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“Lovely atmosphere!”

Tondoon Botanic Garden Lakes Cafe
Ranked #1 of 5 Coffee & Tea in Gladstone
Description: Phone: (07) 4979 3388
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Description: Phone: (07) 4979 3388
Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

Under new management, all food is made from scratch. The chicken and camembert pie was delicious and was served with a side salad. The staff were friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was great!

Thank KarlieMarieP
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

The cafe at tondoon botanical gardens has, I believe, just reopened. I visited on a weekday and had a meal with friends and family. The deck of the cafe overlooks the duck/turtle pond and is surrounded by lush plantings.
The menu is a little short on what i would like to eat and then the actual food was pretty poor too, especially for the price. Even though the cafe obviously has a small kitchen the food could be better thought out and presented.
I would appeal to the cafe to give some sort of interest to their food and add a tiny bit of quality. The cafe has potential if the food is improved. The service was fine.
Unfortunately at this point i would not revisit but maybe with a new menu and a bit nicer food the place would be worth it.

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Thank rodgtraveller
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

We went along to the Tondoon botanical gardens for a wander and came across the cafe, beautiful coffee with a sweet treat on the side. We got a perfect profiterole on the side and it was gorgeous. Lovely staff and a great setting. Take along some bread and watch all the ducks and turtles come to the shore for a feed.. Yes I said turtles and lots of them.

Thank Shazzy73
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Yaay! This cafe has at long last re-opened with new owners, lovely views of the gardens from the deck, comfy seats (with cushions!) and a great new menu - including all day breakfasts and vegetarian and gluten-free options! A great place to treat yourself / family / visitors - try the chai slushy - seriously yummy!

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1  Thank Alicia N
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

great to stop and have a quick bite t eat & drink - very child friendly & orientated! They will love feeding the turtles! But take loads of aerogard or you may get eaten by mossies!

1  Thank jessica d
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