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The Moorings Cafe/Restaurant

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89 The Esplanade | Golden Beach QLD, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5492 2466
Tue - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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Papua New Guinea
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No Table Service. Staff not particularly friendly Didn't acknowledge our 4 year old son Over Priced for quality of food. Food not that great!

Thank Adrian B
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522 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The Moorings Cafe was sold and is now under new management. The name of the new establishment is "Chill Cafe 89"

Thank Brissy2
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We have enjoyed many meals here, especially enjoy their breakfast and lunches and the view is magnificent

Thank jennifersusan54
Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
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86 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went here a couple of times for lunch while staying in the area. Nice location over looking channel area. Staff were friendly and the specials seemed to change each day. I only orderd basics for lunch but the menu looked ok. Would certainly recommend....

Thank Dugg0
Melbourne, Australia
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516 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Walked along the beach & found this lovely cafe/restaurant just opposite the beach Seating is all outside so if the weather is not nice it might not be the place to go Licensed, good food & service, nice option for lunch or breakfast

Thank DeniseLock
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

A relaxed place to eat breakfast or lunch with a perfect view of tranquil Golden Beach waterways. Food is fresh, coffee hot and fresh. Always enjoy the Moorings in the winter months. A dog friendly cafe that pampers your pooch too with a bowl of water and a treat. Always feel welcome.

Thank Karen D
Brisbane, Australia
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109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Almost on the Bribie Passage Waterway. Quiet location with an Easterly aspect. Ideal for breakfast & lunch.

Thank Mikebcq
Caloundra, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I was so disgusted by the service and quality of food I was served along with the costs! it's so much more expensive! I came to this cafe 3 times a week with my son before the cafe changed owners and it was such a great atmosphere and the drinks were fabulous. obviously catering only for tourists and not for... More 

Thank Damien D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The view over Pumicestone Passage is what this is all about! Often frequent this cute little restaurant for breakfast and/or lunch previously owned by Dutch Australians who loved their euro sausages and other Teutonic fare. I came in this morning for breakfast and a coffee. The ordering and paying has changed from pay-the-bill-at-the-end to order and pay at the counter.... More 

Thank Leo H
Caloundra, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

wonderful food cooked fresh daily and array of special dishes you may not expect and this goes with a wonderful view over the Caloundra passage. A must visit also great coffee.

Thank barbara s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Cafe, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 The Esplanade | Golden Beach QLD, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5492 2466
Enjoy a relaxed Breakfast or Lunch with view over the water.If you feel for a light meal or the full deal.Why not try our home made Cakes , Scones or Quiches for morning tea.Open from Tuesday - Sunday from 7.30am - 3.00 pm . We are Fully licensed.NOW PET FRIENDLY , BRING YOUR DOG THEY ARE WELCOME BY US.On the leash and well behaved and any size .

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?