Welcome to The Old Bundy Tavern - one of Bundaberg's most historic hotels. We are located on the corner of Quay & Tantitha streets overlooking the Burnett River in the CBD of Bundaberg.
The Old Bundy Tavern (Bundaberg Hotel) is on the site of one of Bundaberg's earliest public houses - The Custom House Hotel.
The land on which the tavern stands was one of the first allotments bought when the first auction of Bundaberg land was conducted in Maryborough on May 11 1870. The purchaser was hotel keeper, John Foley. He paid 11 pounds. The license changed hands over the next few years. 1875 - Henry Stoward; 1876 - D. White; 1877 - R. Datson; 1878 - Mrs E. Baker.
In 1882 Mr M. Gadsen bought the freehold for 2000 pounds. In February 1888 the property was bought for 4000 pounds by Mr D. McKay.The license continued to change hands over the next few years. Mrs E. Ryan bought the freehold from Mr E. Bust in 1908, the licensee was Mr E. Glennie.
The Custom House Hotel, a two storey timber structure was totally destroyed by fire about 1.30am Monday , 28 June 1915.
In 1917 Mrs Ryan arranged for the construction of the brick building and the name was changed to The Hotel Bundaberg. The architect was Mr F.H. Faircloth. Mrs Ryan retained ownership up to her death in 1943.Major refurbishments started on the hotel in August, 1991. When completed it was renamed "The Old Bundy Tavern"
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Serving up lunch and dinner 7 days a week, our bistro continually serves up the best quality and value food in the area.
From succulent steaks, to fresh seafood, pasta and salads, great kids playroom with and a designated kids menu for 2 to 12 year old’s.
With daily specials for lunch and dinner, our fantastic food and exceptional service will be sure to please.
Food is available all week, Monday-Sunday
Come relax in our spacious and comfortable Gaming Lounge. With a fully stocked bar, complimentary coffee station, fresh fruit, popcorn, & biscuits available all day, combined with friendly personalised service, we are sure you will feel right at home.
Our gaming room has 30 machines and 4 jackpot links: Dragon link, Lightening Link, Jackpot Carnival and Fast Lane. We have a designated outdoor smoking area, Keno facilities and complimentary coffee and daily nibbles.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am – 2am Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am – 3am Sunday 10am – 12am
We have a stunning room to suit every occasion.
Our upstairs Function Room, "The Look Out", is perfect for Wedding receptions and can seat up to 100 people.
Customs Bar is ideal room to cater for anywhere from 40-60 guests - Great for Engagement and Birthday Parties.
Sophies Bar is a smaller room, perfect for up to 30 guests.
Feel free to give us a call at any time, to organise a time to check out one or all of our rooms!
We are certain we have the space you are looking for!
Our Sports Bar & TAB is designed with sport & racing lovers in mind! You can come and watch the races in comfort with high and low table seating available. We have all the big games on complete with comfortable chairs and surround sound for major events, you will have one of the best seats in the house. Take advantage of our amazing TAB, Giddy Up, touch screen iSelects and Sky Racing on the screens.
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