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Reef House Restaurant

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99 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3633
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Canberra, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Had a great meal here in the restaurant of Reef House where we were staying. Friendly staff, great service, lovely food and wine, all in a fabulous location overlooking the beach.

1 Thank Saffron2913
Blackstone Heights
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Omg. My husband and i walked around palmcove for a special meal for our last night in palm cove. We had the degustation menu. It was truly amazing. In all of my years, i have never tasted anything that comes close to the reef house restaurant. Not only was the meal superb, but the waiting staff were very attentive and... More 

Thank Karen C
Long Xuyen, Vietnam
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Tries to look good but barely two star service. The wait staff need to have explained that they are here for us, not us for them. Bit sad really because the Location is great and there is such enormous potential.

3 Thank LongXuyen
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We both had the crispy skin barramundi, it was superb. There was a wedding reception at the restaurant, but we were accommodated by the pool. Very relaxing location.

Thank Michael1953_30
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I should have known from the poor start to the service that things were not going to improve! We were one of only two tables in the restaurant with children for an early dinner when we arrived. The waitress didn't bring the kids menus despite there clearly being kids on the table (2 and 5 year old). It was a... More 

3 Thank STaylor77
Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Dined here for breakfast. Nice relaxed place. Service was friendly. Breakfast is basic but all that you need.

Thank Jen582014
Mt Martha, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

A lovely beach facing restaurant where we enjoyed a beautiful meal after a very long day travelling. Stunning circular iron candelabra hang from the ceiling, coupled with soft lights on crisp white cloth tablecloths, made for a relaxing experience. Cheerful attentive staff added to our enjoyment. The menu choice is small and pricey, but my husband loved his steak, and... More 

Thank shirleybowen17
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We ate here because I am a member of Accor Plus and we have eaten here before. We chose the 7 course "Degustation Dinner" as it was new on the menu and we hadn't tried one. WOW!! Wines were generous although the dishes were fairly small (fortunately). Every dish was a delight and the wines were the perfect accompaniment. We... More 

Thank Robert K
Melbourne, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Amazing dining options with everything from gourmet salads through to degustation. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with incredible beach views.

Thank 088Michelle
Cairns, Australia
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and little one were here for a wedding and we had the 3 course lunch and to say the least. We had alternate meals for entree, Main and dessert. Staff were great, food was excellent and a really great atmosphere.

Thank Chris R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
International, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 3633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?