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Secrets Cafe on the Deck at Montville

€€ - €€€Cafe, , International
207 Narrows Rd | Montville, Montville, Queensland 4552, Australia
+61 7 5478 5888
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (108 reviews)
“lamb shank” (16 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
207 Narrows Rd | Montville, Montville, Queensland 4552, Australia
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1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch their yesterday without a booking, the service staff were very friendly, gave us a choice of tables and the food came out really quickly. I had the curry pork belly, the curry was flavoursome, however the rice was over cooked and the papadams...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DebB123123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Restaurant sits directly on lake with gorgeous views. Service is friendly, food is great and reasonably priced. The ladies even get a free Rose at the end of the meals 🌹. Been there twice now and both times great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Marion S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I spent a day at Montville and after exploring the treasures of the village decided to have lunch at the Secrets Cafe. This place has everything you want for a memorable dining. Just the architecture and interior design alone are enough to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ekya2015
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets Cafe on the Deck at Montville, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou ekya2015 for your lovely review. My staff are very switched on to meet the needs of our diners and I appreciate the opportunity to let them know about your kind comments. In fact it is Secrets way across all areas... accommodation weddings and dining....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here for lunch before flying back to the UK. Starting with garlic prawns, they were so sweet & succulent. Followed by whiting, cooked perfectly, with such lights vegetables, this course was divine. Our host chose the lamb shank, which was gorgeous. Finishing with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lapwings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited for lunch and were terribly disappointed with the whiting. The serving of fish was “child sized” and it was mushy, bland and lacking flavor. What my husband described as “nursing home food”. We were extremely disappointed given the great reviews...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Laurs2711
Reviewed 13 November 2018

A return visit for lunch with friends on a beautifully clear November day was an absolute treat. The menu is extensive as is the drinks list. The setting is sublime set high among the trees overlooking a tranquil lake with perfect service. We began with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarleneBlundell
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We found secrets by chance and were so pleased we did! The food was delicious, the staff were friendly and attentive, and the woodwork and artwork was amazing. And then there was the view of the dam which was stunning. We will definitely be back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 479kathd
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We went in for breakfast which was all nice but the main highlight is the view of the dam and the amazing main bilding and tree houses. The wood carving work is incredible and is a must see.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Illshowyouwheretogo
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I went to Secret cafe on the lake for high tea and wow, what a beautiful location. Great home made cakes and a great, well priced menu. The =cakes were fresh and big portions. The meals that came out looked very nice. I will go...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 135EdM
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets Cafe on the Deck at Montville, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thanks Ed George and I are very pleased we ticked all the boxes and would you to say hello when you come again! Kind regards Aldy.

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Fab little cafe restaurant aptly named. If you didn’t know about it you’d never come across it. Great coffee and excellent breakfast with fantastic views and food. Staff very friendly. Not overpriced and everything fresh and well cooked. Amazing wood carvings and beautiful views over...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 932deet
Secretsonthelake, Owner at Secrets Cafe on the Deck at Montville, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Don't really know how to respond as your kind words and detailed compliments bely the 4 stars you have offered? Kind regards George and Aldy!

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Lyn451
1 October 2017|
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Response from Secretsonthelake | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do cater for vegetarian and vegan. You can access our cafe menu via our website. Kind Regards Sarah
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Jenna H
14 April 2017|
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Response from Secretsonthelake | Property representative |
Hi We are open today 8.30 til 3pm and then tomorrow 8.30 until 4pm. Closed on Monday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:00
Thursday
08:30 - 16:00
Friday
08:30 - 16:00
Saturday
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Narrows Rd | Montville, Montville, Queensland 4552, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Montville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5478 5888
  • E-mail
Description
Secrets Cafe is a truly special place, nestled in the rainforest on the shores of Lake Baroon with panoramic views of the water, mountains and rainforest. This intimate connection with nature is enhanced by the incredible food prepared in house by our top chef Mathew Law and served by cafe manager Di Dennis and her passionate team of helpers. The cafe has been crafted with exquisite carvings and attention to detail. You may even find a unique gift for that special someone in our Art Gallery. Secrets Cafe and Deck has a fully licensed bar, stocked with a fine selection of spirits, wines, beers and cocktails. We are open six days a week, from Tuesday to Sunday 8:30am to 4:00pm.
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