Cairns Restaurant Awarded best FNQ Steak Restaurant 2010, Serving Great Steak, Seafood & Pasta: 41a Shields Street, Cairns, Qld 4870

Paddywhacks Restaurant

Awarded Best Steak Restaurant in Far North Queensland for 2010
by Savour Restaurant & Catering Awards

Cairns Steak Restaurant For lunch, Paddywhacks Restaurant has a very popular express Lunch menu from a simple hamburger or chicken/avocado sandwich, right up to a full blown business lunch including seafood platters and quality steaks.

Paddwhacks – Steak Restaurant in Cairns, is the only Boutique beer bar in Cairns with 100+ global beers and 20 wines by the glass..

LUNCH SPECIALS – WEEKDAYS UNTIL 3PM – $12.90 Fish & Chips beer battered snapper, served with salad and chips Paddy’s Burger beef, bacon, Swiss cheese, onion, lettuce, beetroot, tomato and special sauce in a sesame seed bun Orechetti Pasta strips of chicken breast, sun dried tomatoes, pine nuts and spinach in a basil cream sauce Prawn & Avocado Salad Tiger prawns served on mixed lettuce salad with sun-dried tomato, cashews, carrots, cucumber, and Spanish onion with lime dressing. Chicken Caesar Wrap Bacon, avocado, lettuce, cheese and Caesar dressing. Thai Beef Stir Fry Tender strips of beef, noodles and vegetables in a lightly spiced honey soy sauce.

Breads & Salads

Garlic Bread $4.90
Tomato and Basil Pesto Bruschetta $8.90
Combo Bread with dips  babaganoush, walnut & chilli, hummus and avocado $9.90
Prawn & Avocado Bruschetta  roma tomato, avocado, red onion, parsley and tiger prawns served on grilled Italian country style ciabatta $12.90
Caesar Salad  cos lettuce with crispy bacon, croutons, anchovies and shaved parmesan cheese $12.90
caesar with avocado $14.90
caesar with chicken $15.90
caesar with tuna or prawns $17.90
Nicoise Salad  potato, green beans, tomato, red onion, cucumber, olives, capers, capsicum and boiled egg with grilled local yellow fin tuna steak $17.90
Thai Beef Salad,  tender beef strips, cashew nuts, rice noodles, coriander and thai dressing $15.90

Entree’s & Pasta’s

Duck Spring Rolls  baked golden brown served with a mango chilli sauce $12.90
Warm Chicken & Honey Salad  chicken tenderloin rolled in moroccan almond dukkah on a julienne of vegetable & bean sprout salad with champagne & honey vinaigrette $16.90
Salt & Pepper Squid  on a spinach and citrus salad, served with a lime aioli $15.90
Crocodile Tail Fillets  grilled crocodile presented on a vietnamese noodle salad $17.90
Thai Garlic Prawns  cooked in garlic, coriander, ginger and mild chilli coconut cream sauce with jasmine rice $15.90


Tagliatelle  chorizo sausage, mushrooms, bacon, onion, garlic and a tasty tomato sauce $18.90
Orechiette  with strips of chicken breast, sun dried tomatoes, pine nuts and spinach in a basil cream sauce $18.90
Prawn Fettuccini  tiger prawns with garlic, parsley and simply cooked in a white wine and garlic cream sauce $22.90
Seafood Fettuccini  prawns, squid, clams, baby octopus, reef fish, mussels and morton bay bugs cooked in a light tomato and cream pesto sauce $29.90
Pumpkin & Almond Gnocchi  cooked in a 3 cheese sauce (gruyere, parmesan and mozzarella) with pine nuts, gratinated with beckoning cheese $18.90
Outback Pasta  rotini pasta, kangaroo, crocodile, mushrooms and pine nuts, in a basil, white wine and cream sauce, spiced with native herbs $23.90

