Cairns Restaurants For A First Date

By: Mark Date

Cairns is about 1700 km (1057 miles) north of Brisbane in Far North Queensland, Australia. Cairns is considered by many as a stepping stone to the Great Barrier Reef, Cape Tribulation and the Atherton Tableland. The gorgeous town of Port Douglas is another 30 miles north. Cairns is a popular tourist destination for travellers of all budgets. Cairns has a population that is fairly transient in nature, and as such, many institutions, including restaurants, are aimed at the one off visitor.

OK, so you have been on chat with your online dating potential romance. Now you have planned to hook up. Where to go for a meal? Well, if you are one of those lucky people based in Cairns there are about 200 restaurants for you to choose from. We have trawled through the multitudes to present you with a short list of fine (probably expensive), different (novel), and good value eateries.

Fine Dining in Cairns:

Oliver's Australian Fine Cuisine, Abbott St, Cairns, is a truly romantic and elegant eatery. Their award winning chef combines Aboriginal traditional food stuffs with modern Asian and European cuisine. Tamarind Restaurant, Sofitel Reef Casino, Wharf St, Cairns, requires an advance booking to ensure a table. This fine restaurant is considered to be truly elegant and additionally, intimate in atmosphere. The menu is a meeting of the best of both East and West cuisine. The Sebel Reef House, Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, has been for many years considered one of the most elegant restaurants in the area. This restaurant has it all: food, service and location, all of them exquisite. Far Horizon's Restaurant, Veivers Rd, Palm Cove, is an award winning restaurant that combines a true beach front location with exquisite cuisine. Very romantic.

Unusual Restaurants in Cairns:

For those diners looking for something a little different, we thought these three eateries were worthy of a mention due to their individuality. No ho-hum with these restaurants! Atriums, Holiday Inn, the Esplanade, Cairns overlooks a rain forest atrium featuring a stream with barramundi. The menu features contemporary Australian and seafood, both in buffet style and a la carte. The new Casa de Meze, the Esplanade, Cairns, will provide you with a meal and a salsa dancing display. This restaurant features steak, seafood and pasta, and on Saturday nights you can have a free salsa lesson. This restaurant is quite noisy, but offers lots of fun. Perrottas at the Gallery, the Regional Gallery, Cairns, has a contemporary Italian/ Mediterranean menu. This restaurant has a fantastic location, and believe it or not, is the only real all outdoors eatery in Cairns.

Cheap Eats in Cairns:

Due to the plethora of backpackers in Cairns, there is no shortage of cheap restaurants. Many cheap eateries are however, attached to backpacking hostels. Where to go for an inexpensive meal that might still offer some atmosphere? The Banana Leaf, the Esplanade, Cairns is situated in a fantastic location opposite the lagoon. Their menu features very reasonably priced modern Asian cuisine. Istanbul Turkish Cuisine, Shields St, Cairns, features authentic Turkish food at inexpensive prices. This affordable restaurant is very welcoming and has a lovely cosy atmosphere which is ideal for couples. Marinades, Spence St, Cairns, has extremely helpful staff, and is a fun restaurant with a very affordable and authentic Indian menu.

Online dating and hooking up in Cairns has never been so easy. With the help of this article you can ensure that your first date will go just that much more smoothly.

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