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The Flying Nun Cafe

16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
+61 7 3289 2288
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“pumpkin salad” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came to town for the Harry Potter shop , and had lunch at the Nun. Absolutely beautiful atmosphere and surroundings , the building is gorgeous x Food was just as good Ploughman lunch and pumpkin salad w chicken ! And the raspberry/lychee drink was beautiful...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing place! The people is great and the food perfect. Pets are welcome and always is full of laughs and smiles. The menu is perfect with GF and vegetarian options.

Thank Fátima R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is in a beautiful rural setting in Stamford Town. Well presented and quite quirky, this is a popular restaurant with locals and tourists. Not much variety and expensive for what you get, worth a visit for the ambience only

Thank Virginia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here on a first date. On booking the table I asked to be seated somewhere quiet so we could talk. Seating was perfect, it was a nice quiet area, but we were not isolated from everyone else, so could still soak up the...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Samford is a lovely village 30 mins out of Brisbane CBD that is a nice place to visit. It is fully of coffee shops and has some quaint shops as well. The Flying Nun is by far my favourite place to go, the menu is...More

Thank FiveStarPA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Be warned it can be busy. The staff are lovely and work very hard, but it can still take a while to get served. But it is a long way out of town, so you'd only go for the express purpose of enjoying the day,...More

Thank 63AnitaC
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent! I was offered an off menu breaky and it was beyond bliss! Perfectly cooked scallops, kale and other delicious treats. Brilliant service, great coffee - definitely a massive fan!

Thank B D
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Comments on our earlier visit is below Much better news, last week we had lunch there. Miso Salmon and blackened chicken. The chicken was definitely the better dish, lightly spicy and juicy, gorgeous smoky flavour packed beans. The Salmon itself was very nice indeed, but...More

Thank Oldtable
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Bread & Dips as starters: Sour Dough cut think, lightly toasted. with dips. The dips were nice but the bread was like damper. Not very classy at all. We both ordered the Duck for mains. Firstly each of us got significantly different dish outcomes. My...More

Thank GParker57
Charlene B, Owner at The Flying Nun Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Hi, I served your table on Saturday night and asked how everything was and you said it was good. Imagine my surprise reading this review. In future if you’re not satisfied with what you receive, please say something immediately so we can fix it on...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018

My daughter took me to the Flying Nun as she had previously been and had a great experience and raved about the pumpkin salad. I ordered the beetroot falafel and she ordered the pumpkin salad. I loved the place and what a great atmosphere, also...More

1  Thank Fandllane
Charlene B, Owner at The Flying Nun Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Hi, I’m sorry to read about your experience, please contact me directly via email at charli@theflyingnuncafe.com.au and I will post you a voucher in hopes that you’ll give us another chance. The salad your describing is not up to our standards at all and I’m...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Station St | Samford Village, Samford, Queensland 4520, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Samford
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3289 2288
  • E-mail
Dine inside Samford's old Uniting Church - a converted rainforest cafe garden with colourful stained glass windows, mosaics and sculptures galore. Taste chef's seasonal menu of produce from the veggie patch out back washed down with wine and craft beers. There's also sweets such as unique cordials, syrups and tea for sale.
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