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Samuels restaurant

382 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 2244
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
382 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Samuels is a stunning restaurant. My friends and I chose to come here to celebrate our final night of our toad trip down the south coast. This restaurant is fancy, five star and a perfect treat. The waitstaff were very attentive and made sure to...More

Thank misshazeyeyed
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had an opportunity to have a long overdue dinner and chose Samuels. The staff we very accommodating and friendly. The meals were excellent as were the boutique beers and fine wines. Would go back again and again.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We dined at Samuels last night for my birthday... we were extremely happy with the entire night. The service is professional, the wine list inspiring, the decor comfortable and the food was both well presented and flavoursome. It's awesome having this standard of care and...More

Thank jp2018
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Food tasted OK and was well-presented, but not sufficiently memorable to justify the high-end price tag. Serving barbeque wines ($12 at bottleshop) at $48 really rubbed it in. Reality check required!

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Samuals on a Thursday night. We chose the mid week deal menu and we weren't disappointed as there is plenty of dishes to choose from which appear on the a la carte menu. Between us we tried the salmon entre, chicken and...More

Thank peterdeane47
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We attended a private function at Samuels bar. It was a set menu of finger food, $35 per head. The majority of guests had very little food during the evening. Wait staff were scarce, one of the guests handed a plate of food our way...More

1  Thank Kay A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The entree of pork tenderloin with orange, ginger gel , beetroot ice cream and rosemary was divine. Our mains were also great and we tasted a vegetable called sea spray for the first time. The hard sheeps milk cheese from the south of France (Ossau...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Lovely place to dine, nice food, good service and great wine selection. Cool bar attached to the restaurant to hangout at!

Thank thirroulguru
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Had my first experience at Samuels recently. We were the only group in the restaurant and having a set menu. Service was very very slow and when the food arrived partially cold which was very poor for such a high end restaurant. The food art...More

1  Thank jatss2017
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The French waitress/manager was very pleasant. The service was good. The menu was sophisticated but the food however was only average and the portions were so small! The price was exorbitant. Entree $25.90 for 4 scallops. Really??? The main meals ranged from $42 to $49....More

2  Thank Steve C
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Response from Angela_Wollongong | Reviewed this property |
Have you thought of Bill and James in Balgownie? They do catering - come to your place and heat the food ready to serve. The food they serve in their restaurant is amazing. You can find them on Facebook. People upstairs in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$65
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Thirroul
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4268 2244
  • E-mail
Thirroul's best kept secret... Samuels Restaurant is a cosy, boutique restaurant serving Modern Australian cuisine. With carefully selected Australian wines to match cuisine, and friendly attentive service that never feels intrusive, Samuels Restaurant is the perfect place to relax and be taken care of. Having the option to start with fantastic original cocktails in Samuels Bar, or move straight to a luscious three-course meal, Samuels caters for anyone who appreciates the finer things in life.
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