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Benowa Tavern

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Australian, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
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117 Ashmore Rd, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5557 9090
10:00 - 04:00
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Got the buy one meal get the other for $7 deal. good value. I had the duck which was cooked perfectly, but I would have liked the skin to be a little more crisp. My partner ordered the veal bosciala (I think that's how you spell it). Yum Yum Yum. while it was a little salty, the taste was ....... More 

Thank Phuketwergoing
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Went down to see a friend on the Gold Coast and all I asked for was that the pub we go to was on the water. Well Benowa did not disappoint. We got our drinks with quick service (however some of the bartenders didn't seem to be in the best mood - the smile didn't quite make it to their... More 

Thank cheeky_aus_traveller
Meaghan S, General Manager at Benowa Tavern, responded to this review

We're so glad you loved the Deck as much as we do! Be sure to drop back in next time you're on the Gold Coast :-) More 

Gold Coast
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331 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Benowa Tavern is quite a large hotel/restaurant on the Gold Coast. Here today for our monthly meeting and lunch. A light/ airy establishment with good reasonably priced restaurant / bar and other usual hotel facilities. Good coffee/ tea for our members , fast service. Lunch was typical hotel/ bistro cuisine with good $10.00 specials if desired. Seniors meals menu for... More 

Thank BabsGoldCoast
Nambour, Australia
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162 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a visit around dinner time one evening. Got a drink & sat in the nice little area off the restaurant while we waited to have a meal. The staff although quite young were polite & helpful. It was a Tues night so it wasn't to busy. It has a great outdoor area off the big size... More 

Thank Barblaraine
Gold Coast, Australia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

BT's is a great place to go for lunch, or dinner with mates or family, celebrate anything an they take care of everything for you! Nice staff and great atmosphere, always seems to be well frequented.

1 Thank katandandy2015
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

It is a nice restaurant for families as there is a kids section and activities for both adults and kids.

Thank Ethoslad 1
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Fantastic meals! Wonderful service and a lovely spot for a good pub meal! Certainly value for money and tastes great!

1 Thank mkinfinity06
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Got served by a local celeb last night, saw him on the news and then right in front of me...WOWEE! Staff were friendly and had top banter, would recommend the kids pizza and veg. $5 pints as well - can't go wrong.

1 Thank Georgia C
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

As locals we have been going to the BT regularly for years. Last nights' experience was enough to make me write a review (which I have never done before). The place has progressively gone downhill, and the food along with it. Recieving an edible meal from the kitchen is like playing russion roulette, and the best the staff can do... More 

Thank Mike S
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Food is quite good but don't order the steak - Great value lunch menu and staff are friendly. Lots of Pokies and bands on the weekends

1 Thank Suzanne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Bar, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Ashmore Rd, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Ashmore
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5557 9090
Benowa Tavern is a family friendly venue situated on the canal and only minutes from Surfers Paradise. Featuring a Sports Bar with live entertainment, TAB, Lounge Bar and a Bistro with large indoor & outdoor kids play areas. Benowa Tavern's Bistro has something for every taste with a full a la carte menu & frequently changing specials board. The kids will be entertained for hours with both an indoor kids room, with Playstations, chalk board & all the latest children's movies as well an outdoor playground. Our face painting fairy will delight the little one's on Friday & Saturday nights from 6pm leaving you free to enjoy your meal. Don't forget to check out our dessert cabinet and ice cream fridge after your meal to satisfy that sweet craving.

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