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3 Best Australian Restaurants in Cairns, QLD

Expert recommended Top 3 Australian Restaurants in Cairns, QLD. All of our australian restaurants actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. Deadset the best!

SALT HOUSE

Marina Point, 6/2 Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD 4870 Directions

Since 2008

Here’s The Deal:
Salt House provides chic seafront Modern Australian menu with seafood and grill and a lantern-lit bar. The restaurant is located in the Marina, boasting lengthy mountain, ocean and Trinity inlet views make it near impossible not to unwind and soak up the beauty of Tropical North Queensland. Salt House offers fresh, local and seasonal produce served up in its open plan kitchen on its custom-built Argentinian wood-fired grill creates a unique flavour and a dining experience you won’t forget. From birthday parties and weddings to large corporate events, their tropical open-plan venue will ensure your guests are wowed from start to finish. Salt House has seating up to 200 guests, including a large outdoor feel dining space, inside seating with a view of their Argentinian wood-fired grill and several semi-private areas. Their unique menu includes the Oysters dishes, Natural Pacific oysters, Grilled oysters and Bloody Mary oyster shooter.

SPECIALTY:
Baked Sourdough, Pita Bread, Cow's Milk Burrata, Kingfish Ceviche, Confit Salmon Tartare, Chickpea Tempura Squash Blossoms, South Australian Mussels, Linguine a La Limone, Pizzoccheri Format Nido, Tasmanian Ocean Trout, Wild-Caught Barramundi, Cold Seafood Board, Charcuterie Board, Local & Hotpot of King Prawns, Bacon Crumbs

Price: Appetisers Starts from $10
Entrees Starts from $19.5
Mains Starts from $28
Sides Starts from $8
Desserts Starts from $15

... More Prices Appetisers Starts from $10
Entrees Starts from $19.5
Mains Starts from $28
Sides Starts from $8
Desserts Starts from $15
Share Boards Starts from $34

ABN 55 129 910 621

[email protected]

salthouse.com.au/restaurant

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Mon - Sun 11:30 pm - Late
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OCHRE RESTAURANT

6 / 1 Marlin Parade, Cairns, QLD 4870 Directions

Since 1994

Here’s The Deal:
Ochre Restaurant is one of the Cairns Best Restaurant located on the waterfront at Cairns Harbour Lights. Dining at Ochre Restaurant is like a virtual tour through the culinary delights of Australia. With a dedication to local produce and experience like no other in crafting native foraged ingredients into exciting modern cuisine, Ochre Restaurant offers a range of exquisite dishes, Seafood, Game Meats, sustainable Australian regional produce, for tourists and locals alike. Ochre Restaurant provides an adventurous menu featuring native game, herbs and seafood, served in a contemporary dining room. They provide catering delivers quality functions throughout North Queensland for conferences, corporate events, weddings and special occasions around Cairns, Port Douglas and Palm Cove. Ochre Restaurant offers a range of exquisite dishes, specialising in sustainable Australian regional produce for tourists and locals alike.

SPECIALTY:
Wattle Seed Damper Loaf, Grilled Focaccia, Ochre House Salad, Spring Rolls, Chicken San Choy Bow, Coconut Prawns, Spiced Calamari Skewers, Ricotta Gnocchi, Tempura Gulf Bugs on Lemongrass, Char Grilled Kangaroo Sirloin, Morganbury Pork Fillet, Chicken Breast, Lamb Rump, Confit Duck Leg, Wallaby Fillet, Fettuccini with Lemon Myrtle & Spring Rolls

Price: Light Lunch & Starters Starts from $8
Burgers and Wraps Starts from $18
Main Courses Starts from $38
Side Orders Starts from $5
Desserts Starts from $16

... More Prices Light Lunch & Starters Starts from $8
Burgers and Wraps Starts from $18
Main Courses Starts from $38
Side Orders Starts from $5
Desserts Starts from $16
Coffee & Teas Starts from $4.0

ABN 62 605 220 693

Reservations

[email protected]

ochrerestaurant.com.au/lu...

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Tue- Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon Closed
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NU NU RESTAURANT

1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, Cairns, QLD 4879 Directions

Since 2004

Here’s The Deal:
Nu Nu Restaurant provides refined Australian dishes, from breakfast to cocktails, in a lush beachfront setting. They deliver an impressive selection of award-winning Australian dishes and a great atmosphere, serving their unique menu seven days a week from early morning to late. With spectacular views of the Coral Sea, framed by stunning palm trees, their beachfront restaurant is a fantastic location to enjoy a tasty meal and a chilled drink. Nu Nu Restaurant provides delicious menus that showcase the unique local produce and deliver attentive and dedicated service with the combination of their breathtaking views and their first-rate wedding venue, staff and catering. Whether you’re looking to sip on fresh cocktails while viewing the beach or dine on fresh, locally-sourced modern Australian cuisine, Nu Nu Restaurant offers a beautiful dining experience with a view.

SPECIALTY:
Cassava Hash Brown, Green Shakshuka, Macadamia Dukkah, North Queensland Mud Crab Omelette, Smoked Ora King Salmon, Puffed Lemon Bread, Warmed Cariole Olives, Freshly Shucked Oyster, Melaleuca Smoked Reef Fish, House-Cured Barramundi, Ginger Fried Chicken Wings, Bbq Tiger Prawns, Chilli Salt Pork Ribs, Spanner Crab Brioche Bun & Spiced Prawn Legs

Price: Lunch & Dinner Menu Starts from $5.5
Breakfast Menu Starts from $5

ABN 72 350 830 162

Reservations

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nunu.com.au/#menus

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Breakfast: Mon - Sun 7:00 am - 11:30 am
Lunch: Mon - Sun 11:30 Am - 4:00 Pm
Dinner: Mon - Sun 5:00 pm - Late
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