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Tea Gardens Boatshed

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
110 Marine Dr, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
+61 2 4997 0307
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (71 reviews)
“tempura prawns” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
110 Marine Dr, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited with some friends on Saturday. 2nd time I've been there and both times I thoroughly enjoyed myself. The food was delish, the service was excellent. The price was very reasonable too. I would definitely recommend this place 👌

Thank EvieGR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves beautiful, high quality food and has exceptional service. We have been here several times and are always so pleased with the quality of the dishes. Tonight we tried the house special of roasted duck and it was truly a delight. The price...More

Thank kristenezzy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been intending to go here for ages, but somehow it just never happened, until today!. The wait was worth it. The food is fantastic. The outlook - literally right ON the water is brilliant. Little (and big) fish are swimming around right under...More

Thank Unicorn519
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They told us it was there new menu. My partner ordered two entree size dishes both arrived together so one got cold. The salmon croquettes were mushy more runny potatoes and very little salmon. Smaller size with quality would be better. I had the mussels...More

1  Thank Anita C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the chocolate hearts on the water view table and glass of bubbles each to sharing a dessert, lunch was perfect. Choice of 2 or 3 courses the Valentine’s day lunch was one of many special events this lovely cafe offers throughout the year. Sign...More

Thank Takeahat
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Great food was served by happy helpful staff . Had both a tapas meal and a breakfast next morning . Saw dolphins both times . The setting right on the river is beautiful .

1  Thank Colin S
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Tea Garden on the way to Port Macquarie. Found boatshed on the shore walk and decided to have lunch. Lovely views of the lake, great service and most of all excellent food. May stop here on the way back 😊

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

For 15 years we have holidayed at Hawks Nest, and spent a special child-free night at the Boatshed. But there’s been a big change, as now they claim to be a Tapas restaurant. The menu is quite small, and has things like Vietnamese pancakes and...More

2  Thank jean t
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Breakfast for two on a beautiful sunny morning. Service was very efficient & cheery. Excellent coffee to wash down Sweet Corn Fritters. Very generous servings that couldn’t be finished.

Thank Schultz57
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We always take the children to restaurants with something to do, normally drawing or a book, we know that after a bit of chit chat they need occupying. Everyone in the restaurant was lovely to the 2 children and made them feel welcome with kids...More

Thank charly989
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Questions & Answers
28 December 2017|
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Response from Roy H | Reviewed this property |
HI - no the Boatshed isn't air conditioned, however it is open to the air with a roof covering so very cool and comfortable.
Barbara B
31 January 2017|
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Response from Roy H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, with a good selection of beer and wines
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$37
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Marine Dr, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Tea Gardens
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4997 0307
  • E-mail
Cafe by Day,, Restaurant by Night..Superb Location & Cuisine
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