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“A disgrace” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Flinders Bar and Grill

Flinders Bar and Grill
Ranked #405 of 592 Restaurants in Cairns
Cuisines: Bar, Australian, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Brisbane, Australia
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“A disgrace”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2013 via mobile

Disgusting food, rude service from the manager.. Ordered a couple of chicken quesadillas it was microwaved , disgusting lettuce on the side! I know they just rely on the gambling but why bother opening at all if its to serve such disgusting poor quality food!

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English first
London, England
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“Junk food for the Casino slot machine crowd”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013

Their strap line is “A casual dining and bar area situated on Level 1 of The Reef Casino”. The reality is a very basic school canteen like servery selling the usual burgers and beer in plastic cups. We ate here only because we arrived late and we were tired so wanted a snack before bed. The food was edible and not too expensive, but it really is just a snack bar to allow the slot machine crowd a chance to eat without leaving the casino. Unless you are using the casino and like McDonalds quality junk food, I’d avoid

  • Visited October 2012
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Cairns, Australia
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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“Rude staff, inedible food, a disgrace”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2012

Who is responsible for this debacle of an eatery? At Townsville casino the snack bar/cafe delivers fresh tasty food, all served with a smile & courteous friendly staff. They offer specials to club members which are freshly cooked and very enjoyable. Come on Cairns casino! How can you let this disgusting eatery continue to serve such vile food? How can they take a potato and so butcher it that, masquerading as French fries, it is inedible. A tuna sandwich on grain bread arrived toasted, steaming and vile-tasting. If I sound angry, I am. As a local we need tourists to enjoy their experience! Don't the casino operators realise that to eat, one must leave the casino to grab a quick meal and probably not bother to return. Get rid of the staff who treat you with derision, get in someone who can cook and give us an eatery we can eat at. The only edible items are the cakes, probably because they are not made onsite!

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North Lakes
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“Disgusting”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

I knew it would be cheap going here but this was uneatable.
Fries were under done and steak tasted like it was off and looked like it had been stewed.
Pepper sauce was basically water with peppercorns in it.
I know its meant to be a cheap, quick meal but it could at least be cooked properly

  • Visited April 2012
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Cairns, Australia
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“Just a snack is fine”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2012

it´s good for a snack, but nothing special ! Allright for a small restaurant in a Casino in FNQ !

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