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RSL Social Club

115 Esplanade | QLD, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 5804
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (11 reviews)
“schnitzel” (16 reviews)
“t bone steak” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
115 Esplanade | QLD, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed today

we went there for a couple of drinks and dinner. We had the carvery, which was a combination of 3 different meats and veges. It was absolutely beautiful and reasonably priced. Could not fault it

Thank jagphillips
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in Cairns for four nights the RSL Club (free entre) was next to our Hotel, they are open from 08.00am till late, We had breakfast/ lunch/dinner in here on various occasions, excellent food/ staff were great very enjoyable. great prices compared to nearer...More

Thank Stewarty007
Reviewed 3 days ago

RSL has had refurbishment which looks light and bright. Went for an evening meal. Must state that from the eatery you really wouldn't know it was an RSL? So in a way it doesn't quite have the feel about that one comes to expect at...More

Thank AustraliaWff
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went here because we wanted a reasonably priced meal. After queueing for quite a while to order, our meal arrived and was substantially hearty. Delicious! The atmosphere was crowded and noisy, the club held no charm.I guess the local people don't mind the noise....More

Thank Julene M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like all RSL's the food is pretty good at reasonable prices. Great views of the Esplanade with the restaurant now extended further out.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to the RSL for a meal a couple of times and it is worth raising. So many restaurants to choose in Cairns but this is worth a look. I had a roast lamb (I can't cook) and my guest had a curry and both...More

Thank Sharyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Cairns to travel to Green Island. We needed a place for a quick brekkie before our boat. The R.S.L. was both accessible early, and was very welcoming. The food was really nice, as was the coffee. Was a great find close to where we...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited the Cairns RSL two times for dinner during our stay and we were impressed on both occasions! The location is great situated right on the esplanade, and doesn't have that same old dated RSL atmosphere. The meal prices and sizes were brilliant...More

Thank Keana R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here twice in April as we were staying at the Doubletree Hilton around the corner.Breakfast was great on both occasions with great food and service.

Thank smcllng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch, first time at the restaurant since its opening after refurbishment. The food has certainly improved greatly and the staff have a new step in their attitude. Mind you there was nothing wrong with the old bistro

1  Thank Deborah E
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Margaret N
Hello I was asked by a person who is coming up for lunch at christmas time and I thought I answered the question to the best of my knowledge . told the [person to book in advance for christmas lunch and from memory without membership per person is 120.00 and between $99.00 to $100 per person for a person with a membership . Also I gave the name and phone number of the RSL club and there was a problem with my submission can you tell me if I gave the right price?
4 October 2016|
Response from Margaret N | Reviewed this property |
Hello I was asked by a person who is coming up for lunch at christmas time and I thought I answered the question to the best of my knowledge . told the [person to book in advance for christmas lunch and from memory... More
Hi I am coming up there at christmas time does the RSL have a xmas lunch and how much is it a head.
4 October 2016|
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Response from trainloverSydney | Reviewed this property |
sorry dont know best to ring or visit web site, be aware it (Cairns )will hot sticky and probably wet at this time of year, ive spent a xmas day in Cairns b4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Esplanade | QLD, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 5804
  • E-mail
All day dining from 7am-9pm daily. Visitors Welcome, magnificent view over the Esplanade, local hospitality.