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HiTide, Port Douglas, AU-QLD

HiTide

4.5
4.5
151 Reviews
$41 to $100
Modern Australian
HiTide By the Beach – the Peninsula Boutique Hotel’s oceanfront restaurant located on the Esplanade. Overlooking Four Mile Beach, HiTide captures the gentle ocean breezes and offers an array of dining experiences. HiTide’s casual, open and modern setting is perfect to eat, drink and relax, soaking in the views.

We believe we have done justice to the freshest, tropical produce from the sea and land that we have right on our doorstep in North Queensland by showcasing these ingredients through our seasonal menus.

Our breakfast and dinner menus have a wide array of favorites, complimented by an extensive wine list and mouth-watering cocktails. These menus combined with the stunning ocean views and friendly service will ensure that your dining experience with us is a memorable one.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 5 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian

  • Hours of Operation

    Breakfast Daily 07:30–10:30 Happy Hour Tue–Sat 16:00–17:00 Dinner Tue–Sat 17:00–20:00

  • Phone number

    (07) 4099 9100

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Area

    Port Douglas

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Experiences

  • Evening Dining (age 12+ only)

    Multiple dates available
    We offer set menu, wine pairing and a la carte dining. No children's menu available.

What 151 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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    Fit for Foodies

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  • Tropical North Queensland

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  1. NP

    NevilleP

    Victoria

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 August 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience5
    Scallops were shrivelled up and we were charged $16 for a serving of 2 scallops. Entree curry included indigestible green papaya, and was generally disappointing

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Neville, With the current rising cost of produce we have sadly had to raise the prices of our dishes. If you had told us that you were not happy with the quality of your food we would have replaced it for you. Green papaya is a key ingredient of many south east Asian dishes and I can sure you it is perfectly digestible. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  2. TB

    TomB

    Tropical North Queensland

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 August 2022

    overall1food1service5ambience5
    Very poor food - our selection of course. Told menu item had run out, how come at 7pm ? Will not return during our 6 week stay in area

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Tom, There is currently an Australia wide produce distribution issue and we are not always able to get all of the products that we order. One of our dishes being called off is not due to us running out but simply due to the produce not having turned up in our delivery. We do not freeze our food items and so many need to be delivered fresh daily. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  3. MB

    MalcolmB

    Perth

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 3 August 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Cheapest glass of wine $16--too much. 2 tiny scallops for $19--too much Generally overpriced for a non fine dining beach restaurant.

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Malcolm, We offer a great selection of very high quality wines and so they are priced accordingly. With the current rising cost of produce, especially seafood we have had to also increase the cost of our menu items. Just because we are located on the esplanade does not mean that we cannot offer a fine dining experience. Our menus are all clear to see on our website with pricing. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  4. S

    Seahaven

    Exclusive

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 2 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always lovely to eat here. Service is great and food amazing .

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hello, We are so glad to hear that you love dining at Hi Tide and hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  5. r

    raphaelm

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 August 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Great combination of flavour with herbs and seeds trough my Ceviche. Would I preferred a whit fish instead of salmon? Probably yes with some lime juice to give it more acidity to cure the fish further. A bowl with lemon slice and water would have been appreciated to clean up my wife hands after eating seafood. The service was good and friendly, the meat was outstanding and prices was in line with what to expect in Port Douglas. Would come back again.

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Raphael, Thank you for coming in and checking out our new menu. We have taken your constructive feedback on board and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 2 August 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    A stunning location listening to the sound of the beach across the road while enjoying modern Australian cuisine

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Thank you for your review. Please visit us again for some more delicious dishes and stunning views. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  7. G

    Glenis46

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 July 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Fish excellent and surprisingly lots of vegetables served with the dish.

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Glenis, Thanks for the nice review, we're glad that you enjoyed our market fish. Please do join us again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  8. JF

    JenF

    Tropical North Queensland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    If you are looking for an incredible dining experience look no further than Hi Tide you won’t be sorry

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Jen, Thanks so much for the lovely review. Please join us again soon for some stunning views and great food. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  9. PF

    PaulF

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 21 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really nice place. Nice setting, quality food. Chef and staff did a good job.

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Paul, Thank you so for the great review. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

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    natalieb

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 July 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Very expensive and disappointing . 110 for a feed me menu that consisted of garlic bread and two spring rolls as dishes. No flair or care was brought into the food. The main meal came out cold. We spent 440 dollars on food and it was atrocious.

    HiTideResponded on 5 August 2022Hi Natalie, We do not serve garlic bread at Hi Tide and the crocodile spring rolls are one of our most popular dishes. My team did their best to serve your food hot but with your parties continued smoke breaks this was difficult. We have now launched our new menu and hope that you will come back to give us another try in the future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  11. JD

    JohnD

    Tropical North Queensland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 July 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Disappointed with the quality of food, I had scallops that were so small, I don’t believe I had a full scallop. We have been coming back to hi tide but that was the last time.

