Jack and Shanan’s at Palm Cove

We had lunch for 8 people here last Sunday. Not off to a great start when they didn’t have our booking which stipulated 2 coeliac guests.  We had a ten minute wait for a table while they got it together. The menu states Gluten Free Options available.  However waitress didn’t explain what GF options were…

Candy Cafe – 70 Grafton Street, Cairns

Delicious ‘Grand Burger’ for lunch.  Gluten free bread with beef patty, bacon, mayonnaise and salad with crunchy fries on the side with their home made tomato sauce. Other gluten free meals available – just ask. Great coffee and fast friendly service. Worth a second visit.

Botanic Gardens Cafe Cairns

A delicious chocolate cheesecake was our choice at the gardens cafe last Saturday afternoon.  We could also have had the pavlova.  Staff knew instantly what was gluten free and were extremely helpful.

Mi Piace in Sheridan Street Cairns

Enjoyed lunch at this new cafe/expresso bar last week.  In discussions with the chef who came out to our table he advised that he could convert most of the menu to gluten free.  I chose the pulled pork sandwich with salad (although the GF bread was ordinary) which was delicious.  Plenty of other options which…

Coco’s Restaurant at Pullman Cairns International

Group get together on a Saturday night at Coco’s Restaurant. Most of our table opted for the buffet which contained GF options such as seafood however a few of us chose from the a la carte menu. I selected the Honey Baked Pumpkin with Black bean goulash, chickpea & coriander crumble and also ordered a…

NOA Restaurant Edge Hill Cairns

Lots of GF options on the lunch menu here. My choice was Beef Brisket Tacos (3) with fermented red cabbage, red onion, blue cheese dressing and jalapeno salsa.  Very filling meal and definitely not hot if you are worried about the jalapenos.  Hand cut chips are also GF and served with garlic aioli. This was…

Cupcakes Cairns

A lovely surprise of decorated GF cup cakes for 60th birthday celebrations last night. The decorated cakes were made by Cupcake Creations on Sheridan Street Cairns. Delicious flavour in the cake and creamy icing with edible decorations.

Barnacle Bill’s Restaurant on the Esplanade Cairns

60th birthday celebrations at Barnacle Bill’s restaurant on the Esplanade Cairns last night. Staff very understanding of GF requirements and informative as to their handling and serving of your GF meal. Two of us chose the small serve of Prawns Risotto which was enough for each of us however a large serve is also available….

Marine Hotel Cardwell

Marine Hotel at Cardwell offered a few GF options. Reef and River made GF with rice instead of chips.  Local fish topped with prawns and calamari sauteed with garlic and white wine in a creamy GF Bechamel sauce with fresh dill and parsley served with a small salad. Absolutely delicious, fresh and satisfying in a…