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Golden Boat Chinese Restaurant

34 Lake St | Shop 4, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 8833
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Lake St | Shop 4, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The food was good but compared to Sydney prices (of a similar quality) it was almost twice the price.

Thank CGibbons71
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Had another very tasty meal here last night. The helpings are large,the service was excellent with a smile and polite conversation. The range is very good,with some very tasty options. They do modify most things for food allergies. The big tip off is that most...More

1  Thank cairnsfood
Reviewed 23 April 2016

I've been here a few times now, when I get the yum cha craving. It's pretty small compared to what I'm used to from Sydney but there's a good variety of dim sum and the flavours are decent. The only thing missing for me is...More

1  Thank RMJI
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Craving yum cha we headed to Golden Boat. The dim sum was good, but a limited selection. The prawn chive dumplings were the best. Had to flag down the waitress to bring food over. It's like they didn't see us. Overall slightly above average (except...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We are locals from cairns and had been in this restaurant before, but we had not been there for some time as we had so much in hand with kids. We decided to go out for dinner at Golden boat and so happy we made...More

Thank julie11222016
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Had a business lunch and very disappointed. Disinterested staff (who were interestingly attentive when a bus load of Chinese tourists arrive, but who cares about looking after locals right??!!) Food was luke warm and seemed to have been cooked quite a while before service. Very...More

Thank Drsoandso
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Service was terrible. We were first offered food before a cold drink or tea. We ask her to return later as we liked the look of the oysters, but never saw them again. It took us to wave and stand up to get the attention...More

2  Thank Bear_Wilson
Veronica L, Manager at Golden Boat Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you very much for your recent visit and thank you very much for your comment. Firstly I would like to explain that the oysters are our Sunday special and there are limited serves that we made. If you didn't see it came back, it...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

We lived in Brisbane and went travelling to Cairns for several days. However, this meal that we had in this restaurant had totally affected everyone's mood on our last day. We had already walked passed by the restaurant for quite a lot of times because...More

2  Thank FeliciaLie
Reviewed 29 March 2016

My partner was craving Chinese as we live remote we don't have a Chinese restaurant in town, the staff were very friendly and service was good. The food was nice but it was quite overpriced for the serving sizes. The restaurant itself was decent, wouldn't...More

1  Thank Kazalee
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We paid $1,700 for our dinner of 20 persons here where you only pay maximum $800 somewhere else with much better food. This is very sincere comment to all the tourists in Cairns that the food at this restaurant is very average but at least...More

3  Thank AN H
Veronica L, Manager at Golden Boat Chinese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2016

Thank you very much for your recent visit and comment. May I remind you, on the day you visited us (Good Friday), there were 31 people. We have 2 tables of 10 and 1 table of 11 for you. So there were 31 people in...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$378
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Lake St | Shop 4, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 8833
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