Cairns Paella by Papa Pepi's Paella

Pepi’s Paella provide authentic Spanish paella with the best ingredients. All of Pepi’s paella are gluten free and dairy free. We are totally self-sufficient and cook everything on site in full view of your guests. Our huge pans, rice and smoked paprika are imported from Valencia in Spain.

Our rice is from Calasparra in Murcia. The Calasparra rice is grown in fresh mountain water around the town of Calasparra. For the perfect paella there is no substitute.

Papa Pepi’s Paella’s travels to Tablelands, Port Douglas, Mission Beach and surrounding Cairns areas

Please call us today to arrange free quotation for your next event.

In order for us to set up our huge paella burners and pans there are a few compulsory requirements that must be met to ensure quality and safety of service:

  • Flat ground estimated 3 x 6 meters
  • We will need to be there 60 minutes prior to function commencement to set up.
  • 10% deposit to secure booking, 50% prior to commencement and the balance paid on the day of your function
  • Power and water access would be great if it is possible
  • All paella packages are charged per person
  • Minimum 50 guests
  • A mobilisation fee that includes transportation will apply and will depend on number of guest and party location
  • Service is a buffet style and includes napkins and bio degradable plates and forks or we can hire crockery and cutlery at an additional charge
  • If you require wait staff service we can provide staff at $35 per hour
  • Children aged 5-10 at half price and children under 5 eat free
  • If you require salads or desserts to compliment your paella party please refer to our salad menu

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Venues & Festivals

We can mobilise our paella pans and our mobile pizza oven to most venues. Our paella pans are a real winner at the festival.


We can cater at any venue of your choice. Your house your office or any of the sensational venues for hire in the region.

Venues that we have catered at recently include:

  • The Sugarwharf Port Douglas
  • Johnstone Shire Hall
  • Ellis Beach Yacht Club
  • Ellis Beach Surf Life Saving Club
  • Bali Hai
  • The Venue - AJ Hackett
  • Centennial Lakes
  • The Cruise Liner Terminal
  • Half Moon Bay Golf ClubEl Arish Village Hall
  • Yungaburra Village Hall

And many more.

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