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The Reef House Restaurant

99 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4080 2600
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“barramundi” (52 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
International, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
99 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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1 - 10 of 573 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great location and service and food awesome. The menu and wines were explained with each course and matched well. Well worth a visit!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank peterw812
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review and coming to dine with us peterw812 ! Your recommendation is really appreciated by us and I am sure fellow Trip Advisor readers as well. Thank you again, Wayne Harris General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the amazing Moreton Bay salad - excellent flavours and great taste. The great hot Seafood tasting plate also wonderful.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Noelle M
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Noelle M, Thank you very much for coming to dine with us at the Reef House Restaurant, We really appreciate your review and feedback and hope to see you again in the future. Have a great weekend Noelle M and thank you again, Tropical...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely setting and a delightful and varied choice of menu. Seafood is a must and the seafood combination starter was huge - we shared it!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ChurtSunseeker
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ChurtSunseeker, Thank you very much for taking the time to visit our beautiful restaurant, right here at the Reef House in stunning Palm Cove. We are very pleased to know that you had an enjoyable dinner with us, dining under the stars with views...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018

absolutely at the top of their game . Top quality food , beautiful setting amoungst enormous paperbark trees and a million dollar view . Highly recommended .More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H7312CTelizabeths
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear H7312CTelizabeths, Thank you so much for posting such a great Trip Advisor review following your recent visit to our Restaurant. Your personal recommendation means a lot to us and I am sure it also help fellow Trip Advisor readers as well. According to our...More

Reviewed 10 November 2018

The service and the food was amazing as the magnificent view. Well done Reef House Restaurant. The prawns were 1st class and deserts were to die for.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trip27769763828
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Trip27769763828, Congratulations on your 25th wedding Anniversary and thank you so much for allowing the Reef House to be apart of your special day ! Chef Ben and Matia would like to pass on their congratulations and gratitude as well, it was our pleasure...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

Our experience at Reef House Restaurant was very good indeed. All meals top class. The eye fillet steak was pronounced "one of the best ever" and so tender a knife was almost not needed it was so tender. Top flavours also and cooked to perfection....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GD3904
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear GD3904, Thank you so much for coming to dine at the Reef House Palm Cove and writing such a nice Trip Advisor review. Maita and Ben are grateful to know that you have an enjoyable time at our Restaurant. Please take care and thank...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Over the years we have had many great evening meals at this classy restaurant, shaded by ancient huge melaleucas and overlooking the Coral Sea. There's a new head chef on the scene, but the menu has changed little over the years. Some of our favourites...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MelbourneHalls
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Good afternoon MelbourneHalls, Thank you very much for staying with us and coming to dine in our beach front restaurant. We really appreciate your review and feedback! Don our flutist was playing again last night and he was so pleased to know you mentioned him...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We ate dinner and had a great meal. The prices are high, but the food is excellent. A perfect spot for a fancy dinner on your first or last night in Palm Cove!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Scott_NM8
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Dear Scott_NM8, Thank you very much for coming to dine with us at the Reef House Restaurant in Palm Cove. Chef Ben and Manger Matia really appreciate your review and your decision to stay and dine with us. We hope to see you again next...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

An absolutely superb night. The service was fanatic all the staff friendly and very attentive. The food we had was the best meal ever. From the entree of mushroom croquet to the best steak we have ever had, could tell it was prepared with care,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gymmum10
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Dear gymmum10, Thank you very much for coming to dine with us at the Reef House Restaurant in Palm Cove. We can not thank you enough for your glowing review and feedback, we really appreciate it. Next time you are on holidays in Palm Cove...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

I made a reservation online to dine here for our 25th wedding anniversary as it looked fitting for a special night and the food pics looked delicious but after reading some of the bad reviews I was a little worried and I almost cancelled but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Riz0510
Wayne H, General Manager at The Reef House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Dear Riz0510, Congratulations on your recent anniversary and thank you very much for allowing us to be apart of your special occasion ! We really appreciate your review and I am sure your great experaince will also give others confidence. Your service was given with...More

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Response from Poddy | Reviewed this property |
Sorrry we had our Breakfast included and as stated above the evening meals were very good value as an accor member .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4080 2600
  • E-mail
Description
Wine and Dine at Palm Cove's most iconic address .. The prime location for tropical dining, Reef House Restaurant has been here since the 60's nestled under the magnificent Melaleuca trees and palms. Today, the views across to the coral sea still take your breath away and the candlelit night ambiance is intimate and romantic. Our menus offer a variety of dishes using the amazing fresh produce of North Queensland, our wine list will compliment any choice and discerning palette. Our six course Degustation menu with matching wines, is the perfect way to experience a little of all our dinner dishes. Let us know if you are celebrating, birthday, anniversary.. proposal. We would love to make a memorable moment for you!
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