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Matildas Restaurant

Wellington Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wellington Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have loved this restaurant for many many years. The service & food are always fabulous. Everything we have tried from the menu has been scrumptious. Full of flavour, fresh & very pleasing to the eye. Lunch or dinner is a special treat.

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at opening of Matilda's many years ago. The food was great then and still is many years later, service is excellent pricing is perfect and the chef knows his food. Great to go for that special occasion or just a great night out....More

Thank claudiosatforster
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends, service and food was good but I felt the prices were a bit high for what we received compared to other restaurants elsewhere .

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here with my husband last night. Friendly staff; chefs seemed to be doing an amazing job also. Seafood was really fresh. A more expensive restaurant than others, and service seemed to be slowing down as it got busier. Quite a nice...More

Thank laundotrav
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Matildas recently for an evening meal. Initially we'd thought we'd go somewhere cheap and cheerful but we're so glad we decided not to. Matildas is a byo restaurant that serves fine seafood and steaks. My starter of 6 local...More

Thank robrothbury
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing seafood meal with a combination of hot and cold seafood. The entree, main and desert were all excellent. Service was prompt and friendly. They also accommodated various requests like a lady on the other table asking if they had a desert that...More

Thank 3DDevil
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I had the best seafood dish (one of the specials of the day) and it was top notch! The service was fantastic (prompt and attentive) and the staff were delightful, we had a large group with a few small children and one of the staff...More

Thank Moira F
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Thanks to Kel and the team at Matilda's. We have been eating at Matilda's for over 20 years and it is always a great night out. We returned in December 2017 after a couple of years away and the food was just as good as...More

Thank Nathan A
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This restaurant has been owned by the same owner for more than 30 years. That's remarkable for an Australian restaurant. Owner and Head Chef Kel Jones just keeps offering good and tasty food day after day and year after year. The steaks are good and...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Food is well presented and can recommend the seafood plate.Staff are friendly and professional. This restaurant could be improved greatly with the addition of tablecloths on the tables and fabric napkins instead of one paper napkin per diner.This is my observation which when paying $50...More

Thank RRetiredCentralCoast
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
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View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellington Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Nambucca Heads
  • Phone Number: 65686024
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