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Barnacle Bill's

103 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 2241
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“barramundi” (94 reviews)
“seafood” (199 reviews)
“prawns” (89 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
103 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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1 - 10 of 986 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed an oyster entree and then followed with an amazing Barramundi main.Fantastic setting,amazing food and friendly efficent service.Reasonably priced drinks. Will definitely go back.

Thank warrane_moose
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called at Barnacle Bill restaurant on the Esplanade in Cairns and had a fabulous meal. We were met by the owner and shown to our table. The menu has a good selection to suit all tastes. We really enjoyed our main meals and then...More

Thank Islwyn W
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

After two years it was a delight to return to Barnacle Bills. The staff are so friendly and professional. The food is not cheap but it is good! Beautifully cooked fish which is what we wanted! Excellent

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My husband and I ordered from the lunch special. The meals were great and good value. We had our young granddaughter with us and she requires meals without gluten and dairy. There were several options in the adult menu. Our waitress went out of her...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch here. Excellent sharing plates at reasonable prices. Good selection of wines and beers. Worth a visit if you are in Cairns and want a casual lunch.

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

It was a really nice place to sit, eat and watch the world go by. The food was nice and the staff was equally nice. I would go back.

Thank Mdt T
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This could be the restaurant with the smallest portion in the whole of Cairns. Ordered Calamari as a starter at AUD$19/- and there are just 10 pieces of miserable lonely calamari. The Char Grilled Pork Belly is equally miserable and overcooked. Roast Chicken, the chicken...More

Thank Lin Li S
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times over years of visits to cairns. The food has never disappointed and the staff provide wonderful service. Thanks!

Thank virgomork
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Staff were friendly to a point. After giving our order she never wrote it down. Over 10min later she returned to retake our order. I ordered the calamari and it was like chewing rubber(could bearly cut it with the knife) I left it on the...More

Thank SeanB3710
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Fantastic food. Service level was excellent. Prices are expensive. Location is fantastic overlooking the water right on the esplanade. Great wine list.

Thank 8marlincove
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
11:30 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 2241
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Seafood Steak And Pasta Restaurant, Open Daily From 11.30 Am-5pm Lunch.dinner From 5pm Till Late. Accept Most Cards. Fully Licensed.
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