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The Flying Nun Cafe

16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 7 3289 2288
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“pumpkin salad” (14 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in a fantastic little country town on Brisbane's doorstep, you forget you are only 30 minutes for the city centre. The restaurant has a great selection of menu choices from breakfast to dinner including gluten free and vegan 😳. Outside under the trees or...More

Thank Jay T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Set in an old church with beautiful stained glass windows, the Flying Nun has been a popular eating spot for years, and it’s easy to see why. Not only is the setting ambient, but the staff are consistently friendly, and the food is consistently good....More

Thank Andbabymakesfive
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a find, great food with some imagination in its construction and flavours and brilliant service.

Thank 3073Dogs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yummy breaky and funky atmosphere! We had a table outside it was a little chilli however the staff were handing out blankets to keep the patrons warm. Would definitely visit again, would love to try their lunch next time!

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to town for the Harry Potter shop , and had lunch at the Nun. Absolutely beautiful atmosphere and surroundings , the building is gorgeous x Food was just as good Ploughman lunch and pumpkin salad w chicken ! And the raspberry/lychee drink was beautiful...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

An amazing place! The people is great and the food perfect. Pets are welcome and always is full of laughs and smiles. The menu is perfect with GF and vegetarian options.

Thank Fátima R
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in a beautiful rural setting in Stamford Town. Well presented and quite quirky, this is a popular restaurant with locals and tourists. Not much variety and expensive for what you get, worth a visit for the ambience only

Thank Virginia D
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I came here on a first date. On booking the table I asked to be seated somewhere quiet so we could talk. Seating was perfect, it was a nice quiet area, but we were not isolated from everyone else, so could still soak up the...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Samford is a lovely village 30 mins out of Brisbane CBD that is a nice place to visit. It is fully of coffee shops and has some quaint shops as well. The Flying Nun is by far my favourite place to go, the menu is...More

Thank FiveStarPA
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Be warned it can be busy. The staff are lovely and work very hard, but it can still take a while to get served. But it is a long way out of town, so you'd only go for the express purpose of enjoying the day,...More

Thank 63AnitaC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Samford
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3289 2288
  • E-mail
Dine inside Samford's old Uniting Church - a converted rainforest cafe garden with colourful stained glass windows, mosaics and sculptures galore. Taste chef's seasonal menu of produce from the veggie patch out back washed down with wine and craft beers. There's also sweets such as unique cordials, syrups and tea for sale.
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