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“Fresh, delicious food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Whet Restaurant

Whet Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Fresh, delicious food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

After eating out for a week I was desperate to eat something fresh and healthy and the salad I had at Whet was perfect.

We ate at a lot of places in Cape Trib and this is the best we had.

The service was great - friendly and attentive.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“The Whet a Cape Trib MUST!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2013

Had a great meal at The Whet second week of January - best beer battered barrumundi - yummy to eat beautifully presented the shredded, cooked Taro was an amazing finishing touch. The other 3 all had unique meals too that they all raved about plus a great pick up by owner/waitress that one of us was Celiac and modified meal to suit. Visited here same time in 2011 and it was equally as good - a unique restaurant full of quirky charm, great friendly but laid back service, tops tourist trips etc....LOVED IT....if you're in the Daintree make sure you call in - even if it is just for a drink OR to visit their cinema!!

  • Visited January 2013
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3 restaurant reviews
“Amazing location and staff!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

My partner and I went to whet restaurant yesterday and we were blown away at the service, location and friendliness of the lady who was working (sorry didnt get her name)... As soon as we walked in we were greeted by her and she was helpful with directions and things to see and do in the area!!! Definitely recommend this restaurant for a visit in cape trib and would not go anywhere else on return!!!

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Melbourne, AUS
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Dont eat anywhere else in Cape Trib”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

This place was fantastic! The lady there was so friendly & helpful. We were looking at maps and came straight over to help us. Had a great lunch, was very tasty. Never been to a restaurant with such a personal
touch. We left thinking wow, why cant all places be like that. Also gave us advice on a nasty little bite from a leech, that would not stop bleeding. Cant say we really have to worry about those little suckers back in Melbourne. Thank you again for an amazing dining experience.

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Los Angeles, California
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109 reviews
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“Best in Cape Trib!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

This deserves the ranking of #1 restaurant in Cape Tribulation. Not only is the food fantastic, but the location is beautiful and makes you feel every bit a part of the rainforest. Arriving in the evening, guests walk down a little well-lit wooded path-- very peaceful and romantic. We chose the outdoor seating area and were comfortable sitting by a big fan overlooking the trees and rainforest creatures.
As advertised, the atmosphere is fun and fresh and the beer is icy cold! Our waitress was very friendly and helpful. My husband had the kangaroo loin and LOVED it so much we came back the next night. The first night, I had the Whet salad and it was fresh, yummy, and just filling enough for a hot evening. On our second visit, I ordered the burger but sent it back as it contained some sort of soy or beans in addition to beef (it was tasty, just not for me), and the waitress graciously switched it out for another item.
The free wifi is another perk (hard to find in the area!) and if you're looking for something to do in the evening, they often show first-run movies in an air-conditioned room as well.

  • Visited January 2013
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