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Nautilus Restaurant

17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5330
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were told about this restaurant by friends who had previously been there. They told us to reserve which i am glad we did as it was full and i think this was the norm. The walk up to the restaurant is via a lamp-lite...More

3  Thank Jean S
Reviewed 7 February 2018

A great restaurant for a spesial evening. We booket the tabel abort to week before, but the bookingpages was not good so We hade to contact them thrue their web site. The food was exelent and the Staff was Nice and friendly. I can highly...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

You can't go to Port Douglas without experiencing Nautilus. The restaurant is truly magnificent. Ambience is like nothing else (rainforest environment, roaming bandicoots, majestic trees). We had a 5 course degustation with matching wines. Every dish was exquisite. Service was excellent. Can't wait to go...More

1  Thank teresasanciolo
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We were in Port Douglas for our honeymoon and went to Nautilus for our one nice, fancy dinner (we enjoy good food but we’re by no means critics). I was a little nervous after reading a weird mix of awesome and awful reviews on Trip...More

Thank Gina N
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I pre booked for New Year’s Eve, and we both have raved about our experience since. Because it was New Years, it was a set menu however, we were not phased by this. Everything was great; from the service to the little...More

Thank DeeLee19
Reviewed 22 January 2018

You know when you about to get something special the minute you start to walk through a rain forest to this open air restraint.. Wins on all accounts, location in the middle of town, open air dining, great staff very friendly and helpful. And the...More

Thank RAF27T
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Ordered the 5 course degustation menu, very accommodating to dietary requirements and made appropriate substitutes to dishes. Food was delicious, cocktails were tasty and although an issue with one, quickly rectified and even not charged. Service was good although would have expected more attention, particularly...More

Thank operationjj
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Atmosphere service knowledge and most of all food was perfection. Three out of the four dinners had the 5 course set menu and all three well dined people gave the same five star rating while I had the wagyu for main and the pork belly...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The venue was nice but that is all that was good about this place. The food was ok, the drinks were terrible and the head staff were rude. There are a number of better venues up here to enjoy.

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We thought it unusual to find such high quality dining in such a small town. Dined outside under a tent during the rain and were perfectly comfortable. Unusual and nice cocktails. Had the 7 course tasting menu - dishes were excellent and filling. Staff was...More

1  Thank Dave W
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Just neat clothing, honestly you could probably wear what you like, most men wore shorts and neat collared shirt, hop this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$77
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5330
Elegant outdoor dining in the tropical rainforest of North Queensland. We specialise in romantic dinners for 2 to group functions and weddings.
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