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Botanic Gardens Restaurant Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Flecker Botanic Gardens Collins Avenue,Edgehill, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4053 7087
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07:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:30
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Cairns, Australia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Early Sunday breakfast was relaxed, the staff extremely pleasant and helpful. Meals were quite large, very fresh and tasty. The only downfall was the coffee; very weak even though we requested "a strong" coffee.

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Thank Julie S
Buddina, Queensland
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7 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and our son visited the cafe after touring the gardens and found the atmosphere pleasant but we were very disappointed with the food. I ordered a salmon with cream cheese and capers foccacia which arrived without the cream cheese but with melted Swiss cheese on it. This clearly was not what was written on the menu... More 

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Thank Loulou4770
Cairns, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With a fresh and tasty range of food and drinks, this is a popular venue for couples and families. Set amid tropical trees and foliage, the atmosphere is relaxing. A big favourite on the menu is the eggs benedict with smoked salmon - delicious!

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Thank allanandcyn
New Delhi, India
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130 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stopped at this cafe after completing the blue arrow hiking trail. The location & the ambience of the cafe was extremely relaxing after the long hike. We tried their local ice cream and mixed fruit ice lollies and they were extremely refreshing.

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Thank DocRohan
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I am not difficult to please but it was like the lady who served us had just been told she had been sacked. She looked fed up and it took around 20 minutes to receive the milkshake. It looked a bit odd but tried it and managed about half then gave up. My wife had something to eat I can'... More 

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Thank tuck2017
Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great service, great variety, great food! Super friendly owners and love the fact that they are hands on and people orientated. I really enjoyed this cafe... Will definitely be back again!

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Thank Doddsy92
Carlsbad, California
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119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

There were a few people eating at the cafe, but no one was impressed. This is for a quick bite. I would suggest getting food from the Ozmosis cafe or bring your own and have a picnic.

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Thank Kendall H
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch after spending a few hours wandering the gardens. Just ordered burgers and they were good. The service Was a big let down. Very slow and waitress complaining about the habits of other diners. Very very unprofessional. We were only offered a chance at one beverage, no chilled water, so decided to fill up our water bottles with... More 

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Thank check29
Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Shared a Stockmans platter and found that there was enough for three adults. Terrific bread and pate. Delicious food and great service on a very hot day.

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Thank Suzanne818
Shenzhen, China
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Lovely coffee, the gardens looked amazing !! The turkeys were stealing the sugar packets :(( really nice waffles!

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Thank fullpine97

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:30
Monday
07:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:30
Thursday
07:00 - 16:30
Friday
07:00 - 16:30
Saturday
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flecker Botanic Gardens Collins Avenue,Edgehill, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4053 7087

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