The Sun Hotel is an iconic part of the Townsville pub culture, renowned for its icy cold drinks, delicious food, fantastic customer service and inviting atmosphere.

The Sun Hotel is the ideal place to bring your family with our Kids Room and the best quality meals at the best prices in town OR,  to bring your mates down for an icy cold one after work with all of the LIVE sports on our 24 flat screens and the best TAB facilities around. 

Liquor Stax Drive-thru: Mon - Sun 10am - midnight (WE'RE STILL OPEN!)
Venue Operating Times: Mon - Sun 10am - 4am

Let us know you’re coming to avoid disappointment.



Our Liquorstax Drive-thru is open seven days a week from 10am to 12am. 

Great specials everyday. 

Bottleshop is closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day only

Current Specials


Note: Due to government restrictions we are not taking function bookings for the foreseeable future. 


For more information please contact us on (07) 4779 5233 or email functions@thesunhotel.com.au 

Functions & Events Packages

Bistro Specials




The Sun Hotel bistro is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.  Come and enjoy our laid back family friendly atmosphere.  Parents can relax while the kids enjoy fun and games in our Childrens Room.

The Sun Hotel Bistro is the ideal location for a quick (or long)  business lunch or simply a leisurely meal with friends or family.

Our extensive menu features daily specials, roast of the day and a full a la carte selection including succulent steaks, pasta and seafood. For larger bookings or functions please phone us on 07 4779 5233 


Mon - Sun: 
Lunch: 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm, 1:30pm

Dinner: 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm


Bistro Menu


Do you want the ideal place to meet your friends or colleagues seven days a week? If you are looking for a venue that has an inviting and friendly atmosphere, great customer service and guaranteed icy cold beverages - Then the Sun Hotel has got you covered.

If you're the sporting enthusiast we have the latest contemporary TAB in Townsville showing both SKY Channels on Large screens. We also boast 24 plasmas dedicated to all 4 Fox Sporting Channels and any other LIVE game being broadcast - you won't miss a game at the Sun. Our two TAB terminals aided by TAB Odds Touch Screens, Self Serve Terminals, Bet Busters and Free WiFi make everyone a winner at The Sun.

To ensure your comfort and enjoyability we have:-

  • Sky TWO
  • Bet Busters
  • Sportsbet & Footytab
  • Telebet Withdrawals and Deposits
  • Self Serve TAB Terminals
  • Info TAB Terminal
  • Experienced Staff

If you prefer the numbers - Keno is also available in the Sports Bar and Gaming room with games able to be viewed throughout the hotel.


Check out the Chill out zone - this is the ideal place to catch up with friends, meet your colleagues after work or meet the girls for cocktails. With subtle adjustable lighting, comfortable couches and a semi secluded area you can sit back and ponder the day's events whilst enjoying an icy cold beverage.

Why not take advantage of the Hotel's FREE WiFi and conduct your business meetings here - simply call the hotel on 4779 5233 to reserve the area.

Ask our friendly staff about booking this area for Private Functions!


The Sun Hotel has 45 machines boasting some of the latest games and a few old favourites. We currently have 2 linked Jackpots - Lightning and Dragon Link as well as 30 stand alone progressive Jackpots.

For your Keno enjoyment we have dedicated screens throughout our Hotel, as well as terminals in our Gaming Room and Sports Bar. Receive extra benefits by becoming a member in our loyalty program - this entitles you to bonus points and automatic entries in our regular Gaming promotions.

This information is not intended for minors or excluded persons.  The Sun Hotel is committed to ethical and responsible behaviour  that recognises the importance of our member's' and patrons' well-being with a focus on minimising the potential harm of gambling. If gambling is becoming a problem for you, help is available. Please contact Centacare 24 hour Gambling Helpline 1800 222 050 or click here   



Do you like working as part of a team? Are you professional and well presented? If you answered YES to those questions, then we want to meet you! If your interested in working in a family orientated environment then either bring in your resume and see a duty manager or send your resume to us. To apply via email please send to: info@thesunhotel.com.au

A Current QLD RSA and RSG are essential.


The Sun Hotel
6 Ross River Road
Mundingburra QLD 4812

P: (07) 4779 5233
E: enquiries@thesunhotel.com.au
Opening Hours
Monday 11:00 am 4:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am 4:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am 4:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am 4:00 am
Friday 11:00 am 4:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am 4:00 am
Sunday 11:00 am 4:00 am

We are eager to hear how we are doing. Please share your comments with us.


There is nothing better than kicking back at your local and enjoying a yarn with mates. Our Bar, Bistro and Gaming Lounge are open for your enjoyment, so please drop on in anytime!

The entire Sun Hotel team would like to thank the community for your continued support during recent times.

We recommend you utilise our booking system below or phone (07) 4779 5233 to pre-book your visit for guaranteed good times.