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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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“eggs benedict” (24 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00 Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
72 Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Ching C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious vegan lasagne and lamb salad. Generous portions, very tasty food, beautiful service. Well priced.

Thank Jess S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place twice during my stay. First time I had bacon and eggs - bacon is American style which is OK but very fatty and bread could have been better if it was sourdough. Staff was nice and accomodating but a little more attention...More

Thank GiovanniDP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favourite places for a fantastic soy latte and a meal is the Lillipad Cafe. This mornings middle of the week day off means a leisurely breakfast, a soy latte and people watching. If you can get a seat on the sidewalk I...More

Thank BlakDotme
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on our first day in Cairns. Ordered the big breakfast and it was MASSIVE!!! Really tasty and value for money.

Thank CharlieJake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to Lillipad for years, so naturally stopped in again on this trip to Cairns. We ordered an omelette and bacon and eggs with avo, tomato and hashbrowns. It was all delicious and huge! We always forget how generous the sizes are,...More

Thank TropicVibes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't come here unless you're seriously hungry - the portions will keep you filled up from breakfast until dinner! The service is very, very average but I can put up with grumpy wait staff because the food is so delicious.

Thank FBNelson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended to us by the check in girl at the Hilton, you order at the register and take a table number , took us a while to get a table but our fresh juice arrived shortly after, we waited at least half an...More

Thank Mirjana S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In my top 5 places to go for a weekend breakfast. It can be hard to get a table in there at times but that's for good reason. Meal sizes are great and it always has been quality food every visit. Eggs Benedict would be...More

Thank Brett F
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, lovely and fresh ingredients and massive serves. Service perfect as well. Regular spot for locals.

Thank beckyroberts1
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Sana A
4 August 2015|
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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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