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Sea Level Food & Wine At Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns - CLOSED

137 The Esplanade Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4053 0372
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
23 Mar 2017
“Good selection”
18 Mar 2017
“Hotel experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Australian, International, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
137 The Esplanade Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We went with friends here to the evening buffet..we were their guests and you must book a table. The selection of dishes was excellent, and varied, great tastes especially the seafood. However, I am not a hige fan of buffet style food..but if you are...More

Thank malabar-coasters
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stayed in this hotel in February 2017. The hotel was "tired" and not clean. The ventilation grill was filthy and we requested it to be cleaned. The wifi did not work. The shower was cold on two mornings and we were offered a different...More

Thank JenB_1844
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Great food for brekky and amazing outlook. Plenty of food for the smorgasboard and continually replenished. Excellent service too.

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We frequent here on a bi monthly basis and have found the experience to be very plesant. The drinks are well priced and the bar snacks are plentiful. We always seen to be there longer than anticipated due to having a good tome and the...More

Thank AndrewE1967
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Having read some previous reviews, we had some similar experiences. Ordered rib fillet with mash and steamed veggies and asked for a different sauce, which they charged $3 extra for, didn't mind paying the extra but when the meal came out the peppercorn gravy was...More

Thank Npsk123
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This restaurant has a great atmosphere, great service and great food at reasonable prices. My husband and I ate at Sea Level the first night we were in Cairns the food was excellent , delicious and the staff were fantastic. We soon learned after trying...More

Thank Sharon048
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Typical pub style meal with over-priced restaurant prices, eg a piece of meat or fish, a massive pile of chips and a side salad. The meals at our table consisted of rump, battered fish, seafood basket, oysters, salads. The rump steak I had was ok...More

1  Thank thefrtmstr
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We had this on our last night in Cairns. Between my wife and I, we were in heaven food was amazing. We knocked off the fresh seafood first and fruit but the deep fried seafood was less desireable. Still lived it and we will definetly...More

Thank Aza M
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Breakfast good, dinner menu nice without much 'nettle & yogurt soup' - type dishes on menu ! Super fish. Great service, lovely position.

Thank Lyn M
Reviewed 6 June 2014

After a shaky start when we tried to be seated in the "drinks" area and were advised there was no table service in the area we took a seat in the restaurant and ordered our drinks ans dinner. The chicken stuffed with garlic prawns and...More

Thank kazmac22
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  • Address: 137 The Esplanade Cairns, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4053 0372
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Enjoy delicious fresh seafood at Drift on the Esplanade while staying in one of our Cairns hotel suites. Dine in a relaxing atmosphere with views of our lush tropical gardens, resort-style pool or pristine beaches of the Coral Sea. The Cairns restaurant's globally inspired menu features options for every diner. Main course favorites include filet mignon cooked to perfection and Aussie beer battered reef fish fillets. For dessert, guests especially enjoy the chocolate cheesecake. All dishes feature fresh, seasonal ingredients to ensure optimum flavour in every bite.
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