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Tamarind

35/41 Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4030 8897
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck curry” (61 reviews)
“cassava” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
35/41 Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My first time visiting this Tamarind did not disappoint. It’s easy to see why it has been consistently rated as one Cairns’ best restaurants every year. Gorgeous interior, friendly staff and 5 star service. We had the pork belly croquettes with Davidson plum sauce and...More

Thank DaSpiceGuru
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Reef hotel has the breakfast in this restaurant ,large selection to choose from plus an a la cart selection ,barista coffee is available when you ask for it

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Pullman Casino just for one night and decided to eat at Tamarind based on the reviews here. Wow - the food and service were magnificent - The meals are plentiful but we highly recommend you achieve 3 courses. Even it...More

Thank AtripleC
Akshay S, Manager at Tamarind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Atriplec, Thank you for taking time and shaing your feedback about your recent dining experience in Tamarind restaurant. Im glad to know that your enjoyed our food and customer service as we take pride in what we do. Many thanks again for taking time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here several times for dinner and special occasions, always happy with the service and food. However, my Birthday dinner this year has been the most memorable dining experience so far. The service was excellent and timely. We were sad to see one...More

Thank Elly W
Akshay S, Manager at Tamarind, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Elly, Thank you for taking time and shaing your feedback about your recent dining experience in Tamarind restaurant. Im glad to know that your enjoyed our food and customer service as we take pride in what we do. Many thanks again for taking time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast was included at this restaurant as part of my hotel package. The coffee, cooked menu and service was excellent. The buffet had a good variety too.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been many times but this time the started taster plate was exquisite, the duck as good as ever but rice portion needs to be slightly larger and the cassava desert even more exquisite....service intelligentMore

Thank Sharmila B
Akshay S, Manager at Tamarind, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sharmila, Thank you for taking time and shaing your feedback about your recent dining experience in Tamarind restaurant. Im glad to know that your enjoyed our food and customer service as we take pride in what we do. Many thanks again for taking time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tamarind is a lovely restaurant with excellent service. It is on the pricey side (especially during holiday periods where there is a 15% upcharge) and is not your typical noodle-heavy Thai restaurant. This is upscale dining and more what I would term Thai fusion. The...More

Thank jellin
Akshay S, Manager at Tamarind, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jellin, Thank you for taking time and shaing your feedback about your recent dining experience in Tamarind restaurant. Im glad to know that your enjoyed our food and customer service as we take pride in what we do. Many thanks again for taking time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have frequented Tamarind on special occasions as their food and service have been superb. Unfortunately on this visit, something went wrong. Our main meal took a long time to come, hence was served warm and I guess the reason for this is that they...More

Thank David P
Akshay S, Manager at Tamarind, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David Thank you of taking time and writing us your feedback about your dinner in Tamarind on your anniversary. I am dissapointed to hear about your experience as in Tamarind we focus on delivering excellent quality of Food and Service to our guest. Please...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to you, I felt that it was the best hotel in the world. Cairns last evening was the best meal of the honeymoon. Thank you mandy!More

Thank 태곤 김
Akshay S, Manager at Tamarind, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 태곤 김, Thank you for taking time and shaing your feedback about your recent dining experience in Tamarind restaurant. Im glad to know that your enjoyed our food and customer service as we take pride in what we do. Many thanks again for taking...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I want to praise Chloe attendant too much 😭💕I want to come to tamarind again and our honeymoon is happy because of her! ❤️thank you ❤️More

Thank Minji W
Akshay S, Manager at Tamarind, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Minji, Thank you for taking time and shaing your feedback about your recent dining experience in Tamarind restaurant. Im glad to know that your enjoyed our food and customer service as we take pride in what we do. Many thanks again for taking time...More

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Jenna D
24 January 2018|
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Response from DeborahMosmanNSW | Reviewed this property |
More of an adult restaurant
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Lavinia S
29 April 2016|
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Response from Fritz H | Reviewed this property |
Valet parking is not necessary as there is an underground parking station with lifts to the foyer close to the restaurant, the parking station is opposite the restaurant in Abbott st. great restaurant.
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Phyllis c
8 February 2016|
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Response from Karen_in_NoVA | Reviewed this property |
The tasting menu was $110 AUD and well worth it. Mains are in $25-45 AUD bracket.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$159
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35/41 Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4030 8897
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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
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