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Total Dimmi Score

8.7
609 reviews
Recommended
(8.8)
Food
(8.8)
Service
(8.5)
Value for money
(8.1)
Atmosphere
(8.6)

dined on Wed, 8 Nov 2017

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

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

dined on Sun, 8 Oct 2017

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

dined on Wed, 13 Sep 2017

(9)
Excellent as always. My first time in the new location, and it lacks the intimacy of the previous, but the food and service were still some of the best n Australia. A bit disappointed in the lack of nternational wines.

dined on Sun, 10 Sep 2017

(10)
Been once before well over 5 years ago, was amazing then and is still amazing now.

dined on Sat, 9 Sep 2017

(6)
Food was mostly ok but not at any point special.
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Specials

NYE Three Course Set Menu $99pp

Bring in the new year with Ochre Restaurant with the NYE Three Course Set Menu $99pp 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 Salt and pepper quail – compressed watermelon with finger lime Quinoa salad - roast beetroot and macadamia, fennel, orange, pickled muntrie and torn burrata Sugarcane mackerel sticks – seared pineapple and sunrise lime salsa, taro chips Main course Crispy Skin Salmon – mango & riberry salsa- lemon & coriander rice cake- steamed bok choi Tablelands pork fillet – macadamia crumbed, poached pear, rocket and Parmesan salad, riberry mayo Morganbury Tenderloin and braised cheek – citrus mash, onion purée, exotic mushrooms, pepper berry jus Chicken breast – mango and macadamia, lemon aspen, taro chips, baby carrots and sugar snaps Dessert Wattle seed pavlova – Davidson plum sorbet, mango coulis, macadamia biscotti Chocolate mascarpone cheesecake – mango and passion fruit – strawberry and rivermint sorbet Deconstructed riberry banoffee pie – macadamia crumb, dulce de leche, smoked Iridium rum, - caramelised banana and banana gelato Gallo cheese selection – pepper leaf lavosh, fig chutney
When
31 Dec 2018
Mon 5:30 PM - 11:45 PM
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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 Davidson Plum Mousse. Most popular Dishes: Tempura Bugs on Lemongrass Skewers & Pork Belly with Queensland Scallops

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