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Bar. Restaurant. Lounge. Cafe. Sit-In/Takeaway, midday til late, 7 days (Lucnh/Dinner). Bookings & food/drinks menus on our website. Great food, live music, all the good liquid stuff, free banter !! Cheers !!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Wine Bar, Contemporary, Beer restaurants
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Digital Payments, Dog Friendly, Family style, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 11 June 2022 via mobile

A cold evening on The Jetty Strip, so a very warm & friendly welcome indoors was great . We chose a high bar table conveniently near the bar. Menus & water on table promptly. I liked the idea of ordering food, wine & beer @...the bar, collected drinks on the spot (bottle in ice bucket with glasses) We quoted our table number & then easy to relax. A good buzz without loud noise to talk above 👍. Food arrived in a timely manner & was well presented & the younger staff very attentive at removing plates & empty glasses.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 26 April 2022

Warm and friendly a bit dark inside so maybe not too suitable for children Excellent food presentation Delicious fish and chips! You can just have a drink or full lunch and dinner if you like!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 25 April 2022

$65 for two of the worst burgers me and my partner have ever eaten, and one handful of chips. Tough steak Bland mushrooms Under seasoned Unbalanced Assembled badly Bland/not enough sauce Chips were good

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 15 April 2022 via mobile

Excellent and friendly staff. Meal sizing was very good value for money. Decor was nice. Meals were hot and delicious and came out quickly. Will be back.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 27 February 2022

Order a small chips for $6 & they gave us the tiniest basket of chips with maybe 7-8 chips inside it. Had some of their 1kg of wings too & they were overcooked to the point that I thought I was chewing on a bone...but it was just the skin! And they charged us $34!!! My husband had one their pizzas & it was alright until we realised it was basically & $5 pizza that they were charging $22 for when Dominos at best does the same for less. The bar staff were fantastic however & some of the best cocktails me & my husband have ever had. Although the wait staff seem to have an attitude problem when we asked about our wings & told us that’s just how they are. Overall it’s very overrated for their prices & the quality of food is terrible. DO NOT GET SCAMMED FOR YOUR MONEY HERE!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 19 February 2022 via mobile

Let's get the bad out the way. Poor service, don't expect the table to be cleaned any time soon, even when you ask. It's a little over priced wouldn't be so bad if the price reflected the quality. We brought a cake, which only half...the table were eating, they charged everyone a cake fee. When we got the cake brought to the table it was a mess and it warm in the middle, so it wasn't refrigerated like the girl told us. They did apologise and refund the cake fee. Burgers where poor and we had three at the table. On the upside, cocktails are good but best to get them at happy hour. Pizza is good enough for one average eater or two small eaters. Pasta was very good. Ribs on the other hand were a bit chewy. Atmosphere is good and they do get entertainment in. Stay away from the table near the bar as the aircon hits it hard. It's also next to the toilet.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 5 February 2022 via mobile

Visited recently with my wife. Did not eat but we each had a drink. Received a very warm and friendly welcome. Drinks are ordered at the bar and the excellent gentleman there allowed me to sample a few beers until I decided. My wife chose...a glass of Pinot Gris which was very good......and she knows her Pinots. The ambiance is good, a nice atmosphere but I can imagine it would get really loud with music and happy customers.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 24 January 2022 via mobile

Went searching for a decent non pretentious meal and found this gem of a restaurant. Highly recommend the pumpkin salad (I added chicken but it doesn’t need it). The balsamic reduction dressing makes this salad sing. Don’t know how they make it, but if they...bottled it I’d buy several litres of the stuff! Really busy place, but the service is on point, the drinks are cold and the food is fab. Music rounds out the experiences though sadly as I was there on. Monday night there wasn’t live stuff. Not that it mattered the place was buzzing. Great for families, friends or a romantic duo. Whatever the group size, this solo had a banging experience.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 7 January 2022 via mobile

Previously loved the atmosphere of this great bar/restaurant but during the recent Omicron outbreak, was a little concerned at the crowding and poor ventilation. Typical bar-type menu as well as some great larger dishes.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 1 January 2022 via mobile

What a lively, lovely spot! We enjoyed our New Year’s Eve at this bar. The cocktails were incredible and the food went perfectly with the drinks. There was a live musician who was really good! Overall, lovely experience and we will be back when we...are around next.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 29 December 2021

Attempted to take my daughter out for dinner at this restaurant on a Tuesday night. Booked online with no issues, however when we arrived we were ignored by 3 waitstaff - when they finally got to seating us my daughter and I were shoved up...against a wall upstairs under a horrific orange light where the music was so loud we could not hear each other from across the table. Across from us were sat a bunch of young teenagers who were all excessively drunk and roudy with one female asleep on one of the couches - perhaps a lack of RSA? As my young daughter was with me I requested to move seats due to the above- we were then offered a seat at the bar (again not an appropriate position for a young girl to be seated). We kindly thanked the wait staff but left and went elsewhere. Such a shame, especially since this is the third time I’ve experienced this here and was willing to give it another chance but definitely won’t be returning again now.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 22 November 2021

We started to get seated at this place but found they have a sign tacitly acknowledging they don't support the public health orders and aren't checking for vaccination status. Some may consider this a benefit , I suppose, but we also noticed the police were...regularly attending and checking vax status since the restaurant refused to. I would stay away as you're could catch Covid since they'll have anti-vaxxers trying to dine there.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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ElementBarCoffs, Owner at Element Bar Coffs Harbour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2021

Jeremy, you sir, are an absolute complete & utter tool, a total moron & need to get a life !!! Apart from the fact that you are so wrong it isn’t funny, if you actually WERE correct, why the hell would you come into our...More

Reviewed 6 November 2021

Live music on Saturday was brilliant, the food was great, had scotch fillet was cooked to perfection(medium rare) the veggies were delicious. My friend's pizza was great as well. We ordered entree sweet potato chips and haloumi fries. The mains came before the entree however...they were very busy. We enjoyed the mains and then the entree. Highly recommend this place. Dress :Smart Casual to impressMore

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 15 October 2021

Service good. Staff friendly. Food terribly disappointing. I had the scotch fillet medium cooked with mash and seasonal veges. The steak was nice, but the veges were swimming in oil. I had 2 serviettes, so attempted to mop up the oil with one. Ended up...leaving the veges as they were soaked in the oil flavour. Hubby had the chicken and mango stir fry with rice. He didn’t have much chicken and some of the rice was crunchy- obviously not cooked long enough and his salad was also sloppy in oil. He left a lot of his meal also. Disappointing as this was our first meal out since the Lockdown regulations were lifted. The place had a good vibe and the muso was good. But soooooo disappointed with the food. I can still taste the oil around my mouth. I wouldn’t recommend this place for dinner. I would go to listen to music and have a few drinks though.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 29 September 2021

Absolutely fantastic service, the food was above what we expected. The staff were extremely helpful and was a great atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Hey there Anthony. Really sorry but Christmas Day is the one day of the year we are closed.
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Yes, Element Bar Coffs Harbour offers takeaway services.

Element Bar Coffs Harbour is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4