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The Boat House Restaurant and Wine Bar - CLOSED

The Reef Marina | Top Floor of the Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 4955
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
18 Jan 2017
“Interesting inlet and marina views from above.”
17 Jan 2017
“Beautiful meal Stunning position”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
The Reef Marina | Top Floor of the Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

Found this last trip. You see a specials board at the base of a winding staircase and on arrival are warmly greeted and good initial service provided. The setting is excellent on a level above other cafes, looking out onto the marina if you are...More

1  Thank Rod A
Reviewed January 17, 2017

My wife had the barramundi and said it was delicious, as for me I had one of the nicest steaks I had ever tasted. The waiter we had ( sorry I forgot his name) was perfect, attentive without being overbearing and always there for anything...More

Thank Glen P
Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Boat House as a party of 4. The feedback on trip Advisor has been mixed but we decided to go for it. We were not disappointed in any way. It turns out that there was a new management team on this very...More

2  Thank Justin L
Reviewed November 23, 2016

A group of us were excited to find this restaurant, amazing spot, a friendly man greeted us on arrival and took us to a table. We ordered and the meals came out and I was very disappointed on the salmon meal, two tiny pieces which...More

2  Thank Anita P
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Had a very enjoyable evening, starting off with happy hour cocktails and watching the barrier reef cruise boats come in then a meal. Food was good and we enjoyed both our mains and the desserts we couldn't resist. A very pleasant spot to spend a...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2016

A limited menu. I had oysters followed by a greek lamb salad, which was nice, but not something you would go out of your way for. Great location,with view of the marina. Food was reasonably priced too.

1  Thank jll1976
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

We are locals. Went there for dinner tonight and walked out on our poor quality food. The two staff members tried but were not hospitality experienced. Food was barley one star. Internet dinner menu was different to tonight's reality menu. Beef wrap as possible main...More

2  Thank AhShenzi
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

PD regulars, we were very excited to try a meal at the Boat House. The view and decor is beautiful, but the meal was a total disappointment! One of the worst we've had in our many trips to PD. Baramundi for main...took 45min to arrive...More

2  Thank KR2551
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Drove from Cairns for lunch in Port Douglas, on a hot dry day. Decided to try this restaurant for a change. The restaurant being elevated would catch more breeze, and have uninterupted views. yes, all correct. The three of us were the only patrons, probably...More

2  Thank Chris B
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Great location, excellent service but rather average food. From a limited menu, we chose seafood pasta. It was underwhelming. Nice wine and beers.

2  Thank Annerees
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$32
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Reef Marina | Top Floor of the Reef Marina, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 4955
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Offering the freshest Seafood in Port Douglas topped of with amazing views over the Port Douglas Marina and Inlet. Come in and enjoy spectacular Sunsets on our alfresco Balcony. Inside dining area offers air conditioned dining at its best.
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