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Dancing Waters Cafe

33 Forestry Rd, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Queensland 4213, Australia
+61 7 5533 5335
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toasties” (14 reviews)
“cake” (12 reviews)
“scones” (30 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
33 Forestry Rd, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Queensland 4213, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were there for lunch. the food we ordered didn't disappoint us. The nachos with cheese and mince was excellent as well as the sheperd pie. Overall a good dining experience. No problem with parking as it is just beside the Purling Falls carpark.

Thank rama8544
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for scones and a hot drink not long after arriving on the mountain. Got a park right out the front. I highly recommend visiting here. We did twice. We enjoyed fresh scones and the Tumeric Latte was lovely too. Nice view outside....More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came into the cafe after attempted walk at the Purling Brooks Falls (it rained so we could not do the walk). A nice lady was serving and it makes the whole experience nicer! We ordered a soup, carrot cake and tea. The food was nice...More

Thank Soon Thiam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved visiting the Dancing Waters Cafe. Their coffee is great and the sweet treats with a healthy twist were delicious. It was lovely sit out the back and relax while we enjoyed our meal, and the kids books came in very handy to entertain...More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived just after opening last sunday and the place already packed. The staff were friendly and welcoming and provided menus straightaway. As with other reviews the service was horribly slow but heh it was a beautiful crisp day out on deck and we were not...More

Thank Lindy T
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went here after a hike through Springbrook&had an amazing lunch out on the deck! I had a GF pie and he had a gluten full pie& we shared GF nachos, great food, wonderful coffee and excellent service!!! Thank you!

Thank Maeveon
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Lovely place to stop. A range of $10 sandwich type meals. Good coffee and milk shakes. Great service. Sit inside or on the back deck facing trees. Friendly birds. Some healthy options. You can try a tumeric latte

Thank anniestravelreviews
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A fabulous gem of a café serving light snacks and drinks. Loads of homemade produce and rating particularly high are the fresh scones. I also had the Nachos for an late lunch and there was a very large serving very tasty too. Very friendly service...More

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely cafe in a great location. Tranquil on the balcony and cozy indoors. Ana was a lovely host. The food was hearty and home-cooked. And yummy.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Having spent a couple of hours hiking the trails in the area was in need of a cuppa: also ordered a lovely home made piece of carrot cake: no toilets for public use on site so had to back track into park which was a...More

Thank Restless59
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21 April 2016|
Response from Dane T | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm just a reviewer, not the owner. But pretty sure they weren't open in the evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Forestry Rd, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Queensland 4213, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Springbrook
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5533 5335
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Little cafe next door to Purlingbrook falls. Limited Menu as everything except for Byron Bay pies made on premise. Sourcing local , homegrown, organic food. Specialising in Morning tea and Light Lunches. BYO
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