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Bellocale

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62C Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4051 7777
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Paperdelle Bugs

simply outstanding!!!! While in Cairns you must come here and the Bayleaf.. Cairns best dining experiences. Fantastic wine selection. Entree try the chicken liver pate.. far better than it may sound

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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English first
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

simply outstanding!!!! While in Cairns you must come here and the Bayleaf.. Cairns best dining experiences. Fantastic wine selection. Entree try the chicken liver pate.. far better than it may sound

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Cairns, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My special place to celebrate, pick me up, or to show off. the food and service is impeccable. the real test is when the food reaches the palate...ecstasy ! fresh dynamic flavours, always surprise and astonish. the best of Italian, the best Seafood, the best wines. Super bene

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Derbyshire
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We ate at Bellocale following a recommendation from our hotel, it is a little off the main beaten track in Cairns as it is away from the Esplanade and Boardwalk, but I promise you it is well worth the extra walk up to Shields Street as this is a little Italian gem. During our stay in Cairns we ate here... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Stunning cuisine - this was the stand out dining experience against stiff competition having also dined at several of the high end choices in Cairns. It was by absolute dumb luck that we walked by and chose this restaurant. One of the best Italian meals we have ever had. Fast, courteous and faultless service. Restaurant design and amenities also pleasingly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Had a beautiful dinner with 11 friends and family. The meal, service and atmosphere certainly didn't disappoint! I would highly recommend leaving the bustle of the esplanade and trying this little gem! I would recommend booking especially on the weekend! Great for families, even though they didn't supply a children's menu, the chef cooked anything the kids wanted! Excellent customer... More 

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Bamaga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Beautiful food that is so fresh. The pasta with bugs is superb. Good service with friendly staff. Will definitely be back

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Cairns Region, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's a nice feeling when restaurant, owners are open minded and like to take care of you, no matter what your eating preference is. I could be classed as a fussy eating but it's myself who always has to comprised at most restaurants I go to. I've some terrible experiences at other place where the wait staff have rolled their... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Booked dinner at Bellocale Shield St for special occasion with my wife based on reviews I had seen. We weren't disappointed. The staff were attentive, good wine list and menus. Being Italian "Seafood" restaurant we started with oysters, and for main course its was bugs and a seafood linguine. All were excellent and good size servings. Bit pricey for Cairns... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Based on previous great reviews i dined there with high expectations. Service is really good, however i was not very pleased with what i ordered, creamy soup, and seafood pasta, extremely heavy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Always an excellent evening with great food, service and atmosphere. Our visits to Cairns are not complete without having at least one meal at Bellocale. Our most recent visit was with 6 guests. The staff were attentive, meals arrived in a timely manner and our guests enjoyed both the food and the evening. Thankyou David and your staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62C Shields St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4051 7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?