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Reef Bar Grill

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Fusion
2-6 Wharf Street | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6555 7092
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic loaf” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (23 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2-6 Wharf Street | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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1 - 10 of 452 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had oysters, special pork belly entree and lamb for a main followed by a chocolate slice with ginger mouse for desert. Everything was excellent with creativity and well balanced ingredients. We had 2 cocktails with Lemon Meringue Pie winning our choices. The staff are super...More

1  Thank Warren S
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to review and giving us perfect rating Warren. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay with us at Reef. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal while enjoying the beautiful view. Friendly staff, good atmosphere and delicious food.

Thank LAD2808
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal with us at Reef. We always value positive feedback from our customers. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasing evening. Food was very nice. The outdoor seating is great- we saw dolphins from our table. As soon as we arrived they brought out colouring in paper and crayons for kids.More

Thank EWfromNSW
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review. Giving colouring in paper and crayons for kids please their taste buds and help them enjoy their meal. We are glad that you enjoyed your night with us at Reef. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we weren’t massively hungry and decided to sample some of the entrees instead of gorging on the mains. Stroke of genius. We got to try a number of the tasty starters which were perfect....which we followed up with desserts. We even managed to blag...More

Thank Nigel M
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review and giving us perfect rating Nigel. We are delighted to hear the positive feedback we received. We always take pride on the good location we have. We look forward to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for lunch or dinner with great service, food and view of Wallis lake. The staff are friendly and can't do enough for you.

Thank John S
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We are delighted to hear your overall positive experience with us at Reef. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, very attentive and helpful. The food was delicious, plenty of space for us, our 2.5 year old and a large stroller. No large so Book ahead, it this is super easy to do on their website. I just did it a few hours...More

Thank Rafalls
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We truly appreciate your kinds words about our staff. We take pride on serving the diners with delicious foods, great service. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great relaxing place to sit and look out over the river from either balcony or inside with the air conditioning works great! Excellent service and friendly staff! Good food and salads are beautiful!

Thank MatthewGerard
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We are glad to hear that our staff and service met your needs and expectations. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to visit for dinner on Friday night, but were told the restaurant was fully booked and the kitchen wouldn’t be able to handle us, even if we were in out quickly. Instead, we went to the Asian restaurant next door, and watched Reef...More

1  Thank Will W
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so sorry you were unable to get a table as a walk-in diner without a reservation on the evening in question, generally at this time of year we are booked out, often days in advance. Due to the size of our kitchen we...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Had dinner twice at this venue service and food was excellent. Great for a family plenty of choices for all.

Thank Mike_downey
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for your great review Mike. We are glad that you enjoyed your dinner with us at Reef. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Management

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal. A young and professional staff made our dining experience great. Food fresh and tasty

Thank Kezzam68
Marivin L, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us at Reef. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive review such as this. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Wharf Street | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6555 7092
  • E-mail
Description
The Reef recently underwent a refurbishment to the bar and restaurant and now boasts an eclectic fresh decor, where guests can relax in the ambient and modern surrounds from the best vantage point in Forster. Guests can enjoy a cocktail or beer with friends at the new outdoor/indoor bar overlooking the sparkling Wallis Lake, or they can stay for a delicious meal delicately prepared by head chef Peter Tjornelund. The menu is a fusion of Asian and European cuisine and features mouth-watering meals such as a garlic and lemon marinated pork cutlet with honey figs, roast kumara, goats cheese and pistachio. The menu also includes an all-day dining option with gourmet pizzas along with a carefully selected wine and beer menu to accompany the meals.
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