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Arabella's Port Douglas

22 Wharf Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 6072
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“dumplings” (19 reviews)
“mud crab” (26 reviews)
“tasting plate” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
22 Wharf Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Arabella's Port Douglas
1. Best restaurant Port Douglas
"Decor 10/10 Service 10/10 Food 12/10 Ambiance 10/10"
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2. Memorable 5 Star Dining
"delivered a true 5 star fine dining experience"
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3. Must have dinner
"a MUST to have dinner, when in Port Douglas"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very smartly presented restaurant located just off the main strip just alittle way from the water. The staff are super friendly and completely conversant with the exciting menu. This is a fine dining experience with the casual feeling of far north Queensland....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank balistric
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a quick bite to eat at Arabellas. The staff were very friendly and the food delicious. Can highly recommend the reef fish and chips. A nice place to while away the hours and enjoy the view.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting. Delicious food. Friendly wait staff. Our waiter gave us an in depth run down of the menu when we sat down. He was very knowledgeable and I appreciate that. The restaurant was quite busy. Didn’t require a booking though. Reasonable prices and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank emmajaded
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked past on our last night, which also happened to be our wedding anniversary,. Beautiful setting with lights hanging around and in the tree out the front. We sat outside which was beautiful weather, only downfall was the insects and a few mozzie bites. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ndp89
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The owners of Arabella's are dreaming big. They are very ambitious, sandwiched in between the well seasoned big boys of the Port Douglas dining scene -Salsa Bar and Grill and On The Inlet. I would say that thus far Arabellas have been surviving on a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
4  Thank portprincess
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Food and service was excellent and I am a real foodie. The service was so good didn't have to wait for anything. Love Port Douglas and will be back to this restaurant thankyou. Regards Rod and Vas

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rodvas
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

The (Danish guy?) waiter was unorganised and cold, long waits to order or even pay the bill we’re not acceptable for the price point. He seemed to do a lot better with the group table behind us but even then, very strange and awkward. You...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank leanneinsydney
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Young German waiter was very good. Marks down for warm water and initially crackling sound system. So we started with the bread with these butters and half dozen oysters with red wine vinaigrette. All delicious and visually very well presented. Followed with sharing the prawn...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NZFoodie02
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A proper restaurant rather than a food processor. An interesting and quality menu with novel combinations of foods. Good wine list. Unhurried service. Attractive surrounds amongst trees on Wharf St, looking towards the sea.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nigelwalter2017
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My family and I had an incredible time at this restaurant during our vacation. I highly recommend the Singapore Chilli Mud Crab with Mud Crabs fresh in a tank at the restaurant. The cocktails were amazing and refreshing too! We also went to the owners...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Camper06646824486
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$48 - US$108
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Hot New Restaurants, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Wharf Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 6072
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Arabella's Port Douglas is a unique venue that provides exceptional yet friendly service. We pride ourselves on elegance, and our incredible al fresco dining areas are a testament to this. Our Executive Chef Daniel Watt has created an exciting menu that highlights our region's local seafood, along with using fresh locally grown produce and artisan products that we guarantee will set your taste buds alight! Our cocktail list has been carefully created, using the best of Tropical North Queensland fruits, herbs and spices to give you the perfect accompaniment to any of our dishes. We have an incredible location, ideal for long lunches looking out over the stunning Coral Sea, perfect for intimate romantic dinners and fantastic for all celebrations!
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