170 Brisbane Road‚ Booval

Ipswich’s Prince Alfred Hotel, which locals have fondly been referring to as ‘The PA’ for many a decade now, continues to forge new frontiers in the local hospitality scene.

The hotel can lay claim to having the biggest craft beer bar in the southern hemisphere in Tap’d – with 72 craft beers and ciders flowing on any given day.

And that it won the title of Hotel of the Year – in Australia – at the 2017 Australian Hotel Association Awards.

The hotel is also home to the 250-seater Char’d restaurant where the menu includes The Ultimate Seafood Platter – an eye-popping spread for two that features seasonal seafood such as fresh prawns, oysters, red claw crayfish and crab, along with fresh fruit.

There’s also a more relaxed dining area in The Plantations which took out the Best Casual Dining Restaurant at the 2018 Queensland Hotel Awards.

All up, the whole venue can seat up to 700 people on a busy night.

The hotel has undergone extensive remodelling to become the stunning venue it is today.

  • Bar
  • Carpark
  • Non Smoking
  • Private Dining Area
  • Takeaway Available

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Recent Reviews


Jun 2021

Good old pub

Been a few times in the lay few months. Always a good feed and nice atmosphere. Moderator priced and plenty of choices. Worth a booking. more »


Dec 2020

Roster on more Staff

Went for a meal on a public holiday and there was no where near enough staff rostered on had to wait in a huge line to order as only one person in charge of both food and drink orders. Waiting in a... more »


Jan 2021

Pleasant staff, in fact one was downright entertaining! 6 meals, all good

A Tuesday night, hard to find a place open in Ipswich - found Char'd and it suited us well. 6 diners aged 16 - 68. All meals well presented, good size. 2 had salmon mains which was delicious and I... more »


Nov 2020

Terrible food bad head chef

Food was over priced and terrible , ordered the most expensive steak on the menu to which I came out cold vegetables were not cooked and mash was powdered “quick mash” . After having two bites I... more »


Nov 2020

The place is terrible

The meals were terrible, the chef couldn’t even cook basic vegetables properly, steak over done and staff not aware of new menu. When we spoke the manager he deflected the situation and had excuse... more »