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Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse

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Pierpoint Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
07 4031 1199
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Special occasions

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  • 250
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  • 118
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing steaks and ribs!

I have been twice to this resturant and was amazed both times. I have my steak blue which is hard for any good resturant to do... but both times they were perfect. This resturant is very popular so I recommend booking so you don't miss a table. I highly recommend the rib on the bone and ribs! You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
BradK2424
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Cairns, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Cairns, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I have been twice to this resturant and was amazed both times. I have my steak blue which is hard for any good resturant to do... but both times they were perfect. This resturant is very popular so I recommend booking so you don't miss a table. I highly recommend the rib on the bone and ribs! You will not... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Meals loved by all in our group. Cocktails were delicious but slow in coming. For Cairns the service was quite good. Anywhere else in the world this means average.

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Been here a fair few times and always leave happy. Massive portions for the money. Massive round Cairns usually means rubbish but here is an exception. You really do get a lot. The side salad is like a whole bag. The chicken I had was like a Turkey! It all tasted great though and was cooked perfectly. All 3 of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great quality steaks at an affordable price with a great view of Trinity Inlet and the marina. Always great service with friendly and helpful staff, and possibly the best steaks and ribs in Cairns. Always satisfied every time I dine here, and have been multiple times and will definitely be returning. Bookings are recommended as they are usually quite busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Visit this place on the first night of our time here in tropical north Queensland, it was amazing. I had the ribs and steak combo and my wife opted for the steak. The meat fell of the bones and the house made sauce that the ribs are basted in is to die for. Great customer service, awesome location and atmosphere.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have eaten in steakhouses all over the world. This is defiantly on the top of the list. Great service great food great views and great prices. There is nothing I would change and I can't wait to go back. You need to eat here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Never had a bad meal here. Great food and always well cooked. Can't go wrong for a group meal but need to book sometimes to guarantee a table. Top food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went here for our 22nd wedding anniversary and we were so impressed that I called over the manager and thanked him personally for a fantastic night. The 500g lazy rump is not for the light hearted, it is a massive slab of steak done to perfection that will satisfy the biggest appetite.

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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We went there because of the trip advisor reviews, but was disappointed: - nice atmosphere - generally quick service, but - 1 order wrong - 1 steak undercooked and sent back - wine spilled on table during tasting - wine cap removed so unable to take the 1/2 consumed bottle with us (allowed in Aus) - high prices ($16 for... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Situated in the pier complex next to the Shangri-La in Cairns, Water Bar and Grill is one of a number of upmarket (as upmarket as it gets in Far North Queensland) restaurants that line the water strip. It’s easy to see why locals and tourists alike flock to this restaurant, positioned so as to overlook Trinity Inlet and complete with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pierpoint Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 07 4031 1199

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?