Showing posts from August, 2015

Port Sushi & Izakaya

23 Macrossan Street (opp Saltwater Building)

Dishes from $3.50 to $5.50
No corkage
Excellent low cost and healthy dining.

Keeping our visitors happy Port Douglas Cheap Eats Website .

AQUA Pullman Sea Temple Resort

AQUA - Pullman Sea Temple is where Roy Weavers and Sarah Cullen interviewed Jim Wallace for the Port Douglas magazine article about the early days of Quicksilver. The finished article makes interesting reading and by coincidence our spin on Quicksilver's influence on Australian shipbuilding was included in the Port Douglas & Daintree Discovery Guide app in 2011.

Back to the AQUA Restaurant. Having not dined there previously we tried it out. It is a long way out of town and a long way from the Macrossan Street Restaurant Strip. It was not very busy. Part of the restaurant was set up for a wedding reception later in the day.  The setting is stunning and we settled in ordering two battered Spanish Mackerel $28 each, one Bruschetta $12 and a bottle of  Chardonnay $33 or $101 for lunch.

I knew that Jim was a great Fish and Chips man and i was interested as to why the magazine article interview was done at AQUA?  The fish and chips were excellent, the venue quiet, and I guess the ma…