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Ferry Park Cafe Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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Pacific Highway, Maclean, New South Wales 2463, Australia
+61 2 6645 3420
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service. Nice food. Lovely spot on the river. Good amenities Great visit to this place. Enjoyed looking at the information centre

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Thank Beverley G
Sydney, Australia
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215 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like a lot of travellers we saw this spot and thought it looked lovely on the river. This place is the full package, great service relaxed, very young and Australian, beautiful location, great food. We will definitely return when next in the area

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1 Thank boski
Neutral Bay, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for our lunch on the way to the Gold Coast and enjoyed the best BLT on a Turkish roll and a thirst quenching tea. Also dog friendly and lovely local staff with big smiles. A must spot to stop right off the Pacific Highway at Maclean! Beats those horrible fast food joints hands down👍

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1 Thank Julie K
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to stop here when we drive up to Queensland from NSW. It's a family style restaurant with a large deck hanging over the river. Always fun to watch the bream, water dragons, ducks and assorted water birds below the deck. Food is well priced and enjoyable.

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Thank foodie2430
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A combination of tourist information centre, arts and crafts, Australian souvenirs and a cafe overlooking the River.

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1 Thank Debra J
New South Wales, Australia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were in need of a coffee on a trip up th Northern NSW so stopped off at the Ferry Park Cafe. I was not impressed when the man taking my order asked me " Now what would WE like to order?" - when there was only me making an order as my husband was doing something else. The coffee... More 

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1 Thank Lizzie C
Penny P, Owner at Ferry Park Cafe Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Lizzy C, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our cafe. It sounds as though you were served by Dan, one of our longest serving and most popular, well loved staff members. He is outgoing and quirky at times and it seems you may have misread his approach so we do apologise. We are sorry you... More 

Sydney, Australia
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197 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I've stopped here twice in two months so they are doing something right. The staff are pleasant and the food very good.

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Thank RodGarnett
Crescent Head, Australia
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Ferry Park is conveniently situated on the edge of the Pacific Hwy at the Maclean turnoff! We had a BLT hamburger & cake! It was relaxing sitting on the veranda overlooking the water! There is information available on the area as well as gifts! A pleasant stop!

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1 Thank Liz2440
Kilmore, Australia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Easy parking, situated on the Clarence River this gallery and restaurant has much to offer in a relaxed atmosphere. Inside and varandah seating is available, offering a view across the river.

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Thank Margaret M
Gold Coast
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very unreliable - they do not keep to their advertised opening hours and close 'willy-nilly' - to me this demonstrates a contempt for their customer base. I would advise avoiding planning to stop here as you can never be sure they will be open. Another example of an establishment that has lots to offer (the food and coffee is generally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacific Highway, Maclean, New South Wales 2463, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Maclean
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6645 3420

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