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Whet Restaurant

Lot 1 Cape Tribulation Road | Road Cape Tribulation Qld 4873, Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia
61 7 4098 0007
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Katikati, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

We stopped here for lunch on a recent trip to Cape Tribulation and what a surprise. The cafe deck is surrounded by rainforest - very cool. My husband had the barra and chips and pronounced it the best he'd had in a long while. The fish was enclosed in thin batter, the chips crisp on the outside and fluffy inside... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Happened on this place by chance when heading to the Bloomfield track to Cooktown. stopped for Coffee on the way up and were so impressed we stopped there for lunch on the way back the follwing day. The coffee was good and cake was very good. Not many cakes on offer but what was provided was very tasty. My husband... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

I loved this restaurant, not least because it was a surprise to find quality dining in this part of the world, Cape Tribulation. Immersed in beautiful tropical vegetation, the food is fresh and interesting. Don't miss the warm olives and fennel entree, enough for four. Visit was made even better by a fantastic Argentinian waitress called Yanina, whom apart from... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We had been told that this was the best fish and chips around. It was true! The baramundi was tempura battered and sprinkle with rock salt. The chips were crisp and dry on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside. Service was friendly and fast. Ideal for a quick stop.

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BrizVegas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stumbled upon this little gem and can't sing it's praises high enough. As we pulled into the carpark a big ol' cassowary by chance strolled out of the rainforest past my mothers car. A great buzz for them. The location is fantastic, feel of the place great, good staff and a good variety on the menu. We dined with... More

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Cairns
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Downside is the menu looked the same as years ago, but the burger we had was awesome and the service was easy, nice and efficient. Ok wine list too:)

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had two wonderful lunches. The tempura barramundi was the best prepared b. we have had in australia. the chips that came with it were exceptional. The nicoise salad with tuna - well I finished all the greens (andI usually don't) and the slab of tuna was cooked to perfection. sorry we didn't get a chance to go back

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Adelaide
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Whilst the quality of the food was ok, the quanitity was lacking for the price, and 70c extra for skimmed milk in a small cup of coffee is a rip off. Would not go back.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We ate at Whet 4 nights recently and tried a number of the dishes, especially good were the eye fillet and the Barramundi. The food was excellent, good ingredients, well prepared and presented and excellently cooked. Great menu and great friendly service. The best food in Cape Tribulation.

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We dined here a few times. We had some of the more expensive choices (scallop and pork belly duet, kangaroo loin) and some of the cheaper options (seared tuna, mezze plate) on other occasions. All our meals, both cheap and expensive, were fantastic, high quality produce, great innovation and execution. The service was excellent and the setting gorgeous. We were... More

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