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The Paddock Restaurant and Bar - CLOSED

314 Mulgrave Road | Westcourt, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 0100
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bone marrow” (5 reviews)
“steak” (47 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Steakhouse, Seafood, Australian
$$ - $$$
314 Mulgrave Road | Westcourt, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

My husband and I were excited to finally try The Paddock, after reading some decent reviews, perhaps our expectations were a little too high. We started with the bone marrow, and farm loaf, the bone marrow wasn't cooked properly so just tasted like fatty goop,...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank PixieNini
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered tuna and grilled vegies through room service in our motel. What arrived 20 mins later looked weird, cost nearly 100 bucks and was not fit for human consumption. The vegies were wilted and chewy, the tuna raw and tasting off, and for some...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank OzzieSam
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Sat night- maybe 10 people all night. Entree was beet cured tuna (nice albeit small) and pork belly (average). Mains beef ribs and chips (ribs were nice) and 300g sirloin (asked for medium came back very rare) with chorizo mushrooms ( chorizo was verrry pale...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank insignificant_gabi
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Just an outstanding meal, beers and service. The recommendations from the bar were spot on, beer went great with the food. Had the brisket, was fantastic. Read some of the negative reviews, no idea what they were talking about. Was a first class experince. Wish...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sam P
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to paddock probably as a result of numerous bad reviews from friends. Having said that we were a group of 8 and we were invited to join a party of 8 It is nice the see a local restaurant serving...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Clintonlaurelle
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I loved the concept of a little lane way beside the restaurant where you could indulge in either cheap eats, alcohol or both. A nice prelude to a meal. Greeted by nice decor, but with a mere 4 people eating (it was 7.30pm) it had...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank cuspub
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This is our second time coming here, first time being about 1-1,5 years ago. The food took quite a while to come out, saying that we should've ordered appetisers. We were kindly asked by our waiter as he took our order but we decided not...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Karin Å
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We booked a table for four and we were the first people in the restaurant that evening. We had promised our son ribs and he was very excited. When ordering, we were told that they had already ran out of ribs (despite being the first...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Moirawynen
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A nice decorated inside, and very attentive staff. Very well presented and plated, the meals looked very appealing. Both our steaks were very well cooked as you'd expect from a good streak restaurant. The entrance was a bit crowded, and it was a bit challenging...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Kristian S
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered tonight with 4 people where 2 of us got single meals and 2 of us shared a big plate where the chef chose what we get. So to the beginning we received a little apetizer where the mushrooms were excellent but the amount...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Hye Ri L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 6 - USD 42
Steakhouse, Seafood, Australian
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 Mulgrave Road | Westcourt, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 0100
  • E-mail
We're a locals eatery in South Cairns who focuses on smoking, grilling, roasting and barbecuing the very best of Australian meat with locally sourced fresh produce. Mix in some damn fine cocktails and a tight craft beer and wine list and we've got you covered. Our team are proud to run a scratch kitchen, where we only serve what we make ourselves. Further to our passion, we source directly from the paddock, choosing only premium pasture-fed and free-range meats as well as locally sourced fresh produce. Our commitment allows us to offer a paddock to table experience. Join us for a relaxed, shared affair with food as it should be, from The Paddock
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