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Ochre Restaurant

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 0100
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:30 Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good food, good service and table with a view, what more could you ask for. Not the cheapest in town but worth every penny

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We wanted to try kangaroo for the first time and were particularly searching for a place that serves it. This is how we came across Ochre. We had the Australian Game Platter for 2 and it was amazing. The starter of crocodile meat was ok,...More

Thank AnnMay25
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been longing to visit Ochre for weeks now & finally got the chance last night. Recommend booking in advance. Groups frequent here so dine early to avoid peak time. I had the6 course option to try a greater amount of the menu. They...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a range of different dishes including the vegetarian platter, the kangaroo loin and the antipasto plate and the latter - although the serves were small - had a wonderful collection of flavours including crocodile and emu. The staff tried hard for good service....More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Granted a bus load of tourists arrived just minutes after we did but service was extremely slow. The menu is convoluted and I found it difficult to interpret. The portions were of good size but certain components of the meal arrived warm due to the...More

Thank suembaka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here was pretty amazing but serving sizes were small. With a high price tag to go with the meal the positive the staff who attended to us.

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't pre-booked a table here, we were walk-ins after walking out of another restaurant following non existent service. It was the last night of the Cairns Amateuers, so we did have to wait a couple of minutes for a table to be cleared, but...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last came here 15 years ago and were impressed enough then to seek it out when passing through. We had a weekday share lunch of 3 dishes from around 15 choices. Good to see the Australian fauna and bush tucker still on the menu! We...More

Thank KMP151515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family shared a special anniversay dinner at Ochre. We had the set price menu which was excellent value with a tempting array of dishes to choose from. The serving size was generous and the preparation and presentation was excellent. We all had the Morganbury...More

Thank kimbodious
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great staff,reasonably priced with great views. What more could you want? Went for lunch today and could not find fault.best restaurant and best value in Cairns

Thank Julie J
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Questions & Answers
23 July 2018|
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Response from Helane G | Reviewed this property |
No. Just be casual and comfortable and be aware that there is indoor/outdoor seating.
Jessica S
9 September 2017|
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Response from Lisa M | Reviewed this property |
The Australians are very friendly and wonderful hosts. No problem with children, but the food is different, so you might want to bring something for your child to eat if he or she is not inclined to try new foods.
Carmel H
26 February 2017|
Response from CJS63Cairns | Property representative |
Hi Carmel We are fully licensed but accept bottled wine BYO at $10 per bottle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Marlin Pde, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 0100
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