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Flecker House Coffee Shop

1/5 Upward Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
(07) 4051 9233
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Ranked #176 of 421 restaurants in Cairns
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jul 29, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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14 reviews from our community

64% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Cairns, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you have a medical appointment, unsure how you feel? Have a pot of tea, coffee, beverage at the Flecker House Coffee Shop. They actually serve real tea in a pot with a strainer too. And all this with a smile. For a cuppa before or after your appointment, Flecker House is one on the good guys that can put... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I had an appointment and arrived early so I popped into the coffee shop on the 2nd floor. Glad I did...had a pot of tea brewed with proper tea leaves..strainer etc..it is very rare to find this service. Lovely gentleman serviced me and nothing was to much trouble for any person; this includes school children, the elderly and others just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Great local Cafe, using local produce when ever possible. Very friendly and welcoming, just what you need when having professional appointments at Flecker House.

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Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I have been a long time customer of this coffee shop as it is just around the corner from my work place, however after today's expereince I will not return. I made a phone order in order to save time as I had previously discovered going to the shop and ordering took forever. I was told 15 minutes and my... More

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north coast, nsw
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44 reviews 44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Nice quiet little cafe tucked away on 2nd floor of Flecker House. Found on way to medical appt & now go there anytime when in Cairns. Nice coffee & cakes (with fresh cream!) plus lunch menu & meals look good. Pleasant owner

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Cairns, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

My friend and I went their as we had business there and had to go somewhere by 1pm. That gave us about 1/2 hr to get a quick bite to eat and sit down and relax while eating our toasted sandwich...well so we thought!!! I ordered Chicken, Avocado and Pesto toasted Focaccia. We waited and waited and waited. Looked like... More

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Finding this place was a real treat. It is a smaller area than some cafes and up on Level 2 of Flecker House but the food is great. Prompt service by the owner himself and all the food is freshly made to order. There were some cabinet pies and cakes but sandwiches, wraps, toasted or not, are fresh with wonderful... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Always had a good reputation with locals for food. Generous servings, good variety, wonderful setting. Visited today for Brunch, oh dear! Service very poor, attitude of staff not acceptable. One of the problems Cairns Restaurants have is poor or inconsistent service. While restaurant owners continue to employ back packers then complaints will continue. It's a shame because it has been... More

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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

This cafe is amazing with a great fresh light menu. We were there for lunch in between medical meetings etc. Its a welcome break from a stressful time. Quick caring and attention to detail was great to see.

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Cairns, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

My partner and I went there yesterday after a lovely stroll through the beautiful gardens. Unfortunately we can't say anything about the quality and/or value because after we waited 15 minutes for someone to turn up and ask for our orders we decided to leave. From looking at the menu it is quite expensive and one would think with prices... More

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