Palm Cove Restaurants and Cafes

Queensland, Australia

Palm Cove has an amazing variety of restaurant options. These range from eclectic cafes to award winning fine dining. Most Palm Cove restaurants are situated along the Williams Esplanade and many with stunning views over the Coral Sea.  You will be impressed with the range and quality and all within easy walking distance of your Palm Cove accommodation.

If you are after a great steak, local seafood delights, pasta dishes, or just innovative cuisine you will find something to your liking. Take in the delightful atmosphere of gas lanterns, swaying coconut trees and gentle waves lapping at the beach as you savour the cuisine of the Palm Cove restaurants and cafes on offer.

Breakfast in Palm Cove is absolutely delightful. Get up early and take in the sunrise over the ocean and watch out for the occasional sighting of dolphin pods frolicking in the waters just off the beach. Choose from any of the restaurants or cafes dotted along the Esplanade. Enjoy anything from croissants and coffee to a delicious full breakfast of international variety and standard.

The Palm Cove Restaurants and Cafes on offer give you much to choose from, variety that will suit any taste or budget throughout the day.

As Palm Cove’s only absolute beachfront restaurant, the highly acclaimed Nu Nu Restaurant provides the quintessential Topical North Queensland dining experience. Co-owner and chef Nick Holloway, as seen on the 2015 series of Master Chef, creates menus inspired by the vibrant, colourful and dramatic landscape that is tropical North Queensland.

+61 7 4059 1880 |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

With a sublime beachfront position, Chill Cafe capture’s the very essence of far north Queensland. Laid back and family friendly, Chill Cafe is the place where locals and holiday makers connect.  Relax, let your spirit soar and enjoy a picture postcard backdrop.

0437 575 833  |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

Dining at Temple of Tastes at Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa is a dynamic delight for the senses and a true gastronomic journey. Executive Chef Sanjesh Shankar is inspired by the artisan growers that produce premium, fresh and often organic food. An excellent range of diverse wines and beers has been hand selected to comprise the beverage menu.  Open daily for breakfast at 6.30am and dinner at 6.00pm.

+61 7 4059 9600 |  Email Us   |  Visit Web

Enjoy al fresco dining on the deck at sunset, overlooking Palm Cove beach and relax in the unrushed ambiance and tranquility of this unique location. Fine dining and discrete service make Reef House Restaurant the ideal destination for a romantic fine dining dinner in Palm Cove.

+61 7 4080 2600 |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

Apres Beach Bar & Grill Beachfront dining, relaxing with a cocktail in our cosy beachfront bar, enjoy good live entertainment while dining or later at night in our lively cosy bar. Open Breakfast Lunch or dinner.

+61 7 4059 2000 |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

Between our savoury crepe selection and our main meal offerings, you may find yourself coming back for multiple meals per day!

We make our own gelato and ice cream on site using ultra-creamy, bio-dynamic milk from FNQ’s local dairy farm and flavoured with all natural ingredients.

07 4059 1852  |   Email Us  |  Visit Web

Lime & Pepper – A unique beachside location within the Peppers Beach Club resort and boasts uninterrupted views of stunning Palm Cove.  Lime & Pepper offer guests a contemporary dining experience.

+61 7 4059 9200  |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

Relax and enjoy the beauty of the tropics at the Surf Club Palm Cove. Affordable and family friendly. Enjoy the outside deck overlooking the beach, or sit back in the fully-air-conditioned inside dining room, gaming area and bar.

+61 7 4059 1244 |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

Enjoy a night filled with a relaxed atmosphere, great traditional Greek food and the sound of a bouzouki at a place that transports you to an Island somewhere in Greece.  El greko captures just that with a unique family owned atmosphere and traditional Greek menu.

+61 7 4055 3703 |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

The only Japanese Fine Dining Restaurant in Palm Cove and Northern Beaches.  We have terrace tables available with views over the Coral Sea.  Kushi is one of Palm Cove’s top 10 restaurants.

07 40553444 |   Email Us  |  Visit Web

Situated under a canopy of melaleucas, the newly refurbished Palm Cove Tavern remains an oasis of family friendly entertainment and affordability. Whether it’s lunch or dinner, the Palm Cove Tavern has something for everyone. Sit back, relax and let us serve you some of the delights from our fabulous menu!  Relax and unwind at the Bar or perhaps try your luck in our Pokie Room which boasts 37 pokie machines including Jackpot Links!

+61 7 4059 1339 |  Email Us  |  Visit Web

Pete’s place is nestled among the palm fronds right across from the beach at Palm Cove.

The cafe offers space to dine in, but’s it’s main game is take-away comfort food.

(07) 4055 3088 |   Visit Web  |


Experience one of the north’s most idyllic dining experiences at Vivo. Our beachfront position at picturesque Palm Cove, open planned architecture and beachside dining captures everything wonderfully unique about Tropical Queensland.

07 4059 0944 |   Email Us  |  Visit Web

Established in 2001 Nanuks is a mobile food van located at Palm cove jetty.  We offer 9 delicious ice cream flavours, along with awesome hotdogs, drinks and snacks. The jetty is one of far North Queenslands fishing hotspots,  and we offer fishing  rods for hire at Nanuks  and we also supply bait.

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