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Spinnakers Restaurant

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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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20 Park St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
+61 2 6589 5200
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06:30 - 23:00
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152 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time here and went with four long-time locals. My first impression of the restaurant was a disappointment. As it is set in Rydges Sails Resort I expected something better than bare tables and vinyl seating, although the outlook to the river and marina was very pleasant. The locals all commented that "It must be the holiday menu" as mains... More 

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Thank Pauline_from_Port
Port Macquarie, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our daughter, a renowned chef in her own right, invited us to join her for an evening meal at Spinnakers restaurant during her festive season visit from the Blue Mountains. What a treat. We were informed by our waiter, Dylan, that a staff change had occurred since my last visit and that a totally new seasonal menu was being launched... More 

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Thank Kenneth J
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly I have to say that I didn't know what to expect. Hotel restaurants can often be a let down. This was far from that! It was the first night of a new menu so we were told and our table started off with a dips plate followed by three of the seafood mains consisting of salmon, lobster, prawns and... More 

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Thank Cherin J
Sydney, Australia
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72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The good - staff are great, attentive, friendly and courteous. The bad - the food isn't great and is ridiculously overpriced... $60 for a dozen oysters? Ouch.

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Thank M S
Sydney, Australia
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162 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Dined here with friends during a week day Menus provide variety of choices Presentation is good Service is attentive and timely Mains could be a little larger for the pricing Wine list needs review and would suggest changes especially on the white wines on offer

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Thank Bali1961
Port Macquarie, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

There was a group of 18 of us and not a great deal of others in the restaurant. We were informed of two dishes that were not available on the limited menu. The entree's were over the top in pricing $20 upwards and mains all starting at $32 upwards. Which is ok if the food matched the prices. My friend... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We went here for dinner because the reviews were good. The seafood platter was rubbish, all fried as they had run out of smoked salmon. The next morning we went for breakfast as part of our hotel room package. Let's just say it wasn't up to the same standard as other Rydges restaurants have eaten at. To make it worse,... More 

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Thank mosmanite
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Tonight we dined in Spinnakers Restaurant at Sails Resort Port Macquarie the service was quick and our meals superb. We both enjoyed our Pork Belly and Lamb Shanks followed by Coconut Creme Brulee and Apple Tartin. The restaurant was quite busy but the chef bought out our desserts which I thought was a nice touch. He did this with each... More 

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Thank adsaxby
Bathurst, Australia
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

meals were pricing but beautiful,the mixed seafood entrée was superb,service good,more choices would have been nice

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Thank PETESWEEN60
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Dropped in for lunch 12:30 yesterday. Had heard restaurant had been refurbished. It has with cheap seats that are wearing badly. Experience began with no one at front desk. No one in restaurant , thought perhaps not open for lunch. A few minutes later, the manager ( found out later ) appeared, showed us to a table that was set.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
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Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Park St, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6589 5200
Description
Located at Sails Resort

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