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Matildas Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Wellington Drive, Nambucca Heads, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic service, accomodating staff and great good. Just remember it is byo. Had a lovely seafood meal, with good advice from our very attentive waitress.

Thank lisarT2161RZ
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was recommended where we stayed. The fish of the day was $35! We asked for no potatoes but rather a bigger salad, the salad size served was small. A small bottle of sparking Mineral Water $6.50 !! For where it is, what is and what you get, grossly over priced.

Thank TrippedUpDSK
Alton, United Kingdom
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59 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here at the recommendation of our hotel staff. We were looking forward to some tasty fish but didn't really enjoy the meal and thought it was a bit over priced. Service was rather pretentious and not very friendly.

Thank GinnyStaffordshireUK
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We have relocated from Sydney to Brisbane and needed to overnight on the drive to Brisbane. We decided to stay at Nambucca Heads as Coffs was just to far away for our weary souls. Driving down Wellington Drive, Matildas Restaurant entices you with her nostalgic charm of warm summer nights and good times with friends. We ordered the calamari, chick... More 

1 Thank Jenni-lyn T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We shared a salad and a main serving of fish and prawns with sesame dip. Delicious meal and well presented. Large servings for just one person. The desserts were equally as good- large servings and yummy. Very friendly waitress; more than happy to meet our needs.

1 Thank Lyn E
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

For a great night out head to Matilda's!! The freshest seafood, expertly prepared & presented by Kel & Tara & desserts prepared by Cissy, in particular her cheesecakes & meringues. Lovely location with ease of parking. We've been many times & keep returning. EXCELLENT.

Thank GeraldineGibson2016
Wolumla, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Wow wow wow, highly recommend all the seafood and baked custard dessert, great location to neighbouring motel, all to easy!!!

Thank bgfdryhnbfdryj
Western Australia, Australia
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in a lovely part of Nambucca Heads, this restaurant offers simple but great food with very generous portions, attentive service and a quiet dining experience after a busy day. We dined there on 2 consecutive nights so as to enjoy more items on the menu. It is BYO only but with a very reasonable $4 corkage fee, it... More 

Thank Anne B
Leura, Australia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a two night stopover in Nambucca Heads whilst travelling from Bribie Island to the Blue Mountains. The excellent boutique motel we stayed in (River View) recommended Matilda's being only a short walk away. We went the first night and so enjoyed the experience that we booked for the second night. Lovely food, friendly efficient service and nice ambiance.... More 

Thank mountainbear362
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by our accommodation and I had seen the reviews on TripAdvisor, so expected a good meal. First problem - not licensed, so a trip into town for a bottle of wine - no worries, accepted that in a small country town, we come from similar so no worries. Next problem - hefty prices, well it came highly... More 

1 Thank GeoP48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?