    HiTideResponded on 20 July 2022Hi John, Thank you for your review. Currently there is a huge shortage of produce across Australia. We source the very best produce that we are able to get our hands on. I'm sure if you had brought your complaint to your waitstaff, they would have done their very best to rectify the issue. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  12. SB

    SueB

    New South Wales

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 14 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food- beautifully cooked although could have been a bit warmer. Service great - very enjoyable meal.

    HiTideResponded on 15 July 2022Hi Sue, Thank you for your kind review. We hope you can visit us again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  13. SB

    SallyB

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was really fantastic - very fresh and tasty. Highly recommend.

    HiTideResponded on 2 July 2022Hi Sally, Thanks for the great review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience here at Hi Tide, see you again for your booking tonight. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  14. AS

    AngelaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Every mouthful was delicious 😋 Crocodile spring rolls yum! Snapper yum! Peach crumble yum! Thankyou Hi Tide we’ll be back xx

    HiTideResponded on 1 July 2022Hi Angela, Thank you for your great review. Please join us for dinner again in the near future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  15. MB

    MilivojeB

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Nice and quiet location with very friendly staff Great food. I’d recommend the HiTide chowder 👍

    HiTideResponded on 26 June 2022Hello, Thank you so much for your kind review. Please visit us again soon for some more delicious chowder. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  16. DD

    DaliaDinerFromMelbourne

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 June 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Beautiful views of 4 mile beach, wonderful flavours of dishes and beautifully presented as well.

    HiTideResponded on 6 July 2022Hi Dalia, Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  17. t

    trevorg

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 June 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Limited menu - same menu as every other equivalent restaurant in port Douglas

    HiTideResponded on 15 June 2022Hi Trevor, Thank you for your review. Our menu is what sets us apart from other restaurants in Port Douglas and so I find your comment to be surprising. We pride ourselves on our high level of customer service and delicious food. Please do come in and give us another try in the future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  18. B

    B111111

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 June 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    Food was great, service was average for price you are paying for food.

    HiTideResponded on 15 June 2022Thank you for your review, we have taken your comments on board. As with the rest of Australia, we are currently understaffed and the majority of the team are very new to the business. We do our very best to provide excellent service and high quality food. We hope you will give us another try in the future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  19. B

    Beany666

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Gr8 food and amazing service overlooking the beautiful beach

    HiTideResponded on 13 June 2022Hi Beany, Thank you for your great review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your time here at Hi Tide and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  20. AA

    AlexA

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 June 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Very poor food and service. Said it was gluten free and it was not. Also the prawns came out twice and were not eatable

    HiTideResponded on 11 June 2022Hi Alex, We pride ourselves on our excellent level of service and quality of food. I am a little shocked by your review given all of our recent 5 star reviews. I recall that you ate both plates of prawns and when we checked back on you, you were very happy. Given that almost our entire menu is gluten free, your comment regarding this is simply not true. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  21. EP

    ElizabethP

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 June 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Our main courses were delicious with a great range of vegetables and a lovely sauce. Desserts were less successful, but still okay.

    HiTideResponded on 8 June 2022Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for taking the time to review Hi Tide, we've taken your comments on-board. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  22. K

    Kazziec

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    HiTide is a hidden gem, just off Macrossen Street in Port Douglas. The food was sensational, loved both main course and dessert, slow cooked lamb and veg, and duck fat potatoes. The peach crumble was to die for. My husband had the slow cooked beef brisket and he loved it too . I wish this place was near my home in Victoria, I would eat there every week💚

    HiTideResponded on 8 June 2022Hi Kazzie, Thank you so much for the lovely review, we're glad to hear you loved your experience here at Hi Tide. Please visit us again next time you are up here in Port Douglas. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  23. KF

    KylieF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hi-Tide is amazing. Such a fantastic quiet little restaurant but dont let that fool you, The food here is devine from entree & main. Servings are on a smaller scale but that just leaves room for dessert and you will want to try them. More a restaurant for couples, Book in and give them a go.

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Kylie, Thank you so much for your kind review, we are glad to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your evening and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  24. TO

    TerryO

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 24 May 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    We both had the snapper which was beautifully presented and delicious.

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Terry, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our market fish. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a nice review, we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    South Australia

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Lovely evening and enjoyable wines

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Thank you for your kind review, glad you enjoyed the wines. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  26. KR

    KylieR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My partner and I came for dinner and we found Sam and the girls outstanding with their service. Our delicious dinner turned into a proposal, couldnt have been more perfect! Food was amazing…especially the dessert s’mores!

