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Shearwater Restaurant

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6651 6053
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were disappointed with our experience as we had been looking forward to it. Service was poor - our waiter said they had no sparking water, but on asking someone else it was available. Food was very ordinary - pasta not cooked. Ambience was not...More

Thank GPR1808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful surroundings, neat great staff excellent breakfast menu. Great service. Highly recommend to anyone wanting pancakes for breakfast ( with a side of bacon ). Fantastic coffee and tea available.

Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Had a pleasant lunch at this eatery with excellent service. Waitress was friendly and helpful and was “not in your face”. Advised on dishes and wines available. Service was within reasonable time as it was freshly cooked. Reasonable price for meals, cakes and wines. Well...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I visit the Shearwater on a regular basis. Obviously, because it is one of my favourite places to dine on the coffs coast. The staff are always friendly, the food is absolutely devine. The setting on the Balcony that overlooks the creek and paddle boarders...More

Thank 414cheryll
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

My sister and I visited this restaurant yesterday and enjoyed ourselves immensely. We sat outside overlooking the creek and enjoyed attractively served food. I loved the Warm Chicken Salad while my sister enjoyed the fish and chips. We decided to also try the chocolate brownie...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Lovely little eatery situated over the creek. I sat by the balcony and watched the wildlife and occasional paddle boarder an hour before my first SUPB session and had sourdough toast and some coffee. Food was good and very well presented. It was busy but...More

Thank Sophia B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We went there for a birthday lunch. Service was very slow. Lunch was overpriced & very , ordinary. We won't be going back.

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very relaxing setting overlooking Coffs Creek. Outdoor setting with cover and heaters. Breakfast was great, so was the coffee! Very tasty Bacon & Egg role with Aioli and the Truffle mushrooms, avocado and poached eggs dish was delish

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Although a bit exy the meals were delicious. Friendly and efficient wait staff. Beautiful location with easy parking.

Thank MooneeRambler
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is situated at the Boardwalk on Coffs Creek between Coffs Harbour CBD and the harbour. Sitting on the balcony on a fine day watching activity on the water and the ever present bream in the river is amazingly relaxing. Friendly, professional staff. For...More

Thank Schlepper1939
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coffs Harbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6651 6053
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A unique location, could be anywhere in Australia...fantastic menus, attention to detail, just awesome
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