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Colin James Fine Foods

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
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37 Maple St, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7549428460
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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There's been some major staff changeovers.. the coffee is usually good. Not a lot of food choice, but fresh and generous servings. If you like icecream, then this is the place for you. There is nothing better anywhere..

Thank FlyingSomewhere
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was told from a local they had the best gelato in QLD and boy they did not disappoint! I had Apple Pie and I could have gone back for more absolutely delicious! They also had an amazing selection of cheese. We didn't eat there but from what I could see it looked delicious as well. If you go to... More 

1 Thank Michelle S
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and ice cream at Colin James is impossible to tire of. It's become a Maleny institution. We can't visit there without stopping for lunch, coffee or an ice cream. The delicatessen also carries some outstanding products. Our last purchase was some all natural, no oil, no sugar chilli relish. We need more of this approach to food.

1 Thank Nomad1060
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164 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food served here. We enjoyed the ploughman's lunch and the very good smoked salmon and blue cheese. Popular place, but we managed to get a table and enjoy our time here. We had a sweet ending with superb gelato.

1 Thank HappyBingo
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before many times and always had good food and great ice cream but the staff behind the counter are but disorganised every time been here .

1 Thank kpatterson483
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The large bowl of roast pumpkin soup with fresh sourdough bread slices on the side was great. The salad sandwich was bursting with fresh ingredients and the bread used was fresh, moist multi grain. The coffee was also great. The walls are covered with awards for the venue. Not surprising. We'll be back.

3 Thank Robyn A
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food here, roasted pumpkin soup and goats cheese and caramelised onion tart! So yummy and good sized portions. Great coffee as well, and staff very pleasant. Obviously very popular eatery! Definitely would visit here again

1 Thank RobynGlass
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had coffee and the orange and almond cake. It was the moistest O&A cake I have ever eaten and had copious amounts of real orange in it. The coffee was very good too. The previous time here was to have an ice cream which was also one of the best I have eaten. I will be going back again... More 

3 Thank Mike E
Toowoomba, Australia
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107 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in this time solely to buy some of their wonderfully ripe (and, dare I say it, SMELLY) cheeses. Limberger and Esrom were two of the specialist cheeses I bought. This place has an absolutely wonderful fromagerie with a selection of cheeses to die for!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. Servings in the cone are very generous. Banoffe ice cream was awesome and I've just eaten the best salted caramel ice cream ever!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $16
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Maple St, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maleny
  • Phone Number: +61 7549428460

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