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“Large portion sizes”

Pelican Waters Hotel
Ranked #63 of 212 Restaurants in Caloundra
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: With the great view of the water the Pelican Waters Tavern is a great way to relax and enjoy a meal. There are kids play areas to keep them happy and a variety of selections to keep mum and dad happy.
Reviewed April 19, 2014

Family gathering on a busy Saturday evening. This restaurant is a little gem and is situated about 15 minutes outside Caloundra. Plenty of parking and a widely spaced restaurant with plenty of room for large groups. We were seated outside with scenic views. Meals were promptly delivered and the portion sizes were quite large. Meals included Caesar Salad with Chicken, Roast Pork Belly, Sizzling Lamb, Chicken Parma and an Oyster Main. Highly recommended and will visit again if possible

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Thank Mal B
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Reviewed March 24, 2014

Have been here a number of times now and always impressed with the food and service!
Duck spring rolls and calamari for entrée...great way to start the meal. The smokey American style ribs fell off the bone, some of the best ever had!
Tassie Ocean salmon cooked to perfection with a fantastic sauce ! Wine and beer selection great with water views from your table.
Great prices, great place, will return again !

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Thank dirkd123
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Reviewed March 7, 2014

We went in at about 3pm and asked what time meals started. We were told to come back at 5:30pm. We did this and waited at the wait to be seated sign for 15 minutes before somebody came over to us. When they did they asked of we had a booking and I told them we were there a few hours ago and told to come back at dinner time. They seated us outside which was ok but then I tried to order the chicken snitzel (yes that's right a simple meal that's on every menu) and was told in a reprimanding firm tone it's for seniors only and I could not have it. The seniors menu is actually more appealing than their regular menu but unless your of the correct age, you may not eat the chicken snitzel. Absolutely ridiculous. We left without ordering and drove a little further to the pelican bowls club. They served me chicken snitzel on special and were happy to do it. We are from put of town and had no idea what to do next. Avoid Pelican Beach Tavern!

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Thank Kylee R
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Websites S, Owner at Pelican Waters Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2014

Hi Kylee,

Thank you for providing your feedback regarding the Pelican Waters Hotel and we are sorry that you have had this experience. We would like to look into this further, are you able to please send us an email at onlinefeedback@alhgroup.com.au and provide us with further details of your time in the venue? Thank you again for your feedback and we hopefully will hear from your soon.

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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Really pleasant location. Food was good - with a good children's selection and playground. They did baulk at making a cocktail - but then did it well!

Thank AnneM2085
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

Visited with a group who had young children expecting the usual hassle dining with kids but was very pleasantly surprised. This tavern not only has a face painter onsite to keep the kids happy in a little area right next to the dining area and visible to all but another play area with closed circuit TV so you can see what they are up to there as well. Kids eat free Fridays too! How good was that?

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