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Shearwater Restaurant

321 Harbour Dr | The Promenade, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
+61 2 6651 6053
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“bream” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
321 Harbour Dr | The Promenade, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely setting overlooking Coffs Creek and cool on a hot day. Service great. Menu was limited for brunch. Expensive for just an omelette but it did taste good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Margot P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place! Visited Coffs Harbour and googled top restaurants and wow, definitely is great! Had the snapper and it was the best fish I ever had. We went back on New Year’s Eve with the set menu and was very delicious also! Definitely recommend...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rhtn2803
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and friendly staff. Would be good to see a bit more variety on the menu as dine there often and seem to be ordering the same old..... which is still delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MooneeRambler
Reviewed 1 week ago

My other half surprised me with dinner at this place on our last night in Coffs Harbour - very romantic spot. The food was scrumptious and the staff extremely friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eightieschick2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this tucked-away cafe is just sublime. It overlooks a bend in the river which is as charming at sunset as it is for breakfast (we tried both). The snapper and salmon specials were both perfectly cooked although the tomato relish overpowered the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WanderingDavy
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Nice location overlooking the creek. Wait staff were friendly and the food arrived in good time. Food was OK - nothing special but nothing to complain about either. The whole place could do with a good freshen-up and a re-paint - it all looks a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Navigate802687
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just had lunch for my birthday here and it was absolutely lovely. Great location overlooking the water, the food was absolutely delicious but the highlight was the staff. They were absolutely lovely and very attentive and friendly. Would definitely recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

When booking, I spoke to a very pleasant man and told him that we organising an 80th lunch for a group of 12. I asked for the earliest time available so it would not be a long lunch. Needless to say, from our arrival it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Michele W
Reviewed 24 September 2018

took one hour for us to get our lunch which when we did get it was just awful. Had the chicken burger which was, ok fried, but not frazzled to a crumb and the chips were overcooked and brown. Meal was supposed to come with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch today at Shearwater and found it delightful. My wife had the pasta special and I had a burger which we both wonderful and also reasonably priced. Service was attentive without being overbearing. View was wonderful and could have spent...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DerekL1338
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20 December 2017|
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Response from 414cheryll | Reviewed this property |
H bvr 2017, they do have the menu on there website. Cheers and enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 321 Harbour Dr | The Promenade, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coffs Harbour
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6651 6053
  • E-mail
A unique location, could be anywhere in Australia...fantastic menus, attention to detail, just awesome.
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