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Shearwater Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6651 6053
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went out for dinner with my partner while visiting! Very nice to sit out of the deck and have dinner! Food very nice, but a bit pricy! Staff very friendly! Would still come again and recommend!

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Thank Ally G
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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500 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has it all - waterfront location, friendly staff and bright, airy feel. Shearwater in the morning is a great way to start the day!

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Thank Tellithowitis101
Bellingen, Australia
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in for Lunch. All had the Thai corn Fish cakes which were exceptional. Great outlook and very reasonable. Had a look at the dinner menu, Will definitely be back for that. Service good and not intrusive.

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Thank kalyngra
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming here for over ten years. The food is excellent. Just two days ago I had the freshest snapper with potatoes and baby tomatoes. Staff are ultra friendly and super quick with your drinks order. Lovely to sit and watch the birds, fish and paddle boarders.

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Thank Tini-treen
Canberra, Australia
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116 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful venue to celebrate a reunion with two special friends. The service was exceptional from the friendly welcome on arrival, the attention and interest throughout the meal, and the goodbye and thanks as we left. Making minor changes to the menu no problem, friendly conversation and excellent meals made the experience very positive. The aspect from the verandah... More 

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Thank Jeanette C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location, food and service. Well worth a visit for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Always a pleasure to visit this iconic restaurant for just the view alone.

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Thank Mortimersteve
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Salt and pepper squid to enjoy with a friend was just beautiful.The cool breeze and warm smiles were a replication of our last visit. I love this place. The staff are so conscious of their patrons comfort and eating experience. Will always come back, thank you so much.....

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Thank Jackie P
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Meeting with family but needed somewhere that offered gf food. Shearwater was fabulous, nothing too much trouble, views of the water were fabulous and service excellent.

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Thank JenniR4
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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500 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Serene atmosphere in the morning, coupled with impeccable service from the team make this a lovely place to be.

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Thank Tellithowitis101
Victoria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a wonderful meal at Shearwater last Saturday and the view, drinks and food were great. We were early so our food came straight away.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Cuisine
Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, 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
Description
A unique location, could be anywhere in Australia...fantastic menus, attention to detail, just awesome

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?