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The Courtyard

91 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4081 4817
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“cold beer” (5 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
91 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was recommended to us by family living in Cairns, but turned out to be the worst food all trip. it was overpriced and very average. The cups came out and were dirty, not just a little bit but quite obviously unwashed, the floors...More

Thank Safetravels16
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great location to watch the world go by, friendly staff and very cool fit out of the building. Food was ok, a bit expensive for the size and presentation. Good spot to catch up with mates and have a beer.

Thank Bec21a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been looking at having something to eat at The Courtyard during our time in Cairns and finally decided to drop in. I had my eye on the sticky beef ribs ($38) and decided to ask my wife to order these. My wife was informed...More

Thank Yongers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in cairns and went for a walk and saw this place. They have lots of nice tap beer and we skipped lunch so had some buttermilk wings. They were awesome! We went to Elton John and then after we went back for some...More

Thank TheyCallMeMrT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my friends and I went to the Courtyard for a drink and a bit of food and we've had a very good experience! The staff was nice, polite and helpful, no worries at all. We've had some buffalo wings and some cheese burger...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered food here on our last night in Cairns. The burgers were cold in the middle, the 'cocktail' tasted like a $16 glass of cordial, and the street corn is literally $7 for a cob of corn cut into three, with some spices sprinkled...More

Thank Veronica679
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside here and had a couple of drinks and a feed. Good little spot with great staff and reasonable priced food. Stop here for a drink or two.

Thank br0ersm
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had the pulled pork nachos & chicken schnitzel- both good choices. Looks like it'd be a fun place to come at night. Friendly staff, good music with a fun atmosphere.

Thank Shazald30
Reviewed 6 September 2017

great service and great choice of beers and cocktails .Sit outside and watch the people walking by and hey you may just get a famous sports star sit with you for a beer ....if your lucky

Thank Sapper786
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My partner and I decided to have a pre-dinner drink experience and were not disappointed. Lots of great beer options and cocktails.

Thank Stefan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4081 4817
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We are a concept venue featuring dining, drinking and good old fashioned fun. If you wish to book a table for a group of 10 or more please contact the venue. Otherwise we are a walkin venue and feel free to come on in!
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