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Food in North Queensland

Diversity and abundance make Tropical North Queensland unique as a food-producing region. Other restaurants proudly showcase their local roots, with native Australian produce like kangaroo, emu and crocodile on the menu and some of the best seafood in the country, caught locally.  Salt House, Cairns Northern Beaches Salt House is a unique dining, bar and entertainment venue offering a panorama of the ocean, marina and city on the waterfront in Cairns. Hemingway’s Brewery, Port Douglas Hemings Brewery is a craft brewery and brewpub. We offer locally brewed beers crafted from the pristine waters of the Mossman Gorge. Situated on the beautiful Reef Marina, Hemingway’s also offers great food to complement the craft ales on offer. NuNu Restaurant, Palm Cove As Palm Cove’s only absolute beachfront restaurant, the highly acclaimed Nu Nu restaurant provides the quintessential Topical North Queensland dining experience. Flames of the Forest, Port Douglas Australia’s only rainforest dining experience, tucked away in a fairy tale pocket of natural beauty, Flames of the Forest is a world away from the everyday. Showcasing a unique, tropics inspired menu and accompanied by a selection of quality Australian beverages, Flames of the Forest offers guests two distinctly different performance options. The Aboriginal Cultural Experience presents two local Aboriginal brothers sharing their remarkable culture with you during the evening.  Osprey’s Restaurant, Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Port Douglas Savour the view overlooking the sparkling Coral Sea and coastal Wet Tropics ranges even longer by stopping by for lunch, dinner or an afternoon coffee or cocktail at Osprey’s Restaurant at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Osprey’s captures the feel of the tropics with its relaxed, open-air environment, great service combined with modern innovative Australian cuisine. Enjoy the spectacular elevated setting overlooking two UNESCO World Heritage sites – namely Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

Diversity and abundance make Tropical North Queensland unique as a food-producing region. Other restaurants proudly showcase their local roots, with native Australian produce like kangaroo, emu and crocodile on the menu and some of the best seafood in the country, caught locally. 

Salt House, Cairns Northern Beaches

Salt House is a unique dining, bar and entertainment venue offering a panorama of the ocean, marina and city on the waterfront in Cairns.

Hemingway’s Brewery, Port Douglas

Hemings Brewery is a craft brewery and brewpub. We offer locally brewed beers crafted from the pristine waters of the Mossman Gorge. Situated on the beautiful Reef Marina, Hemingway’s also offers great food to complement the craft ales on offer.

NuNu Restaurant, Palm Cove

As Palm Cove’s only absolute beachfront restaurant, the highly acclaimed Nu Nu restaurant provides the quintessential Topical North Queensland dining experience.

Flames of the Forest, Port Douglas

Australia’s only rainforest dining experience, tucked away in a fairy tale pocket of natural beauty, Flames of the Forest is a world away from the everyday. Showcasing a unique, tropics inspired menu and accompanied by a selection of quality Australian beverages, Flames of the Forest offers guests two distinctly different performance options. The Aboriginal Cultural Experience presents two local Aboriginal brothers sharing their remarkable culture with you during the evening. 

Osprey’s Restaurant, Thala Beach Nature Reserve, Port Douglas

Savour the view overlooking the sparkling Coral Sea and coastal Wet Tropics ranges even longer by stopping by for lunch, dinner or an afternoon coffee or cocktail at Osprey’s Restaurant at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. Osprey’s captures the feel of the tropics with its relaxed, open-air environment, great service combined with modern innovative Australian cuisine. Enjoy the spectacular elevated setting overlooking two UNESCO World Heritage sites – namely Daintree Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

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