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Paperbark Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , Gluten Free Options
76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4058 4000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
“curry” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

All our 3 mothers love this restaurant because of its ambience & location & we visit a couple of times a year. The staff have always been excellent over the years & were once again a highlight. However the food was mainly disappointing. The kangaroo...More

Thank jpmac43
Reviewed 4 May 2018

As a Cairns local we went to Paperbark with not too many expectations as we eat out frequently around the local northern beaches area. My husband and I ordered an entree and main meal each hoping it would be nice. We were both pleasantly surprised...More

Thank jennine d
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Our son who lives in Cairns picked this restaurant for his 30th birthday dinner out of all the restaurants in the vicinity. We're very glad he did because it was certainly a memorable experience for our family. We were blown away with the open air...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is the second time we have had breakfast at this Resort which is close to where we live. There was eight of us for breakfast for Easter Sunday morning. I had reserved a table the week before with a lovely staff member on the...More

Thank Ozzmo1962
Reviewed 22 March 2018

the lunch menu on offer was small and we would have liked a wider variety of choice however the fish was well cooked and the curry delicious. Service was pleasant and we had time to relax and enjoy the ambience.More

Thank ejw66
Alex M, Manager at Paperbark Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Hi There! Thanks for taking the time to offer your feedback! It is people like yourself, who offer constructive comments, that help us constantly improve our product, we appreciate it very much! We were thrilled to read that you enjoyed the meals ordered! You will...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We love this place and our most recent visit once again was perfect. The tropical atmosphere the table setting and as always the staff make this a great venue. The four of us all ordered a range of different dishes which were all beautifully prepared...More

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Kewarra Resort and ate at the Paperbark Restaurant a few times during our stay. The food was incredible as was the presentation and the staff was friendly and very helpful. We enjoyed talking to Karen about the local wildlife and although...More

Thank livinglifelarge55
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This restaurant is in a beautiful location; however the service was poor,(firstly ordered drinks at the bar, and not offered more; so returned to stand and wait for staff to return to the bar from out the back). We dined at Paperbark first night at...More

Thank Tony H
Alex M, Manager at Paperbark Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Tony, Firstly may i thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback regarding your experiences at our Paperbark Restaurant, any constructive comments we receive are always evaluated and analysed by management and appropriate actions taken where necessary to improve our product and...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

First impressions were how dark the restaurant was and how cavernous. Few diners, maybe low season. Staff very attentive and informative, and were locals (for a change, not back-packers). Main meals served in large bowls, strange. My meat dish was pleasant, but not memorable (I...More

Thank Chris B
Alex M, Manager at Paperbark Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hello Chris, Thank you for taking the time to offer your feedback of your restaurant experience with us recently, we value all feedback, positive and negative and pay close attention to comments so we may offer the best possible service to our guests. Glad to...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

I attended with my partner and two friends. The service was excellent, though slow as it appeared only one wait staff in the restaurant, after waiting over 15 minutes to order and another 30 minutes to be served our meals arrived. Beautifully presented. I had...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Kewarra Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4058 4000
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Open air restaurant, overlooking ancient rain-forest on the shores of the great barrier reef. Knowledgeable service staff will tend to your every need whilst the kitchen brigade will supply some of the finest foods in the area to round off a truly special experience.
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