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Nautilus Restaurant

17 Murphy Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 7 4099 5330
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Ranked #17 of 99 Restaurants in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $79
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Australian, International
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Elegant outdoor dining in the tropical rainforest of North Queensland. We specialise in romantic dinners for 2 to group functions and weddings.
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Loved the atmosphere, the service, the food. Everything about it was outstanding! We had the 5 course degustation menu, with the whole coral trout, and the matched wines. We couldn't have wanted for more and came away very well fed.

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Brisbane
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My husband & I dined at Nautilus Restaurant during the Australia Day long weekend We had the 5 course chef's tasting menu with matching wines. This actually turned into a 6 course meal - thanks to our waiter. One of the courses was a "citrus risotto with pan fried tiger prawn" which neither of us ate very much of. The... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here last night the 5 course choice and we upgraded to the trout. Omg the food and service and setting was 100% would totally recommend to anyone. 10 out of 10

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

A birthday treat for my wife, a tricky entrance, not for elderly or unsteady. The open air seating and general ambiance is very romantic and like no where else. The speciality reef trout was lovely, the service fantastic, overall a great place for a special occasion. Be prepared to pay the price of the experience!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A wonderful setting, and excellent value for money, with a good wine selection. Nothing to dislike!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful night out here on a previous occasion, so the Nautilus was the obvious choice for celebrating our Wedding Anniversary on 29th Dec. The Nautilus easily ticked all the boxes for us: wonderful welcome on arrival, great outdoor ambiance with seating next to the rainforest, easy to have a conversation due to the low noise level, attentive... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I have eaten at Nautilus Restaurant several times over the years and it is the one place that I always recommend to people. This year I dined there for New Years Eve. There was a set menu, but they were more than happy to change it a little to suit my dietary concerns. The ambience is like nothing else....set high... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We visited this amazing location without a booking and they kindly accommodated us. We walked the gorgeous rainforest path to the amazing location. The service was exceptional and the staff were so friendly and helpful. I had the quinoa salad which was light and very tasty, and my partner loved the oyster shooters. His risotto was good also though a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

There was nothing I disliked about this place. Nestled amongst the palm trees, you enter by a path off the main road which feels like you are walking through a tropical jungle. Arriving at the top the ambience is sensational, with a "tree house" feel, unique decor, exquisite food (can i just say, the citrus risotto - WOW!) and impeccable... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

7 Courses degustation plus wines... Heaven on earth!! We were a little sceptical at first having to wait in the rainforest bar for our table... what a wait it was! Highly recommend to arrive early just for the chance to have a drink in the bar! Everything was perfect!

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Additional Information about Nautilus Restaurant

Address: 17 Murphy Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5330
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 24 - 79
Cuisine: Australian, International

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