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


At The Sun Hotel, we value the importance of your function. We have a dedicated Events Manager who will help take the hassle out of organising your function and ensure your event is everything you desire!

Whether you are planning a celebration, commiseration or special event, The Sun Hotel will take every opportunity to assist you. With convenient on-site parking The Sun Hotel will make your event a memorable experience for both you and your guests.

We do have capacity limits in place due to government restrictions so please reach out to our Events Manager to speak to them about your upcoming event.

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


Bistro Specials



1. The winning teams only have 10 players or less

2. The best answers come from sitting down

3. Honesty is the best policy, Google is for cheaters

4. The best way to join in on the fun is to book ahead by phoning (07) 4779 5233




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 offers a premium gaming lounge facility for the ultimate player experience. It’s a safe and comfortable environment to relax and enjoy your gaming. Our staff are on-hand at all times to offer friendly and responsible service. Ask our friendly staff today about joining our rewards program today for great benefits. 

Monday - Sunday | 10am - 4am  

Gambling Help 1800 858 858



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 10:00 am 4:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am 4:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am 4:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am 4:00 am
Friday 10:00 am 4:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am 4:00 am
Sunday 10:00 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.