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Strait on the Beach

100 Oleander St, Holloways Beach, Queensland 4878, Australia
+61 7 4055 9616
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible20%
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Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
100 Oleander St, Holloways Beach, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to go out for a Sunday breakfast. Location is good with view of water however outside area was dirty and wooden chairs uncomfortable. The person who took order didn’t listen and appeared to want to rush through order, I wasn’t offered to add drinks...More

Thank Beck P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday session at this restaurant, had a trio of Muso's playing to a reasonably appreciative crowd. It was easy listening, not too loud and a great view over the beach. The drinks came out in a measurable time, (allowing for the size of crowd), one...More

Thank pdn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So this is not a fav of mine but we were visiting friends so though give it ANOTHER chance! It’s such a beautiful Setting with nice views & funky furniture but the service & food is still unfortunately very mediocre! The girl was nice but...More

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about this restaurant by a local resident and decided to stop for a snack (It was tea and scones- yummy). The location was such that we spent an hour or so idly watching the Coral Sea break on the shore and people...More

Thank freespirit1950
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

A local told us about this and we loved it, and were the first to introduce on Trip Advisor. I'm surprised by all the neggy reviews. It's not upscale, but it's a locals place and so chill compared to the tourists beaches along this area....More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Ate here every morning for brekky while staying at Cairns Beach Resort. Literally across the street... so convenient! Made to order breakfasts, espresso coffees. Love the al fresco seating, while listening to the ocean waves come in. A peaceful, laid back meal/experience every time. Come...More

Thank laurisears
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here over Easter with friends. I first visited this spot almost 20 years ago and can honestly say that it feels just the same. A cool relaxed spot to sit and chill with a beer on the beach but not memorable for...More

Thank jacquelinsue
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Beautiful spot to eat. The view is amazing. I ordered the tempura prawns and salad. To die for. Staff were great and friendly.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Just the best environment to relax n chill.... lunch or just coffee it's the best. Veggie stack on gluten free toast was moorish. Sit back and watch the locals show u how to land a big one.

Thank Anita C
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Lovely place to eat ,does what it says on the label ,strait on the beach, so nice to just relax and eat nice food ,enough to choose from ,beers reasonably priced all round nice place,pleasanthe staff and nice and friendly good on ya.

Thank drolands245
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Oleander St, Holloways Beach, Queensland 4878, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Holloways Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 9616
Absolute beachfront casual dining
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