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Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse

Pierpoint Shopping Centre | Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 1199
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (320 reviews)
“steak” (531 reviews)
“garlic mash” (43 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Pierpoint Shopping Centre | Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious!! I got the half rack of pork ribs and mash 😍 so much great food. And topped it off with a cocktail which was also amazing. The view was also beaut! Will definitely be back.

Thank clairerialc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is ribs. The best ribs in Cairns. Yes even better than Rib House in Smithfield. Go in, pay the money, get a decent drink and wait for the mountain of mouthwatering beautiful ribs to arrive. If you're onto other food I can't help you...More

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have one of the best steaks I’ve had in a long time at this superb restaurant. A couple of work colleagues took my there last Friday night, we all had steaks and were not disappointed; cooked beautifully and staff were efficient and friendly. Restaurant very...More

Thank SuzieII
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had to change alot of the items on the menu as we couldn't eat certain meats or drink alcohol, and they were very accommodating for that. The pitta that we ordered with our houmus for starters were burnt and brittle, And when i asked...More

Thank Ibrahim H
WaterbarManager99, General Manager at Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hmmm - first of all I'm glad you enjoyed your steaks and to hear that the service was good. Not only am I unhappy that we burnt the pitta bread, but I'm really unhappy that you were told that that is how we serve them....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I fancied the chicken peri peri but found out it was breast meat so my wife had the lamb ribs and I had the pork ribs. Both were really excellent. Very tender with just the right amount of sauce. We had the crab and salt...More

Thank Northfield10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gang of lads visited here on a Sunday night and got seats no problem. Great location by the pier got steak and ribs and they were cooked to perfection. Lovely wine which the waitress was happy to keep it flowing. Very friendly and great atmosphere....More

Thank Dallas69r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both myself and my granddaughter ordered the chicken and chips, it came out very very fast for half a chook. It had the slimy taste to it, as if it had been reheated. In NZ you are not aloud to reheat chicken... Later that night...More

Thank caroline41257
WaterbarManager99, General Manager at Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello There are many aspects to running a successful restaurant but NOTHING is more important than food safety and hygiene (OK general safety of customers and employees is just as important) The problem with a forum such as TripAdvisor is that people such as yourself...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Quality Steakhouse. My wife and I enjoyed our meals so much... We went back two nights in a row! Its in a great location too.

Thank wobberly
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Had heard so much about the Waterbar and Grill so decided to try it, the entree was listed on the menu as crab fritters but what arrived on the plate was crumbed and in the shape of oval eggs- definitely looked prepackaged and not nice....More

Thank Lisalulu77
WaterbarManager99, General Manager at Waterbar & Grill Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Were so sorry that you did not enjoy your meal with us - we do aim to send away all customers feeling happy. I just wanted inform all readers that crab and salt cod fritters are most definitely made from scratch in the restaurant...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

We had to wait about 45 minutes to get a table, but it was worth the wait. The steaks and barramundi were very delicious. The staff were friendly.

Thank Timothy_Eats
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Brian F
31 January 2018|
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Response from DeeDeeCee | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 2 mains, a side and 3 alcoholic drinks cost us $102. $250 should be enough for a decent dinner.
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Sebastian H
16 December 2017|
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Closed Christmas Day
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24 November 2017|
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Response from WaterbarManager99 | Property representative |
Hello - the maximum we can take is 160 people
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pierpoint Shopping Centre | Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 1199
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