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Catering & Off Site Events

Considering the small population and status as a regional centre in Queensland, we are lucky to have such a wide variety of quality cuisine at our doorstep. Our distinctive style of tropical cuisine begins with the exceptional quality of our regional produce. Chefs are able to choose from superb local delicacies, fresh seafood from the oceans and rivers, exotic fruits and the tasty flavours of native Australian cuisine.

Cairns city's many world class restaurants reflect the cosmopolitan nature of both its residents and visitors, with nearly all making a special point of presenting their own variation of tropical specialties.

The Pier's boardwalk offers diners a fabulous range of cuisines with magnificent views of the Cairns Marina, whereas the Esplanade is the vibrant dining hub with a selection of casual dining venues and seafood restaurants offering the freshest cuisine with wonderful views of the lagoon. Shield's Street is the city's "eat street"; discover a whole world of dining options all within metres of each other.

Each one of our partner hotels can theme a function room or offer exclusive use of an in-house restaurant to cater to your needs.

Offsite catering is a special option that can be offered year round in the mild climate of tropical north Queensland with a history of some amazing themed events and functions held within this region.

We look forward to assisting conference and event planners in creating a unique event that will provide delegates and participants with a truly memorable experience. An event is usually the "highlight of the conference" and our event partners can assist in staging an event to remember.

Under any conditions and in any location, we can organise amazing catering with the best wines and professional service in both the logistics of event planning and its execution on the day (or night.) We can assist you to find the right professional to provide equipment, technical support and special effects.

From outback train stops to the deck of a luxury yacht cruising the Great Barrier Reef; from rainforests and beaches to a farm stay experience; from art centres to disused oil tanks - we can source a venue and a unique location that will wow your delegates and guests alike.

Pullman Cairns International

Pullman Cairns International multi award winning dining venues are superbly equipped and designed that will suit any type of dining option or event that you may be planning in Cairns and the Tropical North Queensland region. This hotel has won numerous awards for training and excellence and provides the ideal atmosphere for hosting some of the largest events in Cairns, high profile global meetings to intimate cocktail parties. 

Not only is the hotel well located in the heart of Cairns CBD with access to easy parking, the restaurants, coffee shop and bar in the Pullman Cairns International are wonderfully equipped and designed to accommodate any function large or small.  The hotel's popularity over the years has meant the staff have designed and catered for just about any type of event that you can imagine - together with the Cairns Conference Specialists we can assist plan the event that will wow your delegates and create long lasting memories.

There is no more conducive environment than the Pullman Cairns International, where you can enjoy this beautiful tropical destination in the lap of luxury.

Function Rooms with Catering Options

With ten function rooms, three restaurants and a poolside dining option to choose from the Pullman Cairns International presents total flexibility for all of our clients. It is also the closest 5 star hotel to the Cairns Convention Centre.

Whether an intimate dinner for up to 20 people in Coco's Restaurant, a gala dinner in the Grand Ballroom for 400, or a cocktail party for 600, the enthusiastic and creative staff will bring your ideas to life, or simply serve you with impeccable style in a variety of venues.  The hotel offers creative and superb menus using local tropical produce with a variety of  beverage packages to suit every palate. Contact us today for a quote on menu design and beverage packages to satisfy your every need.

Special Events & Outdoor venues

Whether you aim to impress your guests at your wedding, reward your staff at an afternoon luncheon or simply entertain, there is no better environment than the Pullman Cairns International, where you can enjoy nature's theme park in the lap of luxury.  

The temperate climate in Cairns generates great demand for outdoor events and the Pullman Cairns International offers Thornton Peak the open air, fully covered 400 seat venue adjacent the beautiful sparkling swimming pool.

From an intimate candlelight dinner in the gazebo to a cocktail party for 600 or 400 people banquet style, this is the ideal outdoor, all weather setting for a variety of function requirements. It is within the function precinct known as Daintrees Pooldeck, a 2675 sq m (3/4 acre) poolside area capable of holding 600 people for cocktails or 400 people banquet-style.

Coco's Restaurant

Casual tropical dining at its best.  Coco;s Restaurant is famous for it's sumptuous Seafood Buffet served nightly at 6pm.  From Monday through Sunday from 10am - 5pm a fantastic High Tea menu is available with five differnt High Tea choices, including tropical, cocktail, sparkling, chocolate lovers and of course the traditional menu.  

Lobby Bar

The Lobby bar is a beautiful place to meet, relax or enjoy the entertainment on Fridays & Saturdays.  The Lobby at the Pullman Cairns International is reminiscent of the 'Raffles' style architecturel; high ceilings, huge arched windows and tropical palms outside.   The laidback atmosphere and comfortable lounges make this the perfect place for winding down after the conference day is done. 


 Pacific Hotel Cairns 

The Pacific Hotel Cairns hotel's catering company Tropical Catering & Events is one of the best caterers in the country.

Selected from hundreds of entries from accross Australia, Tropical Catering & Events has been recognised as finalist for the Best Achievement in Catering at the prestigious Australian Event Awards 2014.   The company received its nomination for its work on the Farewell Party for Australia's premier tourism industry event (ATE 2014) held in Cairns, May 2014.

The companies focus on showcasing the best of Australian food & drink using local fresh Tropical North Queensland produce won the recognition in innovative and outstanding creative menu for over 2000 guests.

Wether you are looking for catering at the Pacific Hotel Cairns during your conference, special event or offiste at a tropical location, the hotel will deliver a culinary 5 star menu to remember.

Function Rooms with Catering Options

The conference level at the Pacific Hotel Cairns is a versitle venue comprising of six meeting rooms accommodating up to 200 guests banquet style or 300 guests theatre style.  

The conference centre, a total of 625m sq has a contemporary stylish decor, flexible set ups can cater for small intimate meetings with natural light and the utmost privacy, great breakout rooms and comfortable reception areas for morning, afternoon teas and cocktail parties.   

The poolside terrace provides an amazing view over the city of Cairns and waterfront, a perfect place for pre- dinner functions or cocktail parties with a tropical atmosphere.

For memorable dinner functions or meetings the Harbour Room on the second floor boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and a 180 degree view over the city parklands.   This beautiful venue opens up on to the poolside terrace which makes it extreemly versatile.  Accommodating 100 guests for dinner or cocktail function 50 to 200 guests.

Bushfire Restaurant

This is the Pacific Hotel Cairns signature restaurant the most unique in the city.  Cuisine enspired by the Brizilian Churrasco experience and Australian Style Barbecue.

The private mezzanine level caters for up to 60 and is a perfect dinner venue with a special dining experience.

The fresh and innovative menu features local tropical fruits, herbs and vegetables.  The best beef available in Australia, all from Queensland and Northern Territory cattle stations is served with uniqely Australian ingredients such as wild pepper, lemon myrtle, Gagarrra honey, tropical sugar cane and bush tomatoes.

Other dishes are available such as succulent lamb from central New South Wales and local Barramundi.

Sugarcane Rhumbar

The Rhumbar located adjacent to the Bushfire Restaurant, offers a fun and exotic menu of cocktails featuring Australian grown, famous Bundeberg and Inner Circle brands and imported rums.    A great choice of boutique beers and superb wine list can cater for any preference.  Meet for an informal drink or host an intimate cocktail party for up to 40 guests.  The Sugarcane Rhumbar also serves Spanish and Australian style Tapas.