Set in the scenic rainforest village of Kuranda, the Kuranda Hotel is must must do for anyone looking for things to do in Cairns that provide unique appeal, a big pub meal or a historical feel! Are you a fan of traditional Australian pubs? Looking for an old school pub in Cairns or Kuranda? If so, Kuranda Hotel certainly ticks all the boxes as a great location for a few cold beers and a fantastic lunch.
Brimming with old Aussie character, Kuranda Hotel takes you back to a simpler time. Wooden finishes, rustic memorabilia, tin roofing and even an old waiting room are some of the features that make Kuranda Hotel a truly enjoyable atmosphere. On the hunt for a good solid meal? The hotel provides a good selection of traditional pub food, with fresh ingredients and good sized portions. We highly recommend the house special… Guinness Pot Pie, both delicious and filling. Of course, the hotel also serves your standard alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, so you can enjoy a nice cold drink out on the large wooden deck with a meal, or just sit back, relax and watch the world pass by.
It can get a little humid in Kuranda during the Summer months and although beautiful, sitting out on the decking can sometimes be a little uncomfortable. To accommodate, the hotel provides air conditioning throughout and a large dining hall for those that prefer a cooler dining experience. Aside from food and beverages, the hotel also provides a kids play area, so if you’re out all day looking for things to do in Cairns with kids and feel like a drink or meal, there are facilities to keep them entertained.
Lunch starts at 10 am, which is early, however don’t leave it too late to get to the hotel for a feed. Once it hits around 11.30 am it can often get very busy, so try to get there before this time if you don’t want to wait too long for your food. So if you’re out and about and feeling like something a little different, be sure to check out Kuranda Hotel. Not only a great spot for a meal and a cold drink, but also conveniently located close to town, making it perfect as a pit stop to break up your day in the lovel village of Kuranda.