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Cafe Balaena

7 Buccaneer Drive Hervey Bay, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
07 4125 4799
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Urangan
Cuisines: Australian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We ate here 2 nights. Good quality meals and good value for money. The meals looked large so we chose carefully - the salads and lighter meals suited us well. We hadn't booked but they still fitted us in and service was good.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We stayed at Mantra Hervey Bay, Cafe Balaena was extremely close to the hotel and there was direct access. The food was pretty good and we ate here a few times. The view was good of the harbour also.

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Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went to Cafe Balaena yesterday and although the service was accommodating and friendly, we were all disappointed with the food. Expecting great food due to the reviews read but not the case. I ordered Whiting - it came fried and crumbed - not written on the menu - the chips had chicken salt on them. Why there is a... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food is great with lots of choices and large portions. I was with a large group and we pre-ordered. I've had bad experiences elsewhere with poor service for large groups but Cafe Balaena was excellent. The food came promptly and everyone was served with their chosen meal within a short time. Very enjoyable and a pleasant setting right at... More 

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love this place, the food is good quality and consistent. Lovely place to sit and overlook the marina. Wish I lived closer to it!

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice situation overlooking the marina, and nicely dressed, with Greek statues, hanging lights, and real flame torches at night. Menu has a nice selection, fish being good. Service is friendly, but can be a little sluggish. Prices are average, some being a little expensive, but no shockers. Sometimes have free live music, which is an added bonus. All in all... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

good service excellent food with wide variety to choose from. I have eaten here a number of times and the rating given reflects the total of all visits

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cafe Balaena is by far the best restaurant we have been to and always consistently serve the most delicious meals, lovely atmosphere, cheerful staff. Always a please. Good idea to book ahead on Friday and Saturday nights as they're often booked out on those nights.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We have had a number meals both Dinners and Lunches the meals are unreal value for money and Yummy with great service can recommend this Restaurant for a meal any time of the day!!!!!

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Noosa, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Nice location, right on the water and plenty of space to settle in for a comfy meal. Friendly wait staff (a little vacant on occasions) but the stand-out was the meal itself. Whoever prepared the dishes was trained well, took pride in presentation and cooked the dish to perfection. No cook out back in the kitchen ... this was a... More 

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Address: 7 Buccaneer Drive Hervey Bay, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4125 4799
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay  >  Urangan
Cuisine: Australian

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