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The Swiss Cake and Coffee Shop

93A Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4051 6393
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Ranked #38 of 423 Restaurants in Cairns
Cuisines: Swiss
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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canberra
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Fantastic cakes and pastries and excellent coffee. Well worth a visit if you are in Cairns city or visiting Rusty's Market.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I was really impressed with everything about this place, we brought the whole family of 5 and everyone loved what they ordered. And most importantly, the coffee was great! We will be back tomorrow!

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Cairns, Australia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

From the beautiful cakes and pastries to the absolutely amazing sandwiches, rolls and wraps The Swiss Cake & Coffee Shop is definitely worth a visit. This cafe is always very busy but don't let that put you off, the service is exceptional and quick! And unlike other places nearby who seem to run out of sandwich fillings early the owners... More

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Cairns, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

LOVE LOVE LOVE this bakery's Bretzels! One of few places Ive been able to get these in QLD. (Giant pretzels, freshly baked). There other cakes and bakery items are all also amazing. But if you want bretzels, you need to get in before probably 9am. Open Tuesday - Saturdays only.

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Truls F, Owner at The Swiss Cake and Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thanks HamishW4 for your kind review, yes our Bretzels often sell out early as they are made fresh each morning on the premises! Thank you for your visit and we hope to see you again soon :) Regards, Swiss Cake & Coffee Shop More

Cairns Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

After visiting this delight you will never go to another cake shop... Do yourself a favor when in Cairns and treat yourself you'll love it and return for more.... It's quite reasonably priced too and the staff are excellent and remember their regulars.... And the coffee is brilliant also....

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Cairns, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I love love love their warm fresh dinner rolls with jarlsberg, salad and homemade mayo. To die for! Staff are lovely and the cakes are pretty amazing too. A popular little shop that is alwayw buzzing!

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Zug, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I have to say! Lovely stuff who speaks and listen to you! And finally the quality and presentation of the food is AMAZING!! I am Swiss and I am always looking for the best! And here the quality is just great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

So I heard alot about this place & thought I'll order a chocolate almond cake (the most talked about cake in town), for my sister's 25th birthday, which we had lastnight.. OMG!! Sure enough, it was the BEST! Very moist, rich & the texture in my mouth oh lord!, heaven!! lol Thanks guys for making phina's birthday cake so pretty... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Soooo yummy!!! Great sandwiches and amazzzzing muesili!! Great prices. Actually the best food I ate in Australia. Strange but true. I went back twice.

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Carrara, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I love the Food and the quality of all their salads and Rolls is fantastic, the service is always good and the Coffee is good and hot. I just wish the Cakes were not a brilliant as they are , the Bretzels are nice and fresh and everything is perfect . I have been going there for 13 years and... More

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