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The Sweet Bistrot

9/16 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4041 7872
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (7 reviews)
“blt” (2 reviews)
6:45 AM - 2:15 PM Hours
Russian, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
9/16 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Conveniently located next to my hotel, I ate here for both breakfast and lunch during my stay. The cafe was delightful, the owners friendly and engaging, and the food wonderful as well as a good value. Definitely worth checking out!

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a local breakfast (after 30 days of cruise food). We ordered a crepe to share, and it was delicious - just like a good French country crepe. The service was friendly and the wooden toys were cute to watch bouncing around...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very pleasantly surprised by this bistro. The Owners/staff were utterly charming, the food was delicious and the portion were generous. Good food, good coffee, and air conditioning - everything one needs after a hard slog around the streets of Cairns.

Thank Duncan A
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This small cafe was a delight to visit. The friendly service, good food, relaxed surroundings and great coffee are good reasons for repeat visits. Had coffee and a muffin one day and a lunch roll the other. They were all well-presented and tasty. Certainly worth...More

Thank Alastair T
Reviewed 6 April 2018

At Sweet Bistro the family who run the cafe will make and serve you homemade fare. With a smile they’re happy to vary their already extensive breakfast/brunch or lunch menu. Everything is freshly done, the prices are excellent and the food really good. They also...More

Thank 306Jenny306
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here for breakfast this morning and are going back for lunch. The owners are wonderful and friendly, and the food is excellent. I had poached eggs with toast, eggs done perfectly. My friend had the muesli with yogurt and fresh fruit and commented...More

Thank bzv
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped here, as we were just passing. Glad we did the owner served us and was very friendly. The coffee was just how a coffee should be. We had food as well, a belly buster (full cooked breakfast and a Caesar salad both were delicious....More

Thank davemckay102
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We enjoyed The Sweet Bistrot for a quick breakfast before leaving for the airport. The interior is charming, filled with wooden toys and the service was very friendly. They have a menu that ranges from egg dishes to crepes to sweet rolls, and we were...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Nice little place. The big breakfast and the eggs benedict were both delicious. The staff were very polite. The serving sizes and pricing are most likely tailored for tourists, but it was a nice treat.

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The food is amazing and very reasonably priced. The coffee is to die for. It is a great place to sit down and get a great breakfast before you start your day. Excellent customer service.

Thank jayecoolew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:45 AM - 2:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9/16 Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4041 7872
Great coffee,breakfast-lunch and timber toys.sweet bistrot is recognised for their tastey crepes and flavoursome genovese coffee.this small family buisness has operated for the last nine years and truly sustains the ever changing cafe industry-
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