Signature Steaks – Cairns Steak Restaurant

Signature Steaks RUMP STEAK  The coarsest cut, with a little work of the jaw, you get the best flavour of them all. 300G $22.90     500G $32.90    1KG $47.90 SIRLOIN STEAK  Finer texture, rich in marbling, toasty flavour 300G $32.90 T-BONE STEAK  Best of both, sirloin and eye fillet divided by the T-bone 400G $32.90 OP-RIB FILLET  Tender and juicy, rich in marbling which enhances the flavour 400G $32.90 EYE FILLET  Definetely the “Melt in your Mouth Steak”, best enhanced by one of our sauces 250G $34.90 CARPET BAG STEAK  One of Australia’s unique dishes, eye fillet steak stuffed with oyster meat and wrapped in bacon 250G $37.90 ALL CAIRNS STEAKS ARE SERVED WITH YOUR CHOICE OF CHIPS, JACKET POTATO OR CREAMY MASH AND YOU CHOICE OF PEPPER, MUSHROOM, DIANNE OR GARLIC SAUCE.

Meat Dishes

Crocodile Kangaroo Emu Tuna Rack

Aussie Bush BBQ Platter  kangaroo fillet, crocodile kebab, emu sausages, barramundi skewer served with bush tomato chutney, mango chilli, kakadu. served with wattle seed herb bread & garden salad plum sauce, wattle seed herb bread and garden salad $36.90
Kangaroo Loin Fillet  rubbed with smoky mountain pepper, presented medium rare on roasted root vegetables and a balsamic jus $31.90
Poached Breast of Chicken  filled with brie & avocado, wrapped & cooked in parma ham, served with mushroom risotto, asparagus & port jus $27.50
Ancho Steak  sirloin steak, marinated in south american spices with honey roasted vegetables, presented with balsamic jus and horseradish cream $29.90
Mixed Grill Eye Fillet  eye fillet, pork rib fillet, lamb fillet, veal sausage, corn on the cob, mashed potatoes and jus $29.90
Pork Rib Fillet  char-grilled pork rib fillet presented on saute kipfler potatoes, with poached pear, asparagus and port wine jus $29.90


Shark  grilled fillet of local reef shark with smoked mountain pepper and bbq spices served with home cut chips, garden salad and aioli $22.90
Fish & Chips  snapper fillets, your choice of battered / crumbed / grilled served with salad and chips presented in the daily news $22.90
Seafood BBQ Platter  char grilled skewered prawns, marinated baby octopus, tuna and barramundi presented with morton bay bugs, grilled bread, fattoush salad, mango chilli sauce, kakadu plum sauce and lime aioli   $39.90
Sicilian Seafood Casserole  prawns, squid, baby octopus, reef fish, mussels, clams and grilled morton bay bugs cooked the sicilian way presented in a cast iron pot served with crusty bread and garlic aioli $29.90
Barramundi  grilled barramundi served on tomato linguini with semi dried tomatoes, broccoli in a saffron and parsley sauce $32.90
Seafood Extravaganza  garlic prawns, morton bay bugs, tasmanian oysters natural, oysters kilpatrick, black lip mussels, yellow fin tuna, fried calamari, grilled barramundi, served with steamed rice and dips (serves one person) $49.90

Sides & Extra’s

SIDES Steamed Garden Vegetables $5.50 Sauteed mushrooms $5.50 Sauteed Baby Spinach $5.50 Saute Kipfler Potato with Italian veal sausage $5.50 Spicy Wedges $5.50 Chips $5.50 Garden salad, Caesar salad, Greek salad or Fattoush salad $5.50 each EXTRAS/MISCELLANEOUS Skewer of Grilled Tiger Prawns (6) $6.00 Surf & Turf option (chargrilled bugs & crab sauce) $12.50 Fried Onion Rings $4.50 Corn on the Cob $4.50 Choice of Mustards (dijon, hot english, american) $0.50

All Oysters are $3 each and yes you can mix and match your choices.

Oyster Bar – Hot

Oysters Kilpatrick

Oysters Morney

Lemon Garlic Crusted Oysters

Battered Oysters

Tomato & Chilli Oysters

12 Raw Oysters

Oyster Bar – Cold

Natural Oysters with Cocktail Sauce

Fresh Lime Oysters with Black Pepper

Thai Style Oysters

Oysters with Soy, Coriander & Pickled Ginger

Virgin Mary Oysters (with vodka $6)

Oysters with Red Wine Vinegar & Shallots

Chilli Oysters (Hot)

Blue Cheese Oysters