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Star Apple

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12-14 Deauville Close, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland 4878, Australia
61 7 4055 8033
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Restaurant in Cairns!!!!!!!!!!!

A beautiful seaside location, intimate dinning or great for small groups as limited seating only and for most nights you really should book or run the risk of missing out. Your host is very talented at making you feel warmly welcome and also respecting your privacy and the food speak for itself... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2013
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Cairns, Australia
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Cairns, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

A beautiful seaside location, intimate dinning or great for small groups as limited seating only and for most nights you really should book or run the risk of missing out. Your host is very talented at making you feel warmly welcome and also respecting your privacy and the food speak for itself. The banquet gives you a taste of everything... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

The food was truly amazing!!! My husband and my 7 year old son dined at Star Apple we had the most amazing meal which all three of us totally enjoyed. Ray is just wonderful - he offered to cut up my little mans meal for him - that kind of service never happens. The Rendang was to die for and... More 

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Cairns Region, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I came here to celebrate three of my friend's birthday at different times of course and thought it was great. The food was brilliantly done and the service was just fantastic. It is quite a romantic spot as well if you like with a stunningly quiet location. I have been back a couple of times since and still enjoy it.... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

I have been to this restaurant now several times...... From the moment you enter to the time you leave the service is personable, friendly and welcoming..... The food is absolutely AMAZING.... The menu lends itself to tantalising all taste buds and addresses the needs of all patrons who are dining.... If staying/living in the city as we do, the BYO... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

This resturant is situated close to the beach with a beautiful tropical ambiance. Service is friendly and attentive. Best of all is the food!! Indonesian banquet for two is well worth it ,plus there are other western/asian fusion dishes. Highly recommended !!!! BYO aswell

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Adelaide
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

We dined at this fabulous restaurant Wednesday 8th November for my friends 50th birthday. Fabulous ambience and the Indonesian banquet was the best, affordable and so delicious. Take your mosquito replellant though as near the beach and next door to Golden Sands Resort. Plentiful and extras were offered, BYO with $5 corkage and not an empty glass to be found... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

I recently had what was quite possible one of the best meals I've ever had in a suburban restaurant. Apart from the delicious Indonesian food, the ambience and service were excellent.

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Cairns, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

If you haven't been to have dinner at this delightful restaurant, and you enjoy Indonesian food (although there are other, equally good non-Indonesian dishes available), then you haven't sampled the best food Cairns has to offer! This delightful restaurant (The Star Apple), is tucked away at the southern corner of Sims Esplanade, within the relaxing and exotic sound of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Interesting Asian inspired menu, well executed, with warm and friendly casual service. All set in a beautiful tropical garden setting (so consider some personal insect repellant as you'd expect in the tropics, although on our visits it's never been a problem). The people behind Star Apple also had Lemonade Tree in Cairns some years back, so locals in the know... More 

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sydney
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

What can I say don't bother, felt like we were having to listen to a whingeing waiter, food ok sand flies awful

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12-14 Deauville Close, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland 4878, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Yorkeys Knob
  • Phone Number: 61 7 4055 8033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Indonesian

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