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“Wonderful breakfast and lots of choices”
Review of Tamarind

Tamarind
Ranked #11 of 635 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$74
Cuisines: Australian, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Cairns, Tamarind elegantly resides within The Reef Hotel Casino. Renowned in Cairns and throughout North Queensland, this award winning restaurant offers a contemporary menu of generously portioned, Asian fusion dishes that showcase the very best in regional produce. Uncompromising technique combines with seasonally selected ingredients to deliver the Tamarind vision of what great cuisine is. The awarded wine list presents over 100 old and new world varietals, carefully selected to complement menu flavours. The house cocktail list takes inspiration from mod-Asian ingredients to deliver bespoke creations, perfect for before or after. Thai artefacts highlight tasteful decor to establish an eclectic ambiance with understated character. Professional service with relaxed delivery completes the experience. Daily degustation menu with or without tailored wine pairings is a signature offering. Brisbane Times Good Food Guide - One Chefs Hat 2014 Australian Good Food Guide - One Chefs Hat 2014 Gourmet Wine Traveller, Wine List of the Year - One Goblet 2012 Restaurant and Catering Association - Awards for Excellence 2012
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Wonderful breakfast and plenty of choices for eggs, such as my friend's favorite egg benedict! Too bad it opens only a 6:30am, especially when we have an early flight to catch.

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Within the bustling Reef Casino with all its lights and buzzers and bells and whistles sits the Tamarind Restaurant. I must admit it is my favourite restaurant in Cairns and usually I am there for breakfast when staying in Cairns, however on a recent trip I had the opportunity to have a business dinner at the Restaurant and from the moment of arrival until presented with the bill the experience was exceptional, the staff attentive, welcoming and knowledgeable. What a fantastic evening. You must try the Penang Duck Curry !!!!!

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Reviewed 9 August 2014

It wad great service, great food, great atmosphere. I do definitely recommend to have special occasions dinner here!!

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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Thanks to T/A reviews we decided to give Tamarind ago & we are so pleased we did. The service was very good & the food was fantastic I had the vegetarian curry & my partner had the pork belly, both dishes were great as was the dessert platter we shared. We would highly recommend to anyone look for fine dining.

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Reviewed 1 August 2014

The food here is wonderful. We shared the tasting plate to start & then had the duck curry & the tamarind whole baby barramundi. Everything was fantastic. The service is good. The only complaint is the time between entree & the mains. Not just for us but across the restaurant. Was the food worth the wait? Yes, but still .... Recommended but strap in for a wait.

Thank mdhAustralia
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