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Splash Seafood Restaurant

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Seafood, Contemporary, Australian
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103 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
61 7 4031 9300
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 113
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  • 86
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great bugs

This place is really buggy ;) the bugs and also the other seafood here is perfectly presented and cooked.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Pedro G
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This place is really buggy ;) the bugs and also the other seafood here is perfectly presented and cooked.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We actually went to this restaurant one night looked at the tacky menu, signage, and lack of patrons and decided to go to a different restaurant. Two days later a wait person at another restaurant told us we absolutely had to eat at Splash. Really? We went back - looked at the menu, the signage, and lack of patrons and... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Our first night in Cairns we wandered down the Esplanade and were spoilt for choice on dining venues. We settled on Splash and weren't disappointed. The menu provides an adequate variety of dishes and if you dine early there is a discount offer. I settled on the 'chicken & prawn salad' but asked for all prawn instead of mixing my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I had Friends here from Melbourne and I took them to Splash for lunch. The place was fairly busy for off season. Food and drinks have still be delivered fast. Food was fresh and delicious.

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Cairns Region, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Visited Splash again last Saturday night, we had theatre bookings and needed to be out reasonably quickly. Even through the restaurant was quite busy our food came out in good time and it was beautiful. The Prawn and Scallop Risotto is delicious, this is the second time I have ordered it and it has not disappointed. The staff are so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Ate here as I wanted to try local delectable seafood. Disappointed with salty squid drowned in sweet soy and chilli and then overcooked pasta with tough prawns. None of the mentioned ingredients in the pasta dish were evident.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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239 reviews 239 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had a very pleasant meal here. Staff not concerned about our wish to share a starter and a main. Food was good. Likewise the beer. Although we weren't exactly big spenders, the Manageress came over and offered us a glass of port free of charge at the end of the meal, an offer which my husband was happy to accept!

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This was way below average. Our seafood hot platter was extremely salty, we could not finish it. Also very expensive. Would not recommend.

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Canada
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203 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Had a nice lunch at Splash, the server was very pleasant. The fish was fresh and generous serving. Chips were from fresh potatoes and very good. The lunch specials are good value.

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Had a great experience at Splash. Excellent fish and good service. Note that on Friday and Saturday nights that reservations may be needed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 61 7 4031 9300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?