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The Flying Nun Cafe

16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 7 3289 2288
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“pumpkin salad” (12 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve visited the Flying Nun several times over the last few years and the coffee is always good and the service very prompt and friendly. It’s great if you want something a little different rather than the standard cafe fare of avo on toast or...More

Thank LeoMoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here with large family group. Great place, spread out with lots of rooms inside and out. Service friendly and prompt, food was great as was the coffee. Prices typical for a cafe. Recommended.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While conducting business with a spot of lunch it's great to have a cosy corner. The food was pleasantly delightful. The flying nun offers great hot or cold coffee too.

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prices for all main meals for dinner were $30 so I expected a high quality meal. This was not to be. I ordered the Eye Fillet steak and I could not chew this steak because of the amount of gristle. Eye Fillet steak simply does...More

Thank Elaine W
Charlene B, Owner at The Flying Nun Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Elaine, I would like to set the facts straight. The steak we serve is Cape Byron Angus beef eye fillet from NSW. There were 2 steaks ordered at your table, one rare and the other reluctantly rare, but who would have preferred medium rare....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Flying Nun goes for a small quality menu rather than having a vast choice. The food is fresh and delicious. The service is friendly and quick. The place is a treat every time: chose from and array of indoor/outdoor rooms and views. but be...More

Thank LozS1
Reviewed January 11, 2018

We were invited to brunch at the Flying Nun Cafe in Samford, a lovely village on the outskirts of Brisbane. We were impressed with the location and innovative way this restaurant was remodelled from an old church. Loved the angles, stained glass and eclectic decor....More

Thank allspice502016
Reviewed January 8, 2018

After being overseas for 2 years this was the one place that i had been really looking forward to going to, unfortunately i was very disappointed and won't be rushing back next time we are in Brisbane. Firstly the food was still great, however the...More

Thank qazphilby
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We've been meaning to try this place for a while & really enjoyed our breakfast on the weekend. We were lucky to snag a table without a reservation as it's quite a busy place but the service was efficient & the coffee & food came...More

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Samford is a delightful little village on the outskirts north of Brisbane. Lunch at the Flying Nun Cafe was excellent. Service was exceptional and fast and the staff all had a ready smile despite being extremely busy. Food (BLAT on a brioche bun with super...More

Thank Bibby52
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Wife and I decided to come along here for an easy post Christmas and New Year breakfast and brought our trusty 4 legged friend (Lucy). We were both surprised as to how busy it was especially given most *(???) people are supposed to be back...More

Thank bezman2110
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Samford
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3289 2288
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Dine inside Samford's old Uniting Church - a converted rainforest cafe garden with colourful stained glass windows, mosaics and sculptures galore. Taste chef's seasonal menu of produce from the veggie patch out back washed down with wine and craft beers. There's also sweets such as unique cordials, syrups and tea for sale.
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