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Paperbark Restaurant

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Kewarra Beach ££ - £££ , European,
76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4058 4000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
“caesar salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
Australian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
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11 - 20 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I drove down to Kewarra Beach to celebrate our 15th anniversary lunch and we're both so glad we did. Beautiful ambience and Greg the Maitre d' was really professional and pleasant. I had the gnocchi with prawns and chorizo, Rob had the...More

Thank MareebaMel63
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is such a pretty spot but the food just wasnt up to standard. Strange flavour combinations and I would expect more at a venue of this standard.

Thank c-ellen-blake
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here, ordered a burger and a steak. The burger was inedible, raw on the inside, tasted like rubber! Bacon was thick and tasted old. Steak was inconsistently cooked. Tables dirty, dust inside drinking glasses. Produce seems very old, and not fresh!

Thank Cajatr
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Paperbark serves modern Australian cuisine and does it very well. We found all restaurants in FNQ to be a little on the expensive side compared to a comparable restaurant in Sydney and Paperbark was no exception. The outlook on to the paperbark forest was delightful....More

Thank pahSydney
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We bought a pre dinner drink and headed to the beach for a walk, which is set amongst paper bark trees and is pretty stunning. Dinner was nice, the service excellent. We chose the seafood tower for 2. We also had the crusty bread with...More

Thank Lisalulu77
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We had heard rave reviews from peers as we are locals and we were sadly misinformed. The $16 cocktails and drinks were great but the food was horrid. The child "chicken fingers" was actually a crumbed chicken breast which normally isn't bad but as I...More

Thank Kim S
Management response:Responded 22 January 2017

Hello Kim, Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback of your experience at the paperbark restaurant recently. And we're sorry to read you were dissatisfied. You are absolutely right to be unhappy with your child's chicken dish, this was a mistake in the...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ive used this place many times to have quiet business lunch meetings, often we can have the place to ourselves. They serve as good as meals as anywhere in Palm cove (minus the super flashy joints) in a very relaxed open area (see picture). Dinner...More

Thank wazaroundoz
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Dinner with a friend. As mentioned by other reviewers, great location. Dinner was excellent, my friend had the butter poached chicken and I had the steak. Both lovely with delicious sauces. Service was impeccable and very friendly. We shared a starter which was equally good....More

Thank valerievalerie22
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had dinner there last night and the staff were friendly, the food was delicious and the ambiance was amazing, felt like we were dining in a rain-forest. It was a perfect night!

Thank CHansen1988
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The staff at paperbark restaurant are absolutely amazing! They are all friendly and take the timid to get to know you. It was sad to say goodbye

Thank haideelockwood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Australian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Kewarra Street, Kewarra Beach, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Kewarra Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4058 4000
  • E-mail
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.
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