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Total Dimmi Score

8
537 reviews
Recommended
(8.0)
Food
(8.0)
Service
(8.2)
Value for money
(7.7)
Atmosphere
(8.2)

dined on Wed, 8 Nov 2017

(8)
Very interesting menu ...... food and service good. Lovely location.

dined on Sun, 8 Oct 2017

(9)
Set lunch menu was good value - includes bread, entrée, main and drink for $35 p/p.
Byron

dined on Sat, 2 Sep 2017

(9)
Great Australian Native food
Wendy

dined on Wed, 19 Jul 2017

(9)
Great food, fabulous service & fantastic views. Had a very relaxing lunch.

dined on Sat, 24 Jun 2017

(10)
Great menu options. Delicious fresh food.

dined on Sun, 8 Oct 2017

(5)
Wine list awful
I don't know how you could write that our wine list is awful. We have have an award winning wine list that features very interesting and hard to find Australian wines. I don't think you know what you what you are talking about.
Restaurant Ochre Restaurant responded on Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Neil

dined on Fri, 6 Oct 2017

(1)
Absolutely appalling food taste less and gluggy!

dined on Fri, 6 Oct 2017

(8)
Overall a decent restaurant along the marina. Pork belly and scallop is always excellent, however sometimes service can be a little slow and staff inattentive. Will visit again for the food though!

dined on Tue, 3 Oct 2017

(5)
Must be living on its past reputation. Disappointing. Quinoa salad very good as was lobster. Quail had soggy coating and wasuninteresting. Waiters ran around busily doing nothing. Hard to pull one down. Had to wait almost an hour between entree and main course. Would not go there again.

dined on Mon, 18 Sep 2017

(1)
We order 2 mains 1 Duck came out with blood still through it sent it back still came out under cooked (only outside cooked raw in middle and tough) 2 Pork dish Belly and Lion cooked ok but ribs over cooked (hard and dry)
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Specials

New Years Eve 2017

New Years Eve 2017 3 course $99 pp with welcome sparkling or craft beer Wattle seed Damper – native spiced dukka and macadamia oil Entree Twice cooked pork belly and seared Queensland scallops – Davidson plum jam and cauliflower puree Tempura bugs on lemongrass – green papaya salad – sweet chilli lemon myrtle Ricotta gnocchi – wild mushroom and truffle cream, lemon aspen salsa verde, pecorino Prawn and avocado salad – sunrise lime and honey dressing, taro chips and fine herbs Main course Tuna duo – saku with ponzu and wakami, grilled with mango chilli aspen salsa Lamb Rump, saltbush ash – potato gallette, beetroot sweet and sour, watercress Morganbury beef tenderloin – white chocolate and cumin mash – heirloom vegetables and pepper berry jus Roast chicken supreme – sundried tomato and cream cheese pocket, sweet potato dauphinoise, pea purée and prosciutto Dessert Wattle seed Pavlova – Davidson plum sorbet – macadamia biscotti Davidson Plum mousse – macadamia pacoca – lemon myrtle and coconut ice cream Quandong brulee – hazelnut tuille Gallo cheese selection – pepper leaf lavosh, fig chutney
When
31 Dec 2017
Sun 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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About Ochre Restaurant

Go native Ochre Restaurant has been wowing Cairns locals and tourists alike for more than 20 years with its fresh take on local produce that manages to showcase such tricky ingredients such as crocodile and wallaby with real flair. If you can, try to snaffle a table on the pavement to really get the full Cairns experience. Somehow the fresh seafood, native game and bush foods such as tempura Gulf bugs on lemongrass with a green papaya salad and sweet chilli lemon myrtle dipping sauce, or the salt and native pepper leaf crocodile and prawns taste even more authentic that way. If you’re game, leave it to the Chef and opt for the Taste of Australia Ochre platter, a four-course set menu. If you prefer a la carte, then make sure you leave room for the desserts, which, if you’re lucky, might be the wattle seed pavlova or the pandanus panna cotta with a native tamarind coulis. Best dish: Wallaby topside slow-roasted in saltbush

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