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Reviewed May 31, 2021

Ate at the pool side restaurant on two nights. Excellent food - far better than one would expect at a small poolside restaurant. The setting is lovely, with the illuminated pool behind. The atmosphere is very relaxed and family friendly. The staff are convivial. Great...drink prices. Worth the few km out to Craiglie.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed February 26, 2021 via mobile

Amazing Japanese food, so impressed. This is just what Port Douglas needs! Traditional Japanese chef with plenty of thought and care, you can taste it in the food! Great friendly service too! Thank you Hideki.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

We are here to celebrate a 60th birthday very quiet place and clean it’s a little out of town so need a car they have a pool and spa with a poolside bar with a small amount of food hamburgers pizza and baked potatoes staff...fantastic helpful and friendly highly recommendMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

This is a very cool bar and cafe, great bands on Sunday and Wednesday nights and extremely kid and family friendly. Bar staff are excellent and friendly

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

I have always loved to visit The Plantation Resort Cafe /Bar as everyone has always been so friendly and i especially love The entertainment on Sundays and now even more with the family orientated open mic on Wednesdays.I dont think there is another place in...town that has the family feel we have been experiencing on these evenings. The kids are welcome to join in on our fun..we actually encourage them to sing and one girl in particular(12) was so nervous at first we wondered if she would sing again.. now she is a regular with her wonderful family Father Mother and two siblings and she is singing like a bird. Last week you could of heard a pin drop while she sang :) Another thing I like is that the kids can swim and enjoy themselves anytime during the evening.. I love the community feeling from The Plantation Resort.. I am really surprised when i read someone is disappointed with especially the family evenings.. I really cant understand it. I was actually trying to move into a unit but there is a policy of no trailers but its ok I will stay where i am. I would never move into anywhere that i did not like as i am very clean and cleanliness is important to me.But if i could have i would not of had a problem in a second moving into The Plantation Resort.I have many friends that live there and they are more then happy.Like i mention its always been one of my favorite places ..Cheers RickMore

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

I attended the open mic night hosted by the Plantation Resort and bar and it was a fantastic night of entertainment! Such a friendly family atmosphere and the staff and patrons all enjoyed the evening. Has proven to be a popular venue on a Wednesday...night and Sunday for live music and bbq.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Plantation Resort for the consistent warm welcoming family atmosphere. The vibe is family friendly and fun. As locals we are lucky enough to be able to enjoy this venue with our children and enjoy a drink and dinner together as a couple while...our children bask in the fun of the pool. This is a stand out spot for any family whether local or visiting. Probably the most friendly venue in town.. The Christmas Eve function was a stand out with free children’s craft despite the tropical rain. Hands down best spot in town for a safe fun and family friendly sociable atmosphere. Well done Plantation Team. Keep up the great work...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

This is such a beautiful little place with a sparkling clean lagoon pool and lovely well-kept tropical gardens. Has a casual, warm and family friendly atmosphere! Will return again!!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Very ordinary resort rude managers no good service, annoying loud music and drunken patrons in there bar till late, doesn’t look like they have anyone cleaning their public areas as they are all so dirty. There’s even mould on the rails of the stairs. I...have nothing good to say about this placeMore

Date of visit: September 2018
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KRHManager, Manager at Plantation Resort Poolside Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

What sad, lonely individual would sit down and write a review on Christmas Eve targeting a family business they supposedly visited 4 months prior, as well as posting photos of bird poo. I don't think you had a very Merry Christmas if you spent it...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018

I live locally but came here one Sunday to see the live music and enjoy the surroundings. I was actually quite surprised as I had expected it to be a bit of a lame affair. The drinks were very cheap (they even have a mid...afternoon Happy Hour). There were plenty of tables and chairs. The entertainment was good and if you wanted food, well, this is a very cheap place to eat and everything looked cooked to order. I've scored an average as it was good but I wouldn't say very good.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Plantation Resort Poolside Bar & Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5