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19 West Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5438 5800
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor35%
  • Terrible5%
19 Oct 2017
“Sunday night dinner at the RSL”
16 Sep 2017
“Lovely Meals”
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Australian, Grill, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
19 West Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Took the English visitors to the RSL for dinner. The RSL concept was difficult for them to understand. They are also surprised at the cost of food here compared to England. Had the roast dinner special, waited a while but there was a reasonable amounts...More

Thank Susan P
Caloundra_RSL_Mngmt, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Susan - Thanks so much for the review. I am glad you chose the Caloundra RSL as your choice for your visiting guests from England. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Always hard to choose something different to try as the meals are very yummy, I have my favourite , but this time I was strong to try something different this visit .

Thank LaVina I
Caloundra_RSL_Mngmt, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks Again - Really appreciate your review.

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Visited for dinner on Tuesday 18th July. What a huge disappointment, we were expecting something special and instead received two bland meals, the pork and beef were over cooked and the sauces watered down, the rice was rubbish. The meals were less than entrée size....More

1  Thank Michael-4551
Caloundra_RSL_Mngmt, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry we didn't meet your expectations. It's disappointing to hear any negative feedback as this differs to that of many other happy patrons who enjoyed this themed night. We do take feedback seriously and this will be passed onto...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

The kids pizza was okay, but the bacon amd bocconcini penne were hard to send down. The pasta was floating on a watery sauce that tasted like it had three tablespoons of sugar in it. Pasta should be al dente, instead it was quite soft...More

Thank Antonette D
Caloundra_RSL_Mngmt, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Hi Antonette, Thanks for taking the time to review us. On the rare occasion we get negative feedback we always ensure this is passed directly onto both the chefs and general manager for review which has been done in this case. It is important to...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Yes, I know it's an RSL but we did expect a little more at Viva than what we got for the upmarket price. We had what looked like, commercially bought frozen then deep fried seafood. Our dinner was very ordinary bordering on tasteless. My seafood...More

Thank DM S
Caloundra_RSL_Mngmt, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi SteveandDD - Thanks for choosing us as a dining option and its disappointing to hear of your feedback as we strive for excellence in all aspects of the quality of food and the service that comes with it. Please note that we take customer...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Visited for lunch on Tuesday 2nd May. We went with friends for lunch and a catch up. The menu has changed since our last visit and they now have a variety of meals, some small serves or a regular size, prices reflect the actual size....More

1  Thank Michael-4551
Caloundra_RSL_Mngmt, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Michael - Thanks again for taking the time to review the Club, lets hope your next experience is 5 star. Do come again soon.

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Visited for dinner on Friday 17th February. There has been an increase in meal prices and the meal sizes seemed smaller. We are members of RSL so get a discount with food and drink. Still a great venue and great place for people to enjoy...More

1  Thank Michael-4551
Caloundra_RSL_Mngmt, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Hi Michael - Thanks for the review and the four star rating. We have recently been through a significant management restructure and we are still fine tuning both pricing and menus. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

I don't usually write negatives, however this dinning experience needs to be told, the restaurant is not cheap, and needs to improve. We dined in Ocean to Plate restaurant last night, we had the pork belly with scallops, the pork belly was cooked like a...More

Thank zilmac
Shane B, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

For one, Happy Birthday, we are glad you chose our venue. Please note that we are constantly trying to improve the quality of the service and overall experience for all customers. We will personally ensure that details of your experience are passed onto both the...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

Visited for dinner on Tuesday 18th October. We had friends visiting and decided to bring them to the RSL for dinner. Our meals were great and the drinks icy cold at a reasonable price. Our friends were very impressed with the night out.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Shane B, Manager at Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thanks Michael - glad you all had a good time, our focus is 100% on providing the best customer experience possible and we appreciate you taking the time to review. See you again sometime soon.

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Visited for dinner on Saturday 8th October with friends. We really enjoyed our meals this time, the service was quick and the meals as ordered. It was busy but they seemed to have enough staff to cater for this, well done RSL Caloundra.

1  Thank Michael-4551
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$25
Australian, Grill, Contemporary
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 West Tce, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5438 5800
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We provide members and guests with LIVE and FREE entertainment everyday - making for a vibrant social occasion. Our restaurants offer fresh and delicious cuisine every day of the week. Why not have a flutter in our GEMs Gaming Lounge while you are here? Couple these facilities with our bars and you are in for a treat! We also can play host for your special event or occasion! We have function facilities to cater to every taste and budget. The Sunshine Coast Function Centre is a state of the art auditorium that plays host to Wedding Receptions, Gala Dinners, Charity Breakfasts, Sporting Events and Live Entertainment Acts - the only limit is your imagination. And of course our biggest asset is our staff! All of our staff are trained in their department to make your day as memorable as possible. We are dedicated to making sure your every need is met!
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