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Wild Lotus Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
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433 Charlton Esplanade, Torquay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4125 3278
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The grilled bugs were lovely, the meat was sweet and complimented by the subtle dill butter, the garlic aioli was far too overpowering, but thankfully served on the side so easily avoided! The spanner crab and scallop risotto was unfortunately made with so much cheese that it was the only flavour unless you seperated an anemic scallop which hadn't been... More 

Thank Etudeness
Brisbane Region, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service, lovely ambiance. Linen table cloths. Beautiful food well cooked perfect size well presented. We had a great evening and couldn't fault a thing and would recommend this restaurant to everyone. Compliments to owner, waitress's and chef.

Thank 194961
Hervey Bay, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good service. Limited kids menu but was delicious nonetheless. Chicken was absolutely amazing! Was definitely a good meal.

Thank harreeg
Queensland, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the Oysters Kilpatrick and the dessert medley we shared. We were also given great service. We shall return.

Thank CountessVio
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been wanting to have a meal at the Wild Lotus Restaurant for a while, but everytime I have tried to book it had been booked out. We thought that it must be good!! Finally we went there on the weekend and were very disappointed. The portions of the main meals were small, considering the price. I normally don't... More 

Thank Allison C
Hervey Bay, Australia
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234 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gentleman greeted us with a smile and indicated lunch was available but they would be closing in just over 30 minutes to prepare for the Valentines Day dinner. No problem for us at all. Water was served promptly and was plentiful. The weather is very very hot, so we were grateful! I had the gluten feee fish and chips with... More 

Thank Twomarys
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

5 stars for customer service! Staff were attentive and always asking how my meal was. My meal was ok, but I think it could be better. I recommend they switch the sour cream dip with some olives or paprika hummus for more of an upmarket trio of dips dish and change the bread to Turkish. The fish was cooked well... More 

Thank Jacolas
Mandurah, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here with wonderful service. You do need to book as it is very busy with both locals and tourists.

Thank Lesley0906
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was a 10 minute walk from our accommodation it has a lovely atmosphere with very attentive staff who moved us to a window seat as soon as one became available The food was very good I had the barramundi and my husband had steak both dishes were both very well presented and very tasty the chef obviously knows... More 

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived slightly after opening and were given our choice of seating. The restaurant filled quickly, and we were happy to be seated out of the main dining area. We had read the menu online before coming and I knew what I wanted: kangaroo. We're from the States, and this is not something we see on the typical menu there.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 Charlton Esplanade, Torquay, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Fraser Coast  >  Hervey Bay  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4125 3278
Located on the Esplanade at Torquay, the dining experience at the Wild Lotus Restaurant & Bar is reflective of the Fraser Coast lifestyle. The menu showcases fresh local produce and seafood and is complimented with a sensational range of wines and great service. Wild Lotus Restaurant & Bar also caters for diners with gluten free, vegetarian and dairy free requirements. It is the perfect location for Fraser Coast wedding reception venues, engagement parties, fundraisers, business functions, corporate awards evenings, classy Hen's parties, and birthday parties.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?