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The Lillipad Cafe

72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 9565
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times in the last month and the meals are massive to say the least. The big breakfast isn’t the most elegant but is for a big eater! Busy place so jump on a table when there’s one free.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our aim was to find a place that serves vegetarian food ( my Wife is a vegetarian). We stumbled across this place and I can say that we were not disappointed. Food, juices and service were great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 725raghavk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant staff. Resonable prices for Cairns. Good variety on menu. Meals may be too big, you may require half size options.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Drugssuck
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Big fat serves of deliciousness Went there four times in three days! Really recommend the Breakfast Burrito, the Pancakes & the milk shakes.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Linda J
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Went here with my 2 new house mates and had the baboushka bruschetta made vegan with an almond milk cappuccino. The food was amazing as was the coffee, really good value for money, only came to $19 and I struggled to eat it all but...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mcj94
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Was looking for a quick and filling vegan dinner and was recommended this cafe by a tour operator. Ordered a starter and a main which were nicely presented and the portions were massive. The vegan cheese was tasty! Have a big appetite but couldn't finish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Daragh R
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Wild Omelette with brined dried tomatoes, capsicum and artichokes & no feta cheese. It was inedible.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank h_e_day2
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Someone recommended this place and we decided to try it on a Sunday morning after a visit to Rusty’s. Super busy with a rather impersonal service, which is understandable. Dishes were absolutely huge and the food was good, but not remarkable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tartuet
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Been there 3 times now for late breakfast, considering how packed it always is I'm surprised how fast they serve your order, on average 12-18min, we had several different dishes and be extremely happy, usually portions are a little large :) but that's not a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank P2488KMmichaela
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I thought the Rainbow juice was the best I had. I was hoping the aircon was cool enough, now that it's starting to heat up and lunch hour is packed. I was not totally comfortable sitting there. I loved my smoked salmon cream cheese bagel...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ching C
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Sana A
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On Grafton St in front of Gilligans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 9565
The best breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner in Cairns. Heaps of vegan and vegetarian options, top-notch cakes and fresh juices. Budget friendly menu of European, American Southwest, and Aussie favorites. A humble cafe that cooks with love for locals and travelers alike.
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