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All 13 Urangan Restaurants

Cafe Balaena

7 Buccaneer Drive Hervey Bay, Urangan, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
07 4125 4799
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Ranked #4 of 13 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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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We saw the restaurant was busy when first arriving but that was no excuse for the poor service and average meal we endured. With young children the kids meals were ordered first up, 45mins later after ordering arrived with kids meals , one fish and chips and a bowl of vegetables, find the vegetables not cooked, after sending up smoke... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Staff friendly and attentive. very relaxed meal looking across the marina

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Took 45mins to get us a toasted sandwich. Pretty poor considering restaurant was only half full when we arrive. Food itself was tasty with crispy bacon. Banana smoothie was nice. But the wait was too long, so I wouldn't be back. Plenty of other places can make a decent smoothie and toasted sandwich.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The cafe seemed busy when we arrived, we were greeted by the owner who showed us to a table and gave us menus. Immediately a friendly waitress, (who I later found out is named Daisy) bought us cold water and cutlery. We then sat at the table unattended for at least 15 mins, even though there was not much happening.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have just really enjoyed the experience of your wonderful restaurant and service very much enjoyed the cob loaf and orchid prawns and fabulous music from Dan on the guitar and the ambience was wonderful. Thankyou.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I visited Urangan on holiday mid-November 2014 and noticed this cafe very popular while other establishments were almost empty. This aroused our curiosity...and we were not disappointed. Best time to go for atmosphere is evening, but book a table if you want a good view of the marina.We ordered the curried prawns and they were delicious! Good... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Have visited this restaurant a few times now for breakfast, lunch and dinner on separate occasions and have enjoyed it . Just recently were there for dinner and have only one complaint, ordered a steak dinner which came with mash, decided I would like chips instead and ordered it that way, when paying the bill was charged for the total... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wonderful position right on the harbour. Meals are very good value and service is prompt. The staff are friendly and courteous and not at all intrusive. An excellent place for a coffee morning, lunch or an evening dinner.

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Hervey Bay
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It doesn't seem to matter what I order at Cafe Balaena, it's always delicious! It's not just that the food tastes good, it also looks good. My friends and I often visit for lunch and have never yet been disappointed with what we have chosen. The service is always first class; the wait staff are always very cheerful and exceptionally... More

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Hi, I tell it like it is, I have eaten at Balaena on numerous Occasions especially for Business lunches , I have always raved about this eatery and have given it great reviews. On Monday the 27th of October 2014 1215pm We decided to again have our business meeting at Cafe Balaena The Menu seemed to have changed and the... 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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