Best Known For

The Backyard Wagyu Burger: a popular choice with many - Wagyu beef burger, sticky BBQ house sauce, pickles, cheese, lettuce and chips.

About The Backyard Cairns

There's no better way to enjoy warm days and nights than on the deck at The Backyard Cairns on Pierpoint Road. This vibrant, relaxed waterfront bar boasts uninterrupted views of the marina from an outdoor container bar and beer garden, while indoors presents a trendy vibe of white tiles, leather banquette seating, wooden beams and subtle lighting. Stop in for breakfast after a stroll along the pier and delve into miso scrambled eggs, cold smoked salmon, seaweed greens, ginger dressing and a bagel; or feel balmy breezes ruffle palm trees later in the day while enjoying grilled split prawns, fried curry leaf butter and pickled turmeric. Those looking to share may opt for a whole rack of lamb with pomegranate tabbouleh, labneh and pistachio dukkah; washed down with an icy cold brew.

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A few words from The Backyard Cairns

The Backyard is on the marina boardwalk, 100m from the finish line on the Shangri-La Hotel side of the Pier.
Relax at The Backyard Public Bar, with a quick meal and drink to enjoy uninterrupted views of the waterfront and take in the gorgeous marina views and mountain range beyond.
Enjoy the great outdoors? Then join us at The Backyard Garden & Grill where you can enjoy a cocktail straight from our container bar - the iconic service point of the beer garden area.
If you want to sit down and be waited on; The Backyard Deck is a must. Enjoy the signature dishes, larger share plates or order a selection of small plates to share with your mates.
The Backyard Kiosk offers all the healthy options you can expect from an espresso bar; like specialty teas, coffees, smoothies, fruit juices and a selection of protein bars and slices. Grab and go or sit in and relax.
Join us for a healthy treat or drink at The Backyard Public Bar, Garden&Grill, Kiosk or Deck – room for all our mates.

Location & Map

The Pier Shopping Centre, Cairns 4870 QLD - See Map

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Opening Hours

Mon  6:00:AM - 10:00:PM
Tue  6:00:AM - 10:00:PM
Wed  6:00:AM - 10:00:PM
Thu  6:00:AM - 10:00:PM
Fri  6:00:AM - 10:00:PM
Sat  6:00:AM - 10:00:PM
Sun  6:00:AM - 10:00:PM

Groups & Functions

You tell us what you want and we will try to work in with your requirements and budget. Just contact us to discuss your function.

  • Up to 300 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Charity Event
  • Christmas Party
  • Cocktail Party
  • Conference
  • Corporate Function
  • Dinner Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Hens & Bucks Night
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding
  • Banquets
  • Buffets
  • Canapes
  • Cocktails
  • Degustation
  • Finger Food
  • Set Menu

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Member Reviews (7)


Awesome food, awesome venue , awesome view




Chef's Table
My husband and I were lucky enough to secure a seat at a recent Chef's Table evening. It was such a unique experience and the food, service and overall concept of the evening were just brilliant. Chef Aaron is an absolute natural in the kitchen and the passion he has for cooking is evident in everything he does - it was great seeing him in his element within the main hotel kitchen. I would definitely recommend booking yourself a seat at the next Chef's Table- it is well worth it. Aside from this, we have dined at North on several occasions with friends and family for breakfasts, lunches and dinners. We have always found the food and service to be nothing short of amazing.


Amazing food with a view
The food is always amazing and the staff go that extra mile as I am a picky eater. Great place to celebrate birthdays


Great food and the view takes your breath away
Went for dinner with the family, kids and extended family. They catered for all effortlessly. The food was amazing and we even got to meet Aaron the Chef. Recommend it to anyone looking for an awesome place to dine with a great view, right on the marina.