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Sandbar Beachfront Bistro - CLOSED

The Esplanade, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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24 Feb 2017
“Sandbar Beachfront Bistro”
9 Jan 2017
“Tasty Food!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
The Esplanade, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

An unusual experience but enjoyable It must have been a very quiet night as we were practically the only diners apart from one or two others Wait staff efficient and friendly with a good menu on offer HOWEVER Half way through our meal we noticed...More

Thank westcity
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The food here was really nice and our a waitress was friendly. We had the scallops to start and they were really really good. We wish there was more! My only complaint was the night we were here it was pouring with rain and so...More

Thank Mehardy
Reviewed 18 October 2016

An excellent meal which was presented as well as you would get anywhere, and cooked beautifully. Meal prices seemed pretty good. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Drinks however were a bit expensive (talking cocktails) as it is not exactly luxurious surroundings.

Thank Oldgirl2013
Reviewed 5 March 2016

During an earlier stay in Caloundra, we enjoyed a meal at the Sandbar. Always, there is a risk in returning to special places or to memorable restaurants. And from the footpath we were aware of changes: the menu had been modernised; and what had been...More

Thank TheOldiesBrisbane
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We dined here on a Friday night. The Esplanade was closed to traffic due to street night markets, so it was a busy night. Seated quickly, Specials explained and order taken quickly as well. We had a shared entree of prawns followed mains of seafood...More

Thank Robyn A
Reviewed 2 September 2012

It's been quite a while since I've eaten at the surf club. The last meal was bad enough to keep me away for 6 years, but when a friend recently suggested dining there I agreed. I knew the club had undergone refurbishment and that the...More

1  Thank mieux2002
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Been here many times and Iove the location - it is relaxing sitting above one of the nicest coast lines in Australia. The view is so beautiful and calming as you head over the hill into Coolum and the Surf Club must have the prime...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 10 February 2012

Awesome food and outdoor atmosphere....felt like we were in Fiji

Thank Tiffany W
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Most surf clubs have pretty good food and service. This one did not. Had to wait 20 min for a table, queue for 15 minutes to order, then wait 1hour and 30 min for the food to arrive. Steak ordered med rare was well done...More

1  Thank Angela40
Reviewed 14 January 2012

My mother and I had dinner at the Sandbar restaurant in January. We had been told to book, so we booked a table for 6.30pm. By the time we arrived, the restaurant was packed full, with children on most of the tables. This isn't usually...More

Thank Kellytaylor82
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  • Address: The Esplanade, Coolum Beach, Queensland 4573, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
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