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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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Kuranda, Australia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service was a bit slow and had to ask when we wanted a drink. Ordered two main meals which were both great. Did not like the fact that I had to eat pork , mashed potato and spinach meal from a bowl, would have preferred a dinner plate but meals were beautiful. The table however had one short leg and... More 

Thank ouzocoke
Cairns, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are locals and went here for lunch and also just for a coffee to relax and appreciate the beautiful views. Fantastic attentive service and the food was superb. Lovely atmosphere. The $20 lunch special is great value. Looking forward to trying the $20 buffet breakfast for locals and the $1 oyster special in the near future !!!

Thank Angelique J
Melbourne, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Shangri-la for a week & thought the north bar & kitchen was the perfect spot to catch up with mates we haven't seen in 10 years. Location is perfect as we sat on the deck, the food was equally amazing & the dessert =O I had the salted caramel cheese cake with poached fruit & sorbet... More 

Thank mrsboots81
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Tired and hungry after a long flight. Decided to walk along the pier. Read the menu and decided to give it a go. Walked out 1.5 hours later bloated and happy. Pate to die for followed with a tower for 2. Wow what a meal. Large arrangement of seafood all cooked to perfection. Compliments to the chef. Well done. Will... More 

Thank Keith H
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing dinner here of fish we caught earlier in the day. The chef prepared our 4 fish in different ways and they were served with sides. It was great after a long day to have someone else worry about preparing our fish and to do it in such a great manner. Highly recommended!

Thank Misasim
Stockholm, Sweden
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260 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hmmm Been their twice. One too many. A waitress that didn’t know what a lager on tap was. A burger served that was cooked hard as a shoesole. Did not allow to cook a gluten free pasta from a non opened package due to regulations. A bit stiff!! The price for the lunch is a bonus but the portions are... More 

Thank Centh
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of ladies went for lunch today, lunch is $19.50 with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink. A great selection of meals were available and everyone of us enjoyed our lunch. Service was friendly and Gabrielle took great care of us. We will certainly be back again.

Thank Mollymoo_10
Kuranda, Australia
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96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch there today and the main meal was fantastic. However, the service was not 5 star at all. Upon arrival the tables were dirty and were only cleaned after we sat down. After having finished with our mains and a lengthy waiting period we had to ask for the dessert menu and it was placed onto the dirty... More 

Thank Obiwan65
Brisbane, Australia
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211 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

North Bar and Kitchen is part of the Shangri-La Hotel but it is a well known bar and restaurant in its own right. I've had social drinks here, enjoyed dinner in the restaurant (contemporary fine dining) and attended functions in the bar area and have always had a good time and enjoyed the experience. Food is very good and the... More 

Thank WorldTravla7
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very comprehensive buffet breakfast with a great view of the harbour and marina. A little expensive, but worth it for the views and quality and freshness of the food.

Thank Derek S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$46
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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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