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The Barker Hotel

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32 Gawler Street | 5153, Mount Barker, South Australia 5251, Australia
+61 8 8391 1003
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (7 reviews)
“croquettes” (2 reviews)
“lamb roast” (2 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 12:00 am Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
32 Gawler Street | 5153, Mount Barker, South Australia 5251, Australia
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21 - 30 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on spec for a quick lunch. I chose the chicken schnitzel from their specials menu. The chicken was tender and the accompanying salad fresh and tasty. My friend chose pie also from the specials menu and gave it the thumbs up. Friendly staff...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank defa45
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I wasn't impressed by my lunch, Schnitzel was really hard, chips were pretty gross. The veges appeared to be reheated and went cold within a minute or two

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank andiec704
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick meal and was welcomed with menus and service was quick, girls were lovely, food was great 😊

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Donna B
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Donna! We greatly appreciate the feedback and are so pleased that you had a positive experience. Kind regards, The Barker Team.

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch in the bar yesterday for a quick catch up and were very happy with both the food and service. The salt and pepper squid was lovely and the staff were very friendly. Looking forward to our next visit.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank claire87898
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review, Claire! We really appreciate you taking the time to let others know about our venue. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and we are looking forward to your next visit also. Kind regards, The Barker team.

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Really surprised by the quality of food. Fresh produce and imaginative menu for pub dining. Lovely bistro area. The pan-fried gnocchi was delicious!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank tashin0zi
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review, Tashin0zi! We love that we have surpassed your expectations of pub food and are glad you enjoyed your visit. Warm regards, The Barker.

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I recently visited the barker hotel and it was a fantastic experience. The burgers are sensational and the staff are lovely. I will be back.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Martinilove94
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue, Martinilove94! We appreciate your feedback and are glad you enjoy our burgers as much as we do :)

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here quite a bit for work catchups. Nice platters and decore. Different areas that can be booked and cornered off on request for larger groups. Often has live music (which is hit n miss)More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 51annie444
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your review of our venue, Annie! We are happy to offer you a place to go and catch up with people in your life and are glad to hear that you have found our space dynamic! We are currently reviewing our live...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had not been to this hotel for over 20 years and was pleasantly surprised at level of service and the quality of the food for lunch. Menu had good selection and wine list had good selection of local wines. Food arrived in a timely manner...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank adelaide52
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review, adelaide52! We are happy to have welcomed you back with service and quality at a high standard. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great, cheap Pami here on shnitty night however bar staff were inattentive and rude. We spent alot of money over the bar but still recieved rude service.More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank edith-johnson
Ashleigh C, Merketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hello Edith J, thank you for your feedback! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our staple meal - the Chicken Parmy! We are saddened to hear that the service you received was not to the high standard that we aim for. Your review...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing how you live in a suburb or a certain town and have never been to one of the local pubs but this changed on Sunday after we decided to grab some lunch out. Sunday midday we walked into the Mount Barker Bistro and the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank JK5000
Ashleigh C, Marketing Manager at The Barker Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review, JK5000. We look forward to a long and enjoyable relationship with you! Kindest regards, Ashleigh.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 35
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Gawler Street | 5153, Mount Barker, South Australia 5251, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide Hills  >  Mount Barker
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8391 1003
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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