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Cove International

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2B Horseshoe Bay Rd | Coral Cove Apartments, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
07 4791 2050
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Melbourne
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Midweek lunch at a place with wonderful view. Good service, Asian flavoured menu. I had calamari which I found chewy, others found their meals very good. Reasonable prices.

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Tathra, Australia
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Billion dollar location with great day time views but... The menu is a confused jumble of Asian cuisines. We simply tried the 'home made' dim sims, followed by some duck & fried rice. All were acceptable but in particular the duck was dry. Wheelchair access was OK & I failed to check if they have an accessible toilet.

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Thank CrippAdvisor
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Knockout views and great chinese food I had Mongoluan chicken and fried rice lunch special for $13.50 Dinner starts at 5pm will go back for drinks with view and dinner This ones a gem!!!

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Thank Sue S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

have eaten here on many occasions and the thing is you don't need to read the menu. It has never changed since it opened.Option to eat inside or outside. Table service, Food is of quite a good standard but by no means different, Service level is very indifferent

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Thank Ross N
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Went here for lunch midweek , we were stunned by the beautiful view but sadly very disappointed with the food. I had salt and pepper calamari very chewy and very small serve. Husband had fish and salad ., just average. I asked twice for salad and no chips meal came with chips.

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Thank jocksandy
Townsville, Australia
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Situated next to the beach, this restaurant has beautiful scenery. The food was fantastic, as was the range & friendliness of the staff. The downside was the entree took half an hour to arrive, when the restaurant was not very busy & the food was rather expensive.

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Thank Fiona C
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Great Food at reasonable prices, went with locals and they always know the best spots. Asian food and typical Australian.Air conditioned and great views.

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Thank LEE2MAR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

Our table ordered the roasted duck in plum sauce, Thai green curry and coconut rice. All three dishes were delicious. Could not fault anything about our meals. Prices were reasonable as well for the quality we relieved. Friendly service. Relaxed atmosphere. We went at night but during the day the ocean view is also quite a nice bonus. Highly recommend... More 

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Thank Jon D
Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

THE DUCK!! Can't fault the duck, it was just sensational with the plum sauce and coconut rice. The view was incredible when the sun was going down and the service was friendly. But the duck... Might be the only reason I ever go back to Bowen in the future. Not afraid to admit that haha.

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Thank Hayley M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

The food was sensational, service was great and friendly. Could not fault at all. Beautiful breeze and view definitely the best duck dishes in Australia. I love this place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2B Horseshoe Bay Rd | Coral Cove Apartments, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Bowen
  • Phone Number: 07 4791 2050

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?