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An amazing old country pub

The Empire Hotel is an amazing old country pub. From its ornate entrance area you go through the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Tony W
Comfortable large rooms!

Surprisingly impressed, great quality at budget prices! We hired the double bedroom with private... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Genevieve F
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“country pub”(2 reviews)
2 Orr St, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
+61 3 6471 1699
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at this lovely pub where there is table service for meals ordered at the bar. The food was delicious and the service quick and friendly. We enjoyed the old world charm of the dining area and we learnt a little of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Large meals, served quickly. We ate here for the 3 evening meals of our stay. Cannot believe how quickly staff prepare such great meals. My favourite is the lambs fry and veg, my wife went back for the chicken and bacon salad.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

A stunning entrance way and friendly Sam behind the bar. However very disappointed with being turned away for dinner at 8 p.m on the first night we were here. We were turned away for lunch as well at 2 p.m. the next day too. In...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

The Empire Hotel is an amazing old country pub. From its ornate entrance area you go through the foyer to the bars and large dining room. As you enter you see the restored old timber staircase leading up to the accommodation floors. This staircase is...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Tony W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly impressed, great quality at budget prices! We hired the double bedroom with private bathroom. Would recommend and the views from our balcony are spectacular!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Genevieve F
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stayed in the managers apartment (2 Bedroom apartment) for a week due to having work to complete in Queenstown. I was very impressed with the pub meals and tried nearly every meal on the menu! The accommodation was comfy and our...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I was here over 40 years ago and nothing has change still good today as then just older. Same great service and very friendly staff great meal and drinks. This is one of the gems you only find in a country town. Plenty of parking...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Called in for a drink and ended up staying for an evening meal . Food was good but the setting was amazing. Would go back again.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pat M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Dinner was most enjoyable.Servings are very generous.Atmosphere cosy and comfortable. History of the staircase,fascinating. I would recommend to any traveler looking for a reasonable priced meal.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to learn that the stair case there is from the same place that made the stair case for the Titanic, and also the same type of wood that titanic used. In fact it's potentially the same patch. Anyway reasonable pub food, reasonable price....More

Date of experience: February 2017
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