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Reef House Restaurant

International, Australian, Gluten Free
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99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4055 3633
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Not 5 star but could not fault the friendly professional service. Two pools and free underground parking. Great restaurant and absolute ocean front. We will be back.

Thank RealRick
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a lovely weekend on the tableland decided to have lunch on the way home. We gave our order to the Maitre d fish in batter and Bug and crab linguine. Asked if there was any garlic or crusty bread to have with the pasta, I didn't think this was an unreasonable request. The reply was. This isn't that type... More 

1 Thank RobinAustralia
Camden, New South Wales, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

an excellent choice for breakfast ala carte or buffet available and also gives accor adbantage plus discount

Thank Brad M
Ararat, Australia
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to eat here after two years away. The food is still excellent. I ordered the gnocchi and it was so soft, tender and delicious. My friend ordered the curried barramundi and found enjoyed it too. The restaurant is right on the beach and you can dine outside whilst you listen to the waves and enjoy a gentle warm breeze.

Thank 222alexander2016
Doha, Qatar
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135 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant because it seemed to have an interesting menu and was well located, but left very disappointed. I had the scallops with pork belly to start. The scallops were tiny. My wife had the mushroom croquettes. They seemed burnt and were dry. For mains, I ordered the rack of lamb, medium rare. When it arrived, it was... More 

2 Thank Scott197
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch for six people on a Friday afternoon with the restaurant half full. They brought four menus. Ordered a bottle of cider and a bottle of wine. Several minutes until the cider arrived but no glass other than the wine glasses on the table. Several more minutes until the wine arrived after the server told us she had to go... More 

1 Thank Graham M
Terang, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice during our stay. Good menu choice, lovely meals, excellent service, beautiful location.

Thank vicmar01
Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being one of the "flagship" Accor restaurants, we expected some fairly decent food. The decor is pretty good, very colonial and trendy but this is about the only good thing that can be said. Firstly, my partner is vegetarian and the only option they had for lunch was a panini or a salad side dish. Not even a single proper... More 

3 Thank Nigel N
Newcastle, Australia
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here twice: once for lunch, and most recently for dinner. On both occasions the service and cuisine were excellent. For lunch we shared an excellent seafood platter for two, and mango cheesecake desert - both beautifully done. Subsequently we returned for a really tasty dinner: shared seafood entree followed by a duck confit and a red curry barramundi... More 

Thank MySemillon
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great meal here in the restaurant of Reef House where we were staying. Friendly staff, great service, lovely food and wine, all in a fabulous location overlooking the beach.

1 Thank Saffron2913

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
International, Australian, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 3633

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