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On the Turps

Lot 236 Turpentine rd | Lot 236 R96, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 9321
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (14 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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Lot 236 Turpentine rd | Lot 236 R96, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cape Tribulation area doesn't have too many options to choose from when it comes to dinner and also be aware that everything closes super early (20:00-20:30 nothing more is open is you come in late). So we picked On The Turps which is situated...More

Thank uri_fi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resturant is alfresco under huge canvas roof, we sat over looking Coopers Creek as the sun went down the fire lamps came on. We had the Fish, Sweet Lip served in a crab chowder, OMG the meal was beautiful. The chef was very accommodating...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Came here as part of a tour, lovely setting, beer was cold and food delicious. I had the Salmon and my partner the steak. Both were cooked perfect and the salads offered were lovely. Finished of with fresh fruit. Thank you very much On the...More

Thank dijjenkins
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, barramundi was nice, chocolate mud cake was delightful and service was homely and warm

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A very good alfresco meal and served piping hot. For a restaurant in this location the choice was amazing. Nice ambience also.

Thank Takeiteasytheworld
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Ate here two nights in a row as it was very conveniently located at the Heritage Lodge where we were staying. Very nice food, good waiters and the setting in the rainforest was fantastic. I had the kangaroo both nights, as it was so good...More

Thank RosBondi
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate here every night of our stay and enjoyed every meal. When you consider the logistics of running a restaurant in this difficult and remote location, you realize that it is excellent!

Thank Cangur0
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal here and sat in possibly the most scenic seats u could. The service was terrific and the meals were filling, delicious and well priced.

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Myself and my partner had dinner here on our first night in Cape Trib. The atmosphere is amazing sat looking over the rainforest surrounded by nature. The waiting staff were friendly and helpful. I'm vegetarian and there was a good selection and the food was...More

Thank Nixxypies
Reviewed 29 July 2017

In a lovely location at the Heritage Lodge and Spa in the Daintree, the restaurant has a limited menu, but the food is excellent and the service is friendly. It is a bit pricey.

Thank susieg27
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 236 Turpentine rd | Lot 236 R96, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cape Tribulation
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4098 9321
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Description
Our international chef will tantalise your tastebuds with Mediterranean style quality food using the finest of local ingredients. Dine with the bandicoots for dinner and enjoy breakfast and lunch overlooking the magical Cooper Creek.
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