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Cuisine: A La Carte, Cocktail Bar, Modern Australian
Price Point: Mains from $15 - $35

Enjoy exquisite Australian cuisine at Paperbark Restaurant & Bar...

Surrounded by tropical rainforest and native birdlife, this open-air terrace is an idyllic setting for casual dining.

The restaurant offers an innovative menu of local delicacies as you’ve never tasted before. The chefs put their own twist on Australian classics, and use only the freshest ingredients from local farmers, growers and fishermen.

On the menu, discover the sublime flavours of North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. From locally sourced product for Share plates & sides, Steamed mussels, Blackened cauliflower, Sicilian chicken wings or choose something from our Chargrill, Grass fed scotch fillet, Spiced rubbed port belly, roast pumpkin, feta, vincotto & pea tendrils. Market fish. Everything is cooked fresh to order, and the kitchen can cater for any diet requirements.

Located within the Kewarra Beach Resort & Spa, Paperbark Restaurant promises an unforgettable culinary experience.

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Paperbark Restaurant
Kewarra Beach Resort, 80 Kewarra Street
Kewarra Beach 4879

Open Hours:
Open Daily from 6.00pm to 9.00pm

Phone: 07 4058 4056

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Paperbark Restaurant
Location: Kewarra Beach
Cuisine: A La Carte, Cocktail Bar, Modern Australian
Mains: $15 - $35

Reviews

Myungjin Kim

I had really great time with my family. The service was nice, the atmosphere was exceptional and the food was fantastic. We are Korean and ordered Korean chicken. That was the best Korean style chicken I have ever tried in Australia.

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Romantic setting and excellent service! Highly recommend the share platters, delicious and you can try so many different things ;-)

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Katha Katungo

We enjoyed a 3 course recently at paperbark. Surrounded by beautiful tropical trees, the atmosphere was amazing. Service spot on, food delicious and well presented. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Jeni Mancini

Fantastic evening out for my birthday at Paperbark. The food was excellent, we chose several share plates for the table which is a wonderful way to sample the menu. Service was absolutely top notch right down to unexpected birthday candle on my sublime baileys and espresso pannacotta. We will definitely be back!

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Tracy Saunders

Wonderful setting with attentive staff and delicious food. Will definitely be back. Thank you!

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Leanne Johnson

Excellent meal, service and ambience for a romantic dinner. thank you.

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Rachael Rowe

Our experience at Paperbark was great. The staff were extremely friendly, helpful and chatty. They explained the menu well and we ordered a large variety of plates to share. The menu is share based with a handful of “main meal” options, but most plates are small. The setting is beautiful for a dinner, facilities clean and it’s really enjoyable to walk out to the beach after dinner.
Highly recommend for dinner with people who enjoy sharing food.

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Had a very nice dinner there 2 months ago with the last menu, lovely, the new menu was a very nice change, highly recommended and the staff can’t do enough for you. Please try this place, you won’t be disappointed.

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Peter Horsfield

Great restaurant, food and service. Highly recommended

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Lovely food in a beautiful setting with great service.

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Sunshine Estivo

Wonderful setting with an incredible outlook

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Wow
So Far all our First Table Experiences have been great
But the Paperbark was WOW
Every course was fantastic.
Lovely Staff and The most Tropical of settings,felt like we were on Holiday overseas.
Will definitely return.

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Excellent food and service in a nice relaxed setting

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Clelia De Santis

I can't recommend this place any more.
I had dinner there more than 3 months ago and loved it.
This time, the service was still amazing but we were even lucky enough to have a wallaby coming and say hello.
Just wow!

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Fabulous setting. Great food and service.

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Peter Horsfield

Excellent dining experience, with Agile wallabies joining us for the evening dinner too. :)

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Michele Dale

Beautiful setting, excellent service. Food was well prepared and presented. A few more vegetarian mains on the menu would be wonderful.

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Lisa Arthurs

From the moment we sat down in front of the open view at the front of the restaurant to the tasmanian oysters and finishing off with one of the best chocolate mousse we've ever had, it was an unforgettable night. JA took amazing care of us and even got the chef to prepare us oysters, despite it not being on the menu for that evening. The ambiance, the cocktails and the wine were all spectacular and the tasting menu could not have been a better combination of local cuisine. Definitely a must if you're ever in Cairns.

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We had a fantastic evening, food was great. Will be back again.

