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The Rising Sun Bar & Bistro

95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 0889
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (26 reviews)
“duck rolls” (10 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had some cocktails and vegetarian tapas food that was to die for. So nicely presented and prices were very reasonable.

Thank bart416
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

#34 of 34 Restaurants in Palm Cove. Owner out of touch. Heavy metal music but a couples clientele for dinner. Pub grade food. Very, very basic meals. Staff excellent however. Food suitable only if your expectations are very basic food. If seeking nice food and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stopped in for a quick couple of beers. Very pretty location in the day. Although we didn't try, the menu looked good and reasonable. Drinks were reasonably priced what we had and the service fast, could not complain. Location is good.

Thank Travela2U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just walked away after a very dissatisfied meal. Under staffed and those there were over worked but very friendly. Meal came out in a timely manner but very underwhelming. Salad was covered in dressing, small portion of fish and crinkle cut chips. The other meal...More

1  Thank Phil G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good honest menu but the place was understaffed compared to some of the local competition and the restaurant seemed to lack atmosphere at dinner when we were there. It might be better for brekky.

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're from Melbourne and visiting palm cove, just go straight to The Rising Sun for your coffee. Lovely service and great coffee! Opening hours as displayed not always correct though.

Thank elpeoi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location in the heart of palm cove . Good food and great service . Best for lunch with a cocktail in mind

Thank IdanGrossman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Underwhelmed Service could be better - understand their were issues in the kitchen but we would have appreciated being told at the time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the paella and summer sangria on the Sunday night deal - dinner and sangria for two was $50! A great deal as food was delicious. After visiting for 2 weeks know that food in general is a bit pricey all over Queensland -...More

Thank WendyG5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant little place for a bite to eat. Staff were friendly and very accomodating. Reasonable prices for Palm Cove and the view is second to none.

Thank Taleala W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Williams Esp, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 0889
  • E-mail
Standing proudly in the middle of Williams esplanade we offer all day dining with a relaxed coastal vibe. We focus on being a house of good food and a home of hospitality, offering locally sourced products, a great variety of beverages, outside dining and a kids corner. So go where the locals go and come on down to The Rising Sun!
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