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Colin James Fine Foods

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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37 Maple St, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7549428460
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What amazing food!!! Now if you are looking for a quite place . This is not here. Busy busy busy.. The reason why is it is placed perfectly for Maleny and is amazing tasting food. Still have not tried the ice cream. Staff are efficient, and busy. So can be hard to get a smile. But they are busy!!! Tipping... More 

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Thank xzsy
Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been to Colin James (now The Maleny Food Co) a few times over the last couple of years. I love (!!!) the selection of cheeses. You'll find cheeses from Europe, other parts of Australia and local cheeses. Very, very good for Queensland. The ice cream is also excellent - kids love it. I got there late on a Sunday... More 

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Thank NP3003
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The walls are adorned with prizes for their icecream so little wonder the taste experience is exquisite. How they manage to get the icecream smooth and creamy like they do without it being too rich or overwhelming is extraordinary and the range of flavours, which is constantly changing, is amazing. I have never seen the counter without people in front... More 

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Thank Kim S
Wooroolin Qld
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had trouble finding this today as it has changed ownership and name more than 12 months ago to Maleny Food Company. I was assured the recipes were the same though. The gelato was excellent and taste testing is allowed. There are many selections of cheese available for purchase and once again taste testing is encouraged. We will return for... More 

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Thank Wendyxlb
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A busy little cafe that serves excellent coffee, very nice sandwiches and the best ice cream ever. Often stop here for a bite & a cuppa. They also have a very fine cheese room with products from all over the world, just the smell is enough to make me drool!

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Thank deelfra
Glass House Mountains, Australia
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the gelato here and drop in at least twice a month. But they do not have my absolute favourite often enough, coconut and crystallised ginger, it is absolutely stunning, sadly I have only seen it twice.

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Thank Sharonp1953
Gold Coast, Australia
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us went to town for breakfast and were not disappointed with this place. Great coffee and food with reasonable prices and ice cream to die for. We would definitely recommend this place in Maleny.

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Thank Roslyn F
Maleny, Queensland, Australia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I just cane in for a quick local coffee. It was busy yet I found a quiet spot to enjoy my coffee, while I grabbed five minutes for myself. Service was excellent and quick.yummy and enjoyable

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Maroochydore, Australia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We had a dukka salad and gourmet board with meat along with two coffees. Everything was perfect down to the last mouthful. Such a delicious combination of flavors and good quality ingredients. We came on a busy Sunday so there was a lengthy wait, but we both decided it was worth it. Pity we were too full to get ice... More 

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Thank LuluAgain
Kingaroy, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We stopped in to try the Gelato and Ice Creams. Didn't expect to see a full array of cheeses from all around Australia.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 16
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Maple St, Maleny, Queensland 4552, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maleny
  • Phone Number: +61 7549428460

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