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Tamarind Restaurant

9.2/10
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35-41 Wharf St, 4870 Cairns City (QLD)See map

Average price A$85

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Restaurant menu

Chef John Crank
  • Average price A$85
  • American express Welcome
Poached Slipper Lobster
Char Siu Duck Liver Parfait
Karaage Fried Pork Belly

Dietary options

Gluten free, , Vegan, Vegetarian dishes

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Tasting plate- dessert
Pork belly, tasting plate and lobster

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Reviews

9.2/10
Excellent455 reviews
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Food

9.4/10

Service

9/10

Ambience

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  • Shirley H.

    October 15, 20211 review

    9/10
  • HONG P.

    October 9, 20213 reviews

    10/10

    Always can find the best food and service here at Tamarind! One of the Best Fine Dining in Cairns that makes you feel special anytime you dine here! Class and Elegance!

  • Susan L.

    October 2, 20211 review

    8.5/10
  • Vinay J.

    September 25, 20211 review

    8/10
  • Deon A.

    September 22, 20212 reviews

    10/10

    A fantastic experience from start to finish. Excellent food and friendly knowledgeable staff make for a most enjoyable outing . We will definitely be going back again.

  • Julie B.

    September 10, 20211 review

    10/10

    Staff was amazing and very mindful, food was delicate and extremely tasty! One of the best restaurant in Cairns! Also as a wine lover did really enjoyed the selection!

  • Michael G.

    September 9, 20213 reviews

    10/10

    Superb service, amazing dishes, and good wine selection. Happy to recommend.

  • Steve R.

    September 9, 20212 reviews

    10/10

    Easily our best dinner in Cairns. Really good service from well trained waiters and stunning & delicious food with awesome flavours.

  • Joe D

    August 27, 202132 reviews

    8.5/10

    Good food. Ran out of the barramundi so had to have second choice. Service excellent.

  • Cheryl S.

    August 27, 20211 review

    10/10

    Magic night at Tamarind Restaurant. outstanding food & service. Cant wait until we return for dinner. Wish they were able to offer breakfast & lunch. Cheryl

  • Schrell R.

    August 26, 20211 review

    10/10

    Love this restaurant. Staff are always friendly and helpful and the food never disappoints.

  • Brendan m.

    August 26, 20212 reviews

    10/10
  • Robyn G.

    August 26, 20211 review

    10/10

    A fantastic taste experience. Everything was PERFECT. The food was sensational and the service was equally as good. Our taste buds were exploding with lots of flavour. Yum.

  • Grant S.

    August 21, 20211 review

    8/10
  • Anya P.

    July 22, 20211 review

    10/10

    The only downfall was we arrived at 9:00 for the degustation and were too late for it. We ordered all the entrees instead and loved it though. Such a great restaurant :)

  • Natasha p.

    July 21, 20212 reviews

    7/10
  • Cherie R.

    July 21, 20211 review

    5/10

    We have enjoyed consistently enjoyed Tamarind’s food until 1919.

  • Melissa C.

    July 7, 20216 reviews

    9.5/10
  • Debora A.

    June 12, 20211 review

    10/10

    Food was amazing as always but the wonderful staff are what make the night just that little bit more special... Highly recommend

  • Brad D.

    June 11, 20217 reviews

    2/10

    Disappointing very busy poorly trained staff. Not a shadow of its former self.

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Opening time

Closed until further notice

How to get to the restaurant

35-41 Wharf St, 4870, Cairns City (QLD), Australia

About the restaurant

Regularly touted by locals as the best hidden gem in Cairns, Tamarind Restaurant consistently wows their guests with impeccable service, calming ambiance and spectacular Asian inspired fare that never fails to impress. Among the many accolades, the shining stars at Tamarind belong to the whole crispy baby barramundi, sichuan pork belly, gold band snapper and fragrant tea smoked quail.

Best dish: Gold band snapper, garlic prawns, mango gastrique, prawn noodle, dill & onion mousse, chili jam, edamame beans, torched heirloom tomato, popcorn dust

Features

, Christmas and New Year, , , Travelers' Choice 2020

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