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Hi Tide

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9-13 Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 9100
07:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We made a wrong turn on our way to find a place for dinner. Thank goodness we did! There were two of us dining, and we chose the 300g Porterhouse Reef & Beef and the 8 hour slow cooked beef cheeks with Parmesan polenta, red wine jus & broccolini. Both were cooked to perfection!! The beef cheeks were so tender... More 

Thank Jessica C
Port Lincoln, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great cocktails, great meals and great service. Friends invited us to Hi Tide and we're so glad they did. Its in a great position and we had a fabulous night.

Thank B8120SBkarenj
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Walking distance to our hotel , a little hidden gem with wonderful coffee and fab breaky, right on the beach

Thank David R
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant location opposite the beach, fantastic service, and amazing food... Totally recommended! It's a hidden gem

Thank Tracy G
Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We found this place one morning, as we wanted a coffee overlooking the water, and there's not many that offer this in Pt Douglas. We went back two nights later for dinner, great service, great food (I'm in the Restaurant business) and prompt service, a real little Gem

Thank Peter G
Brisbane, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent location, the service was fantastic! The food was even better!! Definitely a hidden little treasure...

Thank Janet D
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This great little restaurant is right opposite the beach in the Peninsula Hotel on the Esplanade. Truly it is one of Port Douglas' best kept secrets – one I am glad to share. For such a tiny space it is very atmospheric, especially when the flames are lit in the garden at night and you are sitting on the al... More 

Thank Judy P
Zurich, Switzerland
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the Peninsula Hotel and decided to eat at the Hi Tide restaurant to ' give it a try'. So glad we did, as this is a real little gem of a place. It has a lovely setting with a terrace that is protected but open. Service was calm and efficient and although the menu was not... More 

Thank Chris S
The Villages, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Restaurant is located across the beach. Service was very good. Menu include food that you cook yourself at the table on a hot lava stone. Had fish and I was able to cook it just right, it was absolutely delicious.

Thank doronbron
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We one of the best steaks I have ever had. Location was great. Staff were very attententive. Could not fault anything

Thank Paul K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Australian, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-13 Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 9100
For a long while Hi Tide Cafe, Bar, Restaurant has been a local's secret, and no wonder because this is as close to a beachfront hideaway as it gets in the middle of Port Douglas. Indeed, if you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Macrossan Street and enjoy a home style meal or one of our nightly specials, a cocktail or cool beer with the soft sea breeze the tide will bring you here. Nestled oceanside in the Peninsula Boutique Hotel. Hi Tide looks directly out onto 4 Mile Beach and the Coral Sea. It's cool without being over designed, warm and welcoming without sacrificing a certain sophistication and, well, they have the most amazing cocktail selection.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?