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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed October 29, 2016

We ordered the shared Rump platter and it was delicious. Could have fed 4 people rather then us 2. All the others at our table also enjoyed their meals. There where 2 steaks and 2 chose BBQ prawns. Meals appeared to go from arround $25...More

1  Thank AnneMc60
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was a bit tired, the morning was very humid and there was no air conditioning so it was a bit uncomfortable. The staff were very pleasant but you could see that they too were hot and uncomfortable. The food was great, I had scrambled...More

1  Thank bboop42
Reviewed October 21, 2016

If you want a bite or two to eat and just chill out, this is a good spot. You can pick from small bites (the samosas are really tasty) to more substantial plates. Everything is fresh and delicious. Some slight negatives- the tables right at...More

Thank PaddyFH
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The coffee in the hotel we were staying at was very ordinary so we preferred to venture down the street. Probably the best coffee we had in Palm Cove was at The Rising Sun in a very relaxing spot overlooking the beach.

1  Thank Steven B
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Extremely friendly staff, could not fault the service. Drinks and food were delicious. Highly recommend. Cheers lije

2  Thank lbutt5
Reviewed October 16, 2016

On a recent trip to Palm Cove had dinner at the Rising Sun. Ordered steak and my partner had Tiger Prawns. The meals were very good and the sevice was also. A little cramped out the front but there is not much room anyway. Good...More

Thank Gary8882014
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We did have to sit at a table with bench seats as there was six of us and we wanted to sit outside but it was fine. The staff serving were lovely and very friendly. The food was nice and reasonably priced. We all enjoyed...More

1  Thank friendlyMelbourne
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Nice place to sit and have a meal. Good service, good food, good location and good ambience! Well worth the visit!

1  Thank Hardy K
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

The service is unreal! The staff are amazing and so helpful!!! We came for a drink in the the afternoon and then came back dinner. Oh and make sure you try the margaritas!

1  Thank Anna P
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Roll off the beach and into the daily happy hour here. The view us lovely and staff all very laid back.

2  Thank kpric1
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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
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view
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
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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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