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“Fabulous food 👍😍🥂”

Tamarind Restaurant
Ranked #36 of 766 Restaurants in Cairns
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: AU$30 - AU$200
Cuisines: Australian, Contemporary
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The pinnacle of dining at The Reef Hotel Casino is the world renowned Tamarind Restaurant. With a coveted Chef Hat award and a recipient of the World Luxury Restaurant Awards continent winner for Fusion Cuisine in Australia and Oceania, Tamarind is celebrated as Cairns’ most awarded restaurant. Treasured by locals for special occasions, Tamarind is elegant and exceptional with its exquisite dishes handcrafted from the freshest local produce. The setting, a low-lit dining room with crisp white linen tablecloths, the gentle glow of light reflecting on the timber walls, creates a sophisticated, enchanting ambience for any evening celebration. Tamarind offer a delectable menu of ‘Australian Freestyle’ cuisine. The chefs embrace cooking styles and techniques from an array of cultures. This brigade de cuisine, with their passion for food, creates a culinary experience to savour. Changing seasonally to align with the season’s harvest, the menu at Tamarind boasts only the finest in local
Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

We visited Tamarind Restaurant for Valentines Days degustation dinner & thoroughly enjoyable the food, service & upmarket ambience. The presentation of the food was excellent. Highly recommended for a fine dining experience.

Date of visit: February 2019
28  Thank Ellemay
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AkshayS10041, Manager at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2019

Dear Ellemay.
It pleases me to know that you enjoyed our Valentines day degustation, thank you for taking time to write your review and we hope to see you again
Regards
Will B on behalf of Akshay S

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Reviewed 21 February 2019 via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner there, the service was excellent, food was devine, ambience just right. We will be back.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TinaY410
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AkshayS10041, Manager at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2019

Dear Tina410.
I'm delighted to hear your dinner was "perfect in every way". Thank you for taking the time to write your review.
We look forward to serving you again
Regards
Will B on behalf of Akshay S

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Reviewed 16 February 2019

Although we had a reservation for 4 at Tamarind for dinner we were given a very disappointing table, the actual restaurant is beautiful, with nice lighting and art work. However our table was in between the front door and the toilets next to the breakfast buffet. I would describe as a cross between function room and hallway and we could easily hear the music coming from the casino.
We did ask to be moved into the restaurant but were told that all those tables were reserved (I also made a reservation so didn't really understand that comment)
Usually the wait staff have excellent F and B knowledge, our waiter was not up to the normal standard (he was nice but not professional enough)
The food was good and I have no complaints about that.
Once the restaurant is full then don't take any more reservations rather than squeezing tables into inappropriate areas. Very disappointed

Date of visit: February 2019
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1  Thank BrittonCairns
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AkshayS10041, Manager at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2019

Dear BrittonCairns.
Thank you for taking time to write about your recent experience at Tamarind, It saddens me to hear you left feeling disappointed. Your comments will be used as motivation to help us improve our guest experience
Thank you again, we hope to see you soon
Regards
Will B on behalf of Akshay S

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Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. The food was amazing from the entrees to mains and then deserts.

Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a great night with amazing food and excellent atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank E1578NXchrisb
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AkshayS10041, Manager at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2019

Dear Chris B.

Thank you for taking time out to write about your recent dinning experience here at Tamarind. I am pleased to know you had a fantastic night and enjoyed all the offerings of Tamarind. Your comments will be used as motivation for our team to keep up our consistent standard of service, food and beverage.
Thank you again, we look forward serving you in the future
Regards
Will B on behalf of Akshay S

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Reviewed 5 February 2019

Our Senior Management Conference was hosted at the Pullman Reef Casino Hotel and Tamarind was our breakfast destination. Great food and good service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mandy M
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AkshayS10041, Manager at Tamarind Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2019

Dear Mandy M.
Thank you for taking time to write about your recent experience with us here at Tamarind. You comment will motivate our team to continue with the high standard of service, food and beverage that Tamarind has become renowned for
Thank you again, we hope to see you next time your in Cairns
Regards
Will B on behalf of Akshay S

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