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Nu Nu Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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1 Veivers Rd, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 1880
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely meal here last night. My partner is a local from Cairns, I'm technically a tourist, visiting the area every month or two... we thought that the prices were reasonable considering the attention to detail and the depth of flavour in each dish. We had a variety of dishes...titbits, entrees, main and a side dish - all... More 

Thank Wandering_Ozzie
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this place recommend by friend. They have an extensive wine list in which is to much for the manager to know let alone the staff. They try very hard to be fine dining especially with the prices. Food was ok but not good enough to go back. We were a tad shocked and put off our meal after... More 

1 Thank Geraint G
Cairns Region, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The prices are outrageous, the food not that special, had to order the salad to go with the overpriced meat and the service was lousy. Remember that locals come to eat as well. What does Nu Nu stand for???The mind boggles Stop ripping people off and you might get a wholesome following of customers who live here, however I won't... More 

2 Thank Burmese555
Detroit, Michigan USA
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167 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I ate here with another couple. The table overlooked the beach, the staff was delightful and the food outstanding. We all ordered different dinners - and shared. Everything was well prepared and quite enjoyable. Give it a try.

1 Thank Martin G
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to have a cocktail after dinner. What an amazing place - cocktail list is fabulous, beautiful location with a view to the beach, very friendly staff.

Thank Ievixa
Lugarno, Australia
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After flying into Cairns, we decided to stop and Palm Cove and "check it out" on our way to Port Douglas. We had lunch at Nu Nu restaurant and it was the perfect way to have our first "I'm on holidays cocktail"! The food was varied and delightful and we shared ribs, lemon bread, cured barramundi, tomato salad, sichuan eggplant... More 

Thank Irnbru
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were really lovely. The food was also really good. Obviously. You don't need to know this from me. They gave me a cardigan!!!! Because it's a bit windy. Michael and Hayley are the best!!!!

1 Thank Mads111333
Brisbane Region, Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With uninterrupted views of the beach and the sea the location is without equal! We found the menu a little difficult to read and nearly didn't bother going in but we were glad we did. We enjoyed high quality ingredients skilfully prepared into dishes that I'd not seen before but were delicious. Definitely worth a visit for a special occasion.

Thank darenpurvey
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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137 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, great service, great view. This is definitely the place to go in Palm Cove. The food can’t be classified as the cheapest but the quality is fantastic. Different and innovative food that really charms the taste buds. The Sweetpea Moscato, which I haven’t seen anywhere else, is light, delightful and refreshing on a hot day.

Thank BigBrownBear47
Papamoa, New Zealand
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I debated whether this was a 5 rating, but when I considered the setting, the service (thank you Zoe and others), the wine list and the food I decided it was. Slightly disappointed in the "raw yellow fin tuna" - because I couldn't really find a lot of tuna or octopus, and a bit concerned that prawns were becoming scarce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$71
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Veivers Rd, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 1880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?