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Linga Longa International Restaurant

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120 Collins Ave | Cairns, Queensland, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 2136
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Townsville, Australia
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We couldn't get into this restaurant until 7:30 - an hour later than we wanted. We were told that it was because they were booked out. However, when we got therefore, we could see several spare tables. Our very easily prepared entree took over 30 minutes to arrive and the extra bread that was promised didn't come. However, it was... More 

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Thank WendyML
Salt Lake City, Utah
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

A stop at the Linga Longa International Restaurant in the Edge Hill area of Cairns is a solid break away from the overly touristy sections of Cairns. The food is phenomenal and the service is top notch. Take some time to make it out to this location and you won't regret it!

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Thank Traveling_Tendy
LingaLongaCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Traveling_Tendy, Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy that you and your friends enjoyed visiting our restaurant. And it is more appreciable that we got the review from a person who visited a lot of dining places. Linga Longa Restaurant Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

The Atmosphere and Service is lovely. The Menu and Food is very tantalizing to the taste buds. You have to try the Tobiko Pasta. Certainly the rose amongst the thorns when it comes to restaurants in Edge Hill.

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Thank Kristie B
LingaLongaCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much Kristie, for your review. I passed on your comments to the team and we are very happy that you enjoyed our food. We hope to see you again! More 

Cairns Region, Australia
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Terrific menu, both a la carte and lunch specials. Staff and service is impeccable. Me and two colleagues had a very pleasant lunch experience today, Friday 21.10.2016. In particular, make sure that you ask for Edwado. Will be back soon with my partner for an evening meal. Keep up the great experience.

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Thank Stefan B
LingaLongaCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much Stefan for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

I can understand in taking over a restaurant that as an owner you would like to leave your own stamp but it would seem that the combination of new owner and now chef at Linger Longer may have removed the elements that made this place great. The new menu has lost a lot of the delicious flavours and seems somewhat... More 

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Thank 32Jules
LingaLongaCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi 32Jules Sydney, Australia. Thank you very much for your response. We appreciate your review. Thanks to your review we now know that people living in NSW do not like paintings reminding them about NSW in Cairns. And now we know that orange colour is not suitable for sunshine state QLD. Moreover, we understand that paintings of local Cairns painters... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

The wait staff were very pleasant and welcoming. But the food was absolute rubbish. I felt like i was eating at a tafe restaurant for trainee cooks. The four choices from the so called tapas menu that we ordered resembled something i would expect to see at a childrens birthday party. One dish even came with its own anchor rope!... More 

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LingaLongaCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Rumamundi A, Thank you very much for your response. Your feedback is very surprising and disappointing to us because we remember that you and your friend told us that you were happy about the food and we had apologised about this incident with small rope. Sometimes it happens and we have investigated this episode with our staff and made... More 

Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

The service was impeccable with the gracious and knowledgeable waiter and owner. The Spring menu has something for everyone with a classic feel about it. The sauces were subtle and sophisticated. The wine list was extensive and affordable. We were unable to fit in any dessert and it looked amazing.

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Thank Ollyinport
Cairns Region, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The remoteness from the city hub makes this restaurant an ideal venue for a calming and enjoyable meeting for a couple or group. The food is delightful and diverse to suit most tastes. The orange duck was very special. An excellent wine and beverage list to chose from. Ed was very attentive and made the evening most memorable for me... More 

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Thank David T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Twice ate at this restaurant and enjoyed it. The service was okay and the food was very good. It is very family friendly and in a quite place, highly recommended for family outings.

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Thank West790
Cairns Region, Australia
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We ordered the trio dips to share between three people. The bread was very filling and two of the dips were very tasty, one was okay. The waiter didn't let us know the dip flavours and we ended up forgetting to ask. Apparently they change the flavours regularly. For the main I had their special which was the Beef Wellington...OMG!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $28
Cuisine
Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Collins Ave | Cairns, Queensland, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4032 2136
Description
Great menu of international dishes with a focus on Fresh Ingredients for Australian, South African and Mediterranean food. A restaurant experience which the whole family will enjoy. For locals and tourists alike.

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