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Callala Beachside Bistro

$$ - $$$, ,
43 Callala Beach Rd, Callala Beach, New South Wales 2540, Australia
+61 2 4446 5509
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
19 May 2018
“Basic pub grub and the sound of silence”
14 Sep 2017
“Goes from bad to worse”
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CUISINES
Bar, Australian, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
43 Callala Beach Rd, Callala Beach, New South Wales 2540, Australia
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

There is as much atmosphere here as outer space. Mostly empty except in summer, a few tunes would be a welcome addition to the sterile atmosphere. I’ve owned a house here for 9 years and have seen several versions of the bistro here. The latest...More

Thank craigwreid73
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It feels like every time we go back to the club it is worse than the time before. Someone on the club's management keeps choosing groups of people with no experience to run the "restaurant" here. Years ago it served good quality Chinese and Australian...More

1  Thank TilleDog
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Beachside Bistro Ceased to Trade at Club Callala in May 2017. When it was open we really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Sorry to see you go Helen.

Thank Robin I
Reviewed 8 July 2017

visited the restaurant last night, Friday, to be met with a new restaurant and menu, well the menu was basic but worse it took 1.5 hours to get our meals. We should have just left. Tonight we went to Greenwell Point Bowling Club, Well what...More

2  Thank Southisletraveller
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I have had some great meals here ,there salt and pepper squid is nice and tender and filling, burgers where good but i did have an average parmigiana once which was overcooked but generally its good. But the atmosphere and locals are great

Thank nosurf
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

When we last visited there was good Chinese food and other choices. This time new management and awful pub food. I agree totally with the last reviewer Tillie. Being coeliac my choices limited anyway- it was the boring Barra or the steak. Tough rump with...More

1  Thank ebeech
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We hadn't been to the Callala area for a while and were wondering how the meals at the local club were, as they had been hit and miss in the past. However the last time we ate there the bistro had changed hands and to...More

Thank D2449WAalanb
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant in the club regularly changes and the latest incarnation is so dull and ordinary we will probably stop coming to the club. There is nothing on the menu for me or anyone we know here. Fatty, unhealthy, tasteless choices like schnitzels, burgers, fish...More

1  Thank TilleDog
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We were over from Perth visiting friends and had a meal here last weekend. Staff were very helpful and changed one of the TV's over for us to watch our local AFL derby match (which we really appreciated). All of our meals were yummy and...More

1  Thank Eaglemaniac17
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We found the club a good offered good tasty food at a reasonable price. Steaks were cooked as requested and served with salad and chips. For some reason nothing else was opened in Callala on this Saturday night so felt lucky we stumbled across the...More

2  Thank disee18
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Frances A
15 January 2016|
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Response from Paul V | Reviewed this property |
Hi Frances, I also agree with your comments. The post from Melissa seems like a personal attack on whole club not just the bistro. It appears she has only registered with trip advisor to leave a scathing review of Beach... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Bar, Australian, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Callala Beach Rd, Callala Beach, New South Wales 2540, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Callala Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4446 5509
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