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Governor's Restaurant

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103 Hastings River Dr, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
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Umina Beach, Australia
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

I can't fault the meals from the Govenor's Restaurant. During my last stay at the Macquarie Barracks I decided, after a long day, on room service, rather than dining in. There is always a good selection of meals to choose from. The meals were delivered in a timely manner. They arrived hot and well presented, and they are a generous... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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98 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Have eaten at the Governor's many times. I have also had room service often, as I have been staying at Macquarie Barracks for many years. The meals are always well presented, generous serving size, good value, and tasty. There is always a good choice of meals from the menu. I would highly recommend eating here if you are staying in... More 

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Kincumber, Australia
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295 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2014

I eat here as I stay in the motel every few months. The menu has dropped back to a more basic set of choices compared to previous visits however the food is still good with value for money & excellent service.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this little gem by accident. We had intended to eat at Whalebone Wharf but hadn't booked so headed back to town & thought we would give it a go thanks to some of the other reviews. We found it to be a nice quiet restaurant where you could have a conversation without having to strain to hear.... More 

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Forster, Australia
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Ate here with the family and was pleasantly surprised at the quality and taste of the very well presented food. Surprised this place hasn't had more reviews as the food was better than most places I've eaten at Port Macquarie. I chose the Steak dish with asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto with chat potatoes and everything including the steak was cooked... More 

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Paradise Point, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

We were back at the Governors restaurant after my first review. While it was still good the menu has changed to mainly have more basic meals.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

I went with a CWA group and we had an amazing meal with the best service imaginable. It was a great evening and the food was so delicious and plenty of it.

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Paradise Point, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

As a well travelled city couple we did not expect too much from a town motel restaurant. Well, from the moment we walked in until we walked out the girl running the restaurant was so friendly, polite and very obliging. Top marks to her. The food was as good as any great city restaurant. Top marks too to the Chef.... More 

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Port Macquarie
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2013

Dinner for 6 at Governor's Restaurant was really fantastic - April 2013. The service was great. The food was divine. Ray the new Chef, has created a simple new menu, which offered an excellent choice of fare. The tempura Sushi was delicious, as was the succulent Beef dish.The Cream Brulee was exqusite. Decor very plain but we didn't go for... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

We made a booking here about 2 weeks ago. When we arrived last Friday with friends an older woman told us that it was impossible that we had a booking and they had been full for months. Her rude manner was incredible, I wonder what the motel "guests" did that night? Memo to management, we won't be back, nor will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Hastings River Dr, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie

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