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Lillipad

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4051 9565
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Ranked #45 of 421 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
NT
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Serves are large, choice interesting, coffee pretty good. Atmosphere is relaxed. We had breakfast before catching flight home can say when got home only needed a salad for dinner :)

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The food is always scrumptious but I can never finish all because the portions so alway take it home to finish the rest :)

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I love the food at this place. There is a massive variety to choose from if you're a Vego like me, this is amazing and makes such a change from the 2 or 3 choices at most restaurants. The portions are huge so I wouldn't eat anything beforehand and it's unlikely you'll need much afterwards! The drinks are also very... More

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Valley Heights, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Got the word from a local that the breakfast is very good. He was right! I love eggs benedict and there were plenty of options. I went bacon, it was not over crispy, how I like it. The eggs were wonderfully runny and combined with the hollandaise just right! My mate went for the burrito with scrambled and chorizo -... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I have been before and I will probably be back one day. BUT, to walk in grab a seat and then order, that's Lillipads system, made by Lillipad. We did that as per usual, but were kicked out of our seats and effectively the restaurant as people had ordered while in line without a table. I was in line at... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Delicious food but huge portions! Beware. I had the breakfast burrito and only needed a very small dinner. Seems to be very busy on weekends.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

There is SO much rubbish in Cairns its appalling. This is because shop owners in the CBD rely totally on tourists rather than locals. Tourists have a rubbish meal, leave Cairns and then some fresh tourists come through again and on it goes. Lilipad is a local favourite, we can go there day after day, year after year and it... More

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Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Lillipad is a favourite of mine. I visit whenever I am in Cairns to see family and friends. Amazing food, huge serves and a great price. Highlights are the breakfast burrito, the pancakes and the fresh juices. Definite value for money, but excellent food either way!

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Brisbane
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We eat here everytime we are in Cairns. A little cafe nestled next to a backpackers hostel open for breakfast and lunch only. They use the freshest ingredients, and HUGE servings. You will not go hungry. Fresh smoothies and juices complement the relaxed environment. It is usually hard to get a table, however I was surprised this time it was... More

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Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Rude, rude, rude. Being a local I will let everyone I know how rude the staff are. I certainly will not step foot in this restaurant again.

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