The locals flock here for brunch and lunch, particularly on weekends, and you can team a meal here with a visit to the Cairns Regional Art Gallery next door. Breakfast differs from the usual eggs or pancakes, offering delights such as smoked salmon, sweet-potato hash browns with sour cream, and French toast with baked pears and raspberry coulis. For lunch, choose from bruschettas, focaccia, panini, and pasta, or mains such as barbecued Cajun Spanish mackerel with tomato and basil salad. At dinner, try wild barramundi, braised duck leg, or lamb shanks—and perhaps a sticky date pudding for dessert. Remember to check out the specials board.