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Pioneer Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
Cnr Northern Rd & Maxwell St, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
+61 2 4736 4466
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9:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Pub, Bar, Australian
$$ - $$$
Cnr Northern Rd & Maxwell St, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get down to the Pio on the right night and you can get the best value for money and an awesome pub feed to go with it! Love going here with my family, having a few drinks and a good feed, enjoying each other’s company!...More

Thank lifeofjazele
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Visited yesterday for lunch. They were not busy. It took over half an hour to get our meal. It was two schnitzel's and garlic bread. The toppings were good on the schnitzel's but that's about it. The schnitzels we crumbed too thick and were over...More

1  Thank mattmelsamrilbro
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Excellent lunch schnitzel chips and salad. Food and drinks well priced. Friendly pub mainly all workers/tradies.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We came here for dinner on 25.8.17 for lobster, as advertised online, and in the pub. No lobsters were available, due to issues with the supplier. We thought we will order the specials instead, like the chill prawn risotto and beef nachos. Both of these...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Dinner at the Pioneer on Friday night is a busy place. It is your typical pub atmosphere but great for families. The food servings are a good size and the time between ordering to table wasn't that long. The restaurant is positioned close to the...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We went here for the first to have brekky on a weekend. Food was reasonably priced and seem tasty. Just like any bistro, drinks are bought at the bar. Service at the bistro counter was prompt but the serving staff looked unhappy. No greeting, no...More

Thank expialidocious
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great selection of schnitzels. They even have a "Schnitty Committee" Loyalty program just like the cafes have. Buy 9, get the 10th free. That's great huh. Not a huge seating area, other food is "just" ok. Don't even bother with the wings, they are terrible...More

6  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a typical pub located in an area of Western Sydney that is rising above the stigma placed on it by the rest of Sydney. The bistro of this pub is famous for its Chicken Schnitzels and they are very tasty and are moist...More

2  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Always a nice place to eat. They have 20 Chicken Schnitzel varieties. Cheap $12 tradie lunch during the week. Been a few times now & have enjoyed every meal. Blackboard specials always available. Nice & safe venue. Plenty of parking & just 2 minutes from...More

Thank PeterWaugh
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We had a great christmas lunch , beautiful and fresh foods/great service. staff are very pleasant. we will be back next christmas.

Thank Lynda L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 25
Pub, Bar, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Northern Rd & Maxwell St, Penrith, New South Wales 2750, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4736 4466
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The Pioneer Tavern is a family friendly venue situated at the foot of the Blue Mountains. We pride ourselves on outstanding service, food presentation, good value and quality offers. We treat all our guests with an experience to remember. We are famous for our Schnitzels! With 21 topper varieties to choose from plus the option of regular, big bird or huge the choices are endless! Our Bistro is open every day for lunch and dinner, and on Saturday and Sunday from 9am for breakfast. Boasting both indoor and outdoor seating you are able to dine anywhere throughout the venue. There is always something going on with live entertainment, trivia plus great family entertainment on our Family Fun Days. Check our What's On page to keep up to date with what's happening. If you are looking for a function space we are the ideal location! Whether it be a relaxed get together, birthday, engagement or any type of special event we will be able to cater for your needs. We host a wide range of facilities including TAB, VIP Lounge and Keno along with two easy accessible bars to choose from with ice cold beer always on tap. We are open to until the early hours of the morning, so you can come nearly any time and relax! The tavern is located on the Cnr Maxwell & The Northern, Penrith, adjoining suburbs include Orchard Hills, Jamisontown, Glenmore Park, Emu Plains and South Penrith. The tavern is just minutes from the M4 and easily accessible via public transport with buses frequently stopping just minutes away.
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