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Shearwater Restaurant

The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6651 6053
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited last weekend and were VERY impressed by the Shearwater! There was a very good breakfast menu with $12 brekky available (plus extras for an additional cost) - and we all really enjoyed our choices (mine was the bacon and egg roll with avo...More

Thank Luke R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant for a special occasion and loved the setting looking out over Coffs Creek. The service was friendly but we found the menu a little limited and were disappointed after we ordered to see other diners offered a specials menu with appealing...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reading reviews this was a must visit for us, after driving from the Gold Coast to coffs we stopped to have lunch at shearwater. The view is magnificent, I can not fault the location, restaurant or the staff. It can be a little hard to...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Awesome breakfast of scrambled eggs bacon and mushrooms. The atmosphere is great. Relaxing while watching people fish and attempt to master stand up paddleboards. Been there twice this month. Staff are very friendly. Looking forward to going again

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Wow.... I have nothing negative to say about this place.the meals were amazing I had the rib eye steak with its own gravy.....omg..cooked absolutely perfect portion sizes were generous ..the service was amazing the staff smiling and very help full... I would definatley go back...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Fabulous ervice from friendly staff. Great food with good portions. Greatpeaceful location overlooking the creek. A seat on the deck allows you to have your well behaved dog sit with you....

Thank MichelleBK
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lovely spot and great views (we prebooked a water table). Food was great and good menu. Service was friendly, he did forget to bring our dessert and still tried to charge us though, but all good. Our toddler was made welcome also and enjoyed watching...More

Thank Noryxx
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Mangrove was my favourite but of late have had a couple of disappointing experiences. Shearwater is my new number 1 with exceptional food and great service with a honest smile. Get the corn fritters and enjoy the juice.

Thank Shane H
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Menu looks great and the position overlooking the river is awesome but unfortunately our group of 4 ready for a long lunch were turned away with sorry kitchen closes at 2pm . UNBELIEVABLE IN THIS DAY AND AGE OF DINING.

Thank matdonna
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went here for a quiet birthday lunch for two (plus one big pup) They made up a table with an amazing view for all three of us even though they were expecting a smaller dog, Staff were amazing Food was delicious, the best we ate...More

Thank Sookeylala
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The promenade | Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coffs Harbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6651 6053
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A unique location, could be anywhere in Australia...fantastic menus, attention to detail, just awesome
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