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Golden Boat Chinese Restaurant

34 Lake St | Shop 4, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 8833
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Lake St | Shop 4, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This seemed quite expensive for Chinese food. It is quite a large restaurant with take-away as well. Nothing was out-standing but the food was quite edible albeit average.

Thank Suzanne818
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yum Cha great choices, wonderful flavours, ginger prawn my favourite. Service is great, it's friendly & the place is very popular, seemingly, lots of regulars, which says a lot. Will definitely go back soon!

Thank happytotravelandtell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat slot of Chinese and have travelled extensively in China and while this isn't traditional Chinese it is very good Australian Chinese. Staff were friendly and courteous.

Thank jjw2763
Reviewed June 9, 2017

We were looking for Sunday lunch and the food stalls at Rusty's markets had been picked over so we tried Golden Boat based on reasonable TripAdvisor reviews. We had several steamed prawn dim sum which were good to very good and a plate of whitebait...More

Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We visit the Golden Boat whenever we are in Cairns, the food and service can not be faulted. I recommend the steamed duck combination, the won ton soup is really good too.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Was quite skeptical when first arrived as popular with tour group but the food is surprising authentic and well executed. Love the black pepper pork chop. Will come back again.

Thank david l
Reviewed April 25, 2017

The food was very good and one of our best meals when in Cairns. Not the most modern place in town but recommended

Thank ravi0000
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We tried at another Chinese restaurant and had the worst experience there so we decided to make a booking at the golden boat Chinese restaurant and I'm glad we did! The restaurant was a little bit busy when we arrived but we were sitted immediately....More

Thank d0wnunder123
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Great food very clean & reasonable prices. But great staff very attentive on being seated & served. That's where they should of stopped. Three staff hovered within 2m of the table watching over us the second it looked like one of us & I repeat...More

Thank Colin V
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

When we visited there were only 2 other tables occupied. The food took over an hour and a half to come out and one main meal was missed. Staff weren't attentive and the service could do with some serious improvement. The meals were okay but...More

1  Thank annaevans1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$24 - $397
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Lake St | Shop 4, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 8833
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