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Palm Cove Catering

Conference Catering Options

Conference Catering Options

For years Palm Cove has been known as a sleepy seaside village, excellent for holiday makers from all over the world. Meandering along the quiet tree lined esplanade is one of the most relaxing and scenic walks in Tropical North Queensland. That feeling hasn’t changed, however now a stroll along the awe inspiring beachfront incorporates the scents of fine food restaurants to entice your taste buds.

With 25 restaurants, cafés and coffee shops to choose from, Palm Cove now has dining options to suit all tastes and budgets. Delegates can dine somewhere different for breakfast, lunch and dinner for the entire length of their visit to “the dining capital of Tropical North Queensland”.

Six of the restaurants have been named by Australian Gourmet Traveller in the Top 200 restaurants of Australia for 2006. Those included in this unprecedented success are Nunu Restaurant and Tamara’s Restaurant at the front of the Peppers Beach Club Resort in the centre of Palm Cove 

Spice Market Restaurant at the Grand Mercure Rockford Esplanade Resort at the southern end of the beach will tantalise your taste buds with an exotic blend of Asian spices and local produce

Far Horizons Restaurant with uninterrupted beach frontage overlooking the Coral Sea a short walk to the south at Angsana Resort offers a spectacular menu of international cuisine and local seafood creations

The Reef House Restaurant at the Sebel where guests enjoy romantic elegant beachfront dining in the heart of Palm Cove; and the newest restaurant to be added to the list, The Temple of Taste, located at the 5-star Sea Temple Resort and Spa.

From cocktail parties on the Palm Cove beach, or an isolated sandy coral cay, or a breakfast and a snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef (which is one of the great Seven Wonders of the World,) to a dinner in the middle of one of the world’s oldest rainforests — we can do it all. From large to small numbers.

Sebel Reef House Restaurant

A world-class dining experience awaits in Palm Cove, a picturesque beachside village just 25 minutes north of Cairns. Reef House Restaurant is attached to The Sebel Reef House and Spa, a boutique beachfront resort in the heart of Palm Cove and has been a leader in the Australian cuisine scene for many years. Set on a large covered wooden deck beneath towering paper barks, the restaurant enjoys unsurpassed ocean views and gentle sea breezes. Tasteful, understated décor reflects the colonial charm of the resort, which was once the private home of a local brigadier. Sophisticated yet unpretentious, the mood is one of casual elegance.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, Reef House Restaurant is a popular up-market venue for intimate gatherings of all sizes and attracts a diverse range of discerning clientele from around the world. Flexible, stylish catering is available for small groups such as conferences, incentives and weddings. A team of dedicated professionals provides personalised service and warm hospitality.

This superb setting alone is reason enough to visit, however the cuisine created by Executive Chef Philip Mitchell is a particular highlight of the “Reef House experience”. Philip’s inspired menu dispels the common notion that resorts cannot maintain innovative, quality cuisine. Focusing on prime local produce, the menu has an eclectic feel with Mediterranean, Asian and traditional influences blending to create a truly unique modern Australian cuisine. Philip’s philosophy is to “showcase the pure and wonderful flavours of Queensland, in simple yet elegant dishes, with not too many flavours on the plate”.


Sebel Dining Venues


Poolside Café

Poolside Café is situated alongside a pristine blue pool and cascading waterfall this is a lovely sheltered area, which is surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Open daily for lunch, it can also be used for private functions such a gourmet barbecues, formal farewell dinners and cocktail parties. Theming options are available. Perfect for groups of up to 40 people (a la carte menu only) or up to 30 people (a la carte menu or gourmet Australian barbecue). A minimum of 20 people is required to book the Poolside Café.

Reef House Restaurant

Reef House Restaurant is an exquisite a la carte restaurant located at the front of the resort, overlooking the white sandy beach and the sparkling Coral Sea. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cuisine is an integral part of the “Reef House magic”. The team of 7 chefs will delight you with their creativity and passion, and their service staff will unobtrusively anticipate your every need. Suitable for groups of up to 90 people. Groups of 60–90 will require sole use of the restaurant.

Noise restrictions and time limitations apply for all function bookings.

Sea Temple Resort & Spa Palm Cove


Rumah Makan – Main restaurant

Casual elegance is complemented by tropical ambience at the Sea Temple Restaurant in Palm Cove. A contemporary menu embodies the best of modern Australian cuisine, flavoured with the tastes and trends of the Pacific and South East Asian region and prepared using the finest and freshest produce.


Temple of Taste – Outdoor Terrace

Dine under the stars on the Terrace and enjoy the temperate tropical nights. Seasonal trends are captured by the flexible menu, ensuring you will be treated to the finest catch of the day, the choicest cut of meat and an exciting array of the region's unique tropical fruits and vegetables

Conference catering at its best, the Sea Temple Resort & Spa Palm Cove in a premier destination for conferences, meetings, seminars, themed celebrations and elegant occasions.


Boardwalk by Night

As balmy tropical night descends guests gather poolside for a refreshing drink and are led across the boardwalk to an elegant, yet casual setting. A long table lines the bridge set over water and leading directly to Palm Cove beach. A range of theming ideas, entertainment, lighting and table decorations are available.


Lap Pool & Courtyard BBQ

A perfect way to start any conference with a relaxed informal BBQ. Sea Temple Palm Cove has the perfect location poolside that's simple yet elegant. The warm tropical breeze gently drifts in from the ocean and ambient flare torchlight bathes the area as your delegates relax and unwind.


Penthouse Rooftop Gathering

The idyllic cocktail or dinner venue is on one of the elegantly appointed penthouse apartment's rooftop terraces. Enjoy warm tropical breezes and amazing sweeping views across the illuminated swirl of the blue turquoise waters of the lagoon pool. Flickering torches will create an amazing location and atmosphere that is the essence of the tropics - exotic, alluring and relaxing.


Balinese Pergola Dinner

Delight in an unforgettable dinner in the Lagoon Bar which also doubles beautifully as a Balinese pergola. Dine in the heart of the resort surrounded by stunning pools and water features to the sounds of the waves on the beach beyond.

The pergola can be themed to suit your function from a decadent and lush dinner to an Asian-inspired setting.