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“Great quality 3 course dinner. Standard of food, Service and atmosphere were fantastic”

Paperbark Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$28
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Open air restaurant, overlooking ancient rain-forest on the shores of the great barrier reef. Knowledgeable service staff will tend to your every need whilst the kitchen brigade will supply some of the finest foods in the area to round off a truly special experience.
Reviewed 4 May 2018

As a Cairns local we went to Paperbark with not too many expectations as we eat out frequently around the local northern beaches area. My husband and I ordered an entree and main meal each hoping it would be nice. We were both pleasantly surprised with the entree and couldn't fault either dish, lots of yummy flavours. Our main meals arrived in a timely fashion and were equally yummy and very tasty. We had such a pleasant experience we decided to stay for dessert and were not disappointed. Thank you to the chef and our waitresses sylvia and especially lucy you were great and made our night perfect. Thank you for a fabulous dining experience we will be back again shortly.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Thank GJ D
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Our son who lives in Cairns picked this restaurant for his 30th birthday dinner out of all the restaurants in the vicinity. We're very glad he did because it was certainly a memorable experience for our family.
We were blown away with the open air bar and restaurant setting and the tree lined pathway leading out to the beach. The ambiance is awesome, especially when the sun goes down and the subtle lighting on the wood and surrounding rainforest is amazing. We later stayed at Thala Beach and weren't surprised that both resorts were created by the same people.
We all enjoyed our meals tremendously and the service was great.
Would love to return next time we're back in the tropics.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Thank Jenny P
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is the second time we have had breakfast at this Resort which is close to where we live. There was eight of us for breakfast for Easter Sunday morning. I had reserved a table the week before with a lovely staff member on the telephone. When we arrived, we were greeted warmly and our table was set beautifully and close to the buffet. The entrance and ambience of this Resort is amazing. Lovely timber furniture which looks well maintained, together with cream and coloured cushions throughout reception and around the bar area. Very light and breezy, looking out to the beautiful rainforest and gardens. The tables are set well apart from other diners so you cannot hear each other's conversation which is good. The buffet had all types of cereals, yoghurts, juices, fresh fruit, cold meat and cheeses, together with the eggs (made to order if you prefer), lots of bacon, tomatoes, various teas and coffees. Our table was cleared of dirty china and cutlery promptly by very efficient staff. The cost for the buffet breakfast is only $20.00 per person which is very good value for such a lovely setting. We recommend this venue to our visiting friends all the time knowing that they won't be disappointed. Well done to the Management and Staff.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Thank Ozzmo1962
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

the lunch menu on offer was small and we would have liked a wider variety of choice however the fish was well cooked and the curry delicious. Service was pleasant and we had time to relax and enjoy the ambience.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ejw66
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Alex M, Manager at Paperbark Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Hi There!

Thanks for taking the time to offer your feedback! It is people like yourself, who offer constructive comments, that help us constantly improve our product, we appreciate it very much!
We were thrilled to read that you enjoyed the meals ordered!
You will be pleased to read we have just produced a new Lunch menu, adding a variety of fresh, new products and increasing the menu size without negatively affecting our quality!
Hopefully we will see you again soon for lunch and work on getting that 5th star review rating!

Thanks again for the feedback!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We love this place and our most recent visit once again was perfect. The tropical atmosphere the table setting and as always the staff make this a great venue.
The four of us all ordered a range of different dishes which were all beautifully prepared and perfectly presented also the extensive wine list along with a great cocktail choice all combined to ensure our dining experience was just as we had told our friends it would be perfect!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank DeniseG136
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