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RSL Social Club

££ - £££
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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115 Esplanade | QLD, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5804
07:00 - 00:00
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

we went there for a couple of drinks and dinner. We had the carvery, which was a combination of 3 different meats and veges. It was absolutely beautiful and reasonably priced. Could not fault it

Thank jagphillips
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in Cairns for four nights the RSL Club (free entre) was next to our Hotel, they are open from 08.00am till late, We had breakfast/ lunch/dinner in here on various occasions, excellent food/ staff were great very enjoyable. great prices compared to nearer the Town Centre, wouls recommend it.

Thank Stewarty007
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

RSL has had refurbishment which looks light and bright. Went for an evening meal. Must state that from the eatery you really wouldn't know it was an RSL? So in a way it doesn't quite have the feel about that one comes to expect at the local RSL. As for the food the roasts were well received. Hot full plate... More 

Thank AustraliaWff
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225 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went here because we wanted a reasonably priced meal. After queueing for quite a while to order, our meal arrived and was substantially hearty. Delicious! The atmosphere was crowded and noisy, the club held no charm.I guess the local people don't mind the noise. There is an option to sit on the verandah (footpath).

Thank Julene M
Tully, Queensland, Australia
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like all RSL's the food is pretty good at reasonable prices. Great views of the Esplanade with the restaurant now extended further out.

Thank Lisa L
Ipswich, Australia
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to the RSL for a meal a couple of times and it is worth raising. So many restaurants to choose in Cairns but this is worth a look. I had a roast lamb (I can't cook) and my guest had a curry and both meals were perfect. Cost is very reasonable, service is excellent, bar is clean and if... More 

Thank Sharyn C
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Cairns to travel to Green Island. We needed a place for a quick brekkie before our boat. The R.S.L. was both accessible early, and was very welcoming. The food was really nice, as was the coffee. Was a great find close to where we were staying. Fully recommended.

Thank Andrew M
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited the Cairns RSL two times for dinner during our stay and we were impressed on both occasions! The location is great situated right on the esplanade, and doesn't have that same old dated RSL atmosphere. The meal prices and sizes were brilliant (steak & calamari, best I've had in a long time!!). All other family members were... More 

Thank Keana R
Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here twice in April as we were staying at the Doubletree Hilton around the corner.Breakfast was great on both occasions with great food and service.

Thank smcllng
Cairns, Australia
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch, first time at the restaurant since its opening after refurbishment. The food has certainly improved greatly and the staff have a new step in their attitude. Mind you there was nothing wrong with the old bistro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Esplanade | QLD, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5804
All day dining from 7am-9pm daily. Visitors Welcome, magnificent view over the Esplanade, local hospitality.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?