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Jemma Ryan

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Paperbark Restaurant, nestled away in Kewarra Beach Resort and Spa. The setting is just beautiful; spacious, tranquil and had a lovely ambience. All our meals were exceptional, as was the service throughout the whole evening. The staff really work well as a team to delivery an enjoyable and delicious culinary experience for their guests!

10/10 from us!

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Kathleen Johnson

What a beautiful place to have dinner. Food was exquisite as were the staff. So nice to get some delicious vegetables. Lovely table overlooking paperbark trees with subtle lighting. Thank you very much. We will definitely be back.

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First rate tasting menu featuring local produce presented beautifully. Some reasonably priced wine offerings. Great gluten free options. Excellent setting amongst the huge paper bark gums.

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Cherona Walker

What an amazing choice of restaurant to have our first experience with booking through First Table. The setting was very relaxing, our meals were delicious & very well presented. We highly recommend the smoked prawns for entree and the char grilled Angus for main, delicious! The staff were very welcoming & their customer service was amazing. They also have a wide selection of cocktails and wines to choose from! We will definitely be recommending to other friends.

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We didn't know what to expect when we booked, but the locations was good so we went for it. We were so thrilled with the dinner, ordered the 6 course degustation menu and it was incredible. The kangaroo tartare was definitely the stand out dish but everything was great. Definitely contemporary Australian with very original flavor combinations. We loved it! Add friendly and professional service and a stunning setting- we'll definitely be going back!

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Serge van der Ster

Love the setting at Paperbark restaurant. The appetisers were amazing!

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The setting is beautiful and we instantly felt like we were on holiday when we walked in. Excellent happy hour cocktails. The staff were lovely and the service excellent. Delicious grazing board, mains and dessert. Very enjoyable evening.

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Great food, great location and excellent service

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Very enjoyable evening with friends. The service was outstanding, we were all happy and well fed. Will recommend Paperbark Restaurant to others.

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We really enjoyed our meal & setting at Paperbark.
We had prawns & calamari for entree & steak & seafood linguini dishes for mains -all delicious!

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We ordered the duck bao & whole baby barra- flavours were divine! Beautiful, serene location & great service. Would definitely eat here again. Delish!

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As always we had a wonderful meal three course meal supported by excellent service (attentive but not too intrusive) . The new menu is great and varied and so we will definitely be back to sample some more!

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Myungjin Kim

I had really great time with my family. The service was nice, the atmosphere was exceptional and the food was fantastic. We are Korean and ordered Korean chicken. That was the best Korean style chicken I have ever tried in Australia.

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Lovely tropical evening and a thoroughly enjoyable dinner.

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Romantic setting and excellent service! Highly recommend the share platters, delicious and you can try so many different things ;-)

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Kerry Croft

The venue is stunning...the restaurant feels to be in the middle of the rain forest. The service provided to us by the waiting staff was excellent as well, always topping up our drinks and making sure we had everything we needed. The food was well presented and tasty, however the serves were not very big and the steak was only served with a handful of rocket, so if you are hungry you will need to add on extras. Overall very pleasant and having the discount meant we could try some of the small share plates as well. Could be a bit expensive otherwise. Recommended.

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Katha Katungo

We enjoyed a 3 course recently at paperbark. Surrounded by beautiful tropical trees, the atmosphere was amazing. Service spot on, food delicious and well presented. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Steve Juke

Excellent food and service. Have a chill out at the beach for a little while before you eat. Just a very short walk through the trees Dining space is open plan with super high ceiling and cool.

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Richard.Susan Ebel

Excellent service and food. Mozzies were an issue but they put mosquito coils which helped.

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The indoor setting looking out amongst the Paperbark trees was beautiful. We enjoyed our meal and the service was splendid. Staff were attentive, informative and helpful but not intrusive. I highly recommend this venue.

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Mandy Boerboom

We had a lovely family meal out in an awesome setting. We all loved the food and the staff were friendly and helpful. Thanks

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We enjoyed there very much. Atmosphere and staff are great.

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Paperbark ticks all the boxes. Beautiful venue, set amongst the paperbarks. Delicious food and top rate service.

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Great venue with great food and service

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Jeni Mancini

Fantastic evening out for my birthday at Paperbark. The food was excellent, we chose several share plates for the table which is a wonderful way to sample the menu. Service was absolutely top notch right down to unexpected birthday candle on my sublime baileys and espresso pannacotta. We will definitely be back!

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Tracy Saunders

Wonderful setting with attentive staff and delicious food. Will definitely be back. Thank you!

