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The Rising Sun Bar & Bistro

95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0889
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No mussels and no mash with the sirloin steak, was offered chips with it instead, without discount. Sat there for about 30 mins for someone to get us another drink. Kitchen staff making a lot of unessesary noise, staff talking to each other and not...More

Thank Gelato70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner here as we thought the menu lookes great. The staff were brilliant, friendly and so accommodating. However we felt for almost $40 a meal it wasnt really anything special.

Thank Kristruby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Hotel for family gatherings. Great value for money meals with a good selection menu. Very consistent quality food and service.

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little bar/cafe by the beach with great views of the water. Great selection of cocktails, friendly staff and a nice menu if your looking to eat something while taking in the vista before you. Romantic and very chic....

Thank Shashian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here but tried the cocktails first The rising sailor and pina colada cocktails were a great way to start the night We had the rice paper rolls to share followed by one having the Barra and chips and the other the Coconut...More

Thank Bazzioni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this property and it was a good experience however the food was nothing special and has room for improvement. The atmosphere and service was good.

Thank Stavros1953
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to please kids, fussy wife and even myself! Lovely bottle of white wine; Pete’s pure. I had the reef fish with veggies, very tasty. Youngest had a children’s bolognese that was a decent portion and tasty. Middle child had 1kg bucket of chicken wings!...More

Thank Canoekidz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best cafe for superb service and quality of food in Palm Cove. Staff were fun to deal with and the food was extremely tasty. Highly recommended

Thank R B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tired couple arrived to a very simple restaurant. Staff very welcoming and caring We chose the barramundi. Well presented fresh and hot. Right on the Esplanade worth a visit. We really enjoyed the experience

Thank barbaratony2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose my venue carefully as I wanted some genuine reef fish - not battered or crumbed. The menu offered a special of pan fried snapper. I was not disappointed, the fish was perfectly cooked and topped with delicious little chips compiled of a mixture...More

Thank 79Roz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0889
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Standing proudly in the middle of Williams esplanade we offer all day dining with a relaxed coastal vibe. We focus on being a house of good food and a home of hospitality, offering locally sourced products, a great variety of beverages, outside dining and a kids corner. So go where the locals go and come on down to The Rising Sun!
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