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Key Restaurant Maleny

Cairncross Corner | 10 Mountain View Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
07 5429 6537
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Ranked #1 of 34 Restaurants in Maleny
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $41
Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Deliciously different African, Mediterranean and Caribbean traditional family style cooking is served at the Key Restaurant Maleny, a short 20 minute drive from the Sunshine Coast. Some of the most popular dishes on the menu are Mozambique Chicken with Jollof Rice, the melt in your mouth Moroccan Lamb Tagine, the hot and spicy West Indies Goat Curry. All of the dishes are lovingly prepared by Ghanaian Chef and Owner, Simone Butler, with many involving very lengthy traditional preparation and slow cooking to perfection, often over 3 days. In addition to Simone's traditional ethnic dishes, there is also available fantastic 30 mm thick 350 gram plus grass fed, well marbelled steaks or fresh grilled barramundi. Key Restaurant Maleny is fully licensed with a cocktail bar, an interesting wine cellar with lots of variety to match the sometimes spicy and fragrant dishes. Excellent organic coffee, delicious cakes and deserts are a feature. Enjoy dining by the log fire or alfresco dining on the spacious veranda with panoramic views to the Coast, Mount Coolum, the hinterland and the Glasshouse Mountains. For mouth-watering meals, packed full of flavour and exotic spices, visit the Key Restaurant in Maleny. Open Wed – Sunday, lunch and dinner, Special Friday Night Buffet. Garden Weddings, Parties, Special Events and Receptions for up to 100 people are catered for. Check out the menus or book online.
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English first
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

My husband to be and myself had lunch there to day . The meal was Fabulous and we would go there again for a special occasion ,as we travelled 220 km to get there Also a special thanks to Paul for the great service T'n'T from Burrum Heads

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Toowoomba, Australia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

From the moment we entered the restaurant the service was faultless - attentive, helpful and courteous. Complimentary cocktail tasters were offered which, although we don't usually drink liqueurs, were very pleasant and a welcoming gesture. We both had the lamb tangine and couscous which was delicious and really did 'melt in the mouth' as advertised. On the down side there... More

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Mackay, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Arrived without a booking & was greeted warmly by Paul, wine and beer selection was large, entree of satay chicken & honey and ginger marinated prawn - Fantastic, satay was creamy & very tasty not what I expected, prawns were delicious & full of exciting and unusual flavours. For main we had Mozambique chicken & Moroccan lamb - both were... More

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Maleny, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This review is overdue. My Thai wife and myself had our wedding anniversary lunch here in mid September. We are locals, but this was our first meal at "The Key'' . We had a really excellent meal. The service was unobtrusive , faultless and friendly, all the staff went out of their way to make it a special meal. Special... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend took me out for a nice dinner tonight (yes I've just left and I'm writing this I'm that impressed) the food was amazing, we had the buffet so we had so much choice. The service was beyond expectation and made the night so wonderful. Try the cocktails and be prepared for a bit of spice! We have already... More

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My fiancé and I shared a lovely meal at the Key last week. We had read the amazing reviews on tripadvisor and had to give it a try! Both being lovers of spicy food Key did not disappoint, the kebabs were so delicious as was the goat curry and jerk chicken! The owner, Luke was extremely kind to us. When... More

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Mooloolaba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

WOW where to start simply superb service sensational food amazing cocktails superb will definitely be going back. Only problem is the drive but they do have a courtesy bus.

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Buderim, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We have been coming here as a family for 3 years now and have introduced many to this great restaurant. Paul and the owners are wonderful and very caring. I couldn't recommend them more highly. Denise

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Aberdeen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The weekly buffet features regular menu items, and changes weekly. For the price it is a bargain. The food is excellent, plentiful and varied. The spiciness is exquisite, The owners run a good show and are helpful friendly and generous. They make you want to come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

What a fabulous experience had at Key Restaurant. I dine out fairly frequently in Brisbane and have to say Key Restaurant provided the best service I've had in a while. The waiter was attentive, the food fantastic and to top it off, one of the owners was bringing around cocktail tasters! The cocktails were spot on. My Boyfriend was satisfied... More

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Additional Information about Key Restaurant Maleny

Address: Cairncross Corner | 10 Mountain View Road, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
Phone Number: 07 5429 6537
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maleny
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 41
Cuisine: African, Caribbean, Mediterranean

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