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Mackay's oldest pub

General Gordon Hotel

If you’re visiting Mackay, then a trip to General Gordon Hotel is a must. Not only does it lay claim to being the oldest pub in Mackay, having been established in 1886, but the venue settings are idyllic. Located in the middle of cane fields at Homebush, General Gordon Hotel has a verandah out the front, where you can tuck into delicious pub food, drink a cold beer, sip on wine or spirit, and enjoy the sounds of live music.
One patron, who visited this iconic gem, wrote: “Friendly staff, great music, Orsum food, cold beer.”

*Pick-ups are available from Andergrove Tavern, Blacks Beach Tav, Mount Pleasant Tavern, and Port of Airlie. Please note: We can modify these stops on request.

Feast on fabulous food

You’ll find Food that will entice every taste bud at the General Gordon Hotel. Along with traditional pub fare such as pan-fried barramundi, chicken parmigiana, classic schnitzel, steak and burgers, you’ll find seared scallops, Moroccan Spice Chicken, divine pasta including slow-cooked lamb shoulder ragu, and a delicious array of pizzas.

Rocking entertainment

From Thursday through to Sunday, you’ll find entertainment that will make it a weekend to remember, from acoustic and live music performances, Karaoke, Sunday Sessions with cool tunes and even the occasional girls nights, which feature six-packed hunks providing a temperature-raising raunchy show. There’s something for everyone at the General Gordon Hotel.



Get amongst the action at the charming General Gordon Hotel by jumping board the Mackay & Whitsundays Party Bus. Our expert team will ensure that you and your group will have the time of your life.

Whatever the occasion, whether it be a birthday celebration, a hens or bucks do, we’re here to ensure planning a night out on the town is a breeze. So get in touch with us today! You can enter your details in the form below or alternatively call us Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm on 0467 444 111.


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