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The Plantation bar and restaurant

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Cnr of Abbot and Florence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

We visited Plantation Restaurant on 6th Feb for my birthday, as part of the local deasl staying at the Hotel. I ordered the Aussie Rock consist of Kangaroo, Crocodile & Emu and my husband had the Reef & Beef. It came out raw and we had to cook it on hot/ lave rock. It was an unique experience and the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We visited this dump for dinner on Monday 29th July, noise made by other diners was excessive & the overpriced & poorly presented meals came uncooked on what was described as 'lava rock'. Given the prices ($45 for a supposed 'three course' offering) where the first was a tiny bowl of lukewarm soup and the last was an itty bitty... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2013

The restaurant is located at the Hotel Cairns and on that website no mention of the hot rock menu. It gives the impression that it is an a la carte menu, however the only choice now is what to have on the hot rock!! We chose the fillet steak as it was the cheapest option at $45!!. This does include... More 

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Reviewed 3 September 2012

/We had a birthday celebration at the restaurant 31/08/2012 with guests from all over Australia. Our booking was made 4 weeks in advance for 20 people including 6 children. Members of our group ordered surf and turf hot rock . At no time did the waiter who took the order mention the food would be served raw on a very... More 

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  • Address: Cnr of Abbot and Florence Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
it is part of the hotel but should be listed separately

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?