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The Swiss Cake and Coffee Shop

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93A Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4051 6393
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Sorry. Wrong name. Not Swiss Inn but Swiss Cake and Coffee shop!!

The Swiss Cake and Coffee shop in Grafton Street is a great place for breakfast and lunch. The bread is the best we have found outside of France and the rolls are lightly toasted and served warm - delicious. Coffee is also good as is the service and the pastries and cakes are superb. They also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
Bsquared14
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Cairns, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Cairns, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The Swiss Cake and Coffee shop in Grafton Street is a great place for breakfast and lunch. The bread is the best we have found outside of France and the rolls are lightly toasted and served warm - delicious. Coffee is also good as is the service and the pastries and cakes are superb. They also serve salads and have... More 

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canberra
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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Rockhampton, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
42 helpful votes 42 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
29 helpful votes 29 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 93A Grafton Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: (07) 4051 6393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?