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London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A pub steeped in history. Old quirks are still present. Drink deals aren't very visible. Prices are high, welcome to tourist town!! Service is ok, if you know what you want. Impatience if you don't know what you're looking at. I'd go again though.

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Thank MattD2305
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great friendly staff who make us always feel welcome. Love the Salt and Pepper Squid and the awesome people watching that is an essential part of any visit to the Austral. We always have a really enjoyable time when we visit.

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Thank Kim P
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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69 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Has the $21 lunch special, Austral burger and a point. Lunch was tasty and filling and service was friendly and efficient. Nice hotel to sit outside on a sunny day to enjoy lunch and watch day go by. Well worth a lunchtime visit during the week.

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Thank Stephen S
Adelaide, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I haven't been to the austral for ages but the same friendly service is still there if your after a drink and somewhere to relax go enjoy the austral, beware if your outside have seat otherwise you could be moved on , but a great place worth the visit

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Thank Brett B
Alice Springs, Australia
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73 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I haven't stayed here so I can only comment on the venue and food. There is a tremendous range of beers available and I found the meals I have had here to be good value. I can recommend the schnitzel as a home made NOT that prefab stuff they deep fry in other places. Staff are friendly and the place... More 

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Thank Dasboot_871
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81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Having not been at the Austral for many years, I took the chance to book a comedy show and meal package. The hotel is definitely for those that like grunge and the alternative. It's a very vibrant and diverse place. But, go for the chat, the show and leave the meals aside. Food is basic, and tasteless.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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92 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Fantastic place with great staff and security .Dinning room was full and this is a good indication of enjoyable food. Big range of beers on tap to try. I would recommend a beer or more at this hotel. really close to the heart of the city

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Thank Gary D
Adelaide, Australia
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45 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We were going to a Fringe show nearby at 7pm so we were after a good, quick meal after work. We chose this pub as it was a two for one meal offer in the Entertainment book. Being so early in the evening there were only four other patrons eating in the dining room. There were lots of people just... More 

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Thank Piv14
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

My partner and I recently celebrated our Engagement in the "Bunker" function room at the rear of the building. It really is a hidden treasure! The decor is very "industrial chic" and is nothing like the front bar/rest of the hotel. Drinks were reasonably priced for a city pub and the platters were great. They allowed us to stay in... More 

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I havent stayed here for accommodation but being on Rundle Street you wouldnt really want to. Its a great pub for food and drinks though. A few of us recently had lunch there, we all ordered different things. Lamb shanks, a little misleading as it only served 1 shank. Salt and Pepper Squid, was also served with baby Octopus and... More 

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Address: 205 Rundle St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Region: Australia > South Australia > Greater Adelaide > Adelaide
Number of rooms: 77
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“Try a jug of beer its cheaper”
 of 5 bubbles E757PYgaryd, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
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