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iyara by Sakare Thai cuisine

L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 457 728 636
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“thai food” (28 reviews)
“massaman curry” (12 reviews)
“soft shell crab” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner have discover a new great spot here in Cairns. We loved it so much that it deserves a Trip Advisor Review... We were seated on the Balcony, overlooking the beautiful esplanade. From the Scallops and the Miang to start, to the...More

Thank Nando G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soooo expensive! Bring your money, never seen such high prices for Thai food! Way over priced, so many better alternatives that are better value for money, even in this tourist location.

Thank M1m1m1m1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't book so bathe first thing we were told is "inside table only". Great- I'm not a huge fan of sitting in humidity so the air con inside suited me fine. Next we were seated at the worst table in a thoroughfare - further...More

Thank Willstars
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a delightful meal here. Service was friendy and excellent ... Not too much ... Not too little. The meals we had were great. Fresh, good quantity and full of flavour. Nice views.

Thank Darryl P
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

food is very good but the service is not the best and it took way too long to get the food and it's not a lot

Thank ThomasLitscher
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant and friendly staff, but the food wasn't quite up to scratch. The beef in our Massaman curry was so dry and chewy and our Pad Thai was nice but lacked a bit of flavour. Coconut rice was nice as was the Roti bread...More

Thank Jacki W
Reviewed 22 August 2017

An impromptu walk-in led to Ricardo and Marion accommodating us that night and two more nights with friends. The restaurant is in a magnificent position above the esplanade and handy to the centre of Cairns. Food is good and varied, with something for everyone several...More

1  Thank Felynx12
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We didn't know what we would get here. Didn't check TA just walked in. We sat on the verandah looking out over esplanade: beautiful view. The food was excellent. I had mixed entree and it was presented well and tastes delicious. Mains was shared with...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Located above most restaurant afford patrons with a great view looking out on to the Esplanade. The food lacked flavour so if you like mildly spicy food this is the place for you. The restaurant was extremely busy so service was slow but the waiters...More

Thank theluckytravelwriter
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Once you climb the stairs you leave the noise of The Esplanade behind. Delightful staff and great food, would highly recommend.

Thank Kazza59
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
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18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: L 1 91 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 457 728 636
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