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Castaways Store & Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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100 Moreton St, Bulwer, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
+61 7 3408 2202
10:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:30 - 16:00
Mon - Tue 10:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 09:00 - 15:00
Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat 08:30 - 20:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can totally recommend meals at Bulwer Castaways. Ive travelled alot and eaten at many pubs and motel restaurants, Castaways is ontop of them all regarding quality of meals

Thank rebelfishing
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great friendly customer service in a fantastic location on the Island. The brekkie/brunch was great.

Thank Mitchelle10051997
Toowoomba, Australia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The staff were so helpful cooking us the best breakfast, lunch then dinner. You all rock loved the home made chilli jam and Granolla

Thank JKohring24
Gold Coast, Australia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had a tent called clamping,was so amazing such a great place,such great people,so friendly,so helpfull,you walk in and you feel like home. The food is amazing and if you wanna get something thats not on the menue they will make it for you. The best experience I had.

Thank Gotte B
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were camping near the Blue Lagoon at Moreton Island from December 31, 2016 to January 6, 2017. From time to time we stopped at Castaways cafe for a lunch or dinner. I was impressed by the local cuisine. Surprisingly, it was very tasty. The portions are quite large. We ordered two servings for three of us and it was... More 

Thank ElenaSUN73
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Wow and Yum. This cafe has the best meals. We were amazed at the size and quality of all the meals we ordered over the 3 days. Every serve was a joy to eat. Just lovely and fantastic staff. We all loved it. Look forward to going back.

Thank Andrea S
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome people!!! we turned up 15mins after closing time and they still let us in to buy ice and ice creams. Nox the very friendly dog that was outside was also a legend! Such a good boy, wanted to take him back to my campsite.

Thank Rachel C
Gold Coast
Level Contributor
67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I camped on Moreton for 2 nights and were disappointed to find out that we couldn't go into Tangalooma resort to eat like we had in the past. It worked out for the best though as we searched for other places on Moreton and found this cafe. I had the best chicken salad I think I've ever... More 

Thank MeganLouise24
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

If you're on Moreton & equipped with a 4WD the trip Bulwer &?Castaways is worth it. There's snorkelling, fishing and all manner of activities and the food at Castaways is probably the best on the Island. My kids enjoyed the schnitzel, chips and salads and I was delighted to find there were tempting offers for hubby and I too. The... More 

Thank Sharon H
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is basically the only general store on Moreton, so expect to pay a bit extra for your general needs. However it is a great place to eat, catering for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The options available are suitable for vegetarians and gf, and non fried food. The service is good but the food was special. Well worth a visit.

Thank deejay6669

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 20:00
08:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Moreton St, Bulwer, Moreton Island, Queensland 4025, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Moreton Island  >  Bulwer
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3408 2202
Castaways Restaurant is the place to be for legendary Sunday breakfasts, lazy lunches and relaxed dining. Castaways is a great place to catch up with the locals, camping buddies, fishing and boating friends. Come and sample relaxed dining under the thatched roof of Castaways Restaurant, Moreton Island.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?