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Osprey's Restaurant

$$$$International, ,
Private Road | Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4098 5700
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Private Road | Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our week staying at Thala Beach Nature Reserve we ate most of our meals here. The breakfast buffet is very good, service always friendly & helpful. We managed to find something lighter for lunch and enjoyed most of the dinner options, but found some...More

Thank kerryinoz
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much kerryinoz for your wonderful feedback and four star review. We're thrilled to learn how much you enjoyed our breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner options as well as delicious cocktails, the views and visiting birdlife. Johan Klindt General Manager

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

A must do when visiting Port Douglas, the Osprey restaurant at Thala Beach Resort is perfectly situated overlooking the coastline amongst the rain forest. The service was great, food simply amazing, wine chilled, all this made for a wonderful lunch date! There is even a...More

Thank partyburkes
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Partyburkes thank you so much your five star review and wonderful feedback about Osprey's Restaurant. Your lunch date sounds divine and we're thrilled to hear much you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again. Johan Klindt General Manager

Reviewed 26 August 2017

This place is a gem! A very Aussie place and hotel to stay at too. I had high expectations based on what I had heard but felt the food wasn't that great and the menu very limiting. The wine was fine - all Australian. the...More

Thank CarringtonBrigham
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Thank you CarringtonBrigham for your feedback. We're delighted to hear much you enjoyed your visit to Thala and the views from Osprey's Restaurant. We disappointed to learn that our new menu did not suit your tastes and have passed your feedback on to our Executive...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Ospreys as part of a anniversary/birthday. View was great as was the service. Food was tasty and wines reasonably priced for the area. We all went different entrees and mains. Highlights were the chicken and ginger dumplings and the pork hock terrine. Good...More

Thank Paul S
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you so much Paul S for choosing Osprey's for your special celebration. We're delighted to read your wonderful review regarding great views, good service and nice food, and thank you for your feedback. Johan Klindt General Manager

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We first saw Thala Beach and this restaurant in "Taste of a traveller". Set out for a what we hoped would be a great lunch (warranting perhaps a bottle of French Champagne) to wash it all down. We had booked a table, we imagined would...More

1  Thank Michaelgo26
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank Michaelgo26 for your review. Osprey's Restaurant is not located on the beach nor in a garden - we are sorry to learn that you anticipated a garden setting overlooking the beach. We are however located high on a ridge overlooking the Coral Sea with...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was our third visit to Thala Beach for lunch over the time we have been coming to Port Douglas and we were really looking forward to it. It was a HUGE disappointment to say the least. Our waitress was lovely but the menu was...More

2  Thank _suttonrb
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you suttonrb for your feedback. At Thala we strive to exceed guest expectations and are disappointed to learn we have fallen short on this occasion. If you would like to visit Osprey's Restaurant again please contact myself so I can avoid any future disappointment...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

An excellent location in the tree tops with great food and very friendly staff staff. Relaxing dining and a good wine list and other beverages

Thank frankjudge
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you very much frankjudge for your wonderful five star review. We're delighted to learn how much you enjoyed our great food, very friendly staff, relaxing dining and good wine list. We do hope to see you again soon. Johan Klindt General Manager

Reviewed 30 July 2017

The setting of this restaurant amongst the treetops is impressive, and we had very good service. Our pre-dinner cocktails were delicious and beautifully presented. Unfortunately, the food itself just didn't deliver. We both had entrees and main courses. Both entrees had potential but weren't well-balanced...More

1  Thank Perpetual_Student_NZ
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you Perpetual Student NZ for your detailed feedback. At Thala we strive to maintain the highest standards are disappointed to learn we have fallen short on this occasion and have passed your feedback on to our Executive Chef. Johan Klindt General Manager

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to this gorgeous spot. Dining in such a handsome building with superb (open air) outlook over rainforest and sea and made even more special by the birdlife and a monitor lizard basking in the sun on a branch a few...More

Thank wizbo
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you very much wizbo for your wonderful review of Osprey's Restaurant - we hope to see you again! Johan Klindt General Manager

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Staying at the resort, we had several meals at Osprey's and couldn't fault anything. The meals were delightful. The lamb was my favourite, but the barramundi came a very close second! The staff were attentive and helpful. It was a little disconcerting though to have...More

Thank Nicolette C
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you very much Nicolette C for your wonderful feedback after your visits to Thala and Osprey's Restaurant. The lamb is a firm favourite, as is the baramundi - not an easy choice between the two! We do hope to see you again. Johan Klindt...More

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CairnsCouple47
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Response from Thala_management | Property representative |
Hi CairnsCouple47, breakfast is included in some of our packages. There is also the option to not have breakfast included and simply order & pay when you check out, though it's more cost effective to have breakfast included... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Private Road | Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4098 5700
  • E-mail
Description
Savour the view along the scenic road to Port Douglas even longer by stopping for lunch, dinner or a coffee at Osprey's Restaurant at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. The idyllic eco resort captures the feel of the tropics in its relaxed, open-air Osprey's Restaurant where modern tropical cuisine is a specialty.Enjoy the spectacular elevated setting overlooking the Coral Sea and rainforest-clad mountains that hug the coastline near Port Douglas. Let nature take centre stage while you enjoy contemporary international cuisine. Linger with a coffee in the elegantly casual surrounds to catch up on your emails with the free wifi, ask the friendly staff to identify the birds that share your tree-top position or indulge with sundowners at the end of a leisurely day in the tropics.
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