Eat & Drink


The Atherton Tablelands / Cairns Highlands are home to nature’s bounty: this region produces abundant exotic and native fruits, as well as coffee and wine. So there is no surprise that the dining options are both fantastic and varied, please see below for more information.

Similarly, the Tablelands are home to a varied, multicultural population, who are excited to share their region with you. Entertainment is sometimes provided complimentary in the form of street theatre, but there also many other options: please see below for more information.

  • Mt Uncle Distillery

    Mt. Uncle Distillery began its life in 2001 and is the creation of Head Distiller and Director Mark Watkins. The distillery began with a multitude of liqueurs sourcing ingredients and fruits from Mt Uncle farm itself and other local farm lands.  Progressing on through the years Mt Uncle has built an impeccable and unrivalled reputation […]

  • Kuranda Hotel Motel Restaurant

    Nestled high up in the mountains of the tropical rainforest – Kuranda Hotel awaits you. Experience our family-friendly jungle getaway that generations of families return year after year for. Situated on the eastern edge of the Atherton Tablelands, Kuranda Hotel is nestled next to the Barron River, alongside an abundance of exotic wildlife. Protected by […]

  • Rainforest View Restaurant

    Air-conditioned, open deck – licensed international cuisine, seafood, grill, pasta, pizza and light meals with friendly service.  Ideal place for all your functions with 250 seat capacity. Contact Details Address 28 Coondoo Street, Kuranda Phone (07) 4093 9939 Social Media Website Email  

  • Malanda Hotel Motel

    The Malanda Hotel is the largest timber constructed hotel in Queenslnad. As you enter the restaurant section of the hotel you will notice the prominence of the timber in the floors and the magnificent staircase, made from local Silky Oak. Set in the lush dairy country of the Tablelands. Contact Details Address 12 English Street, Malanda […]

  • Chillagoe Cockatoo Hotel Motel

    Offering accommodation, food, cold beer and drinks. Everything you need for an authentic outback pub experience. Contact Details Address 2 Tower Street, Chillagoe Phone (07) 4094 7168 Social Media Website Email  

  • Chillagoe Gallery 29

    Enjoy great coffee and the friendly banter of Chris and Laura. Check out our unique homewares, gifts and souvenirs including one off local marble pieces. Contact Details Address 29 Queen Street, Chillagoe Phone (07) 4094 7292 Social Media Website Email  

  • Mungalli Creek Dairy

    Mungalli Creek Dairy is a family run Company that uses organic/biodynamic natural farming methods to bring you a unique range of award winning products. Sample award winning cheese, yoghurts and yummy gelato.   Enjoy the great views to Queensland’s highest mountain while you indulge in delicious platters and home made treats.  Free cheese and yoghurt […]

  • Gallo Dairyland

    Well worth a drive and only an hour from Cairns on the lush tropical Atherton Tablelands you will find a dairy farm that has opened the doors or rather their gates to the public.   With the farming enterprise positioned half way between Atherton and Malanda you will be pleasantly surprised to find a fully […]

  • Malanda Dairy Centre

    Walk through and listen to the guided tour of the Dairy Farmers milk factory where we take you behind the scenes of Queensland’s largest milk producing factory.   The dairy tour provides people with an insight into the history of how the Dairy Farmers brand became one of the largest milk suppliers within Queensland.   […]

  • Nerada Tea

    Nerada Tea has over 1,000 acres of planted tea on the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland and produces approximately 1.5 million kilos of black tea a year – that’s about 750 million cups of tea. Nerada Tea’s visitors’ centre (located on the plantation) is open to the public Monday – Friday.   Please note […]