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Waterside Resaurant

$$ - $$$
145 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 4688
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (3 reviews)
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145 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When visiting cairns if you like great food with fantastic views over the marina then make sure you book for the Waterside. my recommendation would be the steaks, I had one of the best steaks I have ever eaten, great staff very attentive and friendly...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Was really disappointed that this restaurant was only open for breakfast. We stayed at the Cairns Plaza Hotel for 4 nights and would certainly have eaten there for dinner and drinks, but sadly they didn't open. Breakfast was fine, but the poor girl waiting on...More

Thank Anzac2015
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I stopped here for lunch after a Sunday morning walk. A lovely setting and the steak I had was cooked exactly as requested. Good friendly staff with prompt service.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good food, not really special but OK. Nice staf. Beautiful view over the harbor. We spend a pleasant evening here.

Thank WJF1507
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This place is accross the road from Bagus Cafe. The fish is superb. The burgers are awesome. Staff are very friendly and it is a family friendly place.

Thank INDIGOchic
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Waterside Restaurant is a in the Cairns Plaza Hotel where I stayed recently. They only do breakfast and it was your average buffet fare. Eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, mushrooms, etc. You can also have continental breakfast if you like.

Thank Kaz960
Reviewed 2 November 2013

We had a look at the menu out the front then decided we would like to eat here...we were ignored and overlooked numerous times when we waited at the front to be served. When we were approached, i asked the lady if there were any...More

Thank Jace_disgrace
Reviewed 13 September 2013

they were very busy when I went in to grab breakfast and we only had a few minutes before our boat left. They were quick and got our food in no time thank you

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 6 September 2013

We went here for a few drinks before dinner. Great spot with comfy lounges, or sit at the bar. It is at the end of the pier/marina and is a great little find.

Thank DonnaGoldCoastQld
Reviewed 17 October 2012

We had a couple of drinks and listened to live music in this upbeat, hip place. Loved it. I can recoomend it.

Thank popsrocks99
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  • Address: 145 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 4688
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