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Reef Restaurant

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The Haven, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
+61 2 4385 3222
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Terrigal, Australia
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186 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great lunch with my daughter celebrating her upcoming birthing. We shared the tuna crudo entree, for mains- Huon salmon, and confit duck with pork belly. Dessert- passion fruit brûlée with fruit salad! All with a fantastic world winning view. Expensive but well worth it

Thank Lyn_traveller13
Ballarat, Australia
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I saw this restaurant from a distance (from the beach) and it looked like a nice place for dinner. Once we arrived we soon realised that this is a 5 star top quality restaurant. We were lucky to get a table, so I would suggest booking a table. The Snapper and Lamb racks were simply amazing. Dinner for two was,... More 

Thank TIm H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I have been here a couple of times in the past & decided to choose The Reef for my Birthday lunch (without hesitation) with close family members It was once again a very memorable experience Very good menu & the presentation of the food exceptional. Fusion of flavours superb. Staff professional & friendly.

Thank Shaz M
The Entrance, Australia
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night was one of the best birthday's I've ever had thanks to the Reef. I booked a table online a few weeks ago and advised it was for my birthday. We had a great table right on the window with a stunning view. The service was on point, our Waitress didn't let our wine glasses become empty, she was... More 

Thank Christie J
Gosford, Australia
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175 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you Marita and all involved at the REEF for hosting the most amazing engagement party. Your attention to detail, staff friendliness, quality of the food and service was top class. And here we were, thinking we would have to find a venue in Sydney. It was an amazing performance from you all, and Marita I can not thank you... More 

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Chittaway Bay, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a work function at The Reef Restaurant with 10 guests. The atmosphere was friendly and the food was sensational. The place was very busy for a Tuesday night however the service was quick and we all received our meals at the same time.

Thank mattskywalker
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly the view is