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Forty five 51

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115 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
+61 7 5341 8374
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well.... Not all bad but will say the waiter was the only staff member.. The wine was great. The dishes were okay? Lacked a little flavour. Waiter was kind of floating around not really paying attention to anything or to a table's dishes that left 20 mins earlier. Our dishes sat empty at our table for 15 mins. We were... More 

Thank landb328
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for valentines dinner. Food was AMAZING and service was even better, very friendly, nice and funny people. Shout out to Marrisa, Aj and Jimmy, thank you for giving us such a great dinner and night. If you go here, try the calamari! Definitely will be back, and would recommend.

Thank Yalin N
Caloundra, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Table for two near the stage - friendly table service from the beautiful Marisa and engaging barman Kyle - great original live music and tasty food

Thank John R
Buderim, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe it just wasn't a good day; but the food tasted bland and stale, with plastic pieces in the tapas and mould on cheese that shouldn't be on those types of cheese. Unfortunately the cocktails didn't match up to expectations either. Hopefully things can improve because we love to support local.

Thank JayMcE
Level Contributor
135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I had a business lunch here and will definitely return. It was a great place to talk and eat. The food was great and the service attentive but not intrusive.

2 Thank mongoose111
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The staff were extremely attentive and friendly, had tapas there previously and was not impressed, we desided to give it another chance. Kim the new head chef was amazing. Relaxing music and amazing food and service to boot. The pork was beautiful with a little bite in the sauce, melted in our mouths. Will definitely be bringing around next time.... More 

1 Thank brizfoodie88
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had lunch there today my mushroom and sweet potato tapas was so yummy, will definitely go back and have again.

Thank Ann R
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

great atmosphere awesome food great live music attentive, welcoming and friendly staff. would recommend this place to my nz friends

1 Thank illbetezzn
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Took a stroll down to Bulcock Beach looking for a quiet spot to enjoy a cool drink and something to eat on a balmy Sunday afternoon/evening. Found some spots but these were too noisy and crowded for our liking. So strolled a bit further and found Fortyfive 51. Just perfect. Live music, not too loud, that enabled us to enjoy... More 

1 Thank Cathie T
Brisbane Region, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The service is absolute crap, the staff treated our party like we were a disease. Do not come here unless you want to be treated like less than dirt. Meals were cancelled, took forever to come out.

4 Thank MarkJonesDownUnder
Jimmi B, Manager at Forty five 51, responded to this review

Hi Mark. We at Forty Five 51 are disappointed that your experience at our venue last night was not to your satisfaction especially as we pride ourselves in customer service and in no way do we ever treat our customers in the way described and this is proved from the many reviews you will see on Trip Advisor. There is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, Queensland 4551, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Caloundra
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5341 8374
Craft Beer, Cocktails, Wines and Live Music, Bar, Restaurant. Open for lunch Wed to Sun 11:30-2:30pm, Open for dinner and tapas Wed to Sun 4pm- to close. Caring staff who will make you feel at home. Stylish Tapas & à la carte menus available as well as chalk board specials. Views to the ocean and Pumicestone Passage. Group bookings, functions and offsite catering available. Below Ocean View Resort.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?