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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

From the moment we walked in, we felt like we were in for a special experience. The Maitre D made us feel welcome. We enjoyed the 5 course degustation menu with paired wines. We also ordered the bread to start and were given an opportunity...More

Thank Annie2250
Reviewed 6 days ago

You cannot beat the overall dining experience of Nautilus. Set in a beautiful outdoor setting set up high from the main road, Nautilus is very special from the time you sit in the beautiful high back chairs! The only thing I suggest is they move...More

Thank trubal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If it was for the ambience, table setting and some of the food I would rate this place higher but a couple of disappointments tainted the expectation. There were 7 in our group, 2 men and 5 women, we were greeted perfectly and seated in...More

Thank yvie0202
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nautilus deserves all the accolades they get! First class service, amazing location and the food was sensational! Very romantic location set in the middle of a rain forest, even though you're just off the main street of Port Douglas. Everything about this restaurant was perfect....More

Thank Moosie_75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a three course la carte menu and were completely satisfied by the end. The crab brioche, crayfish salad and pineapple bomb Alaska were an absolute standout. Unfortunately, it rained earlier in the day so they had to put a cover over the outdoor...More

Thank trav3elf0rfun
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was amazing 18 years ago and it is even more amazing now! We had family visiting from overseas so we took them here on their last night in Port Douglas and we were all blown away by the setting, the rainforest ambience, the personal...More

Thank hollywoodchookie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a spectacular setting for dinner with friends, family or as a couple. The tables are set out under the rainforest canopy and in a way that provides each group with excellent privacy and lots of room. The dinner was a 5 or 7 course...More

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation based on the exceptional reviews, so we had very high expectations. The outdoor candlelit setting in the rainforest is very intimate which is perfect for the “no child under 8 policy”. We had the 5 course tasting menu. The food was...More

Thank mlx01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the seven course degustation, wow, wow and wow. The food was amazing and the staff fantastic aswell. Thank you for making our 20th wedding anniversary so special and memorable. We will definitely be back.

Thank mjhill1973mh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been to PDouglas several times over the past few years and passed the sign to this restaurant, but for some reason dismissed going there(wrong companion? Pricey?) This time decided to bite the bullet as both of us were keen to try the 5 dish...More

Thank classl
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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$ 76
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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