A complete guide to Cairns Restaurants

Northern Beaches Restaurants

Northern Beaches

Covers restaurants in Machans Beach, Holloways Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Trinity Park, Trinity Beach, Smithfield, Clifton Beach and Palm Cove.

21st Century Pizzeria

688 The Horsley Drive, Smithfield
(07) 9757 1200

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Apres Beach Bar & Grill Palm Cove

119 - 121 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 4059 2000

Prime beach location overlooking Palm Cove, Apres Beach Bar & Grill serve a wide variety of food at very reasonable prices - which is sometimes hard to find in trendy Palm Cove.

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Bangkok Rose

81 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach
(07) 4057 6222

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Bella Baci

123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 4055 3186

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Billabong Service Station & Take Away

Captain Cook Highway, Clifton Beach
(07) 4055 3155

Grab freshly cooked fish and chips while you fill your car with petrol. Long thick chips make 'The Billabong' a very popular takeaway shop at the northern beaches.

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Blue Moon Grill

22-24 Trinity Beach Rd, Trinity Beach (Shop 6)
(07) 4057 8957

Blue Moon Grill is a 'twice' dual state finalist in the industries Restaurant and Caterers Association Awards (N.T, Qld). With, quite possibly the most relaxing atmosphere of any restaurant on the Northern Beaches, Blue Moon Grill offers a vast array of international and local produce melded to create some of the most exciting, fresh and tasty dishes you will ever try.

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Breezeway Snackbar

3 Bamboo Street, Holloways Beach (Shop 4)
(07) 40550099

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Cafe De Lema

Shop 13, Palm Cove Shopping Village, Palm Cove
07 4055 3690

Famous for their tropical fruit daquiris, Cafe De Lema is a funky alfresco cafe overlooking the ocean in Palm Cove. Offering fun Fawlty Towers type of service and atmosphere, you won't leave the cafe without having at least one real Santa Claus belly laugh. Playing groovy cocktail tunes, this cafe's focus is on fun, with unstifling class. Very popular, bookings strongly advised for dinner.

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Cafe Soul Organics

Shop 81, Smithfield Shopping Centre, Smithfield
07 4038 3975

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Campus Chinese Takeaway

Campus Shopping Village, Smithfield

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685 The Horsley Drive, Smithfield
(07) 97291155

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Casmar Cafe Bar

73 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 40590013

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The Drift, Shop 8/47 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove QLD 4879, Australia, Palm Cove
(07) 4059 2600

Open 7 days. Ice creams, coffee, drinks, fresh juice and wireless internet.

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Ci Fennali's

47 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach
(07) 4057 4265

There's nothing quite like a restaurant devoted to fresh produce, as Ci Fennali's is. They're proud of their 'from scratch' kitchen, even chopping their own chips!

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Clifton Capers Bar & Grill

14 Clifton Road, Clifton Beach
(07) 40592311

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Clifton Village Take-Away

Cook Highway, Clifton Beach
(07) 40553190

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Cocky's at the Cove

Shop 3 117 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 40591691

One of the most enjoyable things about spending a day at Palm Cove is wandering across the brick road to Cocky's and indulging in a refreshing icecream, milkshake, or small meal. Cocky's has been around for many years, and its prime location in the centre of Palm Cove and friendly staff make it very enjoyable.

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Colonys at the Cove

117 Williams Esplanade, Paradise Village, Palm Cove
(07) 40553058

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Courtyard By Marriott Great Barrier Reef Resort

Veivers Road (Cnr Williams Esplanade), Palm Cove
(07) 40553999

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Cove's Beachside Cafe

Shop 13 Paradise Village Resort, Palm Cove
(07) 40553041

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Dominos Pizza Smithfield

Shop 4 Facility Close, Campus Shopping Village Cn, Smithfield
(07) 40556361

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Eagle Boys Pizza Smithfield

Shop 2 Cnr Faculty Cl & McGregor Rd, Smithfield
(07) 40576622

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El Grekos Greek Taverna

117 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 4055 3703

With a cute mythology about the famous painter El Greko, you will love the friendly touches across this restaurant. The food typifies classic and modern Greek cuisine. Enjoy the Zorba Feast set menu if you're really hungry.

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Fairways Restaurant & Bar

Paradise Palms Drive, Clifton Beach
(07) 40591166

Sensational panoramic views lush rolling fairways, tropical gardens and Coral Sea, Fairways Restaurant is superbly located overlooking the 9th and 18th greens at Paradise Palms Gold Course.

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Far Horizons Restaurant

1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove (Angsana Resort)
(07) 40553000

A very classy restaurant located on absolute beachfront at Palm Cove. This restaurant has won awards for dining excellence. The restaurant sometimes sets up dining on the lawn among the palm trees beside the beach. The service is relaxed and friendly and the crowd is a mix of hotel guests from this and other nearby resorts. On Friday and Saturday nights a guitarist plays in the cocktail bar. A wonderful treat.

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Fifty Nine Restaurant and Bar

Paradise Palms Resort and Country Club, Paradise Palms Drive, Kewarra Beach QLD 4879, Australia, Kewarra Beach
(07) 4059 9910

Open from 8am daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ocean and mountain views.

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Golden Wok Smithfield

Smithfield Shopping Centre, Smithfield
(07) 40381933

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Holloways Pizza

Palm Street, Holloways Beach
(07) 40550185

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House Of The Red Dragon Restaurant

11 George McCullum Road (Munno Para Shopping Centre), Smithfield
(07) 82548585

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Hungry Jacks Family Restaurant

Lot 80, Mount Milman Drive, Smithfield
(07) 4038 2311

Burgers bursting with flavour and dripping with goodness are the best part about Hungry Jacks. Drop by to experience 1950's American culture and bottomless softdrinks, and forget about your arteries for a while.

