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$$ - $$$, Fusion,
2 Oak St, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
+61 2 6655 9000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good11%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“dumplings” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Fusion, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Oak St, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dinner....food, service and wine..wonderfuk. Great concept of sharing courses. Great experience...sharing, talking and engaging....well done

Thank rfengler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great dinner...food, service and wine...wonderful. Great concept of sharing courses. So select a snack....nice wedge of Nimbin brie....share Then selected a lighter share...White anchovies....share..yummy Then selected the aged beef strip....share....wonderful Then selected the chocolate and white pears....share...great Washed down with a very nice Cab...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beautifully restored home makes for a great atmosphere to enjoy a spectacular menu of shareable plates. My only suggestion, order 2 of the sourdough - it’s just too good to share!! Loved it. We will have to try their Newtown restaurant, Bloodwood. If it’s...More

Thank 740JennyW
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A friend and I thought we'd treat ourselves and enjoy some time at Popla for my birthday. The atmosphere was lovely, fire going. We ordered cocktails, yum! Our first dish was the gnocchi, yum again! It all went down hill from there :( We followed...More

Thank willoah
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Fine dining restaurant, love everything about this place. the food was amazing, staff friendly and nice atmosphere

1  Thank Nisim B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with overseas friends on a busy Saturday night and we were all very impressed. The service was impeccable with helpful suggestions made by friendly, knowledgeable staff. The different sizes and choice of tasting plates was also great. Only wished I lived closer to...More

1  Thank whysmith
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Absolutely wonderful, what a perfect combination of service, food and atmosphere. We enjoyed a Saturday night dinner here and loved it from the first moment. Service was warm and welcoming, food was spectacular and the value was unbelievable. Highly recommend the $65 per head chef's...More

1  Thank Sarah1717
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Excellent modern Australian cuisine, very stylish deco and friendly approach. Romantic homey atmosphere. Average price, not cheap though.

Thank David P
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Bellingen to break up the drive south to Sydney and had an absolutely incredible meal at Popla. We ordered the shredded lamb shoulder, bunya but gnocchi and the venison dumpling to share. Servings aren’t huge, however this is a dining experience and the...More

Thank Sionnan_Maree
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Popla provides an intimate, but not stuffy dining experience. I love what they've done with the decor. And the food is amazing. I particularly like the scallops, the house-made sodas and the trifle (similar to the trifles at Popla's sister restaurant, Bloodwood Newtown). Perfect for...More

Thank jo_carly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Contemporary, Fusion, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Oak St, Bellingen, New South Wales 2454, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bellingen
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6655 9000
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Thoughtful, contemporary organic cuisine showcasing the best of regional produce, meats and seafood | Menu based on shareable plates and open-hearth cooking | Bread baked on-site on hot coals | All-Australian wine, beer and spirits | Imaginative non-alcoholic cocktail list | By the team behind award-winning Sydney restaurant Bloodwood Newtown
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