The Tamarind Restaurant

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The Tamarind Restaurant is located in Maleny within the region of Sunshine Coast. You may also wish to see other Maleny restaurants or Sunshine Coast restaurants.

The Tamarind Restaurant Rating

The Tamarind Restaurant, Maleny has been independently rated as: Licensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds. The crossed spoon and fork symbols are only representative of The Tamarind restaurants setting, décor & style. View the minimum requirements for each level of restaurant rating.

The Tamarind Chef Hat Awards

In 2011, The Tamarind Restaurant Maleny was awarded a 13 chef hat in the Australian Good Food and Travel guide's coveted Chef Hat awards. Australian Good Food and Travel Guides Chef Hat's have been awarded to discerning Chefs around the country since 1982 (see Our History). These awards are the result of careful deliberation. Inspectors appointed by AGFG dine anonymously. Their reviews and the opinions of the dining public, who generously send in their comments throughout the year, determine these results.

The chef at The Tamarind Restaurant is Daniel Jarrett

The Tamarind Cuisine

The Tamarind restaurant has been listed under the cuisine classification: Asian.

A recommended dish from the menu is 'Fragrant green curry of chicken and wild ginger dumplings, baby corn, vine vegetables, kaffir lime and Thai basil. or Honey roasted deboned quail, stuffed with pork and house made kimchi, wilted baby spinach and sesame, pear, herbs and ssam sauce. or Lemongrass and ginger tea smoked salmon, green papaya, apple, Asian herbs, salmon roe, lime and palm sugar dressing.'

Please check the features and facilities symbols to see if The Tamarind also offers Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal Options and Kosher Options. We recommend that you phone The Tamarind restaurant in advance if you have any specific dietary requirements.

The Tamarind Location & Parking

The Tamarind Restaurant is located at: 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny. For directions on how to get to & from The Tamarind , please refer to the map. Onsite parking at Maleny restaurants is not always available. We recommend you phone The Tamarind restaurant on (07) 5420 5420 in advance for parking information.

Tipping at The Tamarind restaurant

Tipping at The Tamarind restaurant is optional, but none the less very much appreciated. If you are pleased with the service it is customary in Maleny to leave a tip of 5-10%.

Reserving at The Tamarind Restaurant

Some restaurants in the Sunshine Coast Region require you reserve in advance, while numerous others have a no reservation policy. To avoid disappointment we highly recommend you phone The Tamarind Restaurant on (07) 5420 5420 in advance to find out their reservation policy and availability.

The Tamarind Restaurant Opening Hours

The Tamarind Restaurant Maleny, opening hours are:

Lunch: Friday - Sunday
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday
Open Late: Tuesday - Sunday

Every Sunshine Coast Restaurant operates their own opening and closing times. Likewise, opening hours in some restaurants can vary depending on the season, public or religious holidays, and/or other circumstances. We advise you first check with The Tamarind Restaurant to ensure there has been no change to their opening hours prior to visiting.

The Tamarind Restaurant Prices

Unless it has been otherwise noted, prices for The Tamarind Restaurant reflects the average of a two course meal (entrée & main course). These prices are approximations and variations may occur.

The Tamarind Restaurant Reader Reviews

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We hope our overview of The Tamarind restaurant in Maleny has been of assistance. More information about this restaurant can be found at http://www.spicersgroup.com.au/restaurant/tamarind

(07) 5420 54...

88 Obi Lane South,
Maleny QLD

Type
Licensed Restaurants in Stylish Surrounds
Price
$$$$$
Cuisine
Thai inspired modern Asian

Specials & events at The Tamarind Restaurant

  • Jazz in The Forest - Every Sunday

    Jazz in The Forest - Every Sunday

    16 Feb to 15 Feb

    Enjoy a unique dining experience and a taste sensation while listening to the smooth sounds of jazz in lush tropical surrounds. Explore a delicious lunch menu while relaxing in the peaceful environment of Spicers Tamarind Retreat’s in-house restaurant, The Tamarind bringing a taste of Asia to the tranquil hills of Maleny. 12.30pm - 3.30pm

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  • 4/4 Stars

We both had the degustation menu, and it was excellent. Any restaurant in Europe would be awarded a Michelin star with this standard of food and service


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The Tamarind Restaurant Overview

Set in lush rainforest near Maleny in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, The Tamarind Restaurant offers a distinctive taste of Thailand. Award-winning chefs Paul Blain and Daniel Jarrett are the combined force behind this award-winning restaurant, whose elegant pavilion design is perfect for soaking up the beautiful natural surrounds. Composed of a la carte, degustation and banquet selections, the ever-changing menu highlights the traditional Thai flavours of sweet, sour and spicy with style, skill and innovation. Expect dishes like delicate steamed duck and foie gras dumplings with black pepper tea, black garlic and crispy celery leaf, with a carefully chosen list of wines to match.

The Tamarind Restaurant Menu Sample

Fragrant green curry of chicken and wild ginger dumplings, baby corn, vine vegetables, kaffir lime and Thai basil. or Honey roasted deboned quail, stuffed with pork and house made kimchi, wilted baby spinach and sesame, pear, herbs and ssam sauce. or Lemongrass and ginger tea smoked salmon, green papaya, apple, Asian herbs, salmon roe, lime and palm sugar dressing.

