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The Long Apron

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Australian, Contemporary, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings

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Welcome to The Long Apron The signature restaurant of Montville’s picturesque Spicers Clovelly Estate. The Long Apron is a dining experience that insists on a lengthy stay. Our tasting menu doesn’t change every season but when the time is right. It is an ‘organic menu’ that adjusts to the changes constantly happening around us and highlights the best of our region, seasonal European inspired dishes, which blend classic techniques and the finest local produce with exquisite results. Our A La Carte menu offers a relaxed, fresh and zesty dining experience taking from dishes from the signature degustation. Our enthusiastic kitchen team are continuing to showcase the best of the Sunshine Coast’s
PRICE RANGE
$60 - $89
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Australian, Contemporary
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here to celebrate in March. It was a lovely evening but overall we were a bit disappointed - understand that restaurants of this calibre often serve very small meals made from high quality ingredients, but to come home and have a toasted sandwich...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank gracecatherineh
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This was our second dining experience here and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The food is absolutely amazing, matching wines for the degustation were professionally selected and presented with knowledge and humour, the setting stunning and the service could not be faulted. Thankyou to all concerned...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JAD9999
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We hope that we can continue to offer you an exceptional dining experience for your third visit, fourth visit and so on. Food always tastes better when we can deliver it with a laugh, so I am pleased you...More

Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

We have visited the long apron twice now and it has always been a great experience. Both times we have ordered the tasting menu and loved it. The long apron isn’t somewhere to eat every day but is a great special treat for special occasions.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank garyhK7834BD
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your dining experience at The Long Apron for the second time and have found a special place to celebrate life's big moments. Our tasting menu is certainly the way to really celebrate, however, if you...More

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Exceptional service, incredible meals. We did the Summer a la carte menu and it was just beautiful. I just do not think you can go wrong here!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MelO028
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

Thank you for your recommendation, it is sincerely appreciated. Our autumn menu is being created by the talented team of chefs currently and we hope to welcome you back to enjoy it soon. Regards, Bobbie

Reviewed February 3, 2019

I have had the privilege to experience this restaurant and would have to say its one of the best in this region for its selection of food and wine matching ( Thanks Peter your the best when it comes to this and your attention to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Peter L
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

Peter L, Thank you for your lovely feedback after you dined with us. Our team really appreciate your comments as they take pride in creating a personalised service to each and everyone of our valued guests. Look forward to continuing to welcome you back and...More

Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Booked a table for breakfast as a treat as we weren’t guests at the hotel and was shocked at the basic standard of the menu. The menu only had around 8 choices and nothing that really pushed the boundaries or your tastebuds. I was shocked...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jet9985
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

Thank you for your feedback regarding your dining experience at Spicers Clovelly. We really appreciate you letting us know about your visit to the estate. We are disappointed to hear that you were underwhelmed with our breakfast offerings. Our breakfast service is considered equally as...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Wow! We had a three course meal which we will never forget. The meal was delicious,a taste sensation. It was a very well balanced meal which left us feeling satisfied. I would definitely return.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 21Tania2014
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2019

Thank you for your detailed review of your Long Apron dining experience. It seems our dedicated team have been able to provide you with a lifelong memory, which we are humbled to be able to deliver. The entire team sincerely appreciate the time it has...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

We celebrated our wedding anniversary here for lunch. Chose the three course menu for a set price and it was beyond our expectations. It is hard to prise my husband away from the beach soI took a chance on suggesting the hinterland but he loved...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DianneR884
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We are always delighted to hear that our guests enjoyed their experience and were surprised and delighted by all of the small, unexpected touches that we do. Glad you stepped away from the comfort of the beach and explored...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019

We arrived at 6 pm for canopies on the lawn before dinner. Seven beautifully arranged and served courses, but decided not to include the matched wines and just ordered drinks we wanted. Dinner was over well before midnight so left quite early not staying to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aussie64555
Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you for sharing the final hours of 2018 with us at The Long Apron. It was a delightful evening with such a great group of guest and were so pleased to help celebrate the year that was with everyone. We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed January 2, 2019

Last minute booking made as surprise from my fiance. The maitre d' that organised the booking was kind, patient and very helpful. The set up was beautiful, which was helped by the amazing natural scenery. All the servers knew they're stuff, very professional and helpful....More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Bobbie_Murph, General Manager at The Long Apron, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. The entire team and I are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your New Years Eve with us. It was such a fun night and a great way to farewell 2018. We really appreciate your comments and time in letting...More

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VictorA4704
October 6, 2016|
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Response from SandraH17 | Reviewed this property |
Victor A may have not understood the concept of this place. The experience is designed to be savoured (not rushed), the prices are correct for what is provided. The staff are incredibly knowledgeable, exceptionally... More
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Wahey74
April 25, 2015|
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Response from Bobbie_Murph | Property representative |
Hi Wahey74, most of menu is gluten free or can quite easily be adapted to be, we try to cook lightly so leave the wheat & gluten's out.......
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