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Vines restaurant at Limberlost Nursery

113 Old Smithfield Rd | Near the Freshwater Railway Station, Freshwater, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4055 1262
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 Old Smithfield Rd | Near the Freshwater Railway Station, Freshwater, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is in a beautiful setting in Limberlost Garden Center in an equally beautiful part of Cairns - Freshwater. A beautiful place to enjoy breakfast or lunch with friends before browsing through the lovely plants on offer

Thank 957virginiad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cafe is attached to the garden Nursery. Its a popular place. Sitting outside in the shade surrounded by Flowers and Bushes is beautiful.. Inside is A/C if you prefer that..... You have to order inside, pay and they bring it out to you. Serves...More

Thank hhx2_12
Reviewed September 21, 2018

So beautiful, lowers the blood pressure and lifts the spirits. The vegan food was well presented but desperately needed flavour, At least there was a vegan menu item. Expensive for such a small portion. The garden centre made up for disappointing food.

Thank blondehcmc
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Came to Limberlist for breakfast Served avacado that was bad and had hard brown lumps through it Showed the waiter who brushed it off and then agreed to get some more The second serve had a large bad section on top!! Showed the waiter who...More

Thank marcoh886
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The Vines cafe is attached to the excellent Limberlost nursery amongst plants, water fountains and flowers. It really is a beautiful setting and attracts a huge number of locals for breakfast & lunch on the weekends. As a repeat visitor I can attest thd food...More

Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed August 8, 2018

A last minute decision to come for lunch was well rewarded. Since last here, changes to the nursery have enlarged the dining areas. Sitting in a shaded area under the amazing colours of the jade vine was enchanting. Variety & quality of food is good...More

1  Thank Jill G
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The food is consistent but so is the floor staffs attitudes. Have been with several groups of friends and the service always seems abrupt and cold. Not my idea of Hospitality, maybe they could get some advice from the lovely team in the Nursery.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Had brunch for 3 adults & all meals were very tasty. Salmon Eggs Benedict, Big Breakfast & Vegan Breakfast. Lovely setting on the deck overlooking the nursery. Service at the table was also good, only issue was overcharging for meals on the bill which took...More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Nice setting in the gardens with pleasant staff. The menu appeared good BUT unfortunately we ordered scones, as we do regularly during our travels. These were large and reasonably light, HOWEVER were very unpleasant. One was particularly doughy and undercooked; a bit like undercooked cake....More

Thank DawnMarg
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We were four adults and a toddler who decided at the spur of the moment to have breakfast here on a Saturday morning. We hadn't booked but were politely accommodated at a table that was booked for much later. Fortunately we came early as it...More

Thank Steve B
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wendy b
January 28, 2018|
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Response from Topbabe | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open by 8.30 as they serve breakfast and close in the afternoon after the lunch rush. Not sure if open everyday. They have a website
Phil E
November 13, 2017|
Response from pdn | Reviewed this property |
That's good to hear, good recommendation then.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Old Smithfield Rd | Near the Freshwater Railway Station, Freshwater, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Freshwater
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 1262
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