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Barron River Hotel

Open Hours

Gaming
Sunday - Wednesday
10 AM - 12 AM
Thursday - Saturday
10 AM - 2 AM
Bistro
Monday - Thursday
Lunch 11.30 am - 2.30 pm
Dinner 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Friday - Sunday
Open from 11.30 am - 8.30 pm
all day dining
Sports Bar
Sunday - Thursday
10 am - 10 pm
Friday - Saturday
10 am - midnight
Open Hours
Gaming
Sunday - Wednesday
10 AM - 12 AM
Thursday - Saturday
10 AM - 2 AM
Bistro
Monday - Thursday
Lunch 11.30 am - 2.30 pm
Dinner 5.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Friday - Sunday
Open from 11.30 am - 8.30 pm
all day dining
Sports Bar
Sunday - Thursday
10 am - 10 pm
Friday - Saturday
10 am - midnight
Venue style
Casual Dining
Pubs & Bistros
Restaurants
Ideal for
Parties & Celebrations
Facilities
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The old Stratty revamped

The Barron River is one of the oldest, if not the oldest, hotel in Cairns first built as a lodging house in 1887 for local timber yard workers. It was then opened by The Tully family as a hotel in 1927. It has a long and rich history etched into the fabric of the hotel. The verandah is a great place to relax, overlooking the old timber mill and the rail lines where the Kuranda Railway journeys past each day, lade with tourists. The bar is full of colourful characters, as it has been for over 100 years.  With a large range of cold beers on tap, Keno and TAB and a 35 machine gaming room with the latest link jackpots - the hotel certainly caters for those who want to have a great time. Come in relax, take in the history and enjoy the serenity of The Barron River Hotel.

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Restaurant

Barron River Hotel is pleased to unveil a certifiable smorgasbord of delights! Our menu makes great use of the seasons freshest ingredients, combining succulent seafood and mouth-watering steaks with prime local produce.

Gaming

Featuring all your popular favourite Lightning Cash & Dragon Cash games. We promote the responsible service of alcohol and gambling – Gambling Helpline 1800 858 858 Gambling Helpline, not intended for minors or excluded persons.

For more information please visit Gambling Help Line.

Gaming Hours
Sunday - Tuesday 10:00am - 11:00pm
Wednesday - Saturday 10:00am - 12:00am

Uber Eats

Can’t make it to dine in with us??

You know we deliver right to your couch at home right??

Functions

With the Facilities to cater for up to 40 people seated or 75 standing, we can cater to all of your desires when it comes to your next event! There is a wide range of menu options to choose from including A la carte, Platters or we can tailor one specifically for your event! Our hotel is child friendly with a game zone, movie space and great playground that is sure to keep them entertained! Take the hassle out of your next function and book it at the Barron River Hotel.
If COVID19 Restrictions are implemented during the time of your booking and we are unable to host the event as planned, a full refund will be offered automatically, so no need to contact us. Please allow 3 – 5 business days to finalise the transfer.

Bar

We have three bars at the venue all with that amazing customer service you are looking for and friendly people to chat with. There’s a huge range of products with monthly specials, including tap beer, bottled beer, spirits, liqueurs (including our new range of top shelf liqueurs), a vast range of wines, soft drinks and fruit juices!

Watch local and international games from all your favourite AFL matches to the NRL, NBL, Rugby Union, League, UFC and more. Grab a spot and settle in, we’ve got your sporting needs covered so you can enjoy all the action!

Check out our live sport guide below.

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In the spirit of reconciliation, Australian Venue Co. acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Australian Venue Co. is a place free from discrimination, where everyone belongs. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our communities, including people of all cultural and faith backgrounds, classes, gender and sexual identities, ages and abilities and we are committed to creating a safe and welcoming space for all.