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Osprey's Restaurant

$$$$International, ,
Private Road | Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4098 5700
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork hock” (2 reviews)
“hummus” (4 reviews)
“spatchcock” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
International, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Private Road | Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WHAT DO YOU MEAN THERE’S A HUGE AMOUNT OF BIRDS FIGHTING OVER THEIR OWN MAN-MADE BATH IN THE TREE IN FRONT OF MY TABLE??? Oh. My. Goodness. Everything about this place is unbelievable. From the astonishing views to the amazing staff and delicious food. I’m...More

Thank Melanie J
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you MelanieJ for your very kind words and compliments. Indeed, Jill is a special treasure and we're so pleased that Jill made your visit truly memorable. We do hope to see you again! Best wishes Johan Klindt

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have just returned from a 3 night stay at Thala Lodge. Each night we dined in the restaurant and all I can say is that the whole experience was excellent. We have been lucky enough to dine is some great places...More

1  Thank John R
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much JohnR for choosing Thala for your 3night getaway and for your splendid feedback. We re thrilled to learn how much enjoyed dining at Osprey's each night and the overall experience at Thala. We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of good food to select from, bacon, chicken sausages,Eggs Benedict, omelets to order, cereals, many breads, comb honey, pastries, fresh fruits, fruit juices, coffee, teas, cheeses, deli meats, etc.

Thank Cake-eater99
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Cake-eater99 for your terrific breakfast review - we're so pleased to read how much you enjoyed staying at Thala through your hotel review. Best wishes Johan Klindt

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is certainly one of the best experiences for lunch I have had, full stop. The views over the tree canopy with the birds having a bath in a tree that the staff had made up was surpirb The food was outstanding and service excellent....More

Thank Peter T
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you PeterT for your five star review - we're so please to read how much you enjoyed lunch. Hope we see you again for an extended visit next time! Best wishes Johan Klindt

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here last night. The location is wonderful, the view is spectacular, people are friendly. The barman was especially nice to us and ended up creating a cocktail for us that was not on the menu but simply designed from the description of something...More

Thank DaleRachmeler
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you DaleRachmeler for your terrific review and feedback. We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit for dinner, especially custom-made cocktails! Hope we see you again. Best wishes Johan Klindt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Port Douglas for our wedding anniversary and wanted somewhere special to go for lunch. This spot is a certain winner. Great view, plenty of birds to watch and excellent service. The food was fresh and tasty and our waitress was lovely...More

Thank cynnie50
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you cynnie50 for visiting Thala to celebrate your special anniversary. We're thrilled to read your terrific feedback and five star review. Hope we see you again! Best wishes Johan Klindt

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined for lunch with 2 friends. After a long walk up hill from the car park we found the restaurant with breathtaking views over the ocean. It was very quiet and tranquil with no back ground music except for the sound of wildlife. From...More

Thank Joanne E
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you JoanneE for your feedback. At Thala we strive to exceed guest expectations and are well-known for our friendly staff who go out of their way to please. We're disappointed to learn after your visit that we have fallen short on this occasion and...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The view from Osprey’s and the quiet is worth the short drive from Port Douglas. The Waitresses were very friendly and efficient and got us a fantastic table. Food was good, desserts fantastic (try the Cheesecake). Next time we are in the area we will...More

Thank Amanda G
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much Amanda for your lovely feedback. We look forward to seeing you return and stay overnight! Best wishes Johan Klindt

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

My husband booked dinner at Osprey’s for our anniversary and we had high expectations that sadly were not met. We tried to order the tomahawk to share but we were quickly told “NO” because of the way we asked to have it cooked. Firstly if...More

2  Thank Tammy S
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you TammyS for your review. At Thala and Osprey's we strive to offer the very best customer service and are disappointed to learn we have fallen short on this occasion. We're sorry to learn about your experience through social media and do wish that...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

A spectacular view awaits at Ospreys. Beautiful vistas right along the coastline. A crook in a nearby tree has a water feature that attracts a constant visit from birds such as rainbow lorikeets, metallic starlings & honey eaters amongst others! Waiting for lunch was so...More

Thank gemleo
Thala_management, General Manager at Osprey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much gemleo for your wonderful feedback and we look forward to seeing you at Osprey's again soon! Best wishes Johan Klindt

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Response from Thala_management | Property representative |
Hi CairnsCouple47, breakfast is included in some of our packages. There is also the option to not have breakfast included and simply order & pay when you check out, though it's more cost effective to have breakfast included... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Private Road | Oak Beach, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4098 5700
  • E-mail
Description
Savour the view along the scenic road to Port Douglas even longer by stopping for lunch, dinner or a coffee at Osprey's Restaurant at Thala Beach Nature Reserve. The idyllic eco resort captures the feel of the tropics in its relaxed, open-air Osprey's Restaurant where modern tropical cuisine is a specialty.Enjoy the spectacular elevated setting overlooking the Coral Sea and rainforest-clad mountains that hug the coastline near Port Douglas. Let nature take centre stage while you enjoy contemporary international cuisine. Linger with a coffee in the elegantly casual surrounds to catch up on your emails with the free wifi, ask the friendly staff to identify the birds that share your tree-top position or indulge with sundowners at the end of a leisurely day in the tropics.
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