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The Flying Nun Cafe

) #1 of 13 Restaurants in Samford $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 7 3289 2288
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pumpkin salad” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (20 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived on a Sunday brunch peak time without a booking and had to wait a couple of minutes for a table. The staff were proactive about helping us find somewhere to sit. All meals were very tasty (we had wagyu burger, falafels and salad,...More

Thank TomPrentice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you team for a wonderful lunch. We visited on my birthday and enjoyed a delightful lunch, with impeccable service, with a lovely garden outlook. The restaurant has a very relaxing feel about it which we really enjoyed. We enjoyed your amazing spring rolls for...More

Thank twood12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very disappointing experience due to poor service. We decided to visit this cafe for breakfast recently. We arrived 5mins prior to kitchen ceasing breakfast service. However by the time we were seated and checked the menu, when we tried to order we were...More

Thank jokejoyce
Charlene B, Owner at The Flying Nun Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your feedback and give you our side of the situation. We have a 15minute change over period between breakfast and lunch between 11:30am and 11:45am, as our kitchen is small. At this time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a while since we've visited but once again we weren't disappointed. The Flying Nun is now open on Monday and my wife and I decided to stop in for breakfast. I had the potato hash with poached eggs while the better half went...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A really interesting and pretty cafe. Homemade, tasty food that is good value for money. No rush on service but very hopitable.

Thank fl0ssie73
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This cafe is only a 10 minute drive from where we live and over a number of years, we have visited it numerous times. The menu selection changes often but the quality of the food is always consistently pleasing. Service generally is good but a...More

Thank rogeria l
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My favourite place to go for breaky in samford. The potato hash cakes are the best. It has such a relaxed and inviting vibe and the food is the best. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank jesschippindall13
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there, sat on verandah, good atmosphere, entrees $16, but only had main meals, which were $32 each. We also ordered 2 sides, however meals were quite large and we did not eat all the food. The stuffed chicken was delicious but the Moroccan...More

Thank DebB123123
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

The cafe is beautiful and in a lovely quiet spot. We had plenty of room for the whole family and received a warm welcome. The food was near perfect, delicious and prompt. The coffee was also great. Would recommend.

Thank Kate_Darlington
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We have been there a few times and found the cafe to be buzzing and a great place to go for a coffee and eats. The staff were really helpful and slotted us in when there wasn't a table available...great coffee and great service😀

Thank Chris B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Samford
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3289 2288
  • E-mail
Dine inside Samford's old Uniting Church - a converted rainforest cafe garden with colourful stained glass windows, mosaics and sculptures galore. Taste chef's seasonal menu of produce from the veggie patch out back washed down with wine and craft beers. There's also sweets such as unique cordials, syrups and tea for sale.
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