modern asian with a thai twist
Set in an indoor/outdoor pavilion designed to make the most of the peaceful location and rainforest surrounds, Spicers Tamarind Retreat's award-winning restaurant, The Tamarind, brings a taste of Asia to the tranquil hills of Maleny.
Sweet and spicy, but never sour. From oysters with finger lime sorbet to spicy massaman curry, the array of Asian delicacies on offer will leave you breathless, while the perfectly matched wine and beer will leave you smiling.
Led by Head Chef Daniel Jarrett, The Tamarind specialises in Modern Asian cuisine combining sweet, sour and spicy flavours into dishes that melt in your mouth. Daniel and his team embrace the flavours, philosophies and the unique culinary cultures of Asia, using locally raised ingredients whenever possible.
But why let the tasting pleasure end with your meal? Learn how to cook Thai like an expert at one of Spicers Tamarind Retreat’s Thai cooking retreats where you’ll find out everything you wanted to know about this delicious cuisine, from where to find the right ingredients to creating the perfect Thai dessert.
- Awarded one chef Hat (2014 Australian Good Food Guide)
- Awarded one chef Hat (2013 Queensland Good Food Guide)
- Awarded one chef Hat (2013 Australian Good Food Guide)
- Awarded one chef Hat (2012 Queensland Good Food Guide)
- Awarded one chef Hat (2012 Australian Good Food Guide)
- 2011 Best New Restaurant, Sunshine Coast (2011 HOSTPLUS Restaurant & Catering Awards)
Fully licensed, The Tamarind is open to both house guests and the public for lunch from Friday - Sunday and dinner from Tuesday - Sunday evenings.
For The Tamarind restaurant bookings, and more information about Thai cooking retreats, phone 1300 311 429.
**Please note tables of 10 or more will be required to dine on a 5 course banquet or degustation menu however we can offer a 2 or 3 course table de hote menu **