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AU$15 - AU$45
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Dining bars
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 25 October 2023

Meeting friends in Scone for lunch I recommended the Thoroughbred as we had eaten there before and was satisfied with the experience. 3/4 of us ordered the grilled snapper fillet with chips and slaw, chips good, slaw fresh and tasty the snapper fillet a meagre...piece of fish so thin they just fell apart when prodded with a fork. It tasted good but the serving so small. Come on you can do better than that. Our other comment we sat and talked for a good 45 minutes after the meal, no staff member approached the table to take away plates, ask how our meal was, would we like coffee? staff were very slack, the place only had a handful of diners. We got up and left deciding on a coffee elsewhere, the plates still on the table, not good enough!!!! Scone main road is being resurfaced, footpaths etc, the town shopping precinct looked abandon, you would think the Thoroughbred who are not affected by roadworks would do a better job. They need to smarten up their act.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023 via mobile

A really nice place to eat, chat and have a drink. Staff helpful and friendly, food great. Well priced. I really enjoyed my snitty burger

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 12 August 2023

Really disappointed. This is our favourite place to eat in Scone, but at 730pm we can't order a coffee with desert. WTF. I thought only the central Coast and Tasmania were so backwards. Really dissapointed!!!!

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 May 2023 via mobile

Had a lovely time at the thoroughbred, was in scone for a footy game, unfortunately we lost the game scone are a talented club. Our night was made better though by winning the trifecta! 3 course meal outstanding victory! No horsing around in the kitchen...that’s for sure!More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 19 April 2023

If you are after the most mouth watering steak, this is definitely the place to go!! After going to another well known restaurant in town last week for dinner, this pub has blown them out of the water. The rib eye was cooked to perfection,...the veggies were fresh and tasty. The chef had a smile on her face even when it was quite busy. Upon us leaving she even thanked us for coming and recommend a few hidden treasures to visit while in the area. The bar staff were bubbly and happy to have a chat, the waitress was friendly, polite and attentive. Would 100% recommend! What a gem of a place! You should all be very proudMore

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 6 March 2023 via mobile

Was passing through Scone looking for a coffee and some brunch at 10.30am on a Sunday. It was looking grim until we read about The Thoroughbred and thought we'd try it. What a nice surprise. The kitchen had just closed, but they stayed to prepare...2 meals from the breakfast menu for us. The meals were not expensive so we expected small servings, but they were very large. They were also delicious, fresh and healthy food. The coffee was also terribly good. All in a nicely decorated venue with indoor and outdoor seating. Clean modern toilets capped off the experience. Will be making this a regular stop.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 15 February 2023 via mobile

First time visit to Scone. This Restaurant, Bar, Cafe would be welcome on the North Shore in Sydney. Menu looks great we opted for a glass of wine or 2 after a long drive and busy work day. Excellent Wine List of Regional Wines -...excellent staff. Highly recommendMore

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 3 February 2023 via mobile

What a treat. Top class presentation , huge selection of taste-buds treats and some nicely hidden wonder food. This is a winner!

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 21 January 2023

Staff were very friendly and remembered me (my name) from booking to arrival. Food good and entertainment a feature of the night.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 18 January 2023 via mobile

My meat was raw so when I finally got it back cooked I couldn't fake the taste after the raw meat, the turkish bread wasn't pleasant either nor the tomatoes, not for me I won't go back

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 10 October 2022

We travelled to Scone unhappy that our accomodation in Muswellbrook had no breakfast. What a wonderful surprise The Thoroughbred was! Service was incredibly friendly and the breakfast was yummy. My husband had the Brekkie Wrap and I had the omelette of the day. The omelette...was to die for - tasty fillings included chorizo and Parmesan is was well worth the drive. This was topped off with great coffee. We took away a fruit salad for our morning-tea. Equally delicious. We'll go out of our way to stop at The Thoroughbred next time we're in the vicinity.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 5 October 2022

This is a lovely renovated pub with good staff. Unfortunately my burger and chips were overloaded with heaps of salt. I was really disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 12 September 2022

Great lunch and Breakfast spot. Former pub now a great eatery, bakery and cafe. Impressive interior decorations. Friendly staff

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 3 July 2022 via mobile

The food and service was exceptional. We arrived for a late snack on Saturday afternoon and nothing was an issue - even though I will admit we weee fussy. We booked in for dinner as the menu looked delicious and our snack from the bakery...was beyond yummy. When we arrived for dinner they said we were at our usual table ( after meeting us once x) made our weekend even more special xMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 17 June 2022 via mobile

Breakfast visit - great coffee, obliging when I wanted to order a "custom breakfast". Waffles were great, milkshakes were good. They did forget to bring one meal until reminded but it was really tasty when it arrived. Would eat here again.

Date of visit: June 2022
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The Thoroughbred is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5