Coral Coast Food Trail

The Coral Coast Food Trail takes in the greater Cairns region from Babinda in the south through the tourist mecca of the City of Cairns and north to the spa capital and palm-fringed beach, Palm Cove.

Look for the logo to find members of our local food network.

Click here for Google Map of the Taste of the Tropics Coral Coast Food Trail

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OCHRE RESTAURANT

Craig Squire (Chef/Director)
43 Shields St Cnr Sheridan St Cairns 4870
Phone:07 4051 0100
Bookings: info@ochrerestaurant.com.au
W: www.ochrerestaurant.com.au

This is destination restaurant for local and international visitors to Cairns. At Ochre you can be assured that the produce is local. With very well respected chef Craig Squire in the kitchen, cooking local and indigenous produce with patriotic Australian flavours, the menu is intelligent and beautifully flavoured. A thoughtful wine list offers diners a guide to eating in harmony with the chosen bottle. Ochre Restaurant has won many Australian and international awards including “Best Tourism Restaurant” for three years running and a Hall of Fame award.

Also produced by the multi-award winning Ochre Restaurant is the Tropic Spirit range consisting of fabulous products such as Capsicum Jam, Pineapple and Chilli Jam, Dukka, Spice Mix and many more. For more information or to order go to the Ochre Restaurant website.

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RUSTY’S BAZAAR MARKETS

Terese Cauchi
64 Sheridan Street, Cairns
T: 07 4051 5100 or 0438 753460
E: terese@gilligans.com.au
W: http://www.rustysmarkets.com.au/
Open: Every Fri – all day Sat & Sun 6am-2pm

A tradition in Cairns, with lots of character, charm and ambiance. A unique showcase of what’s in season in locally grown exotic tropical fruits, unusual tropical vegetables and local food as well as plenty from other regions.

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ASIAN FOODS AUSTRALIA

101-105 Grafton Street Cairns
Tel: 07 40052 1510
www.asianfoods.com.au
Open: 7 days 8am – 8pm

Locally made Asian style curry pastes, chilli sauces and condiments plus other regional produce as well as a comprehensive range of local and imported Asian groceries.

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BLUE SKY BREWERY

Greg Funston
Lake Street Cairns
T: 07 4057 0500 F: 07 4041 7648
E: gm@blueskybrewery.com.au
W: http://www.blueskybrewery.com.au/home/index.html

Experience beer at its freshest, coming straight to the bar taps from the tanks. All of Blue Sky’s handcrafted beers are unpasteurised and brewed naturally, giving a distinct depth of flavour and fresh taste not found in mass-produced beers made by larger commercial breweries. Choose from a variety of beers;
FNQ Lager, Cairns Gold, Reef Blonde, Blue Sky Pilsner, Woody Ale, True Blue Stout

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HASHAMS DIPS

Joseph Hasham
Shop 12/117 Sheridan Street, Civic Shopping Centre, Cairns 4870
T: 07 4031 5594
F: 07 4031 5605
E: info@hashamsdips.com.au

Hasham’s Dips is a family owned and operated company that was established in 1998. Hasham’s dips were originally started at Rusty’s Markets in Cairns with about ten dips and pesto products. They now make around twenty gourmet dips, tapanades, pestos and marinated vegetables using traditional recipes with fresh local produce. All dips are made with the most natural ingredients, made fresh and containing no artificial colours or preservatives.

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OCEAN WORLD SEAFOOD MARKET

Peter Adams
Cnr Sheridan & Arthur Sts
Cairns North QLD 4870
Tel: (07) 4041 0242

A large selection of fresh, frozen and cooked seafood, sushi and other value-added products

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NEILS ORGANICS


Neil Robson
239 – 241 McLeod Street Cairns QLD 4870
T: 07 4051 5688 F: 07 4051 1898
E: info@neilsorganics.com.au
W: www.neilsorganics.com.au

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CAIRNS OCEAN PRODUCTS

Stephen Georgouras
99-101 Draper Street (cnr Comport St) Portsmith QLD 4870
Tel: (07) 4031 3277
T: admin@oceanproducts.net
W: www.oceanproducts.net

Retailer of quality fresh and frozen seafood direct to the public

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THE EDGE CAFE, GOURMET STORE

1/139 Collins Avenue Edgehill
Tel: 07 4053 2966
Open: 7am-7pm Mon-Sat

At the apex of the five-way crossroad is this wonderful cafe with indoor commune as well as street side seating. The shop is full with many lovely local and Australian gourmet products. A great place to find quality local products all in one place.

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MARSH’S GOURMET BUTCHERIES

Gavin Marsh
1 Kamerunga Rd, Stratford, QLD, 4870
T: (07) 4055 2233

Quality Hereford beef from Marsh’s own farm on the Tablelands. Succulent pork from Morganbury’s and popular supplier of organic beef, chicken, growth hormone free meat, gluten free sausages.

 

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JONSSONS FARM MARKET

31 Johnston Street, Stratford QLD 4870

T: 4059 9000

North past the airport and on the left side of the Cook Highway in Johnston St you will find a vast array of local meats, seafood, fruit, vegetables, spices, dairy products, bakery, and packaged products.

A foundation Taste Paradise member!

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STRATFORD DELI

7 Kamerunga Road Stratford, QLD 4870
T: (07) 4055 1633

Hidden away in Stratford is a charming oasis that is the perfect place to chill out and dine on fresh food and sip delicious coffee. The staff at Stratford Deli and Cafe are helpful and very friendly. Suppliers of local produce.

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I.S.P FISH MARKET

Shawn McAtamney
Smithfield Shopping Centre (South) Smithfield QLD 4870
T: (07) 4035 1111
Recently opened in Smithfield Shopping Centre with a new fresh look to seafood retailing, the McAtamney family are fishers and know their seafood. Look out for saddletail snapper, goldband snapper, Endeavour, tiger and king prawns, sweet saucer scallops and Moreton Bay bugs. Of course you will also find barramundi and coral trout and you will be assured it’s Queensland catch.

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NU NU RESTAURANT

Nick Holloway (chef/owner)
123 Williams Esplanade Palm Cove Qld
T: 07 4059 1880
E: nfo@nunu.com.au
W: www.nunu.com.au

Nu Nu Restaurant is situated in front of the Beach Club, at the northern end of Palm Cove’s serene shoreline, with stunning views over the Coral Sea. Winning many awards including the 2008 Gourmet Traveller Regional Restaurant of the Year Award, Nick and Jason offer a fabulous tropical dining experience. The menus at Nu Nu offer an eclectic mix of Australian food inspired by world travels and the multicultural Australian community. Nick’s commitment to using local, and where possible, organic, produce ensures the freshest, healthiest and most delicious food available. Nu Nu prides itself on using local seafood and produce of the region in the most exciting ways.

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REEF HOUSE RESTAURANT
Sebel Reef House

99 Williams Esplanade Palm Cove Qld
T: 07 4055 3633
E: info@reefhouse.com.au
W: www.reefhouse.com.au

Overlooking a palm-lined esplanade the award-winning restaurant enjoys unsurpassed ocean views and gentle sea breezes. The menu focuses on prime local produce, with eclectic  Mediterranean, Asian and traditional influences blended to create a truly unique modern Australian cuisine. Careful preparation of the individual ingredients and simple execution in their combination is the key to the creations, reflecting the very best the region has to offer.

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