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Nautilus Restaurant

17 Murphy Street, Port Douglas, Queensland 4871, Australia
+61 7 4099 5330
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Ranked #18 of 98 Restaurants in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $81
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
Port Douglas, Australia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I love this restaurant. The setting is marvellous under the canopy of trees and honestly the food is worth the expense! Enjoy a drink on the bar deck before being treated to a interesting and tempting menu))) Check their website to see the menu!!!!!

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mansfield
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We had a really good meal, here and did not scrimp on anything..... I was a bit pricey but very good.

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Sydney, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

This was my 4th visit in 10 years and Nautilus still managed to amaze me. To maintain that level of perfection in spite of regular Chef turnover is exceptional. Congratulations to all at Nautilus for maintaining such high standards of quality year in year out. We had the degustation menu with matching wines. Not only were the 7 courses all... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

We missed out on going to our favourite restaurant in Pt Douglas (Nautilus) because we waited until checking-in before booking! Every night of our visit was already booked out! It was school holidays at the time....so I know for next time! The whole ambience of dining outside under the rainforest canopy plus the wonderful food and service make this a... More 

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South Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

Recommended to us, we were not disappointed. The setting was magical and the food good and very well presented. They were able to adapt the menu for my gluten intolerance and the Japanese seafood platter was excellent and well worth the $52. Would definitely go again

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

This is the ultimate fine dining experience in Port Douglas. They have a no children or babies policy to ensure you immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the rainforest setting. It's geared towards those who appreciate beautifully presented food with an Asian inspired menu and a very impressive wine list - even real French champagne by the bottle! Prices are... More 

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Byron Bay
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

My partner and I came early for pre-dinner drinks, Chilli Margaritah was amazing. Being served by trainee staff was ok to start with. When rushed to our table and hurried to order wine we asked for more time. We got plenty of it, the "waiter" didnt come back for 10 mins and it was impossible to make eye contact with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

We had heard great things about Nautilus restaurant through friends and were prepared to pay a premium on our last night in Port Douglas for what we were lead to believe is a very special experience. Unfortunately we were let down by the poor service and lengthy delays between being seated, ordering and the arrival of our food. The lack... More 

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

On holiday in Port Douglas and needing somewhere great for a birthday celebration, found our way to this amazing restaurant. Food was outstanding - definitely recommend the pork belly entree - best I've ever tasted and so beautifully presented. The setting is perfection - under the stars and the trees and gloriously peaceful - wonderful ambience. Service was just great... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Great place for a romantic dinner, celebration etc. The palm trees and open air add to the experience. A peaceful setting in the middle of the bustling street. worth a look so treat yourself.

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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 - 81
Cuisine: Australian, International

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