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Cairns RSL Club

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
115 The Esplanade | Qld, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5804
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (11 reviews)
“schnitzel” (16 reviews)
“steak” (21 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
115 The Esplanade | Qld, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A good RSL Club with all that we expected. Reasonable prices in typical club surroundings. Helpful and friendly staff. Recommended.

Thank johndcanberra
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

RSL clubs have always been a stop off for us during our travels. As senior citizens they always provide a welcome invitation. An open beer garden overlooking the ocean their drinks are very reasonably priced and the service prompt and courteous. The usual betting and...More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a quick dinner and a beer here, the sign in process is easier than most RSL’s in Australia, the food was huge and amazing, and the beer cheap - all as you’d expect from an RSL! Only thing stopping a 5 star review was...More

Thank BBKiwi97
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cairns RSL on the Esplanade is exactly what you expect from any good local pub. It’s relaxed, bright and airy, has a great selection of interesting pub style meals and selection of beers. The pokie selection is great too, ( and we won $30...More

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Cairns and strolling along the Esplanade looking for somewhere for dinner, we came upon the Cairns RSL Club, looking over the Esplanade like many of the restaurants. It had indoor and outdoor seating so we thought we'd give it a try. The service...More

Thank Peter_ZZZ111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy roast of the day, and nice cold beer, we sat in the alfresco section and enjoyed the ambiance. Recommend

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our stay. You have to fill a slip in when entering to become a temporary member. Order your food at the bar and waiter brings it to the table. They have a roast buffet as well as menu. The food...More

Thank MLD4321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great location this is, just off the lovely Cairns Esplande and boardwalk. Popped in for a coldie or two and lunch and it was spot on. Better in fact than a far more expensive restaurant we visited that evening! Put this RSL on...More

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An outstanding setting on the quiet end of the esplanade with a beautiful vista, shame about the food.. I ordered a fillet steak half of which was inedible and my wife ordered the crispy pork belly which was not remotely crispy.and tasted of apple cider...More

Thank deechris3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place very disappointing with regards to the food. It was tasteless and sloppy with regards to the fish meal I had

Thank arnoudv936
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Patrick O
9 August 2017|
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Response from Julene M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with everyone else. We saw people in shorts,midriff tops, thongs. I think they are fairly relaxed about clothes. Obviously no swimmers etc.
Patrick O
9 August 2017|
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Response from Leonie G | Reviewed this property |
Neat casual dress. No singlets, thongs. sandals ok.
Margaret N
5 October 2016|
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Response from cairnsrslclub | Property representative |
Please contact the club directly on 4051 5804 for full information. Have a great day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 The Esplanade | Qld, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia (Formerly RSL Social Club)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5804
  • E-mail
All day dining from 7am-9pm daily. Visitors Welcome, magnificent view over the Esplanade, local hospitality.
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