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi Hadyn, We are sorry to hear about your poor experience at The Barker Hotel recently. We understand your frustration with the champagne and have reviewed the situation with our staff. Our staff are all fully trained in Responsible Service of Alcohol and unfortunately our...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Had my first visit at The Barker Hotel tonight and it's safe to say I'll be back. There was a large selection of meals to choose from, definitely went above and beyond a normal bar menu. Lovely service, and delicious burgers. Overall a great experience.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Bsmith872
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Really? What a poor lunch ! ordered the Beef Parmy. Tough as boots and a squashed tomato as a salad. Topping had too much onion and was somewhat rubbery. The waitress was more worried about her make up and nails than serving. Continually kept leaving...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Wilberswar
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This was an evening to celebrate a friends birthday. Saturday evening but not very busy. I ordered spicy chicken burger from the specials menu. The meal arrived in good time and was presented well. It was nicely cooked and each element was very tasty. However,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Philip M
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Love lunch here. There is so much on offer. Daily specials. A good menu. Great staff. Different wine specials. The Bistro is a great place to eat. Comfortable chairs, so clean and tidy. During our seven week sojourn in Mt Barker, we ate here many...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Maggie F
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Although this is a very nice place and great service, I found the food to be a little less than average. Popped in for a quick counter meal and had a chicken schnitzel parmy. Schnitzel was well overcooked and quite hard and was slightly burnt...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Greg T
Elise F, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you Greg, we really appreciate your feedback and great to hear you enjoyed our venue and customer service. However, we are sorry to hear you didn't completely enjoy your chicken parmy and will follow this up with staff and chefs. If you told us...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The Mount Barker Hotel is looking pretty schmick these days and the delicious food and great service certainly enhance the dining experience. The food comes to the table very quickly and is well presented, hot and delicious. Prices for both food and drinks are reasonable...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Hippychic65
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue, Hippychic65! We appreciate the feedback and are thrilled that you are enjoying the service and products we have on offer at The Barker. We have passed your feedback about our squid to the Chefs and...More

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