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The Oriental Restaurant - CLOSED

Main resort complex, Australia
+61 7 4940 1234
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
3 Oct 2014
“Good quality, unpretencious Asian cuisine”
1 Jul 2014
“Beautiful place, average food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Main resort complex, Australia
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 4 October 2014

I recommend everything on their menu but particularly enjoyed the wagyu beef, Patagonian toothfish, eggplant dish and the steamed whole reef fish. They will fillet the reef fish if you prefer not to deal with bones.

Thank Joan0452013
Reviewed 2 July 2014

The restaurant setup is very beautiful, we chose a table next to the pond, it was lovely just sitting there to enjoy ourselves, watch the fruit bats hanging on the tree on top of us. However the food is a little disappointing, as the curry's...More

Thank Kakui C
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The food was soooo fresh. A lovely selection of fresh seafood and fabulous interesting salads. There is such a wonderful choice it takes time to make a a decision what to eat first. The staff are the best I have experienced... Friendly, chatty without overtaking...More

Thank Nola E
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Best restaurant, by far, at Hayman Island. We were there for 6 nights, and nothing compared with this restaurant. Service outstanding, and the food was excellent. We live in NYC and if this restaurant was in NYC, you'd have to book a month in advance...More

1  Thank 60763Amy
Reviewed 12 November 2013

My meal at Oriental was the best of all the terrific restaurants on Hayman. Service was great, my children were well catered for. My husband had "melt in the mouth" steak, I had a gorgeously tasty duck dish. The restaurant's outlook is a lovely garden,...More

Thank 71mjane
Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

The mood is set as soon as you walk into this place. Gentle, unobtrusive Asian music in a Japanese garden setting. Courteous and knowledgable staff only too willing to point out the menu's most enjoyed items. We had a crispy duck salad with sauce to...More

2  Thank Marcus K
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Beautiful setting, get an outdoor table if you can overlooking the gardens, amazing food and wonderful service!

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We waited at the door of the restaurant for 8 minutes prior to being noticed. (We had made a booking the day before) The girl who seated us was rude and unpleasant, she actually huffed at us!

5  Thank Sam M
Reviewed 6 April 2013

A great menu and service. Ate at table for two in middle of garden near restaurant. A beautiful way to spend an evening . Hayman is known for food and this place keeps with that tradition.

1  Thank FromBrisbane
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Another strange menu from the Hayman clan, but still better than the Italian place. With the captive clientel, it's probably the best restaurant on the Island

Thank Dennis S
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  • Address: Main resort complex, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Whitsunday Islands  >  Hayman Island
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4940 1234
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