Top things to do in Palm Cove

Top Choice Cafe in Palm Cove

Chill Cafe

The primo position on the corner of the waterfront Esplanade, combined with fun, friendly and attentive service, sexy tunes and a huge airy deck are all great reasons to try the oversized, tasty treats (think fish t…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Palm Cove


The most beautiful-looking restaurant on the Esplanade is also one of the finest. Menus (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are inventive and well-executed using fresh local ingredients. The speciality is seafood – even b…
Top Choice Seafood in Palm Cove

Beach Almond

The rustic, ramshackle, beach-house-on-sticks exterior belies the exceptional fine-dining experience that awaits within. Black-pepper mud crab, Bali prawn char-grilled and Sumatran rendang curry are among the fragra…
Top Choice Fish & Chips in Palm Cove

Lucky Fish

For good old-fashioned fish and chips (barramundi, coral trout or reef fish), along with fish or prawn tacos, burgers and salads, Lucky Fish is a welcome bargain on the Palm Cove strip. Takeaway or eat in the casual…
Modern Australian in Palm Cove

Nu Nu

Trendy Nu Nu uses fresh local produce to create Mod Oz masterpieces including whey poached reef fish and smoked wagyu rump cap. It's destination dining – come for lunch or breakfast if you want to get a taste for th…
Bar in Palm Cove

Palm Cove Tavern

Bustling bar with sports on the TV, outdoor seating and lunch specials. It runs a regular courtesy bus between Palm Cove and the other northern beaches as far north as Ellis. Also has Palm Cove's biggest bottle shop…
Cafe in Palm Cove

Deli Adrift

Styling itself as a breakfast and brunch joint, the friendly service and relaxed, casual vibe make this a great little spot for coffee, breakfast or flavoursome, freshly made sandwiches and filled rolls.
North Indian in Palm Cove

Maharajas Palm Cove

Maharaja's covers the Indian cuisine in Palm Cove, with authentic North Indian rogan josh, spicy southern fish vindaloo, tandoor-cooked nan and a mean biryani. It's cosy, casual and reasonably priced.
Greek in Palm Cove

El Grecko

Souvlaki, spanakopita and moussaka are among the staples at this lively taverna, along with Greek beer and ouzo. Good meze platters; belly dancing and plate-smashing on Friday and Saturday nights.
Bar in Palm Cove

Apres Beach Bar & Grill

The most happening place in Palm Cove, with a zany interior of old motorcycles, racing cars, and a biplane hanging from the ceiling, plus regular live music. Big on steaks of all sorts, too.