Ochre Restaurant and Catering


The Ochre is recognised both nationally and internationally as one of the most innovative modern Australian restaurants not only in Cairns, but Australia.

Located on the Boardwalk at the Harbour Lights Hotel, Ochre offers the best waterfront dining, with views across the marina to forest covered mountains.

Ochre restaurant offers a broad range of dining experiences to suit the varied markets of the tourism industry. Offering alternatives for both group and FIT clients, the Ochre wishes to grow its reputation and service’s to the tourism, conference and hospitality industry within Australia.

Craig Squire, renowned Australian chef, and owner of Ochre Restaurant aims to provide the visitor with the previously ‘missing link’ in the Australian experience, food. They specialise in Sustainable Australian Regional Produce where local produce equals low impact.

Over the last 22 years the Ochre has grown to be considered “a must” when visiting Cairns. Outstanding and unique menus feature over 30 different native foods and the best of local and national produce, offering visitors and locals the opportunity to experience creative native Australian cuisine using an abundance of fresh local seafood, meats, fruits and nuts.


Alfresco/Outdoor Dining Bar Carpark Coach Parking Delivery available Non Smoking Private Dining Area Takeaway Available Waterside Dining

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Meal Types

Dinner Lunch

Cuisine Types

Australian Modern Australian Native Australian


Fully licensed, No BYO

Disabled Assistance

Caters for hearing impairment Caters for high support needs Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access


Australian Tourism Export Council Restaurant and Catering Australia


China Ready Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe Japan Host

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