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iyara by Sakare

) #49 of 421 Restaurants in Cairns €€ - €€€ Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 457 728 636
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (26 reviews)
“pork hock” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a great Thia meal at this restaurant while on holidays , don't be put of by the entrance as it's upstairs , easy to miss and a bit dark . Great restaurant upstairs with great views and friendly staff on the esplanade, this is...More

Thank robdN1976RW
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my partner here for his birthday and we were both blown away. The service was excellent in every way, the food was amazing and such a nice spot looking out to the lagoon area on the esplanade. We will certainly return.

1  Thank Lesley K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is absolutely fantastic 😋 highly recommended you won't be disappointed. We loved the service. Had an entry and 2 mains everything was fantastic.

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and great service by Tibo ( sorry for misspelling ) . All the staff were very friendly Seating outside above the hustle n bustle of the crowds below allows you to relax and enjoy the ambiance. The food when it arrived was well...More

Thank Jagdaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reaching the top of the stairs you find a nice ambience in the restaurant and are able to look out over the esplanade. We ordered the curry puffs for entree which were great. The green chicken curry was also really tasty and it was...More

Thank Jacarandar
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Food average and size of main meals were entrees. Sorry but will not definitely recommend to our guests

Thank SunshineMoon123
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Discount the review score of 4 This is definitly a 5. The Thai food is A1 Every dish has its own taste. Not cheap but you wont be disapointed .

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A hidden gem amid the bustle of The Esplanade. Make the effort to walk upstairs to this very beautiful but relaxing restaurant. Ambience is lovely also a little cooler upstairs away from the heat of the street. The food was flavourful with clean fresh flavours....More

Thank lCarey C
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The food was delish , the pics were the pork hock and confit of duck, my dish was massaman curry, I had already started destroying it before my phone came out, it was lovely!!! All of the staff were very friendly and attentive, the French...More

Thank karen g
Reviewed 10 April 2017

you will have to pay attention to where you're going otherwise you might miss the staircase leading up to this great restaurant. It has a good sized balcony overlooking the Esplanade and yet the noise from below doesn't seem to bother you. The service is...More

Thank Gregory C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 457 728 636
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