The Pier Bar, Cairns, Australia

We're back, fresh and ready for another 10 years of great moments in the Queensland sun!

An iconic venue

In an enviable location by the water, The Pier Bar is somewhat of an institution in Cairns, known for our delicious wood fired pizzas and our relaxed Sundays and our big party events.
The Pier Bar is open 11.30am until late every day, serving up sun, fun, lunch, dinner or just drinks!

To enquire about corporate or private events or to book a table for lunch or dinner call 4031 4677 or email

Find Us

The Pier Shopping Centre
1 Pierpoint Road
Cairns  QLD  4870

Opening Hours

364 days a year
(Closed Christmas Day)
11.30am till late every day
Kitchen 11.30am till 9.00pm


Call us on 07 4031 4677
Email us at

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The Pier Bar is a great spot to catch up with friends.  We have an extensive wine & beer list and a cocktail menu featuring delicious in-house creations as well as the classics.  From the food menu, our classic wood fired pizzas, burgers, fish n chips, steaks, seafood, pasta, the list goes on….

Download our Full Food Menu here

Don’t forget you must book for groups, call us on 4031 4677.

We also offer takeaway pizzas, pick up only.

Breads & Olives

Toasted breads 8.5
extra virgin olive oil, balsamic

Homemade flatbread 8
hummus, paprika, sesame seeds

Marinated mixed olives 7.5 GF
roasted pepper, garlic

Garlic pizzetta 8

Small or Share Plates

Salt n pepper calamari 13.5
aioli, lemon

Caramelised sticky pork 10.5 GF
sour herb salad, chili vinegar

Mini spicy chorizo 13.5 GF
cider reduction

Prosciutto ham 15
apple chutney, garlic flatbread

Roasted wild mushroom 12.5
kale pesto, truffle oil, parmesan, toasted ciabatta

Thai fish cakes
cucumber ribbons, wasabi mayo

Nachos Veg 14.5 Beef 16.5
melted cheese, sour cream. guacamole, shallots

Pier chicken wings 13 GF
Mild – Medium – Spicy
oven baked & pan fried in caramelised bbq sauce, blue cheese dipping sauce

Sliders 16
three sliders, sweet potato fries, aioli

Pulled pork
apple jam, asian slaw

Jack Daniels beef brisket
caramelised tomato, smoked cheese, pickles


½ Doz / Doz

Natural 15.5 / 28

Kilpatrick 16.5 / 29

Tempura 17.5 / 30
soy sauce

Champagne granita 18 / 34

Smoked salmon 17.5 / 30
lime, creme fraiche


Pier classic caesar salad 15.5
Chicken 17.5 / Calamari 18.5 / Prawns 19.5
cos lettuce, crispy bacon, poached egg, parmesan, garlic croutons, anchovies, Caesar dressing

Thai beef salad 15.5 GF
marinated beef strips, cucumber, tomato, mixed leaves, roasted peanuts, coriander, bean sprouts, nam jim dressing

Prawn & avocado salad 15.5 GF
fresh chilled prawns, mixed salad, gingered mango and lime dressing

Goats cheese salad 17.5 GF
beetroot, watercress, toasted hazelnuts, balsamic dressing


Beef burger 16
lettuce, tomato, beetroot, melted cheese, pickles, tomato chutney

Grilled chicken breast 15.5
lettuce, avocado, bacon, house chutney

Homemade veggie burger 14.5
beetroot, lettuce, tomato, grilled zucchini, cheese

Pier’s classic chicken wrap 15.5
slightly spiced chicken breast, bacon, parmesan, lettuce, caesar dressing, soft tortilla wrap

Mexican spiced chicken 16
jalapeños, guacamole, corn chips, cheese, chilli jam

Crumbed fish 15.5
cos lettuce, tomato pickles, tartare sauce

Breakfast roll 16
scrambled egg, bacon, tomato, caramelised onions, bbq sauce, grilled panini

Steak sandwich 16.5
grilled rib fillet, lettuce, tomato, caramelised onions, bbq sauce, grilled panini

