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Ochre Cairns Best Restaurant


Dining at Ochre
It is like a virtual tour through the culinary delights of Australia.
With a dedication to local produce and experience like no other in crafting Native ingredients into modern exciting cuisine, Ochre Restaurant offers a range of exquisite dishes, specialising in sustainable Australian regional produce for tourists and locals alike.

The restaurant is styled to reflect the colours of the outback, from the violet sunset banquette to the earth red walls and natural timber features, featuring local artworks the essence is contemporary Australia.

The menu changes seasonally and is unique in its use of Australian native foods and regional produce.
Stocking an eclectic variety of limited and new style wines and premium beers the potential for serious food and wine matching is limitless.

Its range of produce made in house under the ‘Tropic Spirit’ brand, such as sauces, chutneys and pesto, guarantees diners the freshest and highest quality food.

Ochre Restaurant is recognised both nationally and internationally as one of the most innovative modern Australian restaurants not only in Cairns, but Australia wide.
Ochre Catering offers a broad range of dining experiences to suit the varied markets of the tourism industry. Offering alternatives for both group and FIT clients.

Ochre Catering is highly regarded within the tourism, conference and hospitality industry within Australia.
Craig Squire, renowned Australian chef and owner of Ochre Restaurant aims to provide the visitor with the previously ‘missing link’ in the Australian experience….FOOD.


  • 100 seats inside, and up to 40 seats outside under the veranda
  • Exclusive use available
  • Group Menus and package rates – 1 to 15 FOC policy.
  • Fully licensed bar with extensive Australian wine list
  • Outside catering services including event co-ordination and theming providing professional service and quality. – anywhere, anytime