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Paperbark Restaurant

$$ - $$$, European,
76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4058 4000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
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Australian, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at the resort and thought we would try this for one of the nights. It was OK. It's expensive for what it is. It's a bit over stylised, but perfectly acceptable Cairns resort food. We had seafood and it was quite good....More

Thank anecessaryevil
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious meals. Amazing atmosphere in the middle of rain forest on the beach. Buffet breakfast was great. Good variety.

Thank julzie59
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My wife and I enjoyed the 3 dinners we had there. The meals are well presented. Staff are friendly and helpfull.

Thank Crocodilefan
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We went here for our Anniversary Dinner. We ordered steaks which were at extremely rare ( we ordered medium rare) however when we pointed this out our waiter happily returned them to the kitchen bringing back perfectly cooked steaks. Great attitude and friendly service in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is part of the kewarra beach resort which made us a little bit doubt whether it would be any good ? Well, the food served was actually really good and tasteful, staff very friendly and caring and also setting is amazingly good close...More

Thank Wim S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This restaurant is sheltered but completely open to the tropical rainforest. A very uniques setting, with excellent food and wine.

Thank Guy D
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Some friends took us here for lunch. Service, food, wines, ambience all great. Definitely recommend this restaurant. Will go back for sure.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

The name says it all. You are sitting close to the paperbarks trees where the bark peels off like paper from the trunks. You might see some wildlife while tasting your meal. Fantastic service, beautiful food and pleasant atmosphere, with local seafood and produce.. We...More

Thank AucklandBruce
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Nice breakfast. Lunch and Dinner were a bit expensive but overall good. Lovely location and staff was really kind.

Thank SilviaSydney78
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We ate in this restaurant during our stay at the hotel. The food and service was 5star, breakfast continental buffet and evening dinner. Our waitress Julianna was a breath of fresh nothing was too much bother and made it evening a great success. All the...More

Thank David H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Australian, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • E-mail
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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