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Splash Seafood Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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103 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 9300
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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North Richland Hills, Texas
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After doing the Great Barrier Reef that day, my husband and I were dead tired and wanted to have a nice dinner. We walked up and down The Esplanade. Every restaurant we stopped at had an over an hour wait for an air-conditioned seat (it was hot and humid and I had enough heat during the day). The ONLY restaurant... More 

Thank AnnieBrownie
Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat thankfully under cover whilst a torrential storm took place. A few tourists even sheltered at our table. I was keen to try the bugs so asked the very friendly waitress how many I would get of prawns and bugs on linguine if I ordered that dish. She said three bugs and six prawns so I ordered it. I... More 

Thank Jay B
Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had lunch over looking the Trinity Inlet and it was excellent. We got there around 1PM so it was not crowded and we had our choice of tables. I had Barramundi with a smoky flavor that was outstanding. This was a very thick filet (perfectly done) with tomatoes and smoked Gouda. My wife had prawns with... More 

Thank DickAgin
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were not hungry, just ordered Seafood plate. It turns out good for 2. Later we ordered a dessert, beautiful and so tasty _sticky fig and vernilla Icecream

Thank Emily C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was absolutely AMAZING!!! Service was the best we have received since being in Cairns!!! Cannot thank the waitress and chef enough... EXCEPTIONAL all round!!!

Thank Whitney K
Canandaigua, United States
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581 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This review is based on drinks only. My wife and I stopped here for a drink yesterday. Event though it was close to dinner time they gave us a table just to have a drink. The server was friendly and attentive and the drinks (espresso martini and wine) were great. They were quick to check on us and get us... More 

Thank William S
Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked because it was Australia Day. Seated outside and extremely hot. Barramundi was very good as it was fresh and wild but if your looking for something a bit more upmarket this isn't the place.

Thank cforcolin
Myrtle Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved every course of our meal. Owner also went out of her way on one of the busiest night of the year to get us a table (sans previous reservations)! Even came over to see if we were happy etc. Not only is the food excellent but the customer gets the special touch that only a privately owned restaurant... More 

Thank 007Damselfly
Cairns, Australia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Haven't been to Splash for awhile. Will not leave it so long again. The fish simply melted in my mouth, the one meat eater thoroughly enjoyed his meal also. All staff back and front were exceedingly helpful, attentive but not in your face. Just a delight,

Thank Julie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Had the lunch special of fish and chips and it was excellent. Really friendly service and great value for money.

Thank BertMelbourne

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 9300

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