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The Lillipad Cafe

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 9565
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a small but busy cafe. Limited seating space although the food makes up for this. The menu is different and they have adapted to the menu well. Recommended dishes; try the freshly squeezed juices (healthy option) The crossionts is biggest I ever saw....More

Thank ketkibedekar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staff are friendly and the food amazing. Cheapest place in cairns and the food is huge you won’t be able to finish it. So much bang for your buck. Highly recommend this cafe to anyone who visits cairns and locals too.

Thank Charmain M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for brekkie as a rare treat, sat down no staff say good morning or smile. It was a cool morning for cairns, and was cold inside aircons on and fast on fast we moved three times to get away from wind from fans, observed...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were great. Asked for something off the breakfast menu and that was not a problem. Didn’t want bread with my bacon and eggs. She asked if I wanted anything else to replace the bread, I said extra bacon would be great. My meal...More

Thank matthewfredericks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being vegan and seeing that Cairns doesn’t seem to offer many vegan options I found this place on Happycow and saw the vegan lasagne on the menu. So I was super excited and went there for dinner. Well it was very disappointing - no wonder...More

Thank EEMM93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the Lonely planet guide for East Australia we found this café. We had a beautiful good breakfast. It is hip and modern and worth the wait for your food, juices and coffee! Excellent!

Thank Jacqueline K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch the other day. Largely breakfast menu, with a good selection of burgers. A very casual decor, with lots of fellow travellers.

Thank Subhashish B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

VG, vegan, GF, you name it. But while it reminds me of the 60's and the flower power generation - man is the food great!! Is it yes. Great food, good portion size, and healthy options abound. Atmosphere a little dark, but hey man !!!!...More

Thank ag021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would rate it 6 stars if I could. So many great breakfast options you'll find it hard to choose. Will definitely be back.

Thank LeftSideWagger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the breakfast burrito and it was delicious! Really filling and the coffee is also great !! Friendly staff and good value for money 👌🏼🌮

Thank Heidi S
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Sana A
August 4, 2015|
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On Grafton St in front of Gilligans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 9565
The best breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner in Cairns. Heaps of vegan and vegetarian options, top-notch cakes and fresh juices. Budget friendly menu of European, American Southwest, and Aussie favorites. A humble cafe that cooks with love for locals and travelers alike.
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