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Splash Seafood Restaurant

103 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 9300
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mahi mahi” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (125 reviews)
“prawns” (58 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
103 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall terrible. We ordered a bottle of wine, entres and mains. They brought the wrong bottle to the table, but it was good, and 20 bucks cheaper than what we ordered so we were happy. An hour later, still no entres, after being assured that...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here twice as we thought it was so good. Lovely food, good service and very relaxed atmosphere. The calamari was wonderful as were all the other things I ate!

Thank AnonEastMidlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the lunch special which was just ok. Maybe better to choose off 5he menu rather than prepared special. Nice location.

Thank bruce440
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived Cairns in the afternoon, and thus went for a late lunch near our accommodation. This place still has a lunch menu in the late afternoon, which was a great bargain with a drink (including wine!) and a main. The grilled tuna steak with...More

Thank jessica_csy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shown to the table then no one came near us for 15 minutes, not even to ask if we wanted drinks. When the waitress finally came she took both orders. I ordered a spirit in a short glass with ice and a can of coke....More

Thank Lisalulu77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From service to price, very disappointing! Took 15 mins for oysters to be served and 45 mins for seafood platter and lightly buttered calamari to be served! We came here for the oysters, I didn’t find it particularly good. Prefer the South Melbourne market ones...More

Thank Tu Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An unexpected Birthday Dinner invite was happily accepted when told the meal would be at 'Splash'. 11 rather 'mellow' adults all with varying tastes and meal requirements were happy feed and watered by knowledgeable and helpful staff. The Prawn Spring rolls were juicy and perfectly...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a wonderful evening just chilling out watching the activity on the Esplanade, enjoying the incredible food, excellent wine and fantastic service! The scallops to start were great, but the Macadamia nut crusted Mahi Mahi with sweet potato mash and bok choy was amazing. Had...More

Thank Pantherboy
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Dinner here was Perfect, a few drinks and relaxing before entree of the most perfect Calamari. Lemon Butter Barramundi was so good.

Thank Ben V
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We were greeted and sat immediately. Order was taken promptly. We didn’t have starters so the wait for our mains was quite long (30 mins?). Food was good but not exceptional. Service was good.

Thank Suzanna T
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Shane D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 9300
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