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The Barker Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
32 Gawler Street | 5153, Mount Barker, South Australia 5251, Australia
+61 8 8391 1003
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  • 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
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
32 Gawler Street | 5153, Mount Barker, South Australia 5251, Australia
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went to Mt Barker for the day with friends & came across The Barker. Great service & the pies were the best we had eaten. Can definitely recommend the Venison pie. Would go back for sure.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I went to the Barker for dinner on a Tuesday night - we have eaten here numerous times and every time we go the servings get smaller. We ordered 3 mains of salt and pepper squid, for $19.50 each. Each serving only...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Starving I found The Barker! The kitchen had just closed but the lovely staff accommodated me anyway. They were soooo friendly & helpful and the food was amazing!!!! The pie was delicious!! I don't usually bother with a side salad but it looked & tasted...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank jessicahH8367RU
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The vegetables were, celeriac and fennel , with the fish dish. Nice change and interesting tastes and flavours. Partner had the snitzel and reported good taste and texture. Reasonably priced too.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank silver1pinky
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Caught up with friends here on a Saturday night, managed to get a table quickly (we hadn't booked) and had a great night. The food selection was good, service was prompt and attentive. Later in the evening a solo guitarist/singer started up, he was good,...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank yamumsplace
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Iv never had a bad meal. Staff are great and facilities are always clean and tidy. They have live music some nights, and in summer you can sit outside and enjoy a few drinks.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank eliszia
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with family of 4. A 12yr old with Coeliac is always a challenge. He loved the grilled fish and chips. All meals were served quickly, large serves and tasted great. Service was excellent as well.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Terry N
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Had Sunday lunch with friends in the dining room which is nicely updated and squeaky clean. Typical pub food offering with a few specials. Our table ordered the burgers and schnitzels, both of which were pretty good and well priced. Despite the room being close...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank mftlat
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I went here with a few friends the other night and we all were definitely satisfied with the meals. Nice atmosphere and staff were very friendly.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank cs0065
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Friendly staff. Nicely updated. Soft shell crab was amazing, hubbies beef snitz was average, but chips cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank outbackrats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 35
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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
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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