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Cairns' Best Chinese Cuisine

Chinese food is a popular and refined ambassador of Chinese culture. Nowadays you can find various representations of Chinese food, either specialized in a specific cuisine or embracing an assortment of different cuisine styles, in every corner of the world.

The Golden Boat Chinese Restaurant serves a variety of Oriental dishes, prepared using the freshest ingredients with a highlight on local produce and fresh seafood and a commitment that no MSG is added to their food.

Executive Chef Ken Deng and his team of experienced and qualified chefs from Hong Kong and Mainland China, deliver the best authentic Chinese food and Yum Cha Dim Sum to Cairns residents and visitors each and every day.

Yum Cha

What is Yum cha? It is a term in Cantonese Chinese meaning “drinking tea” and it refers to the custom of eating tiny servings of different foods while sipping some well-brewed Chinese tea. It is a favourite in Chinese cuisine the world over.

Combined with traditional and new trend of almost bite-size dim sums, over one hundred varieties, display daily from the cart and delivered to your table and presented for your selection. All Yum Cha dim sums are freshly prepared and home made by our specialty chefs.

A-La-Carte Menu

With the most experienced chefs from Hong Kong and China, you don’t need to travel overseas to taste the wonder of the Orient. Cairns’ Golden Boat Chinese Restaurant is the place to go. The menu is diverse and delicious and includes the most traditional Chinese dishes, like Sweet & Sour Pork and Beef in Black Bean Sauce, as well as modern Chinese dishes such as Peking Duck, Beer Pork Loin and Stir Fry Prawn with Peach, to name just a few.

Fresh, live seafood is available daily from the viewing tanks for your enjoyment. Queensland Mud Crabs, big Tropical or Southern Lobsters, which is cooked by the expert, qualified chefs from Hong Kong in a perfect, yummy way that brings the best taste in the freshest of the seafood that you will ever experience.

Situated right in the city centre, the Golden Boat Chinese Restaurant has an elegant mixture of Western and Eastern designs in its dining room, which is split in two levels by a carpeted staircase immersed in soft tranquil classical music. This is the Yummiest Chinese restaurant in Cairns and serves lunch and dinner seven days a week. Bookings recommended.