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The Cairns High Canteen provides students with a range of healthy and delicious food and drinks, in accordance with the Government's Smart Choices - Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools.

Opening Hours 

  • Before school, for breakfast from 8:00am – 8.45am (limited menu)

  • 1st Lunch 11.15am – 11.45am

  • 2nd Lunch 1.05pm - 1.45pm  


Open our canteen menu using this link:  

P&C Canteen Menu (PDF, 238KB)​​.

Prices and availability are subject to change. 


  • Manners are of utmost importance.

  • Save time at lunch & pre-order before form class.

  • Don’t order for friends, this holds up the process.

  • Have the money out and ready before you reach the cash register.

  • Any special orders e.g. sandwich no butter or cheese, please pre-order. It is also advisable to order vegetarian foods.

Volunteers and Catering 

Volunteers are welcome between 8.00am – 12.00pm to assist with preparation. The Canteen is also available to do ‘in house’ catering to suit your budget.

Carolyn Shephard | Canteen Manager| T 4050 3050 
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