Nu Nu
Modern Australian
  • 1 Veivers Rd,
    Palm Cove, QLD
  • (07) 4059 1880,
  • Breakfast daily 6.15am-11.30am

    lunch daily 11.30am-4pm

    dinner daily 5pm-9.30pm

Nu Nu

A tangle of crisp cassava ribbons, flecked with salt and splashed with vinegar, arrives free at every table. It's a fitting start to a dining experience like no other. Like Nu Nu's magical backdrop, all idyllic palm-filtered beach views and tranquil Coral Sea outlook, chef-owner Nick Holloway's innovative dishes are quintessentially north Queensland. Whey-poached local goldband snapper is a case in point, potent with curry leaves and a green masala, the spicy poaching juices enriched by a scatter of locally grown rice. Jaboticaba fruit is a foil for beetroot-boosted rare kangaroo with local buffalo milk feta. Butterflied prawn "schnitzels" come paired with pickles and chilli jam, while rose-scented yoghurt sorbet complements a classic passionfruit soufflé with a fennel seed crisp. Sharp ideas abound. Service is engaged but a little breezy. A smart drinks list zips from Queensland to Japan and beyond, embracing amber wines and icy cocktails en route.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • Two Stars
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $7-$28

    M $38-$45

    D $17-$18

    dégustations $75-$115

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Nick Holloway & Daniel Crossman



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