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The Moorings Cafe/Restaurant - CLOSED

89 The Esplanade | Golden Beach QLD, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5492 2466
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“mango salad” (2 reviews)
“fritters” (3 reviews)
“linguine” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Australian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
89 The Esplanade | Golden Beach QLD, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for my birthday lunch. Specifically chose this place as they are pet friendly. All their signs say pet friendly...so other patrons are aware there may be dogs there. My small 1 yr old dog was so good...but did have a couple of...More

Thank MLS4054
Hans Peter W, Owner at The Moorings Cafe/Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Thank you for your review, We are Pet friendly and have a lot of Dogs in our placed we do have a lot of people without Pets here as well.The dog was constantly yelping if anybody walked by inside or outside the Restaurant. We didn't...More

Reviewed 8 March 2016

Visited here with friends, Ordered Coffee which was good and also chose one of their inhouse made treats, white chocolate and blueberry scone. OMG they are so good. Loved that dogs are welcomed. Would like to try lunch one day.

Thank andromedainfusion
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We were recommended here by some locals, glad we came. Great food and awesome views. Coffee and cake specials and lunch specials looked amazing. Well presented and tasty food. Would be back when we stay next for sure.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

This place is mine, stay away. 😄 Excellent position, great service, and excellent food. The fritters are our favourite. The coffee is one of the best on the coast. You won't be disappointed. Dog friendly but we don't bring ours. Usually a sea breeze to...More

Thank Qld14
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Another day another disappointing experience. The staff were so friendly and the location sensational but the service let it down. This is becoming a popular theme here on the Sunny Coast. Three tables arrived and left without ordering while we here. We stayed to enjoy...More

Thank Journo77
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Went there with a group of 6 and three dogs. They said the restaurant was fully booked, but one of the staff members made sure that we could get a seat right away. The food was perfect for what we needed and the coffee wasn't...More

Thank klaren_augen
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This is a pleasant outdoor café with a view over the lagoon where you can see wind surfers, kite flyers and swimmers or people watch. On two occasions we had lunch there, both ordering fish and chips and a seafood basket, each around AU $22....More

Thank springbanktraveller
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The service we received was pleasant and helpful! The cafe was very busy and the staff did well considering. The food was absolutely delicious! The atmosphere was relaxed, sitting on a deck with excellent views of the nearby beach and ocean! In good weather clear...More

Thank LodNen
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The location is great overlooking pumicestone passage. Pets are very welcome. Attractive, cosy envirnoment. Popular, several reservations of tables can be seen on arrival for an early lunch. The food is very tasty, a little pricey though at nearly $15 for a small piece of...More

Thank OlGirlMo
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We have eaten here many times - food and friendly service excellent. Our favourite place to take visitors too.

Thank Graeme S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 The Esplanade | Golden Beach QLD, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5492 2466
  • E-mail
Enjoy a relaxed Breakfast or Lunch with view over the water.If you feel for a light meal or the full deal.Why not try our home made Cakes , Scones or Quiches for morning tea.Open from Tuesday - Sunday from 7.30am - 3.00 pm . We are Fully licensed.NOW PET FRIENDLY , BRING YOUR DOG THEY ARE WELCOME BY US.On the leash and well behaved and any size .
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