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Royal Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Royal Hotel | 255 Bong Bong Street, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
+61 2 4861 6686
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there on a Saturday 12/11/16 great food, great service and a fantastic set up for a bet on the horses. Lunch came out quick and was fresh and filling. Lots of laughter and a real good vibe in what is, a great pub. Well done team, you will see me again, hopefully I'll back a few winners next time.

Thank Tony H
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for lunch on Saturday, was busy when we arrived at midday thought that was good sign. Headed out the back to the restaurant and asked the young woman about seating and was told sit anywhere you like and oder at the bar, she was quite surly. Ok maybe she was having a bad day. Picked a table in the... More 

Thank danie2035
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are Southern Highlands locals and have been eating here once a week since the 'new look'. We had dinner last night 9/11/16. I had crispy skin Schnapper, sensational and my husband had Eye Fillet Steak cooked to perfection. There was a pleasant buzz in the room and the staff are attentive and welcoming. From reading other reviews I believe... More 

Thank Mu M
Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and a fun atmosphere along with very attentive service......cool pub with style and fun Whether lunch or dinner or just a social drink or even a punt on the races try it !

Thank Stretch1958
Gosford, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant had a lovely indoor and outdoor atmosphere. Staff were great, food was served in a timely manner and tasted yummy. We returned a few evenings later with our daughter and family. I would go back in summer as the outside area looked realky comfortable for eating outside.

Thank Irene M
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A smart pub located at one end of the main drag (Bong Bong Street) in Bowral, we came here on a Wednesday evening for a tasty steak supper and delicious bottle of local Cherry Tree Hill wine.

Thank whingypom
Port Macquarie
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We had the Chicken Ballontine with roasted seasonal veg. The chicken was fine the veg not so. The veg was NOT roasted, they looked as though they'd been boiled & they were rock hard at that. The mushroom sauce was a brown watery concoction totally devoid of the presence of any mushrooms. Totally tasteless & spoilt what had been til... More 

1 Thank robjac33
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Went there during the tulip festival. Staff weren't very friendly to tourists. Stood at the bar, staff saw me and chose to serve the local instead. Chicken schnitzel was bland

1 Thank Shimal N
Wentworth Falls, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We frequent this pub quite often. We get there early evening when its quieter. Food is good and well priced. Nice fires in winter.

Thank LesleyLehner
Adelaide, Australia
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144 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic hotel, great decor, wonderful menu and beautiful food. Fire was on and the service was warm and friendly. Very enjoyable way to spend a Monday night.

Thank BCTSRacing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 22
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Hotel | 255 Bong Bong Street, Bowral, New South Wales 2576, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Bowral
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4861 6686

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?