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Whet Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Lot 1 Cape Tribulation Road | Road Cape Tribulation Qld 4873, Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4098 0007
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Sydney
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place was recommend to us by staff where we were staying at the Daintree Eco Lodge &Spa. We were not disappointed. We had the chicken burritos which were absolutely delicious. Fresh, tasty ,jam packed with flavour, and the burritos had been char grilled to perfection. The owner was friendly and made special efforts to keep some nearby young children... More 

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NZ
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We found by chance - only a little road sign alerted us to take a look. Well worth it. Great staff and beautiful meal - local wild barramundi Enjoyed a house made lemon lime bitters which was refreshing Would recommend

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Vancouver
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were late arriving at our accommodations. Our hostess recommended Whet, which was a short walk down the road. It's a little rustic, set in the rain forrest, and we weren't quite sure what to expect, but the food, service and atmosphere were superb. The barramundi was perfectly grilled and all the accompaniments were delicious. Perhaps it was just that... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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140 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a late lunch as it was recommended by our hotel (Silky Oaks lodge). I had a fantastic fresh tuna nicoise salad and my partner had yummy fish and chips. The staff were very funny and friendly. The setting was so so but overall was a good place for lunch.

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh locally sourced food, tap water was excellent (different than other in Australia). Waiting staff were very friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It hasnt been formally awarded the trophy for Australias best chicken parmy. But i recon its time to clear a spot in the pool room, because these guys are a shoe in for this years Parmy Awards. Not to mention its the ONLY place in town doing goldies on tap. Nice one Whet. Keep up the good work

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it here - so much so we kept returning! Staff are friendly and welcoming and food is delicious - particularly the chicken curry and chocolate pudding - it's making me hungry just to think of it!

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Noosa, Australia
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed Aquarius yacht/snorkelling and said it was one of the 2 best things to do in Port Douglas. A day trip to the Daintree is the other, and people told us it cant be done properly in one day, but we disagree. We had a rental car, went to the PD Sunday markets, didn't leave till after 10 and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a rainforest, we ate out in the open on the large terrace. The food was excellent and the staff friendly. An excellent suggestion by previous TripAdvisor visitors.

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Cairns, Australia
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel on this road for work every month and for the first time stopped at Whet to check it out. So glad I did as I will now be stopping for lunch every time I go through. The food (barramundi) was excellent and very affordable. Really friendly staff. Lovely rainforest setting. This is the best eating place in this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 1 Cape Tribulation Road | Road Cape Tribulation Qld 4873, Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cape Tribulation
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4098 0007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?