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“Fine dining in a rainforest”

Nautilus Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 130 Restaurants in Port Douglas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $76
Cuisines: Australian, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Elegant outdoor dining in the tropical rainforest of North Queensland. We specialise in romantic dinners for 2 to group functions and weddings.
Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wander up a winding candlelit path leading into the trees and find yourself in an idyllic setting.
Delicious freshly cooked food, fantastic menu, wonderful wines. Go early for a cocktail to start. I chose the tasting menu with wines so tried things I wouldn't usually chose. A wonderful meal. Definitely a splurge. Don't forget to book because it is very popular.

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Thank ElaineS78
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Reviewed August 20, 2014

While visiting friends in Port Douglas we dined at Nautilus at their suggestion. We had the 5 course degustation and our friends had the 7 course. The food was fantastic and the wines were well matched. The outdoor garden setting is magnificent, and we'd go again just for that alone.

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Reviewed August 18, 2014

Quite simply the best we've had the pleasure of experiencing! Fantastic setting, staff and of course the food and drink were exceptional. This really was a special occasion and fully lived up to expectations. If only they could set up a UK franchise! Thanks to all involved. Needless to say, highly recommended!

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Thank SLF2013
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Reviewed August 17, 2014

Secluded unique location set in the tropical greenery at a secluded walk off the Main Street. The high back chairs are the best, so comfortable and supportive with head rests. The service was excellent if subject to a few pauses at times. Ours was a 30th wedding anniversary dinner as a couple. We were quite relieved children under 8 weren't welcome, having done all that. Food was top class, tastes and very well presented, with servings not too large. We were able to fit in 3 courses without over doing it. Wine list is expansive and varied. They knew we were coming for a special occasion and gave us a very appropriate table. Top place for a special occasion.

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Reviewed August 16, 2014

We visited for my Daughter's birthday and it was such a fantastic place to celebrate the special day. Just walking up to the restaurant makes you feel like you are leaving the world behind and then it's like entering the rainforest canopy. It's quite magical! The food was fabulous, service brilliant and the setting is like nowhere else - it truly is a wonderful experience. Highly, highly recommended.

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Thank Chervoni_maky
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