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Leanne Johnson

Excellent meal, service and ambience for a romantic dinner. thank you.

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Rachael Rowe

Our experience at Paperbark was great. The staff were extremely friendly, helpful and chatty. They explained the menu well and we ordered a large variety of plates to share. The menu is share based with a handful of “main meal” options, but most plates are small. The setting is beautiful for a dinner, facilities clean and it’s really enjoyable to walk out to the beach after dinner.
Highly recommend for dinner with people who enjoy sharing food.

- dined at Paperbark Restaurant on

Had a very nice dinner there 2 months ago with the last menu, lovely, the new menu was a very nice change, highly recommended and the staff can’t do enough for you. Please try this place, you won’t be disappointed.

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Treahna Daly

All new Tapas only menu for dinner! Why! So weird! We are locals and regulars but we had trouble finding something to order that really appealed to us! When it did arrive it was over spiced over seasoned and dry! Thank goodness we were on first table! The food here has always been up and down depending on the chef @ the time but it has been great the last few months! Such a shame they can’t keep it more consistent! Time to find ourselves a new local fave that we can recommend to friends and family! Very disappointing!

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Very enjoyable evening with friends

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Peter Horsfield

Great restaurant, food and service. Highly recommended

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Lovely food in a beautiful setting with great service.

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Sunshine Estivo

Wonderful setting with an incredible outlook

- dined at Paperbark Restaurant on

Wow
So Far all our First Table Experiences have been great
But the Paperbark was WOW
Every course was fantastic.
Lovely Staff and The most Tropical of settings,felt like we were on Holiday overseas.
Will definitely return.

- dined at Paperbark Restaurant on

Excellent food and service in a nice relaxed setting

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Stacey Johnstone

The staff were amazing and really made the experience . Beautiful restaurant the only reason for the four stars for the food was my partners reef fish main was really dry . My food choices were amazing the mushroom salad and the beef.

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Clelia De Santis

I can't recommend this place any more.
I had dinner there more than 3 months ago and loved it.
This time, the service was still amazing but we were even lucky enough to have a wallaby coming and say hello.
Just wow!

- dined at Paperbark Restaurant on

Fabulous setting. Great food and service.

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Peter Horsfield

Excellent dining experience, with Agile wallabies joining us for the evening dinner too. :)

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Michele Dale

Beautiful setting, excellent service. Food was well prepared and presented. A few more vegetarian mains on the menu would be wonderful.

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Lisa Arthurs

From the moment we sat down in front of the open view at the front of the restaurant to the tasmanian oysters and finishing off with one of the best chocolate mousse we've ever had, it was an unforgettable night. JA took amazing care of us and even got the chef to prepare us oysters, despite it not being on the menu for that evening. The ambiance, the cocktails and the wine were all spectacular and the tasting menu could not have been a better combination of local cuisine. Definitely a must if you're ever in Cairns.

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We had a fantastic evening, food was great. Will be back again.

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Jemma Ryan

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Paperbark Restaurant, nestled away in Kewarra Beach Resort and Spa. The setting is just beautiful; spacious, tranquil and had a lovely ambience. All our meals were exceptional, as was the service throughout the whole evening. The staff really work well as a team to delivery an enjoyable and delicious culinary experience for their guests!

10/10 from us!

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Kathleen Johnson

What a beautiful place to have dinner. Food was exquisite as were the staff. So nice to get some delicious vegetables. Lovely table overlooking paperbark trees with subtle lighting. Thank you very much. We will definitely be back.

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Fantastic location with great food. Our waitress Eva was excellent. Highly recommended!

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What a great initiate First Table is we had a fantastic meal at the Paperback Restaurant at a fraction of the usual cost and our only concession was to eat slightly earlier than usual! We received a warm welcome, the food was great and the service impeccable! Thank you

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First rate tasting menu featuring local produce presented beautifully. Some reasonably priced wine offerings. Great gluten free options. Excellent setting amongst the huge paper bark gums.

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Rui Sun

very good food and service

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Always beautiful food and good to see that the portion sizes have increased. Definitely recommend as a great place for dinner. Beautiful setting.

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Great atmosphere, delicious food and friendly service! Will definitely be back and highly reccomend

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Reiko Edwards

Great service

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Staff very friendly and efficient. Great food served in magnificent surroundings. Will definitely go back again.

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Cathie Oswald

the food was excellent and the service was of high standard will defiantly be returning

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food was beautifully presented and delicious. Service was very friendly and professional.Thank you for a lovely night

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