Cairns Botanical Gardens Café

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Set within the lush Cairns Botanic Gardens this renowned award winning Restaurant/Cafe is open from 7.00am 7 Days a week. Famously known for the best "Eggs Benedict" and "Scrumptious Waffles" in Cairns. A great enjoyable way to start the day.

It has been serving the people of Cairns quality food and has founded a global reputation on its signature dish of Fresh Belgian Waffles! These delicacies epitomise the classical indulgence of the Restaurant/Cafe.

The Restaurant/Cafe has been designed to take best advantage of the cool breezes and is a welcome 5-10 degrees cooler under-shade than the surrounding scape, making a break refreshing and relaxing!

The Restaurant/Cafe underwent a renovation in 2009 and we look forward to enjoying your company when next you're looking for a relaxed Sunday breakfast, or a unique place for a midweek business lunch.

It is so serene and tranquil, you'll forget that you're only 5 minutes from the city centre!

What Our Customers Say...

Stopped in for breakfast before a walk through the gardens with mum. Oh my god, get the brekky burger. One of the best I’ve ever had. Mum was very happy with her eggs benedict and said the hollandaise was perfect and clearly homemade. Great family-run vibe. - Kate Turner

Staying Healthy Matters

We proudly cook all food fresh on the premises to guarantee that your dining experience is filling, healthy and satisfying!

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Your Function in the Gardens

The Botanic Gardens is well known as a location for weddings and ceremonies as it provides the perfect backdrop and a luxurious and lush ambience. Why not enquire about holding your reception or party at the Botanic Gardens Restaurant/Cafe?

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Weekly Specials

Soup - Cream of Mushroom
Pasta - Vegetarian Pumpkin Lasagna
Quiche - Baby Spinach, tomato, onion + cheese
Pie - Chicken and Mango
Catch of the Day - Barramundi
Superfood Salad - Pumpkin, potato, baby spinach,tuna
Muffin - Savoury: Bacon, cheese, tomato + onion               Sweet: Strawberry + white chocolate

Chocolate Cheesecake served with fresh cream
Golden Syrup Dumplings served with ice - cream

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We're a Pet-Friendly Cafe

Feel free to bring your four legged furry friend.
With ample room, we are a proud pet-friendly cafe.