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The Flying Nun Cafe

16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 7 3289 2288
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (29 reviews)
“pumpkin salad” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
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1 - 10 of 392 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ordered pancakes which came with berry compote and vanilla bean ice cream. Pancakes were very dry, over cooked. Very disappointing. Also don’t understand why wouldn’t have All day breakfast menu!

Thank BellaMJ82
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely breakfast at this cafe this morning- the special breakfast, a couple of eggs on a platform of vegetables, very tasty. Staff friendly 👍

Thank SuzieII
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the drive out to Samford to the quaint building/s to enjoy breakfast. Didn't have a booking (could be a good idea when really busy) but got a table for 2 outside on the deck. There are various areas to sit inside or outside...More

Thank 188petere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a couple of late teens visit us for a week and had brunch here to celebrate. They loved it, good portions, decent coffee and great friendly service

Thank Wilyfox68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sipped a latte and sat before chaperoning a school excursion across the street at the Samford Museum. Many of the other mothers did the same. We ageed that we need to come back again for what we know is a fresh and exciting fusion menu....More

1  Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Always great food and lovely staff. Will keep coming back. Menu changes but all offerings, any time of day are great.

Thank Sandi H
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We went to the Flying Nun for a Sunday lunch. I ordered the Middle Eastern falafels and my partner had the Jamaican chicken and banana curry. The falafel plate featured five very small balls which were lukewarm with a soft and mushy texture. Falafel balls...More

Thank Dino M
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Fantastic food in a relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant is across the road from the Samford Museum, and a large park for the kids. And next door is The Store of Requirement (for any Harry Potter fans).

Thank sgrant70
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Excellent wait staff, service and mealprep time. Good range and value for wines. Nice coffee. Nice way to finish a lovely day

Thank dash1954
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I travelled from Brissie to visit The Store of Requirement. The Flying Nun Cafe was just next door so was a very convenient place to have lunch. Beautiful building, the staff were lovely. The food was divine. Samden is a cute little village with a...More

Thank Andrea B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:30
Saturday
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Samford
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3289 2288
  • E-mail
Description
Dine inside Samford's old Uniting Church - a converted rainforest cafe garden with colourful stained glass windows, mosaics and sculptures galore. Taste chef's seasonal menu of produce from the veggie patch out back washed down with wine and craft beers. There's also sweets such as unique cordials, syrups and tea for sale.
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