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The Rising Sun Bar & Bistro

) #17 of 30 Restaurants in Palm Cove ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0889
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“paella” (28 reviews)
“duck rolls” (10 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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1 - 10 of 736 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely meal of shared plates - prawn rice paper rolls, samosas & duck pate. The presentation of all 3 meals was lovely, however the amount of toast provided was far from enough for the small jar of pate. We requested some more toast...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Located about half way along the beachfront this is a good spot to eat and relax. The food was absolutely superb. A terrific salad, perfectly prepared. Prawns were also fresh and perfect. The wine was good, a surprisingly good Riesling....More

Thank GlobetrotterJSH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had hoped to share tapas at the next door restaurant but it was closed. We booked a table for four people and asked to be seated outside. We had overseas visitors joining us. When we questioned the position of the table and saw two...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided on a early dinner in Palm Cove at the Rinsing Sun restaurant. Decided to sit inside near the open window. Wide choice of meals, (Spanish theme) with strong option for sharing. We selected the Seafood Paella and Sangria "special" for $50. We also ordered...More

Thank Maxims1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were tempted by the Happy Hour advertising on the foot path- came in without much expectation and were pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed a string of yummy cocktails (still a bit expensive but HEY we're on holidays!) as well as three delicious treats (happy hour...More

Thank mishkimiao
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for predinner cocktails one night & were not disappointed. A classic margerita plus one other that I don't recall the name of - but it was lovely and refreshing. We should have stopped at cocktails. Today we popped in for lunch. Once...More

Thank SonyaMuller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked very inviting, attractive decor, seemed popular. Unfortunately, looks were deceiving. Tasteless cocktail...ditto the duck "salad", a mound of boiled white rice topped with cucumber spirals (the salad) and dry roasted duck...poorly, if at all seasoned. Inedible. A sad start to our holiday. Overpriced and...More

1  Thank arkiem2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is about half way down the palm cove esplanade and has good outdoor seating you can take your dogs too - if u can get a spot. It's quite popular. Personally for me, their normal menu is a big fancy pants, but it's...More

Thank Kazbar1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch for 4, 3 had wraps, 1 had a salad. Person on next table had same salad (they added chicken). Wraps were OK, chips were soggy but OK. Salad was poor, especially compared to the table next to us who's same salad had much more...More

2  Thank Derrick T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had coffee here on numerous days. The coffee was amazing..the staff very friendly and the view awesome!

Thank Kerri-Ann N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0889
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Standing proudly in the middle of Williams esplanade we offer all day dining with a relaxed coastal vibe. We focus on being a house of good food and a home of hospitality, offering locally sourced products, a great variety of beverages, outside dining and a kids corner. So go where the locals go and come on down to The Rising Sun!
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