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The Colonial Palms Restaurant

2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
+61 7 4946 7166
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can recommend a visit to Colonial Park Restaurant. Cosy place with friendly waiters - they made you feel welcome from the moment you stepped in, to you walked out. Good was really nice - slightly overcooked salmon, but still very pleasant to eat. Prices were...More

Thank Sabine1705
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the first night we were there whilst the seating on the terrace was lovely, the meal was awful. My fish was 'slimy' and had bones and was COVERED in soy sauce. At our friends dinner at the restaurant ALL of the food was COVERED...More

Thank Jaynie88
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Our Taxi driver recommended this Restaurant to us. As we were staying at there, we booked in for Dinner. Despite having a Coach full of travellers in, we had a lovely table on the verandah, overlooking Airlie Marina, received very attentive service and had a...More

Thank Rob E
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were recommended the restaurant in the colonial palms by 2 drivers during our trip so decided to check it out as we were also staying there. The food was great and the service / friendliness of the staff topped it off.

Thank astondarley
colonialpalms, Owner at The Colonial Palms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

We appreciate your comments. We work very hardtop maintain standards and service our guests

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Good food & very friendly staff, though a little rushed. Maybe get there earlier to take more time. Serves are very generous.

Thank Mrs W
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by the driver who did the airport transfer so we thought we would give it a go. We were pleasantly surprised just how good the food was. My chicken curry dish was everything I wanted. Full bodied flavours and a...More

Thank Moxeymania
colonialpalms, Owner at The Colonial Palms Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for your response. My wife stives hard to provide a consistent quality menu every day. After 45 years at the job, this will be her last restaurant, so enjoy the meals

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Even though we arrived late, the chef kindly offered to open up his kitchen & cook food for us. I had his homemade chicken curry which was absolutely excellent being really tasty & having a decent bite. Lady G had a prawn dish that she...More

Thank BruceYork
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This restaurant should be sought out. It is located in a motel and is above the marine. Our dinners were excellent, well prepared and generous.

Thank hokona
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Exellent service and meals Reasonably priced and very clean staff very friendly and made you welcome

Thank fsim1
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were staying up the road at a hostel and the owner suggested we pop down and grab a bit to eat....so glad we did food was to DIE FOR! and the smaller size of it allows a really romantic and private feel.

Thank SunsetTravler2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Hermitage Dr, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Airlie Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4946 7166
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