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WELCOME TO THE BEST RESTAURANT AND BAR IN CAIRNS

Harbourside Bar & Kitchen is an award-winning restaurant and bar in Cairns. Our beautiful dining destination is located just a little outside the hustle and bustle of central Cairns at the peaceful northern end of The Esplanade in Cairns. With unsurpassed spectacular views of the Coral Sea, real Cairns Cuisine showcasing local produce, an extensive Natural Wine list, and a friendly team who always offer heartfelt welcoming service, HB&K provides the perfect place to eat, drink and enjoy the stunning daytime and moonlit panoramas.

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AWARD-WINNING RESTAURANT & BAR IN CAIRNS

Regional star Harbourside Bar & Kitchen has received prestigious local, national and international accolades for its outstanding Natural Wine List, delicious menu using fresh local produce and environmentally sustainable business practices, including:

  • Green Table Australia Accreditation
  • Winner Reader’s Choice 2020 Australian Good Food Guide
  • Winner Best of Award of Excellence 2020 from the world’s most prestigious wine magazine Wine Spectator
  • Winner Best Sake List, 3 Glass Rating and Finalist Best Wine List Queensland Gourmet Traveller Australia’s Wine List of the Year Awards 2020

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SLOW FOOD, LO-FI WINE

Executive Chef Marcel Stammeier’s tropical interpretations of world food are inspired by his love of Tropical North Queensland. Where possible, he uses sustainable local produce from his farmer friends and local suppliers. Sommelier Chris Ford offers a carefully curated list of over 900 of the best Australian and International Natural Wines. These are lovingly produced using organic, biodynamic and ecologically sustainable principles in the vineyard and minimal intervention in the winery. This is the lo-fi way. HB&K offers a unique epicurean experience catering for all preferences and diets including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

EVENTS AT HARBOURSIDE

Our unique Restaurant and Bar in Cairns is the ideal place for every occasion. We’re conveniently located at the northern end of Cairns’ famous Esplanade. We overlook Trinity Bay and offer a serene garden setting with picturesque alfresco and air-conditioned spaces.

From small intimate gatherings to weddings and social events for up to 150 guests, you and your guests will be able to enjoy delicious real Cairns Cuisine.

We use only the highest quality local ingredients and offer an extensive range of Natural Wines and artisanal beers and spirits.

HB&K’s super friendly team will work tirelessly to make your celebrations absolutely fabulous. We aim to create memorable events for you and your guests, allowing you all to relax, unwind and soak up the magnificence of the pristine surroundings.

CONTACT US NOW ON (07) 4080 3015 AND FIND OUT WHY WE’RE THE BEST RESTAURANT AND BAR IN CAIRNS.

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Read what our guests have to say about their experience, and when you visit us, please do let us know how much you enjoyed the experience!

  • 4 star ratingPart of the Holiday Inn hotel, the bar offers light meals and reasonably priced drinks. The kitchen also serves the restaurant and this can affect the length of time it... read more

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    MaccSLDM
    15/09/19

    5 star ratingVisited here as close to our accommodation at end esplanade. Nice ambience and good food well presented with an individual twist. We had kangaroo linguini and veg curry. Excellent. Good... read more

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    Vickers55
    07/08/19

    5 star ratingThe restaurant has a good menu and also caters for vegetarians and vegans. Good selection of wines. Friendly staff but service can be slow. Breakfast great.

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    963Lesley
    03/08/19
  • 5 star ratingAn outstanding team - despite being crazy busy, Lincoln and the two ladies are as attentive and professional as they could be. Place appears to be slightly understaffed in the... read more

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    tokstretconsultng
    22/07/19

    5 star ratingAlthough there seemed to be a staff shortage, the service was slow but precise. The food presented was excellent and tasty. Anthony who served us was great value. He had... read more

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    briancY481SL
    03/07/19

    4 star ratingWe had breakfast and dinner at the hotel, staff helpful and friendly, good service.
    varied menu offered, coffee, drinks and food good quality and not over priced for a hotel in...
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    SomersetTravelBug
    07/06/19
  • 5 star ratingI booked this as a wee change for Mother’s Day! It’s along the quiet end of the esplanade & being a Holiday Inn probably a bit overlooked! The staff were... read more

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    lorrainec70
    15/05/19

    5 star ratingWent to Harbourside Bar&Kitchen for the first time. What a amazing place. The restaurant is lovely decorated with flowers and trees. The service are so welcoming. Quick service. The food... read more

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    gpatell
    13/03/19

    5 star ratingThe staff was nice and friendly and the food was amazing especially the crocodile! Thanks for fantastic dinner.

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    jc2450
    21/12/18

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