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Nautilus Restaurant

17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4099 5330
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

I must say the place had only been open for a week after a 4 month renovation. But the standard had dropped in service big time. I had to top my own wine up all night. The food whilst looking vibrant was very bland to...More

Thank Truthermountainman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have not been here for 30 years and it was still as good as ever! A romantic walk to dinner down a tropical path to a beautiful deck lit by fairy lights under palm trees. Then we had professional discrete service by Andrea who...More

Thank Champagne552014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful dining experience we had at Nautilus. The setting & atmosphere is just outstanding. The food superb. The chairs are so comfy you just want to sit there all night, relaxed & soaking up the whole evening. We honestly didn’t want the night...More

2  Thank Janmak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anniversary dinner. The atmosphere is delightful. We live near Port and it was exciting to find such a restaurant for our special dinner, and it suited such an occasion. Totally outdoors, surrounded by tropical palms and plants, above and alongside. Relaxed yet elegant and sophisticated,...More

2  Thank SMDFNQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night we were lucky enough to celebrate our anniversary with a night at Nautilus. From the moment we arrived we were blown away with how beautiful it is. We had the seven course degustation with matching wines and every dish was simply amazing. The...More

1  Thank Claire & D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended the first night after being closed for renovations. Amazingly this place dates back some 60 years. The location and seating arrangements are definitely very special. High above the main street of Port Douglas, you sit on a very large deck surrounded by trees,...More

1  Thank Brenero
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in Port Douglas a week ago to discover my favorite restaurant Nautilus was closed for renovation and has been since mid January. I was happy to learn, after a phone call they re open this coming Saturday. Being the inquisitive person I am, I...More

2  Thank sharleenrd
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place while wandering around Port Douglas - it's tucked away but when you walk down the pathway it opens into a magical tropical setting I never imagined would be there! We booked ahead for that evening and had the 5 course set...More

1  Thank doodles700
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals and experiences we have had - anywhere. The surrounds were wonderfully romantic. We were well looked after by the friendly and engaging staff. We had the five course degustation menu with matching wines and it was amazing. To top off...More

1  Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were told about this restaurant by friends who had previously been there. They told us to reserve which i am glad we did as it was full and i think this was the norm. The walk up to the restaurant is via a lamp-lite...More

4  Thank Jean S
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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$ 15 - US$ 75
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, 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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