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Strait on the Beach

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) #5 of 7 Restaurants in Holloways Beach $$ - $$$ Cafe,
100 Oleander St, Holloways Beach, Queensland 4878, Australia
+61 7 4055 9616
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible21%
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Open Now
07:30 - 20:30All hours
Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
100 Oleander St, Holloways Beach, Queensland 4878, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good for breakfast or lunch with a view. Simple menu but just want we needed. Great coffee and scones with pawpaw jam.

Thank Amelia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've often frequented this cafe because of its location and views. The meals here are so hit and miss, however it's been more 'misses' than hits in the last five years. This morning we visited and one order was for a simple toasted sandwich of...More

Thank onebusygirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the spur of the moment. What a great little place. Staff were welcoming and served me in as soon as l was ready. It's intimate and everyone talked in whispers. It was a awesome place to stop by and grab meal. .

Thank MargBordin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Only place offering food near the beach and the place offered seating outside undercover and it looked very inviting. The staff member who served us didn't really look like he wanted to be there, was not helpful and no-one serving at the bar. The food...More

Thank Heather J
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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot. Beautiful food. Had the fish and chips and spiced beef salad Very relaxing atmosphere with friendly staff. Unique seating. A great spot for a relaxing lunch.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We have been there many years ago and never went back until today. Big mistake. Nothing changed...... Still Very bad and rude customer service mainly from the bit mature female in the kitchen area who takes the orders. Also the kitchen doesn't look really inviting....More

1  Thank hhx2_12
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Just went to have lunch with my son and very dear friends at Strait on the Beach After receiving our Orders which weren't presented properly IE putting certain sauces on burgers which we specifically asked for and putting on certain vegetables which were specifically asked...More

1  Thank Jenelle D
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This local restaurant has all the charm of your local cafe and a view that reminds me of Hawaii. Food has a great selection of all your favs from fish, chips and salad to a beautiful green chicken curry and a kids menu that they...More

Thank KatieCan82
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food here is average. The service is below average. If you just want to kick back and relax with a drink and enjoy the view, this is the place. Otherwise, it is certainly not the kind of place that you should go out of...More

1  Thank Blumagoo
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Incredible view of the ocean-you can't get more beachfront than this, great tables and chairs, authentic balinese style hut-just gorgeous! What a shame this fabulous atmosphere was completely ruined by the lack of service, dirty tables on almost every table left by previous patrons, a...More

Thank Harley S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Oleander St, Holloways Beach, Queensland 4878, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Holloways Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 9616
Absolute beachfront casual dining
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