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RSL Social Club

$$ - $$$
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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115 Esplanade | QLD, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5804
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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Burgess Hill, England
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146 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quite a basic restaurant, find table, choose food and go up and order it. If you are looking for a cheap eat this is the place, no frills and reasonably good food.

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Thank jaav
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cairns RSL is the place to go for a coldie in the cairns heat, the bar area is great with the windows opened for the great view of the esplanade. The staff are great they remember what you drink everyday you walk in.The only downside is if you have kids they aren't allowed in the seating area to the right... More 

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Thank Glen J
Peregian Beach, Australia
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107 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a huge menu here but it works well as you don't tend to have to wait for long for your meal to arrive. Well priced and centrally located. It has more of a pub atmosphere than an RSL club which i found good.

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Thank Stefan M
Ballina, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard the duty manager attacking a staff member using fowl language , Manager was well out of order , Food Very Basic Club Grub . Much Better in Cairns for your money

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Thank tappo1964
Brisbane, Australia
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74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at this club twice when we were in Cairns. Only one time did we have to wait and not for very long. The food was quite good and there was quite a good range on offer. The staff were good and it is worth getting a table on the verandah. If you wanted to go for a... More 

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Thank 255068Karen
Nelson, New Zealand
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411 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for dinner, and we had the roast lamb meal and the chicken. Both meals were a good size, in fact we could not eat it all. Simple meals but well cooked, Very busy place, but service was relatively fast

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Thank danjonelson
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a coupe of times now its a bit up and down, we have been here at times and everything is wonderful then other times the service is sad and doesn't make you feel welcome at all. Lovely views of the esplanade while you eat and can watch sport with a lot of televisions in the dining room. Kid... More 

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Thank Lauzzy0523
Sydney, Australia
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had breakfast here most mornings while I was in Cairns. Compared to other places nearby their breakfast is good value. The staff are nice and it is situated across the road from the esplanade with a nice outlook. Also had dinner here one night and it was lovely.

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Thank Sally O
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived for breakfast at the club wanting somewhere quiet to read a book and have a coffee outside in the sun, instead, I got continually pestered by a member of staff who kept coming over and repeating his name asking me to mention him on trip advisor so he would be in with a chance to win a holiday... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Occasional RSL fans so used this one when we were in Cairns. Had a roast dinner and beer/wine for under $20. Service great and helpings generous. Nutritious food.

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Thank Ian M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Esplanade | QLD, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5804
Description
A'lacate , Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Cafe

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