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Matildas Restaurant

Wellington Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (12 reviews)
“coral trout” (7 reviews)
“sundae” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wellington Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were outside about 4pm looking at there menu and the chef came out and asked if he could help - my wife has a garlic allergy and he said it would be no problem - we had him make us a reservation. Our meal...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go out of our way to visit Nambucca just to dine at this restaurant. We preorder lobster Thermidor - and it was another delicious meal, served with potato bake & salad. The chef is very personable & he makes this place. The damper was...More

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Had dinner here and was very pleasantly surprised. Inhad steak with bugs and a lovely creamy sauce and it was beautiful (and cooked exactly as I asked - medium rare). My husband had the grilled snapper and he said it was perfect. Others in our...More

Thank Tracey458
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Overlooking the Nambucca River this is a restaurant not to miss. Offering lunch and dinner make sure you book ahead and be patient as this will be rewarded. We started with a delicious half serve of herbed garlic bread which tasted as if it was...More

Thank fozwanderer
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We always eat at Matilda's when in Nambucca as we like the friendly relaxed atmosphere and the care taken with the food. On this last occasion we were very happy with the surf and turf, which was excellent, however a little dissapointed with the prawn...More

Thank RobertLM
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Extremely underwhelmed. Very expensive meals, over cooked, basic pub style food. It was like stepping back in time to the 70's with bad decor, laminated table ( no table cloth) and fish shaped plates. We had the steak and prawns with whiting. Steak was tough,...More

Thank JameeAlexandra
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Very good service and excellent food. Flavours well balanced. We felt very well looked after. I would recommend it.

Thank Aurea F
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary with a meal at Matilda's last week. My husband had the calamari entree & slow cooked lamb main. I had chickpea patties and char grilled chicken with macadamia sauce. All delicious with generous serves. Then onto...More

1  Thank andcur
Reviewed 28 February 2017

overrated,overpriced, small servings, very underwhelming. lobster was a kitten that had been on a diet. was good once never go back again, very dissapointing

Thank neil h
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Nice restaurant with good service. We had fresh oysters, soft shell crab and prawns. It is a BYO restaurant with good parking adjacent.

Thank brian_tutill
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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