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The Lillipad Cafe

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 9565
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“burrito” (27 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Russian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is a must go to for everyone, visitors and locals. It's only a tiny place but the dishes are HUGE. And tasty. Definitely share plates. Coffee good too. Will definitely be back. Only negative, needs more tables that are suitable for a pram.

Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week in Cairns and found this place after a few days. We tried the bacon and eggs, omelette, French toast and fruit and yoghurt. The meals are large and could be shared, coffees and got chocolate are good. Great value for money...More

Thank Priscilla K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lillypad cafe is one of my favorite places in Cairns to eat for breakfast or lunch with family and friends.They have an awesome range of dishes for vegetarians and non-vegetarians on their menu from all around the world.The Lillypad cafe is understandably and usually...More

Thank letsdothetrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yum! Everyone always talks about this place so had to go check it out, the menus great - so much choice! All reasonably priced too. The burrito I had was amazing! Just a shame I burnt my hand on the super hot plate as the...More

Thank BeckySJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the Paris Style Eggs wich came with lots of vegetables, potatoes and bread. The food is very tasty and portions are huge. It’s a great value for only 16$. Same for the 3.5$ tea which filled three cups. Atmosphere is also nice. Would...More

Thank niklassmn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently visited the Lillipad Café and had a wonderful experience. After walking past multiple cafes I chose this one due to the delicious smells and large servings from people sitting outside and I was not disappointed! The waitress was very friendly and offered me...More

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the big breakfast and it was huge! Best value breakfast in Cairns. Will most definitely be back.

Thank CairnsOne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great service (and think I just reviewed another restaurant with this in mind - getting my breakfast confused). This was the place that served huge sized eggs bene with fried potatoes on the side (but the other was good too).

1  Thank amr100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends & I keep coming back to this excellent eatery, usually for lunch. The freshest food in Cairns, all made as you order (you decide!). This popular Grafton Street dining spot has large meals at reasonable prices. Situated across the road from the ever...More

Thank philsmith32017
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Large portions served here. I had the fresh fruit salad and yoghurt. It was a very generous assortment of fresh fruits. My fellow diner had the traditional bacon and eggs. All cooked to perfection.

1  Thank Linette P
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Sana A
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On Grafton St in front of Gilligans

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 9565
The best breakfast, brunch, and lunch cafe in Cairns. Heaps of vegan and vegetarian options, top-notch cakes and fresh juices. Budget friendly menu of European, American Southwest, and Aussie favorites. A humble cafe that cooks with love for locals and travelers alike.
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