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Kylie, We are so glad to have been a part of your big night, congratulations to you both. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  27. MA

    MARCIAY

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Sensational Food, great service, overall a great night....thanks

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Marciay, Thanks for the great review and glad to hear you had a great night. We hope to serve you again very soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  28. CT

    ClaireT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a wonderful dinner. Amazing service, delicious food and beautiful dining space overlooking four mile beach.

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Claire, So glad that you enjoyed your Hi Tide experience and hope to see you again very soon for some more delicious food and ocean views. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  29. CH

    ClythH

    Tropical North Queensland

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fresh food, beautifully cooked. Good selection of interesting tasting plates. Very tender steak. Friendly efficient service in a quiet location, just across from the beach.

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Clyth, Thank you for your kind review, glad to hear you enjoyed your Hi Tide experience. Please visit us again in the near future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  30. A

    Amanda

    Western NC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an amazing dinner at Hi Tide. The staff were super friendly and very helpful explaining the food and our options. We will be returning 100%

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Amanda, Glad to hear you had a great experience here at Hi Tide, we hope you can join us again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  31. NL

    NikiL

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Portions were a little small but overall it was a nice place to visit

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Niki, Thank you for your review. Your comments have been taken on board. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  32. JS

    JaydeS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our dinner at HiTide was 10/10, the highlights for us was the kangaroo & the octopus. Beautiful food and beautiful staff, would very highly recommend :-)

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Jayde, Thank you so much for the amazing review. We pride ourselves on our excellent food and service. Please visit us again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  33. TM

    TugceM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really enjoyed our dinner at HiTide restaurant! We were very pleased with our service and we’re introduced to new flavours that blew our mind 😍

    HiTideResponded on 31 May 2022Hi Tugce, Thanks for the great review, we're so glad that we were able to introduce you to some new flavours. Hope you can visit us again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  34. PM

    PeterMc

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 April 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    A fabulous dinner enhanced by exceptional service

    HiTideResponded on 28 April 2022Dear Peter, Thank you so much for your kind words and understanding during the current staffing crisis. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here at Hi Tide and hope to see you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Sam

  35. JP

    JeanineP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hi Tide is a dining experience not to be missed when visiting Port Douglas. The food was superb, service was friendly and professional. We had the Feed Me menu. Chefs choice of 3 entrees, main and desert. At $99pp it was great value. Could not fault our dining experience at Hi Tide.

    HiTideResponded on 20 April 2022Hi Jeanine, Thank you for your kind review, we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed our 'feed me' menu. We do hope you visit us again soon. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  36. C

    Clare

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 April 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience2
    Very disappointed in the quality of food - we shared 5 tasting plates and weren’t impressed with the flavours of any of them. Service was also a little ordinary - poured our own wine when waiter said he’d be back to do so.

    HiTideResponded on 19 April 2022Hi Clare, We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience here at Hi Tide this time around. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and are shocked to hear that you were unhappy. Your feedback will be taken onboard and actioned appropriately. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  37. G

    Gozzo

    Tropical North Queensland

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a great restaurant The best we have had in port douglas Big thanks to giorgia and sam so good Shame the property is not as good

    HiTideResponded on 19 April 2022Hi Gozzo, Thank you so much for your kind review, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience here at Hi Tide and hope to see you back here in the near future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  38. JH

    JudyH

    Sunshine Coast

    26 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on 15 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Lovely evening with delicious food overseen by attentive staff. Entrees a little Minimalistic.

    HiTideResponded on 19 April 2022Hi Judy, Thank you for your review, we hope to see you back at Hi Tide in the near future. Your feedback has been taken on board. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  39. KO

    KateO

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious! The scallops are the best thing I’ve ever eaten!!!!

    HiTideResponded on 19 April 2022Hi Kate, Thank you so much for your kind review, we do hope to see you back at Hi Tide in the near future for some more delicious scallops. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

  40. NH

    NatalieH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was impeccable, food was delicious, view was amazing. My family dined in comfort. Loved every minute of this experience.

    HiTideResponded on 15 April 2022Hi Natalie, Thank you very much for your kind review, we are glad that you and your family enjoyed your experience here at Hi Tide. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards, The Hi Tide team

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

HiTide is rated 4.5 stars by 151 OpenTable diners.

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Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 5 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for HiTide

9 Esplanade, Port Douglas, AU-QLD 4877

Additional information

  • Area

    Port Douglas

  • Hours of Operation

    Breakfast Daily 07:30–10:30 Happy Hour Tue–Sat 16:00–17:00 Dinner Tue–Sat 17:00–20:00

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

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