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Shearwater Restaurant

The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6651 6053
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with 3 others; not a great variety to select from but meals were reasonable and not over the top price wise.

Thank brian w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently discovered this lovely restaurant whilst looking for a venue to hold a business function Adam and Troy were amazingly accommodating, and service was great, which made for a fantastic evening Shearwater is situated on the river not far from the Jetty strip. It...More

Thank Sprat72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know I have eaten at this restaurant in the past and always enjoyed my meal and coffee but this morning I waited a bit too long to have my order taken and i only wanted a small bite to eat. The fruit toast was...More

Thank SiandraW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here having arrived late on a Thursday for the long weekend. As many others have noted it's a lovely spot on the river and at night the lights shine across to the far bank. If you are on the deck there's plenty of...More

Thank Dellick
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food, wine and service all 5 star. Location looking over the water provided a beautiful backdrop for a delicious meal. Wine was top quality. Staff friendly. Will definitely be back when we visit Coffs again.

Thank kateyum
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The service was ordinary today, we were forgotten for some time. My order was not accurate and I had the weakest tea ever. I ordered strong tea with honey and neither arrived. They forgot the muffin and the only thing there was plenty of was...More

2  Thank Jackie P
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great little location next to the river —although we visited on a Sunday night and not too busy the staff were friendly & only too willing to assist with the menu All bottles of wine are mid range priced which puts a smile on your...More

Thank Shalotto
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Breakfast at Shearwater is a beautiful way to start the day, the $12.00 breakfast was fantastic and the service was excellent. The restaurant looks over the Coffs Creek,stunning setting to observe the bird and sea life.

Thank coffscoast2
Reviewed 4 January 2018

On the road looking for a nice lunch and found this restaurant on trip advisor. Well worth the stop. Great view right over the water. Food was tasty and well cooked. Staff were friendly

Thank Tac0521
Reviewed 3 January 2018

As a a local and regular at this cafe was extremely disappointed when I visited today at 11.00 am . Service was not poor ....it did not exist . On arrival I was told to sit and wait for service . With 5 wait staff...More

1  Thank c0lin1950
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20 December 2017|
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Response from 414cheryll | Reviewed this property |
H bvr 2017, they do have the menu on there website. Cheers and enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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