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Reef House Restaurant

99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4055 3633
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Ranked #28 of 49 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Cuisines: International
Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

After waiting 25 minutes for someone to make eye contact with us (they were awesome at ignoring us) we gave up and walked away. Atrocious.

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Cairns, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Change of restaurant management in recent months has made huge difference. Tweaks to the menu are good also. Thank you for returning gorgonzola to the only main vegetarian dish. Was very bland without it. Wait staff a little awkward. Keep monitoring and improving. This place can make it to top 10 in Palm Cove!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed at the reef house. Thought that we would try the restsurant for dinner. We had the eye fillet steak and lamb rack. It was amazing worth every cent. Highly recommended.

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Bendigo, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I were visiting the day spa and decided to stay for lunch. I am so glad we did. It was so relaxing and the food was incredibly fresh and tasty. The waitstaff were a bit stressed and tense but hopefully just because it was busy.

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Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Spectabular service, amazing food and great quality. Highly recommended and will definitely visit again.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Amazing food and wine and the staff super friendly. Would highly recommend. Bella's Garden a must! The lamb was awesome.

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Bargara, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Tried several restaurants in Palm Cove over a ten night period. Reef House was by far the best experience. Maybe it was just our lucky night but credit has to be given to the Chef and staff. Entrée's , mains and desserts were all superb. Wine list was good and food and drinks served in a timely manner but not... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Staff were excellent, Dani was a sweety. The food was very good, could be a bit more choice on the menu.

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Wollongong
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Great for breakfast. The big breakfast and the pancakes were delicious and plentiful. My husbands main meal was ridiculously small, a tiny piece of steak with 2 asparagus spears wrapped in a slither of prosciutto. The outlook is beautiful

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I have eaten there before but had the opportunity to take my parents there who dont live in Cairns. They loved the food and only had positive feed back. The steak was fantastic which I have before and they both had the Barramundi which they loved. They need to improve the kids menu with more selections apart from the basics... More 

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Address: 99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4055 3633
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
Cuisine: International

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