Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Dinner in the Daintree

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You can see this exciting Daintree wildlife DVD whilst you are dining at the Daintree Village Restaurant.

PAPAYA CAFE is soon to re-open as STEPHANIE's FAST FOOD CAFE in MAY 2009?

Pizza & Pasta La Boca, Mossman will deliver to Daintree - Wonga Beach. Phone: 40983760

Friday 14 November 2008

Monster Raffle Night at the Daintree Village Restaurant.
Last one in aid of local school this year. Xmas hams!
Roast Pork and Vegetables $11.50
Bookings appreciated phone 4098 6146

From Sat 18 Oct 2008, the former Myall Creek Take Away at Cape Tribulation will be under new management and Known as Mason's Cafe. Phone 4098 0016.

Friday 10 October 2008.
It's on again. The Village Restaurant, Daintree presents a Roast and Raffle night in aid of the Daintree State School. Roast pork and vegies $11.50
Reservations appreciated phone: 4098 6146

The Village Restaurant, Daintree
School raffle night, good prizes, Corned Beef, Veggies and White Sauce.
Come along, have a great time and support our local school. Terrific value meals.
Friday 12 September 2008.

7 Sep 07
The Village Restaurant, Daintree
Enjoy a traditional Aussie BBQ lunch this Fathers Day at this newly redecorated restaurant right in the heart of Daintree Village. Traditional Aussie Bar-B-Q from 11am to 2:30pm on Sun 7 September.
Phone 4098 6146.

22 Aug 08. Moss Vegas Cafe Mossman now called La Bocca Pasta & Pizza

12 Jul 08.
Ellenor's Place in Daintree Village is now open for breakfast from 8:00am. Fits in nicely with Chris Dahlberg's dawn wildlife trip on the Daintree River>> Brings new meaning to "Breakfast with the birds."

28 Mar 08. Paddy's Irish Bar & Restaurant offers 10% off all meals after 6:00pm with give-away coupon.
12 Jan 2008. Daintree Palms is closed until 2009.
20 Oct 2007. New Restaurant open at the Daintree Palms, Daintree-Wonga Beach, more details soon. See above. Now closed.
21 Jul 2007.
Although not in Daintree we discovered a terrific lunch spot at Mareeba. The Australian Coffee Centre provides quality lunchtime dining in a spectacular venue just outside of Mareeba.

20 Jul 2007. Free Lunch on the Daintree River. Bruce Belcher's Daintree River Cruises offers a pie and drink with their lunch time cruise. Find them upstream from the ferry on the Daintree Road.
20 Jul 2007. New, Moss Vegas Cafe next door to Junction Cafe.
15 Jan 2007. New, Junction Cafe in Mossman at the junction of Front and Mill Streets.
24 Dec 2006. Breakfast at Soul n' Pepper, absolute knockout, on the waterfront at Port Douglas behind St Mary's church, try Eggs Benny with smoked salmon.
27 Aug 2006. Breakfast after the birds. The Big barrumundi Bar-B-Q Gardens is the only restaurant in Daintree Village open for breakfast after the dawn river tour. Which starts from the jetty at 6:00am and gets back at 8:00.
24 Jun 2006. Highlander Julatten is a restaurant and bar on the corner of the Julatten Road and Mt Lewis Road which is a famous birdwatching place. Denise Collins (Daintree Massage) and I stopped in for a delicious well presented and reasonably priced lunch.
17 Jun 2006. It has been reported verbally to me that dinner at the Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa is worth going there for. It is a public restaurant and anyone can dine there. It can be found near Barratt Creek bridge 3 kms before the Daintree Village.
18 Apr 2006. Breakfast after the birds. On the south side of the Daintree River there are only 2 restaurants open for breakfast after Chris Dahlberg's dawn river tour and they are at the Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa and the Crossroads Cafe which is at the Cape Tribulation turn off. All the Daintree restaurants are listed at

29 Jan 2005.
, Thornton's Beach, Cape Tribulation Road, midway between the ferry crossing and Cape Trib. Denise and I stopped for lunch after visiting the Bat House. After spending many years in Greece, Denise was attracted to and ordered the Greek Salad and lamb. I settled for the hamburger with the Mango & Papaya chutney and a bottle of house red. The bill came to $50 which we thought was quite good. The food was excellent, the setting was excellent except for a little rain hanging around. This is extraordinary value and is typical of the little owner operator cafés and restaurants in and around Daintree. Host Terry Ryan.

2 Nov 2004. MELBOURNE CUP DAY. The patrons having lunch at Mangroves Restaurant at Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary were treated to the viewing of the Melbourne Cup and Chef Mitch's cuisine which is also a big winner. Thanks Donna, Gil and Mitch for a great afternoon.

Just as important as a good bed and a good tour, dining on holiday is an important consideration when planning a destination. It is my hope that visitors will spend a little time and place a post for the benefit of the Daintree Restauranter, future diners, and others considering Daintree as part of their coming holiday.
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