Eat & Drink


Level 3 of the Benson Hotel is Cairns’ newest addition to the food and beverage scene.

Enjoy your days and nights at our terrace level! Capturing the essence and tranquility of Far North Queensland, The Benson Bar & Restaurant is a combination of relaxation and sophistication, offering an array of cocktails, modern dining and local delicacies.

Rise 'N' Shine Buffet Breakfast

Enjoy our Buffet Breakfast, our welcoming atmosphere is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a morning meal with friends or family. We look forward to seeing you soon and sharing a memorable breakfast experience together. Book your table now on our website!

Breakfast is available on 7 days 6:30 am – 10:00 am!

Special Dinner

We’re back For Dinner. It’s time to indulge in something new and delicious!  Come with your family and friends and experience the best local food spot in Cairns. Book your table now on our website!

Dinner is available Wednesday to Saturday from 5:30pm – 9:00pm!


Opening Hours

BREAKFAST | 6:30 AM – 10:00 AM

[Monday – Sunday]

LUNCH | Closed

BAR | 3:00 PM – LATE

[Wednesday – Saturday]

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What our customers are saying!

The Food, Oh Wow!

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What a wonderful experience! Staff were very helpful and Chef was kind enough to come out and chat. But the food, oh wow! Just superb. Well portioned, and presentation was second to one. However the tastes are what is important. It did not dissapoint! We are thinking it is our new “go to” place. We have had lunch here before which was great, but this was next level. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Excellent service and food

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“All staff were extremely helpful and friendly. A big thankyou to Ian the General Manager who bent over backwards to ensure we had everything we needed. The complimentary breakfast menu was amazing with Eggs Benson being one of our favourite dishes. We also dined in the restaurant for lunch and dinner on several occasions and compliments go to the chef, we absolutely loved our meals. We definitely recommend The Benson”

Sooo amazing!!!

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Absolutely so amazing!!! The place is so beautiful! The staff are soo friendly!!! And the food and cocktails are SOOO amazing!!!! It’s overall just perfect!


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We recently held our staff Christmas Party here and the food was amazing (and plentiful!) as were the cocktails. We were extremely well looked after from our arrival onwards. Would definitely recommend the restaurant for a large gathering. The refurb also looks fantastic. 10/10

gift cards

Suitable for any occasion, a Benson Gift Card allows you to stay at our hotel or eat and drink at our Restaurant & Bar.

Contact our team today to purchase a Gift Card.

E: | P: (07) 4046 0300