Commercial operations


Located at D block of Cairns Hospital, dcafé offers a wide range of nutritious food and drinks in a relaxed and modern setting overlooking the Cairns Esplanade. Come in and enjoy a full selection of hot meals, wraps, rolls, salads, organic coffee, smoothies, juices and tea.

Block E Car Park

With 660 parking spaces, the car park provides a crucial service to the hospital’s staff and visitors. The car park is open 24 hours a day and provides video surveillance that ensures a safe environment for vehicles and motorists.

Vending Machines

The Foundation co-ordinates and manages a wide range of convenient vending services that include snack food, coffee machine and ATMs.

Patient Television System

The Interactive Patient System will allow our patients to watch television and movies, access the internet including Skype and play video games. The Patient Interactive System was installed in 2015.

Sea Breeze Cafe

Sea Breeze Café has been an integral part of the hospital for many years. The café has always provided patients, visitors and staff with a wide range of food and refreshments. Refurbishment of Sea Breeze Café was completed in July 2015.

Catering Options

Catering is available to purchase from dcafe for both Queensland Health staff and external purchasers. It is a condition of external catering that it be collected from dcafe by the purchaser.  The catering menu features fresh and healthy options and our chefs have the capacity to create a menu to suit all tastes and budgets. All profits go to the Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation. Download the catering menu HERE. QH staff can download the catering authorisation form HERE. For further information EMAIL or phone 07-42260033.