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The Hanuman Restaurant - CLOSED

34 Esplanade | at the Hilton Cairns Hotel, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 6786
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
4 Mar 2014
2 Jan 2014
“Delicious, very good for a hotel restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Indian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
34 Esplanade | at the Hilton Cairns Hotel, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

The restaurant has closed and been replaced with Donninies. We know Hunnuman's from Darwin and are disappointed.

5  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We were staying in the hotel and Gourmet Traveller recommended the restaurant, so we thought, why not? We were seated quickly; service was excellent. The dishes we tried were very tasty and when we had overordered, the waitstaff didn't bat an eyelid when we asked...More

1  Thank AshfromBrisbane
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

You will be missed thanks for the great food and service over the past 5 years.see you in Darwin or Alice Springs

4  Thank 396marcusk
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Not sure how this restaurant has a decent review in TripAdvisor. The Indian food was very spicy and very ordinary. The service was ok! in fact when we went at 6pm, we were told all seats facing the maria were booked. The restaurant was empty...More

2  Thank Dev G
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Food was ok - I am used to better though. We were originally seated at a terrible table even though the place was empty. The front staffer did this to a number of couples and a supervisor moved us. The place looks amazing.

1  Thank CorporateTravelau
Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

While holidaying in Cairns, we dined at Hanuman two nights in a row as it was impossible to beat. Fabulous flavours, many wonderful vego offerings, and excellent value. Highly recommended!

1  Thank FiveCatPalace
Reviewed 26 November 2013

As a Cairns local I've been to many restaurants, usually with my partner and found my experience at Hanumans exceptional. As many would be aware it is locate under the Hilton on the southern end of the esplanade (past the lagoon). Myself and my partner...More

1  Thank Rowan H
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Having eaten at Hanuman in Darwin many years ago we were eager to try this location. The view is very restful and the food was just as good as the said restaurant. We started with the Mocktails for a cooling drink and had the signature...More

1  Thank nuggettdog
Reviewed 2 November 2013

I couldn't say it was terrible but it wasn't that great and we found it really quite expensive. The food was just like what you get at your average takeaway restaurant. I do like the menu but it was poorly executed. Service was really average...More

Thank AnnaHHHG
HanumanCairns1, Manager at The Hanuman Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2013

Dear croweater21 Thank you for taking the time to respond following your recent dinner at Hanuman Cairns. I am disappointed to read that we did not meet your expectations. Please be assured that your feedback is appreciated and will be communicated with the team. Kind...More

Reviewed 26 October 2013

It had it all. We took friends from out of town. Location- tick. Service- tick. Food-tick, fresh, inventive, true flavours, mouth watering. We enjoyed our evening immensely.More

Thank angsana10
HanumanCairns1, Manager at The Hanuman Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2013

Dear Angsana10 Thank you for your response on Trip Advisor. Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated and I will be sure to pass your comments onto Jimmy Shu and the Hanuman team. Thank you once again and we look forward to seeing you again soon....More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Esplanade | at the Hilton Cairns Hotel, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4052 6786
Situated inside the Hilton Cairns Hotel and overlooking the Trinity Inlet, Hanuman Cairns is the latest addition to the Hanuman stable.Gently undulating panels cast curves of light and shade across the restaurant's entrance, creating an exotic and luxuriant mood. The rich, dark tones in the furnishings combine with intriguing artworks and ceramics that Jimmy has collected throughout south-east Asia.A visit to Hanuman Cairns will tantalise all the senses before wowing the taste buds as only Hanuman can.
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