Burgers come with:
Beer battered chips or sweet potato fries or salad

Burgers served on white semolina dusted rolls
Any extra fillings or sauces – add $1 each


250g T-bone 29.5 GF
herb marinated field mushrooms, baked rosemary tomato and chips, salad or potato mash, vegetables
sauces: rosemary gravy, mushroom, diane, pepper, red wine jus

Grain fed eye fillet 200g 33 250g 38 GF 

herb marinated field mushrooms, baked rosemary tomato and chips, salad or potato mash, vegetables
sauces: rosemary gravy, mushroom, diane, pepper, red wine jus


Hickory smoked pork spare ribs
½ rack 24 / full rack 34
beer battered chips, rocket, feta, watermelon

Something More

Great northern fish n chips 24.5
pea puree, beer battered chips, tartare sauce

Tandoori chicken supreme 25.5
roast chicken, parsley & lemon rice, minted yoghurt

Traditional chicken parmie 26
honey roasted ham, house napoli sauce, melted cheese, chips, salad

Macaroni & cheese 25.5
topped with garlic marinated crayfish

Fettuccine carbonara 23.5
italian ham, mushroom, cream, white wine, parmesan

Tomato & roast pepper risotto 21.5 GF V
rocket pesto, torn mozzarella

Seafood risotto 28.5
dil butter, lemon

Gnocchi 22.5
blue cheese sauce, pine nuts, steamed broccoli, gremolata


Beer battered chips 7

Sweet potato fries 8

Wedges 9
sour cream, sweet chilli sauce

House garden salad 8.5
balsamic dressing

Kids Meals

For kids 12 years & under
Chips, tomato sauce & a kids soft drink

Burger 8
mini beef pattie, cheese, tomato sauce

Napoli Pasta 8
spaghetti, napoli sauce, cheese

Fish 8
Two small pieces of battered fish

Nuggets 8
Six golden fried nuggets


Margherita 14.5
napoli sauce, tomato, fresh basil, mozzarella

Classic tropicana 15.5
napoli sauce, mozzarella, ham, pineapple

Supreme 17.5
napoli sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, ham, onion, mushroom, pineapple, capsicum, olives

Cairn’s carnivores 17.5
napoli sauce, mozzarella, steak, bacon, pepperoni, ham, chorizo, red onions, chives, oregano

Herbivores 15.5
napoli sauce, mozzarella, roasted capsicum, mushrooms, oven dried tomatoes, fresh baby spinach leaves

Chilli, prawn & pineapple 17.5
prawns, pineapple, capsicum, mushroom, coriander, red onion, chef’s special chilli sauce

Pier’s shipwrecked 18.5
garlic oil, bbq sauce, mozzarella, bacon, roast beef, pepperoni, ham, mushroom, onion

Fire breather 17.5
napoli sauce, pepperoni, peppered chicken, chilli flakes, and jalapeños, peppers, hot sauce


Homemade sticky toffee pudding 9.5
butterscotch sauce

Vanilla cheesecake 9.5
strawberry jam

Chocolate brownie 9.5
vanilla pod ice cream

Homemade doughnuts 9.5
chantilly cream, blueberry jam

Ice cream sorbet 9.5
selection served in an ice igloo

Pier bar cheese board 14
chef’s selection of cheese, water crackers, aged port

Dessert plate to share 20
doughnuts, brownie, cheesecake, toffee pudding

Functions & Events

Fabulous Functions at an Iconic Venue

Celebrate your next event at The Pier Bar.   We love a party, private or corporate.  Birthdays, celebrations or Christmas events.  From 10 to 400 guests we offer sit down functions and stand up cocktail style events with a range of diverse spaces to suit.  Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner or perhaps our canape selection for a stand up party.

Our new Esplanade Lounge is a perfect space for a stand up cocktail party for up to 60 guests.

Download our Function Package here!

For further enquiries or to book contact Lisa Cooper our Events & Functions Co-ordinator on  0488 098 150 or email

We’d be more than happy to show you around the venue and discuss your requirements.

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Contact Us

The Pier Bar
The Pier Shopping Centre
1 Pierpoint Road
Cairns  QLD  4870

 07 4031 4677

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