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The Colonial Palms Restaurant

2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 7166
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (9 reviews)
“laksa” (4 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Definitely the place to have breakfast. Price reasonable, staff excellent. Our group of 30 were all very happy. We all got served together and all our meals were hot and plentiful. Top marks from us.

Thank 127margie
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The restaurant is a bit off the beaten track. The meals are home style. Lamb shanks looked really good, and I had Osso Bucco which was very tasty

Thank gregglesss
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a hidden gem slightly out of the town but one that is certainly worth a visit. My husband and I so enjoyed our meal a week ago that we revisited taking a local as our guest. She couldn't believe that having lived in...More

1  Thank maz444
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Can recommend a visit to Colonial Park Restaurant. Cosy place with friendly waiters - they made you feel welcome from the moment you stepped in, to you walked out. Good was really nice - slightly overcooked salmon, but still very pleasant to eat. Prices were...More

Thank Sabine1705
Reviewed 22 May 2017

On the first night we were there whilst the seating on the terrace was lovely, the meal was awful. My fish was 'slimy' and had bones and was COVERED in soy sauce. At our friends dinner at the restaurant ALL of the food was COVERED...More

Thank Jaynie88
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Our Taxi driver recommended this Restaurant to us. As we were staying at there, we booked in for Dinner. Despite having a Coach full of travellers in, we had a lovely table on the verandah, overlooking Airlie Marina, received very attentive service and had a...More

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were recommended the restaurant in the colonial palms by 2 drivers during our trip so decided to check it out as we were also staying there. The food was great and the service / friendliness of the staff topped it off.

Thank astondarley
colonialpalms, Owner at The Colonial Palms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

We appreciate your comments. We work very hardtop maintain standards and service our guests

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Good food & very friendly staff, though a little rushed. Maybe get there earlier to take more time. Serves are very generous.

Thank Mrs W
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by the driver who did the airport transfer so we thought we would give it a go. We were pleasantly surprised just how good the food was. My chicken curry dish was everything I wanted. Full bodied flavours and a...More

Thank Moxeymania
colonialpalms, Owner at The Colonial Palms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your response. My wife stives hard to provide a consistent quality menu every day. After 45 years at the job, this will be her last restaurant, so enjoy the meals

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Even though we arrived late, the chef kindly offered to open up his kitchen & cook food for us. I had his homemade chicken curry which was absolutely excellent being really tasty & having a decent bite. Lady G had a prawn dish that she...More

Thank BruceYork
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 36
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4946 7166
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