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Lillipad

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4051 9565
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Ranked #51 of 422 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Biggest breakfast and best value for money. I had Eggs Benedict and couldn't finish, was great quality just lots of it :) Customer service wasn't great, beautiful alternative cafe though. Recommend for that Sunday hangover breakky!

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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

When I returned to visit Cairns, my first stop was the Lillipad Cafe for breakfast. It is a small place on Grafton Street, near Spence that serves breakfast and lunch. The food is fresh and tasty, and the servings are ample. There can be a wait for your food to arrive, but I have always found it to be worth... More

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Cairns, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The service here is so slow with a wait of over 45 minutes for simple breakfast and then the food isn't worth it. There has been no freshness to any of the meals I've had here and I always leave feeling heavy and unsatisfied.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A really nice little restaurant, friendly staff and amazing food! The fruit drinks were great too! We definitely recommend this place! Go there and enjoy!

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Cairns Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place doesn't look like much... But breakfast here is fantastic! Be warned though... You may have to wait for a seat, but so worth the wait... Great Job Lillipad's...

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Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Hidden away gem. I was lucky to find it as i was staying very close by. Service was always friendly. They had the best bacon and eggs in town! Juices were a great hangover cure also.

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If you are staying in cairns then you must go to the (directly opposite gilligans) lillypad cafe! The food is amazing plenty to choose from, the portions are huge and its an average priced cafe! we went 2 days after each other as we could not get enough I have to resist not going there as im a backpacker and... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place really gets it. The portions are huge, the food is fresh, and they add all these little touches to their dishes like sundered tomatoes, heaps of avocado, and pistachios. Most restaurants really cheap out on avocado, but lilipad actually goes above and beyond and piles it on your plate. One time they gave me some brown looking avocado,... More

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Cairns, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My daughter and I recently had breakfast at LilliPad before heading to the airport on a Saturday morning. The Eggs Benedict was quite delicious but unfortunately the presentation let it down and it was not photo-worthy. However, the chocolate berry crepes were gorgeous and absolutely scrumptious! Huge serves also! The service was friendly and the coffee went down a treat.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Well if you want a big feed, this is the place to go.... if you can get in! We tried a couple of times and it was packed, when we finally got a table it was well worth it. To say you get big serves is an under statement. We could not finish all our breakfast, they are very generous... More

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Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4051 9565
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Cuisine: International

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