Welcome to the Maraboon
Welcome to the Maraboon

About Us

The Maraboon Tavern boasts great bars, pub meals, function rooms, a bistro, bottle shop, gaming area with poker machines and much more in Emerald.

We are passionate about food! At the Maraboon Tavern, we pride ourselves on being foodies who love and embrace all things food. We share a passion for delivering high quality food in a great environment with excellent service, and believe that great pubs are built on the success of a great food business.

Our innovative and fresh dishes reflect a distinctly modern Australian flavour, and whether it be lunch, dinner or functions, we focus on a seasonal approach, ensuring our menus are all continually evolving. With pub classics, hearty meals and light snacks, we offer value for money, serving tasty food that brings people together. We also offer a mouth-watering selection of daily specials - so whatever you feel like eating, you're sure to find something to whet your appetite.

The Maraboon Tavern is a favourite amongst locals and visitors to Emerald: a pub where everyone feels like a local. It’s a comfortable place where you can gather with friends and family to enjoy a relaxing drink and a tasty pub meal, as well as catch some sport or live music. The Maraboon combines bar, restaurant and function facilities with the relaxed and friendly atmosphere of a traditional pub. We pride ourselves on serving great food with service and atmosphere to match. Our team are known for friendly service and a welcoming smile. 

Offering a mouth-watering menu, extensive beverage list and a welcoming atmosphere, whether you're catching up with friends, watching some sport on the wide screen, or just enjoying a quiet drink, it's the perfect place to unwind.

Our seasonal menu features contemporary Australian and International dishes, light snacks and hearty pub classics, all expertly prepared by our experienced kitchen team. With a kids menu on offer that’s sure to please even the fussiest of eaters, we cater for all members of the family. Our menu includes all your favourites such as chicken parmagiana, sizzling steaks, crispy skinned barramundi, plus a range of salads, pasta, seafood and chicken dishes, and daily and weekly specials available, we've got something for everyone!

Whether you’re holding a function, catching up with friends, or simply don’t feel like cooking, the Maraboon can look after the needs of the whole family.

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Bottle Shop:
The on-site bottle shop at the Emerald Maraboon Tavern boasts one of the largest ranges of stock in Emerald and offers both a Drive-Thru and Walk-In Bottle shop, depending on how much time you have (or how hot it is!). Whether you are looking for beer, wine, spirits, gifts or an obscure label, we can most certainly help and are competitively priced for our customers. 

We're known for our late night trading hours most nights of the week, and a promise of quick service. So drop in next time you’re passing by and give us an opportunity to serve you! Our knowledgeable staff are happy to help and answer any questions. Plus, with the added convenience of a drive through, you’ve got a quick and easy way to shop.

Kids Zone
Parents can relax while the kids unwind in our brand new, indoor and airconditioned kids zone, with games, a soft play area, movie chill zone and more – including table tennis and wall scrabble for the big kids (parents can play too!)

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About Emerald

The thriving hub of the central highlands, Emerald offers a rich history and relaxed lifestyle.
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History of Emerald

Emerald is a town rich in history, with many stories to be told. We're lucky enough to have stumbled across some great photos of the town through the ages! 
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Getting here

A short stroll from the town centre and not far from the airport, getting here is easy.
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What's On

There’s always something happening at The Maraboon: live music, coverage of all the biggest fights and games, plus special events.
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Whether you're planning an intimate gathering, birthday party, formal or corporate event, we have the flexibility and space for your special occasion.
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