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Meet the Chef

Daniel Peters has been working as Head Chef at C’est Bon since January 2018. Since beginning his career in 2004 with a school based apprenticeship, Daniel has worked in the kitchens of the best restaurants across Cairns and Townsville. Being Head Chef has provided Daniel with the opportunity to examine and hone his skills in traditional French cuisine whilst having the freedom to give it a modern flair – something he loves to play with.

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Daniel Peters

Average price $75 Special request

Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.3/10
based on 251 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.3/10
Service :9.4/10
Setting :9.1/10
  1. Andrew M.
    Andrew M.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Great service and food friendly staff. We went for our wedding anniversary we will be back.??

  2. A A.
    A A.
    • 264 reviews
    7.5/10

    Really enjoyed the meal and service

  3. Kevin C.
    Kevin C.
    • 3 reviews
    8/10

    Great atmosphere and service, but we may have have chosen the food not best suited to us.

  4. A A.
    A A.
    • 275 reviews
    9.25/10

    Lovely ambience, attentive staff and very good range in the menu selection.

  5. Catherine S.
    Catherine S.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Incredibly tasty and well presented. Our favourite special place, never disappoints

  6. Sabina H.
    Sabina H.
    • one review
    9.75/10

    We celebrated a friend’s Birthday and the service plus standard of our breakfast was the Best ! We have dinned there before over the years and never had a ‘ bad ‘ experience !! Sabina Hart

  7. A A.
    A A.
    • 276 reviews
    6/10

    It’s ok, probably won’t go back again.

  8. A A.
    A A.
    • 251 reviews
    9/10

    Only thing I would change is the size of the table. A little on the small side for 2 people. Other than that it’s a lovely restaurant with fantastic food. Highly recommend

  9. David D.
    David D.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    French onion soup is my favourite i requested it in my reservation 2 weeks before dining but it did not happen hopefully next time

  10. Julia M.
    Julia M.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    We had a terrific value breakfast and prior to that a set menu dinner with friends. It’s great value for top quality food with great friendly service.

  11. A A.
    A A.
    • 260 reviews
    10/10

    Beautiful food and friendly service

  12. Monika F.
    Monika F.
    • one review
    8.75/10

    The Service was perfect. The wagyu beef ( entree) a bit overcooked. In total the quality of the 3course menu was very good.

  13. A A.
    A A.
    • 246 reviews
    10/10

    C'est Bon has been consistently among the top restaurants in Cairns for more than a decade. While perfect for any special occasions we found it surprisingly affordable for gourmet french cuisine.

  14. MacDonnells Law M.
    MacDonnells Law M.
    • one review
    10/10

    C'est Bon is one of Cairns best restaurants

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 278 reviews
    9.25/10

    Always a great experience and lovely food

  16. A A.
    A A.
    • 298 reviews
    10/10

    Has become our go-to in Cairns anytime we have visitors or for a special occasion. Amazing food, reliable top notch service. Highly recommended!

  17. Janet D.
    Janet D.
    • one review
    9/10

    Food was amazing. Portion sizes perfect for luncheon

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 282 reviews
    10/10

    We enjoyed our evening meal so much that we booked again for lunch the next day. Thrilled to find such a beautiful restaurant in Cairns.

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 269 reviews
    7.25/10

    Great service and food

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 299 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent French food & great service

More information

How to get to the restaurant

20 lake street, 4870, Cairns City, Australia

About the restaurant

As Cairns’ only truly French restaurant, we consider your visit an indulgent journey of the senses. We pride ourselves on being delightfully, authentically, classically French, yet always affordable and fitting in with smart casual tropical dining.

It’s the perfect marriage of French sophistication and down-to-earth local charm. With all the trappings of our training in traditional French cuisine, we also acknowledge the splendor and abundance of fresh local produce, blending the two to bring you a true taste of France – North Queensland style.

Likewise, we offer the best of Australasian wine choices.

Of course, there are some things that can only be procured in France, which we import, but our aim is to source the finest local produce, wherever possible.

Established in 2003, C’est Bon’s French chefs’ culinary talents come to the fore each week with great specials, while staying true to our valued customers’ wishes.

It culminates in a clever blend of authenticity with modern touches. A restaurant for every event, from big celebrations to a romantic tete-a-tete, Nicolas and his team have a flair for making your visit special.

We are located at the entrance to Village Lane in Lake Street, near Pullman Cairns International Hotel, Pullman Reef Hotel Casino and Cairns Convention Centre.

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