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Nautilus Restaurant

17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5330
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Beautiful rainforest setting with tables and chairs set in the forest. Generous cane chairs with winged backs provided comfortable seating somewhat like mini thrones for our group. The food was exquisite. Perfectly balanced flavours cooked to perfection. We were a party of 14 and between...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We went back to this restaurant after a 20 year absence, and it brought back fantastic memories of our first time there. The atmosphere is just wonderful, set amongst tropical foliage and incredibly romantic. The food was excellent, with the degustation menu being especially good...More

Thank GSD0705
Reviewed 13 July 2016

They describe themselves as iconic, and it is a fair call. Located up a long walk way off Macrossan Street, this is a haven in the rainforest. The atmosphere is excellent, no young kids or phones allowed, and the food is beautiful. But it is...More

Thank AjmSydney
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Been to Nautilus a number of times over the years and would regard it as one of the best in the world for a dining and a theatrical experience. The place is amazing and the setting is the best of any restaurant in the world...More

Thank Sashhunter
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Nautilus was amazing. Best restaurant we have been to in Queensland! Food was incredible and the setting is beautiful! We felt like we were dining in the rainforest! Highly recommend to everyone visiting Port Douglas! Treat yourselves to this awesome restaurant. Tip: appears to be...More

Thank Aloha_from_Oz
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We reserved a table for two for a romantic farewell to Port Douglas dinner in an interesting decor. Unfortunately our table was stuck away on a dark extremity, on a lean and the waitstaff appeared to be disinterested. Our meals were well prepared and most...More

3  Thank COLIN_1_2_1
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I took my partner for a romantic dinner as everybody said you must go, I could not believe how many people said how good it is and they were right, under the rain forest canopy very special and the service fantastic can't speak highly enough.

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal from the A La Carte menu. The atmosphere is lovely and this is also matched with exceptional food and service. All our dishes were beautifully presented with an explosion of flavours. Highly recommend dinner here for a special occasion. Favourite dishes...More

Thank jjackson72015
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Simply the best, treat yourselves. The welcome at Nautilus remains consistently warm and the menu creative and sumptuous. Our Belgian waiter had first hand experience of the menu and articulated his thoughts so well that we were swayed by his personal favourites, which were great...More

Thank FairGoTravel
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We indulged in the restaurant recommended 7 course degustation for our 'special honeymoon dinner' without matching wines but ordered 1 bottle which lasted perfectly until dessert. We chose to come here as we actually saw the chef create the crayfish main on an origin ad...More

Thank Fluke101
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Response from Peter B | Reviewed this property |
Just neat clothing, honestly you could probably wear what you like, most men wore shorts and neat collared shirt, hop this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$79
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 5330
Elegant outdoor dining in the tropical rainforest of North Queensland. We specialise in romantic dinners for 2 to group functions and weddings.
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