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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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41 - 50 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2017

nicely updated Hotel. service good and friendly. Food nice especially the shared plates..casual atmosphere. Would return again.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 51annie444
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Knew it was busy so pre-booked for 7pm. Arrived 7.11pm, told table given to someone else. Fine, happy to sit outside. Had to search for more chairs, not enough for patrons. Waited 35 minutes in line to order. Only one person taking food & drink...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank 799Carol
Reviewed 14 December 2016

A stop off back from the airport. Hamburger and chips was the choice. It was delicious for pub food, I am usually sceptical about eating in a pub!!! Service pretty good and I'll visit again

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank chester000
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Went here with mates. Large pub, clean, tidy with a good selection of beers and wine. Relaxing to sit outside and chillax with drinks. Did not try their food.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Cwood59
Reviewed 30 November 2016

food very good & tasty, bit pricey, service excellent, restrooms clean, parking good, good ambience!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank TinkerbellFarm
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The gnocchi with the duck ragout was outstanding, the salmon was dry and overcooked and the bread delivered was not what we ordered. The wines on the list seem to be past their best, and seem to be bought on price, so the back vintages...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank SouthOz_13
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We went to The Barker Hotel for lunch today. From the outset it was busy. Long queue to order our meal. We ordered at 12:55pm, however didn't receive our meal until 2:10pm. Staff were excellent and apologised for the delay. Even though the meal was...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank gmleech
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a angus beef burger and with how much sause it had on it no one could tell what animal let alone what breed of beef it contained. Next i had half my wifes pasta of the day reasonable but along way from delicious. The...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank TomR1519
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Slick decor, excellent bar, nice dining area, good menu and wine list. Our food and wine selections were good but - the service is terrible. Plenty of staff around but they are all busy hiding behind the scenes chatting. We had to go looking for...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank DarlingfromStirling
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've had several meals there over the last few years. The first was great, but the last few haven't been as memorable. The menu & food haven't been as good.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank John G
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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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