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The Boat Shed Restaurant

| The Esplanade Behind the pool, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
+61 7 5443 3808
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“battered prawns” (17 reviews)
“barramundi” (37 reviews)
“tapas” (45 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
| The Esplanade Behind the pool, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s an interesting one - I love this place and the venue is great. Service can be a bit hot and miss but is generally good. The menu has some classics there - they oysters are excellent and the barramundi is sublime. They recently tried...More

1  Thank Flash1979_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful environment and the food and ambience are perfect too. You will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere but the service is sharp and efficient. Sit out, if you can, and watch the waves ...but inside is easy too, with low noise and well-spaced tables....More

1  Thank angbru2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the restaurant based on a recommendation but were disappointed. We had booked but where offered a table in front of the bar, we asked to move and this was accommodated. The service was average and we had to ask the wait staff...More

3  Thank JillBond
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a lovely location over looking the water. The food was presented superbly and tasted just a good. Our waiter, Jay, was a job to have serve you. He was attentive, prompt and personable. When we finished our meal we moved to...More

1  Thank Gayle E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first ever time writing a negative review in the hospitality sector, first negative review for anything actually. I went out for dinner with my family friends as well as my parents and two younger siblings. It started of lovely, beautiful environment. It...More

3  Thank caterochford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great presentation on food and awesome outlook.Lunchtime visit and had two entries to share.Food was really nice and fairly priced.

Thank Rhys H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here 3 times in a fortnight and enjoyed it immensely. Excellent staff, good menu choices and interesting specials. Not that cheap but the servings are large so we eventually went for sharing an entree, main and dessert. Wine by the glass is reasonably...More

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Boat Shed for lunch. We hadn’t booked so we’re lucky to get in. The Boat Shed has an interesting menu with lots of local seafood as well as things like sticky pork belly. Prices for entrees are $18.00 - $22.00. An entree...More

Thank Bejone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner here is gorgeous. My husband and I ate here the pre-dinner drinks just outside the restaurant was watching the sun go down on the water just a metre or two away, then making our way inside, the staff were so very friendly and it...More

Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 14 "girls" met at the Boat Shed for lunch to celebrate a 70th birthday. All of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals - all so different. The service was excellent. We did take a few bottles of bubbles - and corkage was charged...More

Thank Sunnyking_12
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Questions & Answers
30 May 2018|
Response from Dion S | Property representative |
Hi Please call the restaurant on 07 5443 3808 to discuss availability and menu options.
1 May 2016|
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Response from Brigitte Z | Reviewed this property |
It would be the perfect spot. I would love to celebrate my Birthday there. I don't have the menu, but the prices are affordable. I was lunch time there and the view is amazing.
31 August 2015|
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Response from Brega S S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is for bottled wine only with a corkage fee, but I'm not sure how much.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Esplanade Behind the pool, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore, Queensland 4558, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Maroochydore
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5443 3808
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