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Songbirds in the Forest - Rainforest Retreat

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Lot 10, Tamborine Mountain Road, North Tamborine, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sun 18:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and my misses had a 3 course meal each. The smokey flavours of the kangaroo, beef and the duck were all amazing!

Thank Ben G
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again, we booked for a birthday celebration with our visiting Canadian friends. Songbirds NEVER fails to impress! We've visited over and over for the last 12 years, and there's nowhere we'd rather celebrate than here. The food is always superb, the venue superb. We just wanted the kookaburras to show up today and they didn't😟 Well done Bonnie, we'll... More 

1 Thank Yvonne W
Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked Songbirds Restaurant for dinner for my husbands birthday. The first word that comes to mind when entering the restaurant is 'wow.' The restaurant is in a beautiful rainforest setting and very tranquil. We were looked after by 2 waitresses, one of whom had just started working at the restaurant. Even though she was obviously trying to 'find her... More 

1 Thank ClareL31
Brisbane, Australia
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257 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Four of us enjoyed a long lovely Sunday lunch at Songbirds. Happily, we each choose different dishes for each of the three courses, and we each tried each other's food so I can fairly safely say that anything you order from Songbirds will be delicious. That said, there were highlights - the rabbit was the best dish of the day,... More 

1 Thank Janelle D
Southern Leyte Province, Philippines
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

As you drive into Songbirds, you will be amazed at the serenity, peace and totally beautiful ambiance of this most famous eatery. The staff, as always, most welcoming and as you sit in the bush style setting you may enjoy the music of the bird songs during the day or the intriguing bush night calls at night. But now, to... More 

2 Thank gingerktaylor
Brisbane, Australia
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116 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

This is a fantastic restaurant set in an amazing area of Mt Tambourine. I have stayed at the cabins a number of times and have had the pleasure of eating here more times than I can count. On each trip up I have had the set menu and always been very pleased with it. If you are staying here though... More 

1 Thank Zacmac83
Hope Island, Australia
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Songbirds is romantically tucked into the rainforest of Tambourine Mountain. The name of the restaurant used to be justified by the many exotic birds that flew around the greens surrounding the terrace, with Kookaburras occasionally coming to the table, to steal a steak. This is not so much the case anymore. We saw two Kookaburras and two beautiful parrots but... More 

1 Thank Gournemanz
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

A peaceful and tranqul setting on a beautiful property, well named for the birds song. Food was delicious and the service excellent. Beautiful gardens to wander around with sculptures and wildlife, highly recommend this restaurant.

1 Thank Carol D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Place is stunning, very Bali themed. Food is Devine, very fine dining. Shiraz, absolutely great! Price though, a little expensive for what it is. I respect weekends are a little more, but when I've been quoted a price, but then later advised I have to pay a further $140, not that happy.. Staff don't really know how to smile, they're... More 

1 Thank Katherine-Marie K
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I arranged lunch at Songbirds for a group of thirty two people last Sunday. During the lead up to the day the chef and staff were very helpful in choosing a four course shared menu paying particular attention to the special dietary requirements of several of our members. It was a wonderful lunch, the food was superb and the setting... More 

1 Thank Jennifer255068

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$69
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 10, Tamborine Mountain Road, North Tamborine, Tamborine Mountain, Queensland 4272, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Scenic Rim  >  Tamborine Mountain  >  North Tamborine
  • Phone Number: 0755452563
Songbirds' creative culinary team selects the finest ingredients and uses organic produce when possible. Meals are prepared in a fresh, innovative style and served in a beautiful environment. The menu changes frequently to ensure diners enjoy the freshest seasonal flavours.

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