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“French inspired food in a rainforest setting”

The Rainforest Cafe
Ranked #27 of 226 Restaurants in Port Macquarie
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Escape the everyday, and enter into a little oasis, tucked away in the beautiful surrounds of the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre on the Mid-North Coast of New South Wales. Whilst enjoying the soothing sounds of nature, relax and unwind while chef Mark Davis and staff prepare delicious and fresh food for you, all with a local influence. Daily specials and our housemade cakes and desserts are available each day to satisfy your tastebuds. Open 7 days, 9am until 4pm with gluten free and vegetarian options.
Mullumbimby, Australia
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“French inspired food in a rainforest setting”
Reviewed June 22, 2014

Really enjoyed our lunch & fresh fruit juice here. Beautiful, tree green setting to relax & enjoy the food. Very inspired menu, tasty food & homemade cakes. Would definitely eat here again or come for afternoon tea.

  • Visited June 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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“Lovely spot to enjoy a coffee and nature”
Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

After walking through the sea acres boardwalk, coffee and cake at the cafe is a must. Great range of options, including various fresh juices.

  • Visited January 2014
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Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Slow service”
Reviewed June 6, 2014

Went to the counter to order and was told to take a seat and our order would be taken. At least 10 minutes past before we had service. Coffee and cake finally arrived for half our table. At least 20 minutes past and we had to ask where the rest of our orders where. No explanation or apology was given, just "yes they are coming". The owner/manager was repeatedly rude to her staff which made it a very unpleasant dinning experience. Would not recommend this cafe and will not be going there again.

  • Visited June 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“SLOW”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

Location is great , staff friendly . But can someone tell me why you have to wait soooooooooo long for a coffee and a sandwich ????? 1 long black , 1 cappuccino , 1 chicken sandwich 20minutes !!!! C'mon people , we were short of walking , and was it worth waiting for NO ! . As I said this is a lovely location and clearly popular , I will give it another go and let you know

  • Visited May 2014
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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243 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Good food, good staff, good experience”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

Regular Tuesday lunch and we decided to go out of Port a litte bit. Lunch on the balcony adds a delightful atmosphere (but as soon as the sun goes off, it can be quite chilly, so an extra layer of clothing is advisable). We chose fettucine, roasted beetroot salad, and croque monsieur between us, and all pronounced the food good quantity, good quality, and well worth the visit - though prices are on the high side. The waitresses were attentive and solicitous, though the kitchen (which looks rather small for the volume it's expected to produce) is not the fastest performer. If you're in a hurry, better to go elsewhere and save Sea Acres for a time when you can relax ad let time go by.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank BPinOz
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