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Nu Nu Restaurant

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1 Veivers Rd, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
+61 7 4059 1880
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I went there for dinner to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. Spectacular!!! The food was amazing, fresh, vibrant, flavors abounded. Service was excellent. Would highly recommend for that very special occasion or just a wonderful meal experience.

Thank Sue A
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sorry. I have ruined the surprise, the only thing going for NuNu is the aspect. My wife and I dined here for our anniversary, and having read reviews here were really looking forward to the experience. We were seated in caravan style seating, uncomfortable bench on one side and uncomfortable chair on the other. We were offered no other option,... More 

Thank Murray B
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tastebuds beware you are about to go into overdrive. Tasting plates, fabulous starters, glorious mains, enchanting desserts and a wine list so extensive even the most discerning could surely find a bottle to love. All this with a view of the beach through the swaying palms. There are many reviews of this restaurant and it appears you either get it,... More 

Thank Brian D
Innisfail, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's quite a while since we went here. It's good, but could be better. The location, the ambience, and especially the customer service is first class; but the food is not. My wife tried the "belly pork curry," and it was really poor, she left most of it, belly pork is fatty, but this was especially so, it was "fat... More 

1 Thank Muncher608
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

we indulged in the 5 course taster menu, the staff were excellent with service being of the best/highest quality in comparison to all the restaurants we visited on the palm cove strip. Although pretty pricey it was definitely worth the money spent on a delicious meal!

2 Thank Mav D
Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is simply dreadful. The Asian bun is a lump of paste with some ground meat inside. Not a hint of greenery that might have lifted its lacklustre flavour and appearance. The raw tuna was equally a disaster - just a thin (I mean see-through thin) slices of tuna over - get this - croutons, black olives and some... More 

4 Thank Troy D
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good but bit disappointed as not up to previous visits. Staff very nice and friendly and great setting. Will go back but hope it returns to high standards.

Thank Benita R
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! This is a must do dining experience. Nick Holloway and his team are genius at creating spectacular food. Extensive wine list, stunning views and great friendly service. Loved every tasty morsel! I want to give this 6 out of 5!

Thank JulieS72
Sydney, Australia
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124 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my big night out - on my own - in Palm Cove and so it seemed for everyone else on a busy Saturday night (in low season). I think this is the only truly beachfront restaurant in Palm Cove and so was replete with couples making smoochy eyes at each other under the Survivor-esque flaming torches. Ugh. Anyway,... More 

Thank SoDizzy
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced mean cuisine. Good fresh produce however AUD5.50 per oyster is above average even for a good, tho small, rock oyster. Ditto appetiser of minced quail, served with limp lettuce cups, mostly broken, & a serving of such small quantity, it was a wonder the kitchen bothered to send it out. Hence I didn't bother with an attempt of another... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $73
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Veivers Rd, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Palm Cove
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4059 1880

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?