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Great Barrier Reef Restaurants

Whet Cafe, Bar and Restaurant

  • Cape Tribulation Rd. Map It
  • Cape Tribulation
  • Australian
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 01/16/2014

Fodor's Review

Stylish and hip yet comfortable, Whet's draws visitors and locals with its outdoor deck, perfect for long lunches and sunset cocktails; Modern Australian food, wine, and service; and an on-site boutique cinema. Regional and seasonal ingredients, including plenty of local seafood, are deftly combined in fresh, simple dishes with Asian and Mediterranean influences. Gluten-free and vegetarian meals are available, as are healthy options for kids. Booking ahead is a good idea at peak visitor times. Whet Flicks, a laid-back licensed 24-seat cinema upstairs, runs daily sessions of pre-DVD-release movies. Relax in air-conditioned comfort on beanbags, recliners, or leather lounges and enjoy tapas-style snacks with the film.

Restaurant Information


Lot 1, Cape Tribulation Rd., Cape Tribulation, Queensland, 4873, Australia

Map It


07-4098–0007; 0411-033–340


Restaurant Details:

  • Cinema sessions, A$10
  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 01/16/2014


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