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99 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4055 3633
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Melbourne
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have regularly dined from one end of Palm Cove to the other -- but smack in the middle is the Reef House Restaurant, and it remains one of our favourites. Each time we stay in Palm Cove we have dinner there about four times and the food is consistently good. The menu is not as expansive as some restaurants... More 

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Thank MelbourneHalls
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing food here. We had dinner here x3 nights and the food and service was excellent every time. Breakfast is Ok. The view is spectacular.

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Thank fortheloveofreise
Melbourne
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is friendly, proactive and really know what a menu should look like. This is small menu but with great diversity and is what a restaurant should be. Great food, amazing service but most of all this place is reasonably priced yet the food is 5 star. The tiger prawns and barramundi was well worth it and I would... More 

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Thank DeLuMelbourne
Ballarat Victoria
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a light lunch here after spending two hours having a spa treatment. Was light, tangy and beautifully presented - salt and pepper calamari on Asian salad. The service was fabulous and we were served by a beautifully presented waitress (Polish). We actually were given COLD water - the first time at any restaurant that we had got cold water... More 

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Thank phoenix1442013
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing tastes, love the tasty twists , not your average tasting menu, hats off to chef, chefs special was amazing , service was excellent, best location and very comfortable atmosphere, highly recommend !

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Thank Susan S
Canberra, Australia
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here two years ago and was understaffed and so bad we walked out and rated a ZERO. Tried again this year and was very pleasantly surprised. What an improvement. The Chef is to be congratulated rating a 10 as was the service. Rooms Div Mgr also showed us the investment in room improvements. We'll be back real soon.

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Thank mickmack1957
Gold Coast, Australia
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89 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four adults and two children had lunch here. The setting is beautiful, food very good and they have a children's menu too. Service is excellent.

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Thank Lucy321
Canberra, Australia
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you’re looking for top-notch, innovative contemporary dining then this restaurant should be high on your to-do list in Palm Cove. We opted for the degustation menu with matched wines and we’re so glad we did. Every item was presented impeccably, tasted incredible and paired with a wine that enhanced the already amazing flavours. The staff were terrific in explaining... More 

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Thank chocolatelibrarian
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the degustation menu which was absolutely sensational , every course was just beautiful and I highly recommend doing the degustation! The service is impeccable and ambiance stunning. This is well worth the $$$

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Thank Tanya L
Melbourne, Australia
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389 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel for a week and ate twice at the Reef House restaurant. The second occasion was on a busy Saturday night when we celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary. Our table was right at the front of the decking with an amazing view of the esplanade and the Coral sea and as the wind dropped right off... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
International, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4055 3633

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