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Vivaldis Restaurant

53-57 Esplanade | Level 1 on the balcony, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4031 1240
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 30 min
All hours
Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
53-57 Esplanade | Level 1 on the balcony, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent service, good food well cooked and presented. Comfortable well spaced tables at this balcony restaurant overlooking the Esplanade and park. Nice and quiet above the hustle on street side. Best meal we had in Cairns

Thank Mantone
Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is upstairs in the Mantra building and the balcony is a very nice place to have dinner. The restaurant manager and his one staff on that night were very friendly and attentive, despite the unexpected workload from walk-in customers. And this is where...More

Thank goodfoodfanOZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

These guys are great. Food was excellent, great selection of everything from wine to food to cocktails and desserts. If you are gluten free there is a choice, vegetarian choices and seafood as well as native meats. Would rate this the Best restaurant we have...More

Thank Daphne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to go upstairs - through the Mantra Esplanade? but worth it. Menu very well explained, and good conversations were had with the enthusiastic manager.

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a pleasant meal on the balcony overlooking park, food was nice, decor was elegant, staff were excellent.

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing meal at Vivaldi last night with exceptional service and great ambiance. The kangaroo was the winner of our dishes - so tender & tasty! The flavours of the dish were spot on and it was a joy to eat! And the...More

Thank Snowbetty77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner last night and the service, food and ambience was faultless The waiter was knowledgable and friendly Recommended the old school Chardonnay to match our dinner which was perfect The steak was the best the boys have had for a long time Thank...More

Thank Howard k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a booking at 6:30 tonight with friends. When we stepped in, we were already impressed. It gives you a fine dining vibe, cosy and romantic. This is the perfect spot if you want to have a romantic dinner date. The ambience is so relaxed...More

Thank dh007DM
Vivaldis R, owner/ chef at Vivaldis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review dh007dm, all reviews are appreciated. i can assure you the staffing level was definitely not an attempt to cut costs, as my patrons dining experience is of the utmost importance to me. i appreciate the fact that you made a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given the best seat in the house for a romantic dinner for two at the end of our holiday in Cairns. The service was excellent and the food delicious. My husband had the Black Angus fillet which he said was the best he...More

Thank jilli s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the view from up stairs, outside. Beautiful food & lovely service too. Our first time here to spend our 3rd anniversary in White & it's such a lovely place to have spent it. The food & drinks are great, the services are always around...More

Thank Trisselle S
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Questions & Answers
20 April 2017|
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Response from Vivaldis R | Property representative |
yes, you will be guaranteed to see many fruit bats from the balcony in the evening. warm regards antony
Iulia S
5 August 2016|
Response from Thomas N | Property representative |
Hi, yes no problem, we are offering a kids menu if needed. and we can provide high chair. Regards, Thomas Vivaldis Restaurant Manager
Carmel H
30 July 2016|
Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53-57 Esplanade | Level 1 on the balcony, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4031 1240
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Modern Australian Cuisine in a sophisticated, relaxed, romantic setting overlooking the Esplanade.
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