We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Kuranda Rainforest View Restaurant

Australian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
28 Coondoo Street, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
(07) 4093 9939
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

368 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 357: English reviews
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It has a nice view of the rain forest but there is no effort put into the over priced food. Bland, tasteless and the chicken tasted like it was cooked in the microwave

Helpful?
Thank Guzzt
Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious food and yummy full flavoured coffees. Awesome rainforest setting when seated out on the deck. Had a magical encounter with some wild goannas who came to visit us after lunch!

Helpful?
Thank NicandLeigh
Newberg, Oregon
Level Contributor
155 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has a bit more on offer than most of the sidewalk cafes in the Main Street of Kuranda. You walk into a huge deck overlooking a garden. There are a lot of choices on the menu. I chose a pizza and ordered a small one. The waitress recommended the large one and said the small was 6" and... More 

Helpful?
Thank StarrsySmith
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon walking in to this restaurant I encountered (who I assume was) a manager rudely shouting at her staff to work quicker, I was seated and given a menu quickly by a very friendly lady who was clearly ran off her feet. I ordered a burger which should have had a tomato relish on it- it was dry with no... More 

Helpful?
Thank cwalker91
Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great day, visiting some relatives in Kuranda . We settled on the Rainforest view Restaurant. It was magnificent . Great food we both had Greek salads and Potato Wedges , Mango Smoothies were the best ever thick and not full of ice cream ect, dairy free in fact. Staff were very friendly and made us feel like family.... More 

Helpful?
Thank KJane1957
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive menu and quick service, but the food was only just okay. In fact, my wife couldn't eat much of her butter chicken; I had a lasagna and it was okay but would have been that much better if it was somewhat warmer. Wouldn't recommend as only just average.

Helpful?
Thank Stuart M
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
204 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to eat at the Rainforest View restaurant after our walk around Kuranda. It was fairly empty and obviously caters to the tourist trade. We received our menus promptly and orders were taken very quickly, as though they needed to clear seats for a large group, which we didn't see appear. Staff were pleasant and helpful - same as... More 

Helpful?
Thank AussieTraveller3204
Farri N, Manager at Kuranda Rainforest View Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks you for your time and your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your time at our place. We are passing your message in our weekly staff meetings and I am sure it would be a good encouragement of keeping the positive attitudes and professional customer service. In relation to the large group, we are sorry for your inconvenience... More 

Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a picturesque part of FNQ. It's large and caters for the tourist trade from all parts or the world who come to Cairns and the coast on cruise ships, by coach or from places south and west on holiday. It's perhaps the only place that looks like a restaurant in the tourist area of Kuranda. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank John S
Farri N, Manager at Kuranda Rainforest View Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We appreciate the highlights you commented on our restaurant. Although it is a shame you didn't receive the seafood basket that you were expecting. Our menu explains that our seafood basket is tempura battered prawns, calamari and fish. If you would communicated with us at the time, we would offer you another option from... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Level Contributor
31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the restaurants I passed at noon in Kuranda were having a very difficult time coping with the crowds of tourists like me who had ridden the train or the SkyRail up and were now hungry! I settled on the Rainforest View out of desperation when several smaller cafes I'd looked at had kitchen disasters and were posting wait... More 

Helpful?
Thank apriland
Farri N, Manager at Kuranda Rainforest View Restaurant, responded to this review

Obviously Kuranda is a tourist destination village in the rainforest. The majority of our guests arrive at the same time after disembarking from train or Sky rail. During the last 21 years, we captured enough experience how to handle the crowd. We are sorry for your unpleasant experience at our place. Our staff do their outmost to please every single... More 

Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very average venue. Needs a lot of updating and cleaning. The menu on paper is not bad. The execution is horrendous. It is worth half the prices they charge. The only redeeming feature of our lunch was the smoothie. Don't waste your time when visiting Kuranda here. The French creperie in the market is a much better venue.

Helpful?
Thank Misha3058

Travelers who viewed Kuranda Rainforest View Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Kuranda Rainforest View Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Coondoo Street, Kuranda, Queensland 4881, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Kuranda
  • Phone Number: (07) 4093 9939

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kuranda Rainforest View Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?