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Colin James Fine Foods

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37 Maple Street, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7549428460
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  • 91
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  • 49
    Very good
  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Gelato on the range

Great food, Friendly staff. A good range of local providore products and a cheese room for cheese-a-holics.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Maleny, Australia
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Maleny, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Great food, Friendly staff. A good range of local providore products and a cheese room for cheese-a-holics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had a mad rush to get back up too Colin James from Noosa for our last ice cream hit on our last nights stay in Maleny before they closed, it's the creamiest ice cream in beautiful fresh cones I've ever had! It's a must-do if your an ice cream lover no matter where you are on the Sunshine Coast.

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Ordered a salad and it was massive. Would be great if the salad came with chicken salad, if you chose to have chicken it cost extra and the salad was around $15. Service was good.Very crowded inside, with too many tables, maybe less tables would be better, as if someone wanted to get out of the cafe, other people had... More 

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Heswall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We have never been to Maleny before and just happened across this cafe. What luck. The food was imaginative and delicious. The servings are large and would suggest you make sure you are really hungry or split a meal. We had their signature sandwich, an open face facacia, salmon bagel, and smoked turkey sandwich. Everyone lived it. Staff were great... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We were told there was a good cheese shop in Maleny, not sure this is the place the lady meant but this was definitely a good cheese shop. The young lady really knew her stuff and there was a wide selection of cheese for all tastes. Plus a few tempting chutneys and much more.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

What an amazing little food shop, plus the Fromagerie. We had the toasted turkey, brie and cranberry sauce sandwich - it was to die for. Still had room to enjoy a gelato from their extensive range of flavours. The service was efficient and prompt, plus the follow up was welcome.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Always one of our stops when in Maleny, either for lunch, to stock up on some hard to get cheeses , but we would never miss the opportunity to have one of the delicious gelato's. I ordered a double of the "Choc" and only after informing my wife I never had any better, she told me that my particular offering... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Located in the Main Street of Maleny this Is a busy little eatery frequented by a lot of locals (good sign!) Staff are friendly and relaxed and the service pretty good. You order at the counter and take a number and your food is brought to your table. The coffee here is pretty good - I'm afraid I've turned i... More 

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Maleny, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We are regulars at this cafe, I always choose the same meal, chicken and salad sandwich with mayo. I can't go past it, although I see all of the lovely salads etc they create . Their award winning ice cream is absolutely not to be missed. It is popular all year long. They also make great coffees, and they also... More 

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Nambour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This place is always busy, given the large number of tourists who visit this town - and the reputation of the ice-cream. The range and quality of the icecream can't be exagerrated. Worth travelling a long way to try.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 Maple Street, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maleny
  • Phone Number: +61 7549428460

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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