On a short weekend trip to AIrlie we found this hotel restaurant to be reasonable value, relatively quick (both dinner and breakfast) and really no problems at all. Counter ordering didn't bother us and all the staff were friendly. I can imagine that the queue for the counter could be annoying for some but really, you have got to leave your city sensibilities behind, this is country Queensland, y'know? Have a drink and relax! The food was not cordon bleu but all six of us had reasonable dishes, at a price not much different from most other places in North Queensland. We would be happy to have a meal there again.
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