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The Loft Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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6 Nesbitt Lane, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
+61 2 6622 0252
18:00 - 23:30
Closed now
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Wed - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Bellingen, Australia
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277 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky to be able to get into this restaurant, as it's booked out most of this week, but were glad we did. The service was warm and friendly, the atmosphere was cosy and chic and the food was marvellous. A delicious dish of complimentary warm bread with dukkah and olive oil was brought with our choice of still... More 

Thank Bjerkana
Wollongbar, Australia
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the food, ambience and service... Fresh produce cooked and served with a sort of delicacy.. could not fault one thing! Thank you for reminding me of fine dining in Sydney!

Thank notsoposhfoodie
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous service and fantastic food. A wonderful surprise to find fine dining in Lismore on a recent business trip. Beautiful smokey flavours really impressed.

Thank Penny O
Brisbane Region, Australia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I was in town with my wife and we couldn't get into "Fire in the belly" So we headed here and are so glad we did. A romantic ambiance, excellent food and great value, tucked away in a side street. Lismore's hidden gem.

Thank DannyPower68
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I live interstate and when I am back home my family and I make sure we go here for every special occasion. The food is always superb and it seriously, hands down is the best restaurant in the area. The menu is well put together and everything is absolutely delicious. The atmosphere is always great and I always get a... More 

Thank CowsBeesandmanyTrees
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Not often Kiwis break out from the GC, to visit the country. We were out here visiting family. They booked us into The Loft, & we weren't disappointed! Service was exceptional, thanks Jonny. Got speaking to the owner/chef Grant, since he's a fellow Kiwi. His food was amazing. Simple menu, not short on flavour or flare. Must do. Well done... More 

Lismore, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Probably the best place in Lismore to dine, well presented, finely cooked, looked after superbly. Remember to book ahead.

1 Thank Laurie W
Lismore, Australia
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Lismore art gallery for an art exhibition Friday evening and decided to eat in town before heading home. Had heard of this restaurant and decided to give it a go. Obviously we should have booked a table but two were svailable downstairs so we took one and within 5 minutes the other had gone to a couple who had... More 

Thank Malgor2480
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! Everything was fabulous, even the bread with herbs and olive oil is out of this world. My daughter got a pulled pork pasta dish which was in a delicious creamy sauce, it was really the highlight actually. The wine they chose for me was great and paired beautifully with my dish. Of course, friendly staff and all that, a... More 

Thank Bec A
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great menu with Gluten free options and the service from the young waiter was excellent. Having a catch up dinner with friends we were doing a lot of talking but the waiter was never in our face but always there when we need him and provided excellent service and advice on the menu. The food was excellent we will go... More 

Thank Cheryl W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Nesbitt Lane, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6622 0252

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?