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Samuels restaurant - CLOSED

382 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 2244
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken” (4 reviews)
“fine dining” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
382 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

There's a reason why there have been no reviews since 2017. In January 2018 the then-owners packed it in and handed over to their chef who reopened under the name Burnt Restaurant. That lasted a little over a year, then Burnt closed in March of...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Alan_Kay
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

Date of visit: January 2017
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.

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: September 2017
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!

Date of visit: August 2017
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

Date of visit: July 2017
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

Date of visit: July 2017
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

Date of visit: June 2017
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!

Date of visit: March 2017
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

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank jatss2017
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$22 - US$65
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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