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A few words from The Tamarind Restaurant

The Tamarind

Winner 2011 Best New Restaurant in the Sunshine Coast.
Winner 2012 Best Restaurant in a Boutique Hotel 2012 QHA

Good Food Guides Chef's Hat Winner 2012
Australian Good Food & Travel Guide awarded 1 hat 2013

MEET OUR CHEF: Daniel Jarrett

Daniel Jarrett has 12 years of experience and his passion for food experience has taken him far and wide, from part of a large brigade in a well-known resort, to cooking in an intimate historical mountain restaurant. Coming to The Tamarind from his position as Head Chef at Ebb Waterfront Dining & Cellar, Daniel puts his passion in every dish in the hope that each guest takes away an unforgettable memory.

Daniels love of the clean flavours of Asian food and the healthy style of eating infuses everything he cooks. And while he creates contemporary Asian cuisine he also continues to offer traditional or classic Asian fare using traditional techniques. He also insists on using the best of regional produce and product to marry the harmony of tastes of sweet, sour, hot and salty. His passion for and knowledge of this wonderful cuisine is extensive and inspiring.

Why let the pleasure end with your meal? You can learn how to cook Thai like an expert at one of The Tamarind's cooking schools – but these do fill fast so pre-booking is essential! You can also relax after your delicious meal as The Tamarind is conveniently located on Spicers Tamarind Retreat & Spa, a luxurious retreat with 12 private villas, cedar hot tubs (5 only), in-room fireplaces, and an onsite day spa featuring 4 treatment room and a Hydro therapy room with spa, rain shower and steamroom.

THE TAMARIND COOKING SCHOOLS

Discover everything you ever wanted to know about this exciting cooking style, from where to find the right ingredients, to creating the perfect Thai curry, then savour every mouthful of your very own creation. Daniel's passion for this cuisine is infectious; his knowledge and understanding of ingredients, techniques and the balance of flavours are effectively conveyed through his relaxed and informal approach. Each intimate class of up to 12 includes 5 recipes plus lunch, wine, Tamarind Cooking School apron, and full recipes.
Check website for Taste of Thailand menus
Cook, learn, laugh and enjoy a lifetime of gourmet Thai.

Class times: Every Saturday 10 to 2pm approx and the first Wednesday of each month.
Pre-booking essential as places fill fast. $165 per person.


SPICERS TAMARIND RETREAT

Come for dinner, stay for breakfast!

Set near a waterfall in a stunning rainforest in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland just three kilometres east of Maleny, Spicers Tamarind Retreat is an intimately unique retreat where Asian style meets the tranquillity of the Australian bush. Here, you can do as little or as much as you want:

• relax in the outdoor cedar hot tub on your own balcony
• cosy up infront of your indoor wood-burning fireplace
• be pampered in our on-site, purpose-built day spa
• learn the intricacies of Thai cuisine at one of our cooking classes
savour the culinary skills of award-winning chefs at our restaurant, The Tamarind
• explore the beauty of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland
• take a stroll along Obi Obi creek and nearby Gardners Falls
• or just soak in the soothing sounds of the waterfall and abundant wildlife.
Go for a bike ride
Pure bliss.

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE PACKAGE
Enjoy a true foodies escape with:

• 2 night's accommodation at Spicers Tamarind Retreat
• a bottle of Veuve Cliquot on arrival
• 2 x 1hr massage at our onsite day spa, Spa Anise.
• 5 course Thai Banquet for two on one evening (excluding wines) in The Tamarind
• 7 course degustation menu for two on one evening at our sister property Spicers Clovelly Estate in The Long Apron restaurant with return transfers
• Spicers Gourmet Breakfast of the Forest for two each morning.
• From $782 per night, min 2 nights.

COOKING SCHOOL PACKAGE
Eat. Relax. Learn. Laugh. Enjoy.

• 2 night's accommodation at Spicers Tamarind Retreat
• Spicers Breakfast of the Forest for two each morning
• 1 bottle of house sparkling wine
• 3 course a la carte dinner on one night
• 4 hour Cooking School for two including lunch, wine, apron & recipes
• From $574 per night, min 2 nights (dependant on cooking school dates – see website).

The Tamarind Restaurant Menus/Downloads

  • Lunch & Dinner Menu
  • Wine Menu

    Boutique beers, Sake cocktail and perfectly matched wines to compliment the spice of the award winning food.

  • Wedding Kit

    Forest setting perfect for your dream ceremony followed by the perfect reception.

    Please phone to speak with our dedicated Wedding host.

The Tamarind Restaurant Chef

Daniel Jarrett

Daniel Jarrett

The Tamarind Restaurant
An ingredient I can't live without? Pork - it is the magical beast.

Recipes By The Tamarind Restaurant

  • Red Curry of Duck with Lychee

    Red Curry of Duck with Lychee

    With the fresh flavour of sweet lychee contrasting with the kick of fiery spice, this curry is an all round crowd pleaser...

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The Tamarind Restaurant Opening Hours

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The Tamarind Restaurant Features & Facilities

Seats: 60

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alfresco
  • Bar
  • Bush Views
  • Child Friendly
  • Customer Carpark
  • Degustation Menu
  • Disabled Access
  • Fireplace
  • Fully Licensed
  • Functions
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Private Dining
  • Romantic
  • Vegetarian Options
  • Wireless Internet

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