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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Little Sister is one of the best restaurants in Cairns. Make this a must do if you are in Cairns. The menu is superb in terms of diverse and interesting dishes focusing on fresh ingredients, well balanced flavours and well prepared and presented food. Staff...are brilliant. All know the menu well and are great in helping with recommendations. I and many of my friends and family who have eaten here have never had a bad meal or experience.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2024 via mobile

Greeted with an honest smile. Have requested seats by phone booking but notes not recorded so have had to explain where we’d prefer to sit. BUT once seated service is of a high standard. Staff are fully aware of their menu and drinks. The drinks...came within 5 minutes and food order was taken correctly and with a smile. No attitude! Food arrived about 8 minutes in and was fresh, beautiful presented and absolutely delicious. This experience is by far the best in Cairns. Definitely my favourite ❤️More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 17 February 2024 via mobile

Beautiful food, atmosphere and service. Thoroughly enjoyed the night. We had the deluxe feed me. Great cocktails as well.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

My new favourite restaurant, could not fault food or cocktails. The service was excellent, food tasty and cocktails to die for.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 January 2024 via mobile

Superb food! Innovative and delicious and beautifully presented! I walked in and was amazed at this restaurant! The best in Cairns in my multiple visits experience 👏

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 January 2024

We were all impressed! Didn't expect to have such a fantastic meal. Our 1st night in Carins and this place did not disappoint. If anything, it set the standard high for eateries. Looking at the menu, really had no idea what to order so we...just blindly ordered and WOW, everything was a huge hit among everyone in our group. All 5 stars, would give 10 if we could! We had the Chili Fries, Watermelon Salad (had to order a 2nd order it was so good!) Scallops appetizer- so so so good!!! melt in your mouth amazing. Butter Chicken, Pork Ribs and Prawn Egg Noodle (My picky daughter loved this!) Don't overthink it, if you can get a spot here for dinner- do it, you won't regret it. Unfortunately, we didn't take any photos and we scarfed it all down before we could even consider taking photos. Maybe, we just need another excuse to go back! Very reasonable in price too!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 15 December 2023 via mobile

We had two of the „plates to share“, but it was not enough even for a light lunch. So we ordered two mains, which was a lot then. The starters (sashimi and pork belly) were nice, the mains (beef curry and fried noodleswith shrimp) were...OK, just a bit lacking some spicy touch.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2023 via mobile

Fabulous food. So tasty. The service was amazing, food was incredible. The lamb ribs were so tender and tasty. Only complaint was the food came too quickly but that wasn't really an issue!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 7 November 2023 via mobile

OMG. The food and service is amazing. The guys and girls looked after us like we were royalty. The seafood ( mud crab) was cooked to perfection. Levi and Flaval were looking after us and they were amazing. Cheers guys, it was worth the trip...from down south.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023 via mobile

Stopped by here for a late lunch on our Cairns holiday - wow, what amazing food! We chose the feed me option because there was too much to choose from, and every dish was amazing. Cocktails also fantastic. Great location and view of the water...on the esplanade. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 8 October 2023 via mobile

Service and food were awesome. As is the case with most restaurants the staff can make or break an experience. The staff were friendly and attentive without being over bearing. As good as service gets in Cairns. Staff deserve a big kudos here. Food was...delicious. Great balance of flavors… very flavorful however not one of the flavour a was overbearing and you could literally taste all the different herbs and spices in the dishes we had. And cooked perfectly. Everyone at the table was impressed. Seriously would recommend this place and I will be going back. Loved it.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 8 October 2023

Loved this little restaurant so much I went three times in one week. They have a great selection of small and large plates with the small plate being enough for a light lunch. The salt and pepper squid being the most delicious thing I had...eaten in a long time. I went twice for a late lunch and once for dinner and much preferred the lunch vibe.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 4 October 2023 via mobile

What a find. Delightfully presented having been skillfully prepared with service to match. Beautiful starters, sharers and mains.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 September 2023

Holidaying in Cairns we thought we’d give Little Sister a try. Was a quieter weeknight. Being spoilt for choice on the menu, we opted for two courses. Service was lightning fast and super friendly without being intrusive. The food was spectacular. We lamented how much...of the menu we failed to try. So much so, we went back a couple of nights later on a Saturday to sample even more. Again, engaging wait staff, service was still fast across our three courses this time around even with heavier patronage and again, the food was out of this world. Happily tipped above the usual on both occasions. Partner and I firmly agreed Little Sister will be on the ‘to-do’ list when we venture up this way again!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 27 September 2023

My new favourite restaurant in Cairns. Excellent food with great flavours and presentation. Sharing plates in the Asian Fusion Style. Servers were attentive and friendly. The restaurant is well located on the Esplanade with outdoor seating which is pleasant on a warm night. I will...return.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5