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“Great Value”
Review of Ochre Restaurant - MOVED

Ochre Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 16 - USD 29
Cuisines: Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Celebrating its 22nd birthday in April 2016, Ochre Restaurant is a local dining institution. Imaginative native food including emu, kangaroo and crocodile as well as a good sampling of Pacific rim-inspired dishes can be found here. An excellent wine list and efficient service. Ochre Restaurant makes dining out a sensory adventure.
Yungaburra, Australia
Level Contributor
38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Value”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We shared a buffet and it worked out really good value. We got to taste everything from emu to croc and the flavours were terrific. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Gayle H
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
australia
Level Contributor
157 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed 21 February 2012

We were given a voucher for Christmas, for the Ochre Restaurant. Great gift.
After we were seated, the waitress explained the menu and the specials, very professionally with a good knowledge of the foods. While we were looking over the menu another waitress asked if we had any question. So very attentive but not pushy or annoying.
We settled for the Oysters, then the Lamb short loin, The Aus Antipasto, then Seafood Compilation, and a plate of Spicy Chips. Wow what great flavours, Everything apart from the chips was cooked to perfection and we took great enjoyment in savouring every tasty mouthful. I'm not sure if the Chef was not really interested in serving chips which were pretty tasteless. But hey, they were on the menu.
Will definitely be back and have already advised others to try it. It is a little on the expensive side but the whole experience is worth it for a lovely evening out.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank aussienomadAustralia
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Edinburgh
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129 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Excellent food, great staff. Service was pretty quick.”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

The staff were excellent. They found us a table outside, even though it had not been set. Very attentive and pretty prompt.
The menu is interesting as it had lots of Australian ingredients. The food was excellent.

Visited February 2012
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Thank MrGlobetrotter_11
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London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very good.”
Reviewed 14 February 2012

Friendly service and excellent food. Tried the taster plate of "Kangaroo terrine with sunrise lime relish, crocodile wonton – red pepper jam, ocean trout gravlax" which I'd highly recommend.

Visited October 2011
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Thank ExtendedTravels
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Cairns, Australia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Just lovely”
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Partner and I attended his Christmas staff dinner at this restaurant and was pleased with the meal and service. Very tasty and beautifully plated, lovely atmosphere. Well worth the money.

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Thank Erica_1964
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