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Clipper Restaurant & Bar

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$$$$
Australian, Contemporary
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25 Oceanview Avenue | Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4964 1300
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

8 friends went for a lunch. Location is wonderful and view beautiful. Staff were friendly and good but food lets this restaurant down badly. Out of the eight of us only 3 finished their meals. The pulled pork open sandwich which 2 of us was inedible and sent back. Calamari was tough and beefburgers were not nice at all really.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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313 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner as we were staying in the hotel and our taxi driver told us how good it was. We were not disappointed it was excellent. My oysters were really good as were the baked mussels. All the food was superb quality and beautifully cooked but with a difference. Portions were quite large but not over-facing and... More 

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Montejaque, Spain
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this dining experience is incredibly beautiful. We had a 180 degrees view of the ocean with moonlight glowing and giving light to a silhouette of palm trees gently blowing in the breeze. There is also an inviting pool at the edge of the dining area. It was a Wednesday and there were only a scattering of other... More 

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Thank katoffler
Leeds, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Looked forward to eating here given the reviews but walked away disappointed. We had a starter to share but plates were still out when our mains came, drinks forgotten so we had to chase so not a good impression. Food not bad but overpriced we felt for what you got.

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Thank Matt W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Loved everything, the service,drinks,food and the place its self are all top notch.. Not a bad word to say!!!

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Thank Joshua W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

A late decision to stroll from Abell point marina to CSR for dinner as Sorrentos had a group booking, and we weren't disappointed. Maitre'd welcomed us well without a reservation we were well looked after and offered a choice of tables. Meals were very well presented, photograph material, but we resisted the urge! We learnt after the first course this... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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723 reviews
401 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Eating excellent food whilst looking out over Airlie Bay is a great way to spend an evening. We took the pork and the vegetable tart tatin with sides of chips and seasonal vegetables. Both very good, helped by 2 glasses of cold riesling and good service But the price! We paid 131 A$ including a beer and a glass of... More 

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Proserpine, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The restaurant failed to live up to expectations this time. Greeted with "How ya going today guys?" in my opinion is not in keeping with a 4.5 star resort. Neither is a grubby and stained shirt. The service was indifferent and the food wasn't anything special, especially for the prices. To top it off our tab was misplaced so we... More 

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Thank Katherine170
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you want to experience the best views, delicious food and great service you need to dine here when visiting the Whitsundays. Better still stay at Coral Sea Resort, Airlie Beach.

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Thank Wendy N
Vancouver
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196 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled onto this restaurant for lunch during a walk along the beach. The venue overlooks the pool and water and is very relaxing. We had lunch mains and two drinks. Everything was gastronomic. It came to $67. Not inexpensive but we felt it was worth every penny.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Oceanview Avenue | Airlie Beach, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4964 1300
Description
Restaurant is situated at Coral Sea Resort which is already listed on Trip Advisor under Hotels, but the restaurant is also open to the public and can be reviewed seperately

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