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Waterfront Restaurant & Bar

Hinchinbrook Harbour | Front St, Cardwell, Queensland 4849, Australia
+61 7 4066 2117
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (5 reviews)
“steak” (6 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
All hours
Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hinchinbrook Harbour | Front St, Cardwell, Queensland 4849, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Waterfront Restaurant & Bar
"So pleased to find a restaurant in FAR NQ that ticks all three boxes!"
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"happy hour"
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"Terrific service, excellent food, the staff were friendly"
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant two nights in a row and food was really delicious. We ate with friends and ordered everything from lobster, steaks, chicken and the barra. All the meal where excellent the barra and lobster are our standout dishes. Entrée were excellent from...More

Thank andromedainfusion
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

So pleased to find a restaurant in FAR NQ that ticks all three boxes! Everything about our recent experience, a leisurely Sunday lunch, is worthy of a glowing review! From the wide selection of tapas (entrees) and other mouthwatering mains on the menu, to the...More

Thank itzmyyear
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying the food was ok but the service was horrible. We waited two hours for service. Although they did disclose the wait would be an hour, 2 hours is a long wait. Meal was ordered at 8.05 and we got our...More

1  Thank Guy B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Just nipped in for ccoffee with family, very reasonable, great service, good chat with Lucas, staff very friendly. Really nice and relaxing place...

Thank miniandron
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Deciding to have our end of year staff christmas get together at Waterfront Restaurant was a good move..... The staff where an absolute pleasure, the food was amazing, nothing was too much trouble and location second to none..... Highly recommended for anyone looking for a...More

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

What a beautiful part of the world, the service was impeccable, one of the best steaks my husband has eaten - and we are beef producers!, our meals were superb, customer service was beyond expectations and the building and atmosphere overlooking the harbour at high...More

Thank KrakenJJ
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I took my husband here for his birthday & ordered bruschetta, spring rolls, fish, steak & Mango sorbet. All our courses were well cooked and tasted fresh & were delicious. Will definitely come back& will promote this restaurant as a friendly laid back eatery with...More

Thank hoga0804
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Drove to Cardwell for lunch and surprised to find restaurant was offering a Seafood Buffet today. What a bonus. Fresh Oysters, Prawns, Spanner Crabs, Bugs, Cooked fish, mussels, Calamari, Fried Rice, Gyozas, and lovely salads. Excellent selection, very fresh seafood, accompanying sauces. Replenished as needed...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Restaurant very nice - only overlooking the man build Marina. Nobody but us in the restaurant. The beer nice and cold. Ordered Calamari Szechuan Style with chips and salad. Very average - salad non existent, chips overdone and dry. Calamar a bit frie to dark....More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We held our clubs presentation night here over the weekend, amazing venue, terrific friendly service, we had 90pax and all tables had food within minutes so no one wast left hungry waiting for food to be cooked/served. All food and drinks are really well priced...More

2  Thank Tom G
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30 September 2017|
Response from Joel T | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, first Seafood Feast Sunday starts tomorrow from 11.00 am till 3 pm, we’ll be there!
12 August 2017|
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Response from lucas d | Property representative |
Opening hours are Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 3 pm and 6 -9 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hinchinbrook Harbour | Front St, Cardwell, Queensland 4849, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cardwell
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4066 2117
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Premier function venue specializing in weddings and large events, Live music on weekends. Waterfront restaurant offers full food and beverage table service, menu including tapas, local produce and seafood and classic French desserts
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