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USD 4 - USD 23
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had morning tea here but the experience was very disappointing. We ordered a coffee, a pot of tea and scones with butter, jam and cream. Given it is Easter Sunday morning we forgave the long wait, but the scones were so...heavy and stodgy we couldn't eat them and the coffee was weak and underwhelming. Food was delivered but the cutlery was forgotten.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 25 February 2021

We booked a table requested outdoors and had to be changed to outdoors when we arrived. It was not full either. Not a great choice of entrees, not even the stable garlic bread (this was strange especially as one of their specials was carbonara with...garlic bread). Service was slow considering they were not full. I had the tandoori chicken- which was just covered in spices not a proper tandoori chicken. Overall the food and service could have been better.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 14 January 2021 via mobile

No impressed! Having just moved back to Gladstone after 18 months abroad I was so excited to have a ‘Dock doughnut’ and milkshake. When I turned up and walked onto the deck there were tables full of dirty plates and glasses with seagulls and flies...trying to get a free feed. Once inside we were told they didn’t have doughnut batter. The two staff on obviously were overworked or perhaps more distracted by their mobile phones. Sadly I won’t be returning to ‘The Dock’ which is sad because normally they do the best doughnuts in town.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 14 January 2021 via mobile

Poor service , average food l! Turned up for lunch not many people, waited 30 mins for drinks and food and what we got was average cold and not much food! Not happy !

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 14 December 2020 via mobile

Stopped for takeaway breakfast and coffee. One coffee ok, chai latte thrown out along with 2 breakfasts - horrible taste. Won’t be back

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

The food was nice but not the orders we chose. Views might be good. CHECK ORDER. Ask for it to be repeated before paying. DISAPPOINTING. Visitors not recommending. While at a breakfast for a family celebration with many orders, each received parts of other orders....A standard choice of Herbivore had no hash browns and the extra poached eggs were on the Carnivore choice. The poached eggs were hard yet the fried eggs of the Carnivore were running like poached. The orders with extra hash browns were doubled on other orders so the Herbivore order ended up shifting food from other plates to complete the standard order with hash browns with running eggs but fried not poached. The order with kids egg and bacon burger had the kids order of scrambled eggs on the same plate resulting in getting an extra plate to shift food for this order. Coffee was asked for in mugs but arrived in take away. When corrected it was poured into mug and not remade - cold replacement.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020

Not being a big eater was very happy with the half serve of Eggs Benni, English Muffin with one rash of bacon and one poached egg and delicious Hollandaise sauce Coffee was great too

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 17 June 2020 via mobile

Good location, good food and comfortable environment made for an enjoyable lunch. Service was friendly and efficient. Meals arrived in good time and were plentiful with moderate prices. Plenty of parking adjacent to the restaurant or in the parking area opposite. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 21 January 2020 via mobile

Nice location and friendly staff however the food was not very good, especially for the price. Corn fritters were bland, served with further tasteless sides and unsightly mashed brown avocado.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 20 January 2020 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times now and has become a go to for breakfast lunch or dinner great staff and food 10/10

Date of visit: January 2020
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  • Yes, The Dock at East Shores offers takeaway services.

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  • The Dock at East Shores is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4