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The Rising Sun Bar & Bistro

95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0889
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“paella” (30 reviews)
“duck rolls” (12 reviews)
“samosas” (14 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a week at palm Cove and went here 3 times. The service was spot on, they catered for Gluten Free requirements and overall you felt like like a valued customer as there was always time for a quick chat. To top it off...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here for dinner, we were a family of 7. Seating was lovely, outdoor by the sea. We ordered a pitcher of Long Island Iced Teas which was great! Unfortunately there was a mix up with the food, 3 of us had order the Chicken...More

Thank worldie234
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a few cocktails and late lunch here. Great atmosphere, delicious fresh food and oh such awesome drinks ! Reasonable pricing, prompt and friendly service is a bonus too!

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the lunch specials which were a good price. $15 for a Vietnamese type roll and chips. Staff were friendly and attentive. Enjoyed the openness and view across to the beach. Thankyou

Thank Rachmb19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was an amazing find on our honeymoon. Right on the waterfront at palm cove beach, this place is a must go for amazing creative cocktails with fresh ingredients (think unicorn martinis and fabulous mai tais and margaritas) and bar snacks. Happy hour from...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a pina colada / lunch break on holiday, and it was a lovely little nook for great food and delicious cocktails. Warm & friendly service, lovely indoor / outdoor vibe, a stones throw from the beach, and a great menu to...More

Thank Nina F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No better place for a sunset cocktail. Excellent service and a great place to watch the world go by.

Thank 801stephen
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Loved the outdoor setting. Another Palm Cove establishment with friendly, attentive service, good genuine food and excellent cocktails. Thank you.

1  Thank stefano r
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Unpretentious restaurant and cool hangout Bar with friendly staff and good food. 10% discount for guests of Sarayi hotel which is part of same building. Makes it easy to find ones way home after a few beers.

2  Thank Paul N
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Loved this place, great spot to relax and unwind Friendly staff who remembered our favourite drinks. We had dinner there twice and both times the meals were good. No complaints 👍🏼

1  Thank Jeanette0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0889
  • E-mail
Standing proudly in the middle of Williams esplanade we offer all day dining with a relaxed coastal vibe. We focus on being a house of good food and a home of hospitality, offering locally sourced products, a great variety of beverages, outside dining and a kids corner. So go where the locals go and come on down to The Rising Sun!
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