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Looking for somewhere special to take the family for Mother’s Day lunch? Here are six of the best restaurants in Cairns we are sure Mum will love.


The Barassis Restaurant offers delicious meals in a family-friendly Cairns Club environment. With an awesome kids’ menu and kids’ club house with supervised times, Cazalys is the place to be for a scrumptious, stress-free Mother’s Day lunch or yummy buffet breakfast.

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Fb: Cazalys Cairns


Treat mum to a scrumptious lunch in a location nestled amongst 11 acres of gorgeous tropical landscaped gardens. The brand-new Thirsty Flamingo Poolside Bar & Dining even offers a game area and there is a new adventure play area on the grounds to give mum a moment to herself on her special day.

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Fb: Cairns Colonial Club Resort


Is lunch not an option? The Cairns Night Markets is your family’s one-stop shop for dinner, dessert, and gifts for mum. You can even treat mum to a massage or to get her nails done. Why not go for a relaxing stroll on the esplanade afterwards?

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Fb: Night Markets


Lunch is made easy at Brothers Leagues Club. Lanterns offers a delicious family lunch buffet on Sundays, featuring a variety of foods to suit even the pickiest of eaters. If lunch isn’t an option, there is a breakfast and dinner buffet available too with plenty of enjoyable options.

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Fb: Brothers Cairns


Treat mum to a beautifully cooked meal at Pullman Cairns. The 5-star restaurant Coco’s offers a variety of meals to suit all tastes and a range of indulgent desserts, catering to dietary requirements. Or you can go the seafood buffet and really splurge. If you really want to make mum feel like a queen, why not treat her to high tea?

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Fb: Pullman Cairns International


The ultimate waterside lunch experience! Treat mum to a 2.5-hour lunch cruise on a luxury catamaran sailing around the Trinity Inlet. Wander the decks and enjoy the fresh sea breezes and stunning views as the Spirit of Cairns travels deep into the heart of the Trinity Inlet.

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Fb: Spirit of Cairns – Dinner & Lunch Cruises