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Il Forno Restaurant

Williams Esplanade (Shop 7), Palm Cove
(07) 40591666

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Kebab King Smithfield

Campus Shopping Village, Smithfield
(07) 40578644

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Kewarra Fish 'N' Chips

Shop 4/5 Poolwood Road, Kewarra Beach
(07) 40576110

Excellent fish and chips, a cut above the rest. Kewarra Fish 'N' Chips offer the best FNQ beach food in the region, and also offer gourmet burgers. Delivery from Trinity Beach to Palm Cove operates from Thursday to Sunday, with a minimum order of $20.

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KFC Smithfield

Captain Cook Highway, Cnr McGregor Rd, Smithfield
(07) 40578344

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459 Varley St, Yorkeys Knob (Shopping Complex)
(07) 4055 7099

An assortment of International cuisine with a luscious range of gourmet pizzas.

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L'Unico Trattoria Italiano

Cnr Vasey Esp & Trinity Beach Rd, Trinity Beach
(07) 4057 8855

A stunning location on the Trinity Beach Esplanade, L'Unicois designed for diners to take advantage of their gorgeous surroundings... wide, open verandahs with large doors and windows. Playful and efficient staff marry a delicious array of interesting menu items. L'unico is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Lousco's Cafe

459 Varley St (Shop 5), Yorkeys Knob
07 4055 7099

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Marko's Pizza

Cook Highway, Smithfield (Cnr Stanton Rd)
(07) 40382666

If you want a REAL pizza, not just a mass produced plate of Americanized Italian bread, then Marco's Pizza is the place to call. The authentic pizzas are delicious.

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Marlin Coast Takeaway

114 Reed Road, Trinity Park
(07) 40575655

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McDonald's Smithfield

Captain Cook Hwy, Smithfield
(07) 4038 1303

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Nautilus Beach Cafe and Bar

Kewarra Beach Resort, Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Cairns Queensland 4879, Australia, Kewarra Beach
(07) 4057 6666

Cocktails and barbecue on the beachfront. Opening special of a deluxe barbecue for $39/person on Friday nights from 6.30pm.

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Neptunes On The Cove

95 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 40553899

Located in the centre of Palm Cove in the building that looks like an Indian temple. Neptunes serves a contemporary array of dishes at reasonable prices.

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Nu Nu Restaurant

123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 4059 1880

A modern Asian-inspired Australian restaurant with a casual tropical flair.

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Palmer Kates Restaurant & Bar

Smithfield Tavern, Smithfield
(07) 40381411

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Paperbark Restaurant

80 Kewarra St, Kewarra Beach (Kewarra Beach Resort)
(07) 4057 6666

Paperbark Restaurant provides a sublime culinary experience, with an internationally renowned kitchen brigade, and an ethical culinary philosophy that focuses very strongly on the fresh local produce of our region.

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Pete's Place Cafe Restaurant

73 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 40553088

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Pizza Trinity

2 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach
(07) 40556958

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Beach Dining, Room Service, Beach Picnic, Grill, Desserts, Buffets, Pool bar, Guest Pool Orders.

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Sea Salt Bar and Restaurant

Blue Lagoon Resort, 22-26 Trinity Beach Road, Trinity Beach QLD 4879, Australia, Trinity Beach
(07) 4057 6555

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Simply Outrageous

Moore Street, Trinity Beach
(07) 40556957

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Splash's Takeaway

Shop 3 McGregor Road, Campus Shopping Village, Smithfield
(07) 40556777

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Strait on the Beach

100 Oleander Street, Holloways Beach
(07) 40559616

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Tamara's at the Beach

123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 4059 9200

Fitting in with the relaxed holiday attitude of Palm Cove this elegant and romantic restaurant is ideal for a celebratory dinner for two. As Outrigger Beach Club & Spa's signature restaurant, Tamara's at the Beach excels at its modern Australian cuisine choice.

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Taste @ Yorkeys

Shop 10, 459 Varley Street, Yorkeys Knob
(07) 4055 8221

Spend an evening on the beach munching on fish and chips from this great take away. There are few better ways to enjoy the natural beauty of the tropical north than with genuine fish and chips from a little Aussie battler shop. Previously voted best hamburgers in Cairns by local radio station, SeaFM. New owners are revitalizing the menu with gourmet pizza and cafe-style coffee.

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The Beach Place

79 Sims Esp, Yorkeys Knob
(07) 40557139

Perfect location for a take away - enjoy your favourite fried delights and monster burgers right on the beach. Considered to be an absolute beachfront take away!

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The Coffee Club Smithfield

Cnr Cook Hwy & Kennedy Hwy, Smithfield (in the Smithfield Centre)
(07) 40381033

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The Sebel Reef House

99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
(07) 40553633

The Sebel Reef House has been regarded as one of Cairns' finest restaurants for many years. It combines a fabulous location with impeccable service and fine food. Dining here is a wonderful treat and you won't be disappointed.

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Tm's Takeaways

Trinity Beach Road, Coastwatcher Shopping Centre, Trinity Beach
(07) 40578030

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Trinity Beach Tavern

77 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach
(07) 4057 2900

Amazing views across Trinity Beach from an elevated position. Popular local watering hole with residents.

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Veg Out In Thailand

Campus Shopping Village, Smithfield
(07) 40556828

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Vivo Bar & Grill

49 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Australia, Palm Cove
(07) 4059 0944

This highly acclaimed restaurant just added another award to its long list with the 2008 Restaurant and Catering Award for best Breakfast Restaurant.

Superb service, great quality food and an impressive cocktail and wine list. Enjoy all of this whilst relaxing on the balcony and looking through the palm trees to the beach.

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