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Cairns RSL Club

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
115 The Esplanade | Qld, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5804
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (12 reviews)
“schnitzel” (18 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
115 The Esplanade | Qld, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Had both breakfast and an evening meal here. Basic but good quality food, and right on the Esplanade.

Thank daleaus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the RSL for dinner thinking that we could get the roast meal we were craving at a reasonable price. To give us some relief from all of the other high priced venues around Cairns. Only to discover that the roast of the...More

Thank 574kyled
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely building in prime spot on esplanade, looking out over war memorial to sea. Had dinner here: alfresco dining. good selection and large meals all well presented and served by smiling staff.

Thank travellersuths
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Paid $31 for a rib fillet medium and it was shoe leather overcooked full of gristle .Was given another meal of Rib Fillet (medium rare) by the manager who was great. Second one came out overcooked tough as leather. Tried with four mouthfuls chewed for...More

Thank Hiccup1953
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We've often visited various RSL clubs around Australia. Some are very good but some not so. Crispy chicken salad - the salad had too much dressing and made the salad limp and not as appealing. Red onion, avocado, dried tomatoes and leaves. The spice rub...More

Thank GlobeTrotters4001
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Good value food and drink. Plenty of screens to watch sports. Pizza was good and had brunch too. All reasonable priced. Coffees good too latte or iced

Thank mturnbull
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The RSL in cairns is in a prime location, the staff are alway outstanding with their customer service. The food is great at awesome prices. You must see the Cairns RSL. I would like to say that this is a returned serviceman’s club, so treat...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Plenty of screens , not noisy , very relaxed place , beer was very a reasonable price. Would always go back when in Cairns , very friendly staff

Thank bulljordan
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

What this place lacked in ambiance was made up by good food (we had the roast) and friendly service. We would return.

Thank Susanne J
Reviewed 3 April 2018

There is a small casino inside. My girlfriend won $200 playing. It is right on the boardwalk across from the memorial which is a very fitting place for this establishment. Nice staff. Great food.

Thank judidrj
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2018|
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Response from Matt B | Reviewed this property |
No courtesy bus but conveniently located along the esplanade 🙂
16 March 2018|
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Response from GraindeSalt | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
Patrick O
9 August 2017|
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Response from Julene M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone else. We saw people in shorts,midriff tops, thongs. I think they are fairly relaxed about clothes. Obviously no swimmers etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 The Esplanade | Qld, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly RSL Social Club)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5804
  • E-mail
All day dining from 7am-9pm daily. Visitors Welcome, magnificent view over the Esplanade, local hospitality.
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