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6 Boyles Street | Tondoon Botanical Gardens, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch
Description: Phone: (07) 4979 3388

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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If you want a good freshly prepared lunch in a beautiful tropical garden then this is hard to beat. The Chicken Caesar Salad is outstanding (maybe ask for extra dressing if you are super hungry) Weekends are very busy so you really need to book.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
SteveAndi_12
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Adelaide, Australia
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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Went for a few get togetherness here for mothers groups or a family breakfast. Not a wide selection but food is nice and well priced. Only two highchairs!

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Gladstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Lovely little cafe set in the toondoon botanic gardens, very relaxing sitting on the dining deck looking over the pond watching the duck's & turtles. The food is yummy and reasonably priced. Great staff service. Will definitely return in the future.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Went for afternoon tea and the place was deserted and just about to close. Even so, they were friendly and provided Devonshire tea. Highlight was the lovely view out to the gardens.

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Perth, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Didn't actually try anything as left after waiting too long to order. Wasn't busy. Did notice that a cup of tea would have set me back $6 though!

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Boyne Island, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The food is all home made on the premises, even down to the sauces, gravies and they have gourmet dishes, and the most awesome sweets all made on premises

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Went here this morning for breakfast. The big breaky ordered by husband was thoroughly enjoyed, and my pancakes were amazing, one of the biggest servings I've seen. I struggled to eat them. The only let down was the coffee, which husband said wasn't very good (I had tea), which is surprising as its Di Bella which is normally great. The... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you want a good freshly prepared lunch in a beautiful tropical garden then this is hard to beat. The Chicken Caesar Salad is outstanding (maybe ask for extra dressing if you are super hungry) Weekends are very busy so you really need to book.

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Boyne Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went here recently for morning brunch and the service was amazing. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the service was spot on. Surroundings was very peaceful, even when others came to have morning tea etc. Will be going again soon!

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Moranbah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This is a lovely cafe for catch ups and just sitting back enjoying the scenery, it's located on a lake in the gardens and just a beautiful atmosphere.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Busy morning so just a suggestion, perhaps booking before you go. Relaxing atmosphere of the gardens and the pond. Such a shame though the night before they had been vandalised the furniture and furnishings had been thrown into the pond! Would return again.

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Boyles Street | Tondoon Botanical Gardens, Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gladstone

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

Phone: (07) 4979 3388

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