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Essence Coolum Seafood

Shop 3 | 1788 David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland, Australia
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (14 reviews)
“calamari” (13 reviews)
“great chips” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Shop 3 | 1788 David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ordered grilled fish it was more like steamed the fish never actually touched the grill, it was wrapped in alfoil then put on the grill. They mixed up a number of the orders. Not in a hurry to go back.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 3 February 2018

I go here about once a week for their vege burger - only $8.70 and it's BIG. Took friends their recently. They had fish or fish burgers and everyone was very happy. They have the best vege burgers I have tasted, and for a fraction...More

Thank flaming_lamborghini
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We took our 4 grandchildren for dinner at Coolum Seafood. As there was always a big line up we thought would be good. Place was grubby. Glasses given for drinks were dirty. Service ordinary. Chips ok. Fish and calamari awful. CoD was sloppy and greasy....More

Thank sandra4509
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This place is Fantastic smile emoticon:) Excellent Staff, My son (3.5) hates fish but if there called Chicken bits he is fine lol The Staff played along which makes a Massive Difference smile emoticon:) Thanks guys we will be back soon. Also Fish was Fresh...More

Thank Aaron P
Renae09, Manager at Essence Coolum Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Glad you enjoyed your experience!! Thanks for the shoutout 😊

Reviewed 12 January 2018

There were some real highlights here; the fried whiting tales and the grilled barramundi, the dim sims, the chips, and the burgers were all great, especially the whiting. Pass on the potato cakes, and the calamari was ok, but there's better around.

Thank Stella F
Renae09, Manager at Essence Coolum Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi there thanks for the shout out!!! This is not our normal calamari we use as the brand we have is not avail ATM we are trying to source something better. ✌️

Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times and have never been overly impressed but I won't be going back again. I ordered a fishermans basket with battered fish plus some potato scallops over the phone, i asked how long and they replied 5-10 mins. My...More

Thank rodi29
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Rubbish, don't even go here. Apparently, I need to say more. Rubbish don't even go here. Possibly the worst F&C's in my life.

Thank TheRealFatJoe
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Freshly cooked chips and lots of them, we opted for a large portion for the family to share, excellent value. I would certainly recommend stopping here for a bite to eat. Shame I was driving otherwise I would have had a beer to wash them...More

Thank CraigS1974
Renae09, Manager at Essence Coolum Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thanks for the shout out

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went here for lunch and was served some total rubbish that they pretended was Flake. Flake is shark. The rubbish we had was Basa or something similarly inedible. Not only was it cheap fish, but it was thinly shaved and covered in batter. The batter...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Dropped in after a morning of tourist driving. Lovely staff who helped us decide which fish to choose. Cooked perfectly, chips were wonderful. We took it over to the park and ate looking out to sea. Well priced and delicious

Thank Jatvla
Renae09, Manager at Essence Coolum Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thanks for the shout out 😁

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Elisa H
11 September 2016|
Response from Renae09 | Property representative |
Sure can I email you one?? We also take phone orders :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Fast food, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 3 | 1788 David Low Way, Coolum Beach, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Coolum Beach
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