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The Swiss Cake and Coffee Shop

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Swiss, European
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93A Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 6393
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 06:30 - 13:00
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Cairns, Australia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to this shop for awhile and always recommended it to others. My daughter wanted a drip cake from here for her birthday. When ordering we were specific in color(purple little pink and jade) no marshmallows some 100's & 1000's and macaroons and butter icing. We also paid extra for more macaroons. When we picked up the... More 

Thank Mandy M
Cairns, Australia
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Look don't get me wrong the food is delicious but is just a bit too expensive for my liking. They have a wide variety of very tasty cakes and pastries.

Thank FNQCairns_Australia
Wakefield, Rhode Island
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We came back to this cafe every single day we were here in Cairns. The pastries are delicious and definitely worth it!

1 Thank Kristina C
Cairns, Australia
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109 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This little coffee shop is a best kept locals secret! I always meet here with friends for breakfast or brunch on a weekend for a catch up to relax and enjoy one of the best coffees in Cairns. (They sell Lavazza). Their cakes and pastries are to die for with such a gorgeous variety, as is their healthy salad bowls,... More 

1 Thank lyndsaysch
Sydney, Australia
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

They offer great baked goodies like cakes, pies and pastries. they also do a sit down breakfast and brunch. great little place

Thank marina n
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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278 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Some nice Swiss treats mixed with Aussie local beverages e.g. Bundy Lemon Drink. Nice cakes and gingerbread assortments. Nice alfresco area.

1 Thank Greg S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered a mud dripped cake no one could eat to as all it was, was just buttercream. Was very disappointed as all there other things are nice.

Thank Pinkie01
Cairns, Australia
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Relaxed place to catch up over breakfast...but go with an appetite!! The chocolate pancakes were scrumptious the eggs/bacon/mushrooms on sour dough great and good strong coffee. Great prices... $9-$12ish. Both kids and adults enjoyed it...we'll be back.

Thank Denise B
Brisbane, Australia
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65 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited the shop for Sunday breakfast with 3 other couples. Staff very friendly in taking our orders and delivery food to our outside table. Seating available inside and outside. Good selection of sandwiches, rolls, cakes etc. Coffee was excellent.

Thank Ian B
Cairns, Australia
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have visited this cafe 4-6 times over the last 2 years with friends Excellent Service, Excellent food , Excellent Presentation.The Breakfast and lunch meals are fantastic. Best cakes and Best Coffee . There are tables and chairs to sit in and out of this cafe Also Very Yummi Fantastic cakes.

Thank Margaret N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Swiss, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 13:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93A Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 6393

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