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. Advertisements

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….

Ochre Restaurant Harbour Lights Cairns

Lunch at Ochre before Christmas.  Mention to wait staff Gluten Free and they came out with the menu with GF items highlighted.  Very pleased with that. Beef Fillet Satay was delicious and very filling. Dessert choices were fantastic.  I chose Davidson Plum Mousse and the presentation was beautiful and tasted devine. A great place for…

Plantations at the Bungalow Hotel Cairns

Last night we visited Plantations restaurant in Aumuller Street Cairns. Two out of the six guests are coeliac.  There are Gluten Free items and GF options on the menu. My fellow coeliac ordered Calamari (fried) for starters which she described as some tasted good and some not so good.     For the main course…

Splash on the Esplanade Cairns

Great meal for lunch at Splash Restaurant last Sunday on the Esplanade Cairns.  Wait staff were excellent and knew the difference between gluten intolerant and coeliac.  There are items on the menu listed as GF however staff will happily check with the kitchen anything you choose on the menu to make sure it is GF…

Botanical Gardens Cafe-Edge Hill Cairns

Enjoyed a scrumptious afternoon tea here last Saturday. I phoned ahead to make sure the cafe had GF afternoon tea. Delicious chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce and cream. Also pavlova with fresh fruit salad, cream and ice cream. All enjoyed in cool pleasant surroundings.

Vines Cafe at Limberlost Nursery Freshwater Cairns

We enjoyed a lovely lunch in very pleasant surroundings last Wednesday at Vines Cafe. We both ordered a three egg omelette which came with chutney, pesto and GF toast – this was very tasty, satisfying and beautifully presented. With coffee I had the GF Pineapple, Passionfruit and Coconut cake – absolutely delicious.