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The Courtyard

91 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4081 4817
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“nachos” (8 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
91 Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well, I have just returned from dinner at the courtyard, what an experience! One I dont want to repeat. I ordered the beef ribs and paid $39.00 for it, it came with chips and salad. The chips were good, the salad was ok but the...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy food, perfect for sharing with friends or family. Great price. Friendly service. Ginger beer on tap is delish! Perfect for our family dinner out on holidays and a view of the water.

Thank wish_it_was_holidays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called in there for lunch with my partner. I ordered the New York hot dog and my wife the Nacho's. My hotdog was okay and my criticism here is that there was way, way to much tomato sauce and mustard, drowned out the taste...More

Thank Lance M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Courtyard has to be one of the friendliest, and most relaxing venues in town. Location is perfect, view over the inlet is amazing and the service is fantastic. Food is fantastic value and the bartenders Shanesse and Olivia were both professional and friendly and...More

Thank JHarrison1938
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by just wandering along the Esplanade. Great selection of beers and they will give you a taste to help you decide. We had burgers, fish & chips, and nachos, all very good. We had to remind them about some drinks which...More

Thank AprilCWhite
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

had the Ruben, meat was dry and they put the pickel in the sandwich is suppose to be on the side. also the slaw had no dressing and they used what looked like tip top bread not rye.

Thank David O
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Good craft beers on tap and decent service. Its not hard to please most people but plenty of other places failed that simple test.

Thank Ben A
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our busy day discovering cairns. The young woman behind the bar was so very friendly and directed the children to an assortment of games. The ginger beer was delicious. The food was fast and good. If you want to feel like...More

Thank oz_honeymooners09
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing cocktail towers only $50 had 12 drinks all up!! Delicious! Food was amazing too and came out so so so quick. Man wearing top hot with beard waiter was awesome funny and defiantly the best staff member would recommend to anyone :-)

Thank Alyse P
Reviewed 29 June 2018

had a booking for 9 and to be honest there seating is that close together you can hardly breath. the food in my opinion and most of us at the bench was rubbish ( another word comes to mind ) the service was ok but...More

Thank poss2959
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
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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