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On the Turps

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Lot 236 Turpentine rd | Lot 236 R96, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
+61 7 4098 9321
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (14 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$$ - $$$
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Lot 236 Turpentine rd | Lot 236 R96, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came as part of a trip, but found the food and service to be spot on. Lovely steak and great fish. Drinks were well priced and the swimming hole was awesome. Would totally recommend this place.

Thank R8las
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The creek is just beautiful here! We had lunch here and it was beautiful to see all the butterfly’s passing by! Food was pretty good! But the walk down the creek was definitely worth the detour! Definitely recommend

Thank Archiebellacoco
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We had one dinner here, and found the food to be average in taste and overpriced. Our waitress was lovely and gave us plenty of great tips for exploring Cape Tribulation, but we chose not to eat here again for the remainder of our stay...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Cape Tribulation area doesn't have too many options to choose from when it comes to dinner and also be aware that everything closes super early (20:00-20:30 nothing more is open is you come in late). So we picked On The Turps which is situated...More

Thank uri_fi
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The resturant is alfresco under huge canvas roof, we sat over looking Coopers Creek as the sun went down the fire lamps came on. We had the Fish, Sweet Lip served in a crab chowder, OMG the meal was beautiful. The chef was very accommodating...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Came here as part of a tour, lovely setting, beer was cold and food delicious. I had the Salmon and my partner the steak. Both were cooked perfect and the salads offered were lovely. Finished of with fresh fruit. Thank you very much On the...More

Thank dijjenkins
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, barramundi was nice, chocolate mud cake was delightful and service was homely and warm

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

A very good alfresco meal and served piping hot. For a restaurant in this location the choice was amazing. Nice ambience also.

Thank Takeiteasytheworld
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Ate here two nights in a row as it was very conveniently located at the Heritage Lodge where we were staying. Very nice food, good waiters and the setting in the rainforest was fantastic. I had the kangaroo both nights, as it was so good...More

Thank RosBondi
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We ate here every night of our stay and enjoyed every meal. When you consider the logistics of running a restaurant in this difficult and remote location, you realize that it is excellent!

Thank Cangur0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 236 Turpentine rd | Lot 236 R96, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Daintree Region  >  Cape Tribulation
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4098 9321
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Description
Our international chef will tantalise your tastebuds with Mediterranean style quality food using the finest of local ingredients. Dine with the bandicoots for dinner and enjoy breakfast and lunch overlooking the magical Cooper Creek.
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