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Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse

Pierpoint Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
07 4031 1199
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Ranked #20 of 421 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Let me qualify what I am about to say about this place which was the worst dining experience of my adult life.   I am a Canadian who has travelled and dined all over the World. As far as fairness goes I work in a professional capacity and treat people with humility and respect as my parents taught me to... More

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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Superb food and an excellent venue. Great staff who participated in our family get together and birthday celebrations. A special thank you to Emily and Matt. From,the "old girls"

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

It may sound like a cliche however not every place can prepare a steak as well as this place does. Big thumbs up guys!

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Briabane
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Have been coming here for 8 years now, love it. The steaks and Espatada are great, as are the ribs and Boerwoers. Probably my favourite dish though is the Prawn Linguine, which sounds pretty basic but you have to try it to find out for yourself how awesome it is! I wish their wine list was a touch better, especially... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I went with my girlfriend to have a dinner during our stay in cairns. The steak sirloin filet that I chose was amazing cooked at the perfection and served very well. Also the wait staff did a great job serving us..we really enjoyed the dinner and I would advise to go there if u like to have a nice steak.... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I've been lucky to eat steak all over the world and this place is hands down in the top ten. If price is taken into consideration then top 3. That's all. Go there. (and get the blue cheese and caper butter - that gets number 1)

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visited the Waterbar & Grill for the second time (after 2 years) and were not disappointed. Lively atmosphere (book ahead!!!!) but fine for kids (age 10 & 12) including having a kids menu. We had the South African sausage and the rump skewer - both served with mash (must have!!). Delicious and perfectly cooked - washed down with ice... More

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Brisbane
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I've been coming to Cairns on business for many years on business. I always go to the Waterbar (under the Shangri-La Hotel) with a customer as it continues to be THE best steak I've ever eaten!

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Cairns, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Been here too many times to count over the years. The core staff seem to change very little which is a good sign to me. I have tried most things on the menu and have never been disappointed. Bookings are absolutely essential!!!! My only complaints is the menu has never really changed, tweeked a little yes but no new dishes.... More

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My husband & I dined here on 2 consecutive nights whilst holidaying in Cairns recently, the quality, freshness & presentation of our meals was 5 star. On the 1st night hubby had the Prawns Mozambique Style (lovely & spicy) and I had the Short Cut Sirloin (basted & chargrilled) cooked to perfection ( this dish was exceptional) On the 2nd... More

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