We're a locals eatery in South Cairns who focuses on smoking, grilling, roasting and barbecuing the very best of Australian meat with locally sourced fresh produce. Mix in some damn fine cocktails and a tight craft beer and wine list and we've got you covered.
Our team are proud to run a scratch kitchen, where we only serve what we make ourselves. Further to our passion, we source directly from the paddock, choosing only premium pasture-fed and free-range meats as well as locally sourced fresh produce. Our commitment allows us to offer a paddock to table experience.
Join us for a relaxed, shared affair with food as it should be, from The Paddock
Our speciality and passion, we only source directly from producers that meet our particular requirements, processes and tastes of course. The secret to Cairns best steak, firstly we believe that only grass-fed meat that is ethically and sustainably produced can offer the purest flavours. Secondly, that the meat must be recognised for its high qualities and graded among some of the best in its industry. Finally, our meat must be traceable from the paddock to the plate.
The Paddock Restaurant and Bar is a Licenced End-user of MSA graded beef. Meat Standards Australia (MSA) is the worlds leading beef eating quality grading system, developed by long term research and supported by extensive consumer testing. Having MSA graded beef ensures all our beef is of a consistent high quality.
Our fresh produce is sourced from local producers in and around Cairns and the Tablelands where-ever possible. We have a seasonal menu to ensure local availability of our fresh produce.
The Paddock Restaurant and Bar is a proud member of Taste Paradise, a not-for-profit, volunteer organisation run by the people who produce the food - being the farmers, the value adders, the chefs and the businesses that care passionately about bringing to you the abundant, unique and delicious produce from the north tropical region of Australia.