Mungumby & Cooktown Dining

Private Lodge Dining

We offer daily gourmet blackboard menus served with fresh local produce and the world’s best water between 6pm - 7.30 pm. All meals are hand prepared and a selection based on the seasons, we do not have a deep fryer and do not serve greesy chips with meals. Vegetarian meals are arranged upon prior request and any special dietary needs (Vegetarian, Gluten free etc) need to be advised prior to arrival to avoid disappointment. Childrens options are also available. All orders are taken prior to 15.00 (3pm) and hand prepared for the evening to ensure your meal time experience is relaxed and prompt. In order to be organised we prefer to know if guests are eating with us or in one of the regions alternative options. We encourage guests to try alternatives if they choose and can recommend where to go. If you are planning on arriving after 6pm when reception is closed, then we will need to know if you wish to enjoy a meal with us in advance of your arrival to ensure we are prepared. Orders taken after 6pm will be subject to availablity. The restaurant is closed on Sunday nights as well as Good Friday, Christmas Day & Boxing Day.

Picnic backpacks are available for clients heading on a walk for the day to one of our many waterfalls. We have a well stocked bar and our restaurant is fully licensed with no BYO, where you are waited on or during the day can serve yourself.

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On Sunday nights and some public holidays our restaurant is closed for evening meals. There are various alternative restaurants and eating options 25 minutes away in Cooktown if you are looking for variety. We are also located a short distance from the infamous Lions Den Pub a historic watering hole opened in 1875 to service the original Lions Den tin mine. Clients often enjoy the local atmosphere and cold ales & pub meals. However as many say, our meals are something the lodge is renowned for. As we cater mainly for our in house guests, we also welcome local bookings by appointment. Breakfast is catered for on Sunday however not dinner or lunch. Cooked breakfast must be booked the night prior.

We have no self catering facilities in the rooms or lodge itself. We have refrigeration available if you require likewise we are able to chill ice packs for eskies and our bar sells ice by the bag. The restaurant and lodge pool area are fully licensed with no BYO (bring your own) facilities. In house guests are welcome to enjoy BYO in the rooms, ice and refridgeration is available.

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  • Two Course Meal = $45 per person $32 for children
  • Three Course Meal = $57 per person $40 for children

We also offer a limited range of small people (child) options for between $8 - $25

Call +61 7 4060 3158 or relax(at)
to check availablity or contact your travel agent!

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