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Hi Tide

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9-13 Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 9100
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Mossman, Australia
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its hard to find a good cafe open during off-season. Hi Tide never disappoints being open seven days 7am - 9pm. It is the cafe attached to Penninsular Boutique Hotel. We've only eaten breakfast, but coffee is good and strong. We had gourmet hash browns, signature big breakfast and bircher muesli which were all lovely and the view is relaxing.... More 

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Thank Diane L
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to have dinner at this restaurant right near the beach. Beautiful view and wonderful food. The fish of the day was perfectly cooked and was melt in your mouth delicious. The reef and beef was cooked perfectly and the tastes were amazing. We have been struggling to find a restaurant that cooked the reef and beef properly. Finally... More 

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Thank Carla F
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was close to hotel so we had one breakfast. Average food and service with excellent views. Went into town for other meals.

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Thank GeorgeGolfHack
PBHMgmt, Public Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide Café-Bar-Restaurant. We are pleased you enjoyed the views of famous Four Mile Beach while having breakfast with us. Average is not a word we associate with our food and service and we are sorry your experience failed to meet expectations. Your comments will be considered carefully by our Management team... More 

Colac
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Favourite place for breakfast and an afternoon coffee. Service was very good. Seating is either at tables or comfortable couches.

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Thank Anne M
PBHMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide Café Bar Restaurant. Hi Tide overlooking Four Mile Beach is a great place to pop in and enjoy a great coffee throughout the day. Al-a-carte breakfast is a great way to start any day. We hope you come back and enjoy our hospitality very soon. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Virtually across the road from where we stayed is this lovely small restaurant which is part of a hotel. The views over 4 Mile Beach are stunning. Service was wonderful with the best coffee. If you want lovely breakfast with a view then this is the place in Port Douglas to be. Loved it.

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Thank Mannie E
PBHMgmt, Public Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Hi Tide Cafe Bar Restaurant so favourably. The views of famous Four Mile Beach are fabulous and so is the coffee at any time of day with breakfast, lunch and dinner. We hope to welcome you back soon. More 

Sydney, Australia
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

While the food was delicious we found the potion sizes small and very expensive. The kids were accidentally given adult size pancakes and they were so small and really not enough for a child let alone for an adult. It was a bit of a let down considering all the pluses of the location.

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Thank Sydneygirl0572
PBHMgmt, Public Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide Café Bar and Restaurant. We are glad you found the food delicious and we will pass onto Chef your feedback on the size of the portions. We try very hard to please our customers and your feedback is very welcome. More 

Sydney, Australia
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169 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Friendly staff and a great location opposite the beach at Port Douglas. The cafe fronts the street but is part of a resort complex behind it. In spite of that it had the feel of being run as a separate business and the breakfast itself was very good and very reasonably priced.

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Thank pahSydney
PBHMgmt, Guest Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide Café Bar and Restaurant. The Owner Managers run Hi Tide Café Bar and Restaurant which is part of the Peninsula Boutique Hotel in Port Douglas. We believe Hi Tide overlooking famous Four Mile Beach offers great food in one of the best locations in Port Douglas. More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Went to Hitide on Saturday night with friends and had a lovely time. We all had hot stone dishes and they were great. I had the salmon and the others had tuna and steaks all of which were delicious. The restaurant is also BYO which is one of the rarities in Port Douglas so that was also a plus. Special... More 

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Thank Teresa W
PBHMgmt, Public Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide Café Bar and Restaurant. Our staff are special as we pride ourselves in offering the best service in Port Douglas. We are so glad you enjoyed the hot stone dishes. More 

Shanklin, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I thought it a great idea to walk the four mile beach from oaks lagoon to hi tide bar. By the time we got there we were gasping and the lovely lady serving us couldn't do more to help out! The service was fast and the drinks were delicious. I highly recommend the passionfruit caprioska! The wifi... More 

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Thank Annajones90
PBHMgmt, Public Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide Café Restaurant and Bar the best location along Four Mile Beach for those looking to cool off and top up with great food and drinks. We hope you can come back soon. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Enjoyed superb lunches and dinners throughout our stay in Port Douglas. The hot-stone meals were especially fabulous. Staff very helpful although a little inexperienced at times.

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Thank NewOldGit
PBHMgmt, Public Relations Manager at Hi Tide, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide Café Bar and Restaurant. Our staff are constantly receiving training and we are pleased you found them so helpful. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Australian, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-13 Esplanade, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Port Douglas
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4099 9100
Description
For a long while Hi Tide Cafe, Bar, Restaurant has been a local's secret, and no wonder because this is as close to a beachfront hideaway as it gets in the middle of Port Douglas. Indeed, if you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Macrossan Street and enjoy a home style meal or one of our nightly specials, a cocktail or cool beer with the soft sea breeze the tide will bring you here. Nestled oceanside in the Peninsula Boutique Hotel. Hi Tide looks directly out onto 4 Mile Beach and the Coral Sea. It's cool without being over designed, warm and welcoming without sacrificing a certain sophistication and, well, they have the most amazing cocktail selection.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?