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Dancing Waters Cafe

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33 Forestry Rd, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Queensland 4213, Australia
+61 7 5533 5335
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10:30 - 16:30
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Australia
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53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We popped in with our kids for afternoon tea before doing the Purling Brook Falls walk. The cafe has a lovely atmosphere with solid hand made wooden furniture and lots of attention to detail. They have an outdoor decked area and a cosy inside area to choose from. The location is very convenient right next to the parking area for... More 

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Thank Wermmy
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this charming little cafe as part of a half day Springbrook National Park Tour. The ladies behind the counter were friendly and welcoming. We had a lovely afternoon tea of sones jam and cream with a cup of hot chocolate while we sat out on the balcony.

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Thank Sundancer6
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the most delicious food today. Not only was it healthy, homemade and using local produce, but it was particularly tasty as well. Heartily recommend. You could combine it with a walk in the beautiful rainforest next door.

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Thank Joanne D
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service a bit slow, but they were busy. Good menu, especially is you are vegan/vegan. Can recommend, but maybe ring orders through in advance.

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Thank Penny S
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The food was delicious. My husband and I spent 5 days, renting the Dancing waters cottage (the Cafe is downstairs). The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. A great outdoor area in the back. The perfect place to relax and chill-out after some great walking trips.

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Thank Kathy M
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I have been there after to do the falls. Perfect decision! I ordered a mocha (one of the best I had!) with Turkish bread (it comes with Avo, tomatoes, onion and cheese) my god was just yummy. The waitress was so lovely and she did for me a take away pack with my dessert apple and raspberry crumble. I said... More 

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Thank Antonella N
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I have visited Dancing Waters a few times now after hiking at Springbrook. Very efficient, friendly and professional service. The lady owner is lovely and makes alot of the food herself with her own special healthy recepies. The mince toasty is very filling and yummy if you are hungry after a hard hike. The teas are very nice. The chocolate... More 

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Queensland
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Very basic food & menu, wouldn't call it anything special, expected more homemade and taster. Need to revamp menu.

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Thank elliotQueensland
Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We went here after a walk. It was good food and friendly service. Wasn't too expensive although we were waiting a little while for our scones (I think because they were fresh)

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Thank Alice L
Gold coast
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144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were an extended family group of 8. The range of food on offer didn't meet the needs of our group as we wanted a lunch and the offering is more coffeshop however what we did get tasted great. The service wasn't great, things were forgotten completely, part orders were delivered ie Coffee without cake, cake without coffee but they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 16:30
Monday
10:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 16:30
Thursday
10:30 - 16:30
Friday
10:30 - 16:30
Saturday
10:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Forestry Rd, Springbrook, Gold Coast, Queensland 4213, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Springbrook
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5533 5335
Description
Little cafe next door to Purlingbrook falls. Limited Menu as everything except for Byron Bay pies made on premise. Sourcing local , homegrown, organic food. Specialising in Morning tea and Light Lunches. BYO

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