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The Surf Club Palm Cove

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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135 Williams Esplanade | 4879, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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156 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped in for dinner after hearing they did the best prawns in Palm Cove. They didn't disappoint. Drinks were cheap and the service and staff were great.

Thank Chapstar
Palm Cove, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are very friendly, remember your drinks order and are always prepared to chat about places to see and visit. It is family friendly, food and service very good Trivia nights on Friday night and the ukulelee session on Sundays from 2 p.m to 5 p.m is fantastic. They have lots of drink specials and great cocktails.

Thank cardas2
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and service. Even get to have take a way which was handy on the days we were at the beach!

Thank Leanne V
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality and reasonable pub fare. Only off-putting factors were the pokies and smell of beer. But we enjoyed a good lunch on the terrace when other places had stopped service, so would recommend.

Thank Attila H
Garching bei Munchen, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The batman was very kind and he know how to make really good cocktails. If we return to Australia I will visit again

1 Thank reinerk488
Cairns Region, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

looking for a wonderful meal that we were told of but unfortunately we had arrived whilst they were preparing dinner meals so a standby was ordered.

1 Thank znwillie
Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an average place with less than average food I'm sorry to say. Having said that the beer selection is good and the staff are friendly. There do have lots of specials though on offer. Nice to have a drink in the deck & look at the view though.

Thank BigH61
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little club however the a/c didn't work very well. The food was lovely and value for money. Relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Michael T
Heathcote, Australia
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162 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Surf Club is great for pub style food. The staff are really friendly, you can dine outside and watch the surf, while having a nice cold drink. We enjoyed some of the meals here more than at the expensive restaurants along the strip.

Thank Michael W
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 22, 2017

All the meals are great we ate there quite a bit .Staff and locals are very friendly great local atmosphere. All this at a great price.

Thank Paul R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Williams Esplanade | 4879, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: 740591244

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