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Secrets on the lake at Montville

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207 Narrows Rd | Montville, Montville, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5478 5888
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Kuta, Indonesia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this cafe for lunch for my Husband's birthday and were thrilled with the experience. Not only are the aesthetics awesome and unique, the view is amazing and it feels as if you are dining in the treetops. The service was spot on - attentive but not invasive and the food was delicious and very reasonably priced. We are... More 

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Thank Malkei
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your great review. Running a restaurant is an interesting experience as it involves so many people and the aim is to provide a special experience based around delicious food. This is so subjective as it involves so many things. So we love it when we please. Thanks again! Kind regards Gorge... More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Attended a friends wedding here at the secrets on the lake and the resort and venue is truly stunning the staff are super friendly and helpful. The service by staff during the reception was awesome they made sure all guests were happy. The views and surrounds are just breath taking and truly stunning well worth visiting.

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Thank KYOTE88
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Weddings are lovely! They are however very complex exercises and involve having a well trained and dedicated staff. Our planning allows us then on the day to do exactly what has been agreed and requested by the wedding couple and takes the stress out of the occasion for them. We love those weddings where the... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a superb restaurant , reasonable cost and excellent service.i loved how they gave you a rose and made you feel so special and while you were eating you had an amazing view. A must

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Thank Judi R
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thanks Judi It is lovely to get your great review! Aldy. More 

Caloundra, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a secret spot!! Staff friendly, food delicious, views to soothe the soul, prices reasonable. Overall, a fantastic place to escape to!!

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1 Thank Lea0109
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thanks Lea for taking the time to give us your review of our cafe experience. Your few words say it all. Thanks Again George and Aldy More 

Flaxton, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Birthday celebration and the service was great and friendly and the food was quite delicious. Dessert was a treat and overall the outing was extremely pleasant and enjoyed by my friend an myself immmensely.

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Thank Sandra M
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thank you Sandra! More 

Gold Coast
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the great pleasure of visiting this amazing treetop hideaway and restaurant during our time at Mapleton. The owner, George, so kindly showed us around and explained the history of this exceptional nature resort. We had brunch in their fabulous restaurant that overlooked the lake and the food was sensational. There is a wish chair in the art gallery... More 

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Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thank you Amanda. Pleased we were able to give you more than just a great lunch in our cafe. George and I have owned this place for 33year and we built the treehouses and reception and opened in 1997 so now over 20 years. Cafe now 6 years. So there is a lot of history and George's tours are very... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful, private. We spent 2 nights (would have loved to have stayed longer). Cabin had everything we needed except slippers ;)

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Thank Hafemeister
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Secrets penthouse is our top of the range. It is fabulous, and, Yes it doesn't have slippers. In this day and age throw away slippers are in my mind another way of filling up landfill. A waste of non-renewable resources and don't fit with the eco-friendly aim of Secrets on the Lake. So in our compendium and literature we recommend... More 

Noosaville, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful afternoon tea, lunches looked good we will return in the future to taste them. Fantastic views.

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Thank brookie36
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thanks Brookie! More 

brisbane
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An eclectic wooden hideaway restaurant telling a family tale.... offering a beautiful setting over looking the dam with a dreamy backdrop. Exceptional service from our friendly Manager, Di. Exquisite breakfast. Make sure you take time out to enjoy the art and timber carvings.

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Thank heweys
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thank you for your review specifically mentioning the work of my Cafe Manager Di. She has not only trained a very good staff, but works hard to meet the needs of our cafe customers. You have discovered that breakfast is a great time to visit us as the crisp morning views of the lake with chef's breakfast menu just hit... More 

Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The excellent food is just a bonus. It is a privilege to sit in an area that was carved lovingly out of the most beautiful timbers. Best to book to avoid disappointment. Spend the time to see what artisans are capable of producing. It beats any 5 star restaurant I have ever eaten in

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2 Thank SolarSailorAustralia
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets on the lake at Montville, responded to this review

Thankyou SolarSailor! What a tribute to our artisans and to George whose dream it is. I often say that creating each thing along the way has been a pleasure we would not have wanted to miss. I doubt we have ever copied another place. The aim is to make it beautiful and the best we can do. Our son has... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Narrows Rd | Montville, Montville, Queensland 4552, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Montville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5478 5888

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