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China Palace Restaurant - CLOSED

69 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good0%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible58%
3 Jan 2014
“One Word - "Terrible"”
11 Dec 2013
“Authentic experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
69 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Me & my family visited Cairns in a 4 day trip during X'mas holiday. As Chinese, our family prefers to have Chinese food for dinner, so we went there after hearing our tour guide's recommendation. (we now suspect that this tour guide either is a...More

1  Thank TeeTsang
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Went to the China Palace restaurant for lunch with some friends and had a wonderful experience. The meals came out fast and were generous servings. The fried rice was the best I've ever had since Hong Kong and the fresh live lobster was mouth watering....More

Thank Foodieeeeeeeee7
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

I went with 2 friends on a Saturday night. Spring rolls were good and we ordered 2 mains and fried rice to share. Satay chicken was very nice and so was the Mongolian lamb. Only critiques I have is that the mains came out way...More

Thank 1lovestotravel
Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

Me and my family was visit cairns last week. We went there cos a local tour lader recommend us. ( he is kind of friendship with owner) walk in there at 6.45 pm. Saturday night was 2 tables only. ( FUNNY BAD SMELL EVEN MY...More

4  Thank rolex238
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Unbelievable! Really bad experience. Over priced, food cooked terribly. Definitely will not revisit in the future. Three words "Do not go".

1  Thank Babylon88
Reviewed 7 June 2013

As a Chinese person I like to try other Chinese cooking at different places. So visiting Cairns for the weekend we walked past at 615pm and was tempted by the girls out the front offering 15% discount if we seated before 630pm. On ordering san...More

1  Thank buddhah_au
Reviewed 4 June 2013 via mobile

We saw a yum cha sign at in the window so we went in. What a big mistake. Yam Cha menu consisted of a handful of dishes and most of our choices weren't available. The actual menu was very overpriced but we ordered anyway. The...More

1  Thank Poohooky
Reviewed 5 May 2013

Very ordinary and expensive. Don't waste your money or time. The food was bland and meat in the dishes was very light on.

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 12 April 2013

The venue was nice and the staff were friendly and helpful. There were literally hundreds of food choices on the menu, but the ones we chose were just ok, which was disappointing. The overall experience was fine, and the price was reasonable, but I wouldn't...More

Thank wattostudios
Reviewed 5 April 2013 via mobile

Ok, but not great. Quick but bit low on quality. Wouldn't go again. Wait hard to communicate with. Menus ok. For a fan of the live fish at the front of the store

Thank Edieandsarah
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Abbott St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
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