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Meldrum's Pies In Paradise

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Fast Food, Australian
As featured in One Day in Cairns
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94 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Cairns, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

AH! Meldrums,where even the sea food pies are great,fresh is the word that comes to mind beut,pies and other goddies.

Thank r14p1939
Tully, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The pies were great and amongst some of the best I have eaten. There is a large variety of pies to choose from compared to your regular bakery. There was a slight wait to be served as they were fairly busy. The seating is a bit cramped but otherwise it was a good experience.

Thank Lissyloo90
Lincoln, NE USA
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128 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

These are the best Meat Pies I have ever tasted from a bakery. Fresh, perfect crust, flavorful, large selection including veggie. We did takeout and they were great with a pint of stout.

Thank Yesheyozhik
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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92 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

My husband had a lovely steak & bacon pie but I didn't think much of the corn beef and cauliflower pie, very little cauliflower and pie was only just warm. Coffee was only just warm also.

Thank marsha99_12
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

Save your money! I don't care about the awards or rave reviews they have received. The two chances I gave them were both horrible, they use aspic as a filler to save on meat filling. Disgusting!! Both pies ended up in the bin.

Thank KateBracewell
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

I will start off by saying that I am sure their normal pies a very good. I however am a travelling Cealiac and need a gluten free diet to stay well. I had done a lot of research on GF options in Cairns before travelling and was frankly keen as mustard to find a bakery doing GF Pies. Dropped in... More 

Thank Jason D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Just saying.... Best pies in Cairns. Lived in Cairns all my life and hands down the best pies ever. Its a must to have the pea's, mash and gravy.

2 Thank Chris E
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Walked in after walking past their sign claiming to be the best pies in Queensland. Ordered a steak kidney and bacon pie the away for $6. It did not disappoint. Flake pastry. Juicy filling where you could actually taste and see the components. Added values was the bit of bacon on top of the pie top. Yum!

1 Thank Damien H
Paris, France
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff serving amazing pies. Lot of flavors available, 10 minutes sometimes wait if you want it to T/A. Will definitively try it again !

Thank ADark75
Trinity Beach
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Great place to come, either sit inside or out, friendly staff, great location , make sure you are here before afternoon otherwise the bulk of their pies will be gone.

Thank Jason C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Fast Food, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 07-4051-8333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?