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“good allround eating experience”

The Terrace Seafood Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 62 Restaurants in Maleny
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$43
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Terrace has been an icon for dining in the hinterland for 26 years, having won the best tourism restaurant in Queensland three years in a row and the best in Australia in the year 2000.The Terrace has a huge following of locals and visitors who think nothing of driving up from Brisbane for lunch.With magnificent views and a very romantic out look at night,the best seafood experience in Qld,you do need to make reservations. Open 7 days a week for Lunch and Dinner.
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We visited the restaurant for a late lunch. There were7 in our party including 3 children.It is an upmarket restaurant but they had no hesitation in welcoming our Children aged between 3 and 13.The service was efficient,the environment friendly and layout of the restaurant was conducive to a good meal.We ordered a wide variety of what was on the menu and all of us were impressed with the food.The fish\seafood dishes in particular were delicious but one of our party ordered steak and was also very satisfied with the meal.The wine list is comprehensive enough to accommodate most tastes.The only slight negative it is a little on the expensive side but overall I would definitely go again.

1  Thank Stewart J
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

For some reason my online booking did not come through - but waitstaff were wonderfully accommodating and seated us right away. The weather was poor so we didn't mind being seated away from the window, but on clear days the view is breathtaking. The service - cannot speak highly enough of the team that were on that day. Everyone cheerful, polite, highly professional. We shared a single seafood platter and it arrived after only a short wait. The food - WOW. The fare served to us was of mindblowing quality, my husband and I were incredibly impressed. The sauces were divine, the seafood prepared and cooked perfectly and the chowder is absolutely to die for. The little touches make a difference too, such as the palate cleanser and chinese five spice to rub on our hands to remove the seafood smell. The entire experience was first class and we have decided that any trips to Maleny will definitely entail some more fine seafood from The Terrace.

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Thank CassCrash
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

We are in Noosa on holidays and had a red balloon voucher to use so we purchased the Seafood platter hot and cold for two and we were not disappointed.
The 1 hour drive was well and truly worth it. It was without a doubt the best seafood platter I've eaten. Perfect amount and the plates weren't drowned in fatty chips or too much seafood.
The service was amazing and obvious view fantastic. We had room for dessert which was also fabulous.
Disappointing that this restaurant isn't in Victoria as I would visit all the time
Great experience - thank you.

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Thank HappyasLarry76
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Went to The Terrace after spending most of the day at Australia Zoo so we were really looking forward to a good seafood meal and we weren't disappointed.

We were made welcome and served very professionally by very attentive staff.

We all chose something different from the menu from oysters, prawns, fresh fish and calamari. The presentation, service and taste was excellent, everyone enjoyed the complete experience.

Give this restaurant a go you will not be disappointed.

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Thank jimg2247
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We went here for a 20 people group alternative drop dinner.

Let just say they cant cater to that many people at once so they should not try.

The meal took nearly 3 hours to serve 3 course. You would think it would have been quicker as they knew what we were going to eat.

Entree was a mixed plate of Mediterranean items olives ect. Was ok but not great
About an hour + later we got our alternative drop Steak or King fish or Swordfish (cant recall exactly)
The steak my friend had was mostly fat and cook wrong to what he ordered
The Fish was over cooked to the state of dry and the vegetables that came with it were raw.
Dessert then came about another hour later
One dish was just basically cream and a brandy snap basket.
The other was just run of the mill dessert.

They had a good selection of wines and beer. But you had to get up to order and wait a long time
Could not even get water at one stage.

You could see the staff trying their best their were nice.

I think the place should stick to small tables and keep away from large bookings
Or do pre-orders or have items that their chef can cook on mass.

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8  Thank mcaus
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