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North Bar and Kitchen

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Seafood, Australian
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Pierpoint Road | Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4052 7670
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First time in cairns thought to have a lovely lunch at shangrila, a huge disappointment! They advertised lunch specials but food is crap. We ordered flank and roast beetroot Salad main- didn't enjoyed it at all. Ordered kids meal, the juice and ice cream (my 3 year old asking for it) after several follow ups came nearly after 40 mins... More 

Thank gemini060909
Cairns, Australia
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in on a quiet weeknight. Staff were very friendly and happy to help. My wife and I both went for the peppered rib eye with a red wine. The steak was outstanding, tender and so tasty with a slightly smoked taste. Steak was served with chips and salad. Wine was also delicious. Beautiful outlook of the marina. Recommended!

Thank Nickkkkkk
Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience overlooking the water. Friendly, polite, efficient staff. Food was exceptionally good and presentation from the kitchen was super. Will return next holiday for sure

Thank Trevor C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked late in the day for dinner that night. Staff very helpful and the quality of food & service (food in particular) was outstanding. We have been here for lunch previously and was also very good. Highly recommend a visit

Thank Annie M
Cairns, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch for the $19.50 lunch special with a drink. Good value for lunch but the mushroom ravioli was very small for a main, more of an entree size. Great outlook and food was very tasty but didn't fill me up. The other meals my friends ordered seemed to be bigger.

Thank jilarak
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered drinks and food drinks came food did not noticed other diners having difficulties one man trying to attract the waitresses attention for a spoon to eat his soup to no avail . Other table had been given someone else's meal we decided to leave paid for drinks and left

Thank caseyp
Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Shangri-La for Christmas and went to try for dinner. The seafood platter was amazing, and the service is also good. Also price is reasonable. Recommended.

Thank Cinty L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here for my last night in Cairns. The venue is pleasant and the food is good quality. I had the seafood platter - which was fantastic. My only downside was that the waitstaff seemed unable to cope with the number of customers but you could see they were really trying!

Thank Damien G
Kewarra Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking around the Pier area and decided to have a coffee and lunch here. The service was relaxed and unobtrusive. The $20 lunch menu choices are good value for money, if you expect a big meal then maybe choose from a different menu. The wait staff were friendly and didn't hesitate when we said we wanted to share... More 

Thank Rix_11
Helena M, Manager at North Bar and Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Bigteza, We are sorry to hear of your disappointment with the Christmas Event you attended. The feedback from the event organiser has been nothing but complimentary, so your comments have come as a surprise to us. The “alternate drop” option is not uncommon for group dinners however if this arrangement was not to your liking, can we suggest passing... More 

Cairns, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was there on the weekend for a Christmas party. My wife's company was paying for this occasion so no expense was spared. I on the other hand had to pay my own way. Entrée was calamari which was pretty ok, the other choice was a piece of toast with some melted cheese and 4 cheery tomatoes. Dinner was a under... More 

Thank bigteza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$45
Seafood, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pierpoint Road | Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4052 7670
Ultimate waterfront dining experience North Bar and Kitchen located on the boardwalk at Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns, offers a relaxed waterfront dining experience. Savour the creative dishes on offer for lunch and dinner, while you enjoy the cool breezes from Trinity Inlet. North Garden also offers the perfect location to watch dusk settle over the Marina and the lush rainforest clad mountain range.

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