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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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51 - 60 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visited recently and the lunchtime menu was very good value, large servings, good service and very clean and tidy. This is a modern venue with family friendly facilities.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Alan D
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I went here with friends for lunch. I ordered the Angus Porterhouse Steak. The meat was under seasoned, tough and has a lot of sinew. I was very disappointed. The staff however are lovely and very prompt.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Megan D
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Four of us had a few beers and dinner there the other night. This place got the thumbs up on all counts - great service, great food, really pleasant decor and friendly staff. Generous well priced meals and a good local wine selection. The staff...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Mick R
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I've been here a few times now and the food is always excellent. Desserts are very impressive also. It's a nice atmosphere and the service is generally very good too, courteous staff. Will keep coming

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank job929
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Thought I would have a standard lunch, chicken schnitzel with pepper sauce, and a beer. Good service, nothing special in the meal, $8 tap beers a bit rich.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Tom G
Reviewed 25 August 2016

great bar service quick. nice areas for drink catch ups. good decor.full of life live music Saturday nights. DJ Friday nights. A few tv's for sport.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Dalema79
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to lunch at the Barker on a semi regular basis for a few months now and we have noticed the standard of food and service is getting better and better each time. The inventiveness of the specials is very impressive and...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank RichardE114
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing special about this pub or its food. Fish and chips pleasant but pretty average and expensive or being average. High seating not particularly comfortable to sit and eat at. Service unexceptional. All up just average.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Devaney2015
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We questioned the fish main as the two pieces were different varieties. The chef response was defensive- very disappointing and definitely out of character as all our previous meals have been of a high standard. Maybe one day we'll try again.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank SoSaIssy
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The Barker Hotel has never yet failed to deliver a high quality meal and dining experience. The staff are really friendly, helpful and know their stuff. The meal was exceptional. My wife had the Chicken Kiev, whilst I had the 300gm Scotch Fillet. Both meals...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank gmleech
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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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