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The Cove Restaurant

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Horseshoe Bay Road | 2B Coral Cove Apartments, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
+61 7 4786 3842
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Rockhampton, Australia
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been going to the cove regularly over the last 5 years and have never been disappointed. We've dined in and ordered take away and the service has been reasonably good and the food cooked hot and fresh. Like any other Chinese restaurant, the prices are consistent and don't vary from competitors. The restaurant is situated overlooking Greys Bay and... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is situated next to the water & you can sit under the stars which is beautiful. Thai & Chinese food is on the menu. Food is a little bit expensive $20-$23 per main & $4 per rice serve. But it is delicious. Friendly & fast service, highly recommend! Kids meals available also.

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Thank Fiona C
Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Had an impromptu lunch here with a friend. The starter calamari salt and pepper was delicious and generous and not too much seasoning. Our salads were super fresh and generous. Very reasonably priced. My friends chicken salad had a little too much dressing. My beef salad was perfect. Lovely service. Super clean. Perfect views over the beaches. You go here... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Friendly and polite staff, prompt service, great food well sized servings, beautiful dinner setting over looking the ocean nice.

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Thank JoeTerri69
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Food was medium ok, the view is very good. We ate green curry chicken and honey prawns. Chicken has a weird taste. Prawns were too greasy.

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Thank Elizaveta B
Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Really delicious Chinese food! beautiful views and reasonably priced. Can get busy, so I'd suggest making a resovation.

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Thank jettsgal
North Ward, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This place is dreamy! The lawn...palm trees, view over the ocean NOT TO MENTION the amazing food. A must!!

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Thank Carly W
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We ate here twice while in Horseshoe Bay and it was delightful. Coconut honey prawns were to die for and so was their coconut rice. My husband had the beef tossed with vegetables and the meat was so tender he loved it. A popular place so make reservations if you want to be sure to have a table waiting for... More 

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Thank Carol N
Maroochydore, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered takeaway, were surprised to still find somewhere that was open as it was around 8:15. The food was amazing and we enjoyed every bite. Wished it wasn't dark so we could explore the location a little more, looks like it would be an excellent location.

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Thank Cindy W
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted to try this restaurant it was hidden at the back of The Cove overlooking grays bay. Open to general public luckily as we weren't staying in house we were @ the resort next door. The view was awesome, surreal, looking out @ the water eating dinner is heaven. Ordered the Long & Short Soup which was plentiful but very... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, International
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horseshoe Bay Road | 2B Coral Cove Apartments, Bowen, Queensland 4805, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Bowen
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4786 3842

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?