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“Handy”
Review of Cow Bay Hotel

Cow Bay Hotel
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Cow Bay
Price range: US$6 - US$22
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Situated in the Daintree National Park. The Cow Bay Hotel serves fresh plentiful food in classic Oz pub style [ie hamburgers, steaks, schnitzels, Seafood, Pizza etc]. We are open for lunch & Dinner 7 days a week. We accommodate for the kids with a range of children's meals.
Perth, Australia
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Handy”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

We only went here to use the bottle shop, but found the staff friendly and helpful. The place looked lively with a few locals at the bar, some pool players and visiting families in for the counter-meal.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Jen488
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Not a local and felt it”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Recently went for dinner at Cow Bay hotel and was under whelmed. The menu was small (and expensive fore what it was) and when ordering chicken schnitzel it came out with crumbing a bit burnt, 2 random sized pieces instead of 1, chicken inside wasn't the nicest and chips were average. Felt like a bit of an outcast as it seemed like quite a locals bar although some were friendly. Staff were quite nice and the reception great (nearly full bars) but definitely wouldn't go back.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank hotelrevieweraus
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Queensland, Australia
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great value hotel/motel in a beautiful area.”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We re- visited the hotel after seeing it 20 years ago. Still really enjoyed the experience, great location, food was good & staff very friendly. Stayed a night in the motel rooms, even though a bit dated they were comfortable, quiet & clean (some mould in bathroom but to be expected in the rainforest). We loved the gardens & timber everywhere & would definately stay there again, good value for the room & continental brekky supplied.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Lynn G
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Cairns
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great pub”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Real country ambience. Great place to visit. Lots of atmosphere, and a very welcoming place. Good place to meet locals. Has good live music often. A 'must go' place.

Visited June 2014
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Thank DevineCairns
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FARNHAM, England
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Only beer house in the Daintree.”
Reviewed 2 May 2014

A real taste of rural living, with plenty of local atmosphere. Poor choice of wine, only one variety, but at AUD$ 6.50 who can complain!

Visited April 2014
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Thank 72 Korky
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