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“Cafe experience at it's best” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of French Lantern Cafe

French Lantern Cafe
Ranked #15 of 49 Restaurants in Hope Island
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Cafe, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Paradise Point
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Cafe experience at it's best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is the best kept secret to Hope Island. I'm surprised that more cafe goers that attend the other cafe close by, which is a franchise don't look up from their paper cups and watered coffee & give this place a go.

The coffee is made perfect and don't get me started on the experience.

The staff are friendly and can lift your spirits. The service is quick and friendly.

The food is all freshly cooked on the premises, including scones, baked goods, etc.

The cafe is beautifully designed with a balcony at the rear that captures the sun in the morning. Beware it can get a bit hot and sunblock is recommended :) The view is beautiful with nature all around.

I haven't experienced the high-tea as yet, but have seen many patrons enjoy theirs and it looks to die for.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Helensvale, Australia
Level Contributor
21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great food. Great atmosphere.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2014

French Lantern Café, is my current café of choice. Whether it's for High Tea or for club sandwiches and iced coffees with my sons.

I really like French Lantern due to it's decor - white, light and airy - with the fabulous french-inspired lantern light-fittings hanging from the ceiling. (For me it's a refreshing change from so many other places that have dark timber fit-outs.)

Everything they can make on site, is made on site. And as far as High Tea is concerned, you can have as much tea or coffee as you want - there's no one cup / one pot maximum! The High Tea is served on Royal Albert fine china - and there's plenty of food. Last time I left with a doggy bag.

Great food. Great Ambience.

Katrina :)

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank GCKAT2014
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