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Colin James Fine Foods

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Seafood, Australian
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37 Maple Street, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7549428460
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Dining options: Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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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
Yummy ice-cream

Colin James in Maleny has a very nice tasting range of different flavoured ice-creams. These are very creamy tasting. Creme caramel & sticky date were both nice tasting ice-creams. When we arrived the line was at the door with everyone lining up for ice-cream, even in winter time, probably as it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Melzee1
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Caloundra, Australia
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Caloundra, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Colin James in Maleny has a very nice tasting range of different flavoured ice-creams. These are very creamy tasting. Creme caramel & sticky date were both nice tasting ice-creams. When we arrived the line was at the door with everyone lining up for ice-cream, even in winter time, probably as it tasted yummy, and was worth the line up, after... More 

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Palmwoods, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have been to Colin James numerous times and have even made special trips just for the ice-cream. They have won numerous awards and it is always a treat to go there for coffee and a snack, lunch or just the ice-cream. Always busy, but always great friendly service.

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Pomona, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What more can I say about the best icecream I have ever eaten! Also using local ingredients where possible. Many times we have had icecream here. No better advert for the town of Maleny & the shop.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I can never pass through Maleny without stopping at Colin James' for ice cream. It is the best! And of course bring along an esky to take home some magnificent cheeses. Shared some smoked Applewood cheddar and pate with friends the next day and they all wanted the address. Fantastic!

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51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The food was great and offered a tasty tame of choices including a gluten free cone, which i hadn't seen before. The food was delicious. We went on a Sunday and the place was packed so it took a long time to order and be served. Very squeezey inside so one or two less tables would help from constantly being... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very nice food. Surprisingly good sized servings for a toasted sandwich, 3 slices of bread and very tasty. We didn't even have room for a desert or the ice creams!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I went with my wife to have something to eat but unfortunately we arrive late and the kitchen was closed but we had the chance to try the ice creams. I ordered chocolate and vanilla and I have no words to describe the delicious taste of those two flavours. My wife tried the macadamia and was delighted as well. I... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

You have not had a real ice-cream until you have had one from Colin James Fine Foods. Hanging out for next trip to try another flavour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had a very pleasant lunch, excellent gourmet sandwiches and of course gelati to die for. Service good, even on a very busy holiday weekend. Even the new owners came out to chat to us! Highly recommended.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Oh my gosh the cheese shop is a tiny little fridge well set out and has plenty of choice for everyone. I just loved this little shop and the staff are very helpful and willing to be patient with you. It is a must visit when in maleny

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Additional Information about Colin James Fine Foods

Address: 37 Maple Street, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7549428460
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maleny
Average Prices: USD 4 - 17
Cuisine: Seafood, Australian

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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 - 17
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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