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Linga Longa International Restaurant

) #51 of 431 Restaurants in Cairns $$ - $$$ , French, International
120 Collins Ave | Cairns, Queensland, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4032 2136
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“duck” (27 reviews)
“steak” (14 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
Closed
5:30 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Australian, French, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
120 Collins Ave | Cairns, Queensland, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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141 - 150 of 253 reviews

Reviewed January 31, 2014

We have dined many times at Linga Longa and always enjoyed good food and good service. This time a group of us asked Elie to host our annual Burns Supper with 60 people attending on Saturday 25 January 2014. Elie and his staff prepared a...More

Thank kenfifer
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thank you for coming again this January for your group function - it is always a pleasure to see your group having such a great time when you dine with us! The music, the atmosphere is fantastic! Our chef loves the challenge of creating items...More

Reviewed January 11, 2014

We came in a group of nine people and it was a very accommodating environment. The service was extremely friendly and quick. The food was gourmet and was served beautifully. The environment was beautiful and relaxing. The high light of the night was both the...More

Thank Zak003
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

We don't always have the ribs on the menu either so please check before coming if you would like our ribs with the secret special sauce. Yes, our ribs have been received lot of good comments and I am happy to hear that your mains...More

Reviewed January 11, 2014

What an amazing place to fine dine at. What am awesome experience. Where is the option for the extra stars that are deserved here? Thank you for your beautiful meals, amazing atmosphere and the best service.More

Thank Spakka64
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thank you for your compliments and the best compliment of all for us, is if you come back and dine with us again! We have some new menu items coming out in March of 2014, so please come back then, for some of these. We...More

Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

We come here often and when we do, we are always greeted by friendly staff. The atmosphere in this place is relaxing and a great place for families or a romantic evening with a loved one. The food is flawless. We have never been disappointed,...More

Thank amber_bristow
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thank you so much for your kind words. We have some new menu items coming this March which I am sure you will love and please ask about the desserts which we are working on now to become available in March too.

Reviewed December 28, 2013

Linga Longa, formerly the Naked Nut and before that Pencils, is a favourite restaurant for locals in Edge Hill. Good points include: owner's friendly welcome, some very experienced waiters, competent cooks, twinkling lights, carpetted floor, table setting with central runner and light, special blackboard menu,...More

Thank Arkense
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thank you for your detailed review of Linga Longa. The name changes have occurred over the years as new owners have come in and tried to add their personal touch to the restaurant. We have added the Tapas Bar to the existing restaurant and we...More

Reviewed December 14, 2013

My husband and I weren't familiar with Linga Longa but as it was included in our Table 52 pack we wanted to give it a go. Wow! We regret not going earlier! The owner personally opened the door to greet us which made us feel...More

Thank Tina25_13
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thank you for telling us about your experience. We were very busy in December so it was fortunate that you got a table without a reservation. I am glad you ordered those items because if you like that kind of food, I think we do...More

Reviewed December 14, 2013

We have eaten many times in Linga Longa, often in a large group, and always been well satisfied with the food, service and arrangements for splitting the bill. The owner Elli is always particularly welcoming. What more could one ask for?More

Thank David S
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thank you for your support of my restaurant. As you would be aware, I am always around ensuring quality control and that my regular customers are well looked after. Running a restaurant is not easy but when things go right and we receive comments like...More

Reviewed December 13, 2013

I had heard great reviews from friends of the superb food and service at Linga Longa and it lived upto its reputation. We all met for drinks in their attached bar prior to the meal. There was efficient timing for the delivery of the meals...More

Thank Dan_Cairns2013
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2014

Thank you very much for your review. We do our best to get each and every meal out in a timely manner and I am glad you could make full use of our facilities by having a drink at our intimate little bar prior to...More

Reviewed December 12, 2013

Having been a long standing resident of Cairns, and a patron of Linga Longa since inception, We are always completely satisfied with the service, quality and attention we receive when dining at this reataurant, Owner Ellie is very obliging and welcoming each time we visit....More

Thank Kevin L
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2014

Thank you for your review. I am glad we looked after your group because it is always my intention to make sure groups have a good time and I know what it is like to be the one who suggests to a group a place...More

Reviewed December 7, 2013

2nd time at this restaurant and it will the last time ever. Don't go if you want to split the bill - OMG how rude can a restaurant owner get over splitting a bill for a reasonably large of friends. The owner himself couldn't let...More

2  Thank KazandDin
ElieCairns, Owner at Linga Longa International Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2013

I have responded at length to your friend's review so please read that if you are interested. The Dalai Lama says that "the best way to resolve any problem in the human world is for all sides to sit down and talk". I am sorry...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $29
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
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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
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Description
Great menu of international dishes with a focus on a French cuisine. A restaurant experience which the whole family will enjoy. For locals and tourists alike.
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