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Waterview Bistro

103 Cooloola Dve, Rainbow Beach, Queensland 4581, Australia
07 5486 8344
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Price range: $19 - $34
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Waterview Bistro is an award winning restuarant located on the highest point of Rainbow Beach. Every table offers stunning views to Fraser Island and beyond and a seasonal changing menu represents the best in local produce. Nestled in the luxury botique resort of Rainbow Ocean Palms and adjacent to the stunning Carlo Sandblow, Waterview Bistro is a Rainbow Beach 'must do'!
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Waterview Bistro is an award winning restuarant located on the highest point of Rainbow Beach. Every table offers stunning views to Fraser Island and beyond and a seasonal changing menu represents the best in local produce. Nestled in the luxury botique resort of Rainbow Ocean Palms and adjacent to the stunning Carlo Sandblow, Waterview Bistro is a Rainbow Beach 'must do'!
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  • English first
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English first
Nerang, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fantastic food and the view is to die for Great family atmosphere and all the staff was so friendly. Cannot wait to back on my next visit to rainbow

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Blackwater, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Was looking forward to eating here after reading reviews. Sign on the door saying it is closed down.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Perhaps we were early, that was why we enjoyed private moments in the restaurant. Judy (I hope I didn't get her name wrongly) was friendly and attentive to us throughout the whole meal. Their chowder is definitely the best we had, ever. Never had we tasted chowder in such rich broth with loads of fresh ingredients. Chef from sweitzerland/sweden and... More

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Tewantin, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The seafood chowder is to kill for. Go early enough to watch the sunset. The were kind enough to pick us up at our hotel and drop us back. What great service.

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Wangaratta, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

What great people work in and run this place, you can tell they love what they do, sensational food, perfect service, and extraordinary value for money, what a pleasure to eat here!!! Loved it!!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

We went to this place for lunch on a Sunday and it was so good we went back for dinner in a Thursday! Great little casual but fine dining experience in rainbow beach. For the quality of food the prices were also fantastic. The seafood chowder and duck are exceptional. The courtesy bus to and from the restaurant is also... More

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013 via mobile

I visit Rainbow Beach on a regular basis and this was my first visit to the Waterview. The service was exceptional and the food was devine. We shared the aranchini balls and goats cheese salad for entree - gorgeous. Gnocchi and lamb ragout with parpadelle for mains followed by (apparently) an exceptional crime brûlée (one of us is trying to... More

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Banff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Great restaurant. Food was amazing and reasonably priced. Food was very fresh and the service was fabulous!!! We went two nights in row. Well worth it and highly recommended!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We loved this restaurant. The service was fantastic and the food was absolutely delicious. Not to mention to lovely breezy location and view of the ocean.

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner and were pleasantly surprised with the great food and also the service. The lady who seems to be the manager was spot on with the service asking for another drink just as the last sip and genuinely just old fashioned friendly. My boyfriend had the seafood chowder which is one of two... More

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