For delicious meals served with local produce and a view that is just as tasty, try the restaurants along the Airlie Beach esplanade or tucked away in resorts on the hill. The island resorts also have a range of dining options to suit all tastes and budgets.
The Whitsunday region has an abundance of local produce including a major coffee plantation, beef, fresh seafood and 30 different fruit varieties; the most famous of course is the Bowen Mango. Be sure to visit the Whitsundays Farmers market, on every first and third Saturday of the month at the Whitsunday Gold Coffee plantation in Proserpine.
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Perched atop Flagstaff Hill, 360 on Flagstaff gets its namesake from the stunning North Queensland ocean views that surround it.
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You know Banjo's Bar & Bistro, a Modern Australian restaurant at Cannonvale, near Airlie Beach, is good, because the locals frequently eat here.
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Hamilton Island Yacht Club is an icon of the Whitsundays, and its soaring sails are home to the Modern Australian Bommie Restaurant.
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Cactus Jacks at the Airlie Beach Hotel is the best value eating and drinking in Airlie Beach! Tex-Mex Style!
From the minute you arrive, you find yourself immersed in memorabilia and interesting artefacts that help create a unique dining experience.
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The Modern Australian restaurant Capers Bar and Grill is set within the idyllic surrounds of Airlie Beach Hotel.
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Capers at the Beach Bar and Grill on the Esplanade in the Airlie Beach Hotel complex is an oasis of fabulous food and fine wine in a chic setting by the Airlie foreshore.
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Cha'Mah offers an unlikely experience in the centre of Airlie Beach, transporting diners away from the Australian coastline to the sands of Morocco.
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With its picturesque oceanside location, offering views of the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands, Clipper Restaurant and Lounge at Coral Sea Resort is one of Airlie Beach's most popular restaurants.
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Positioned on the absolute ocean front the Coral Sea Resort's, Clipper Restaurant, Bar and Lounge boasts the best dining position in Airlie Beach.
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With stunning ocean views of Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday islands, Déjà Vu on the waters edge is one Queensland's best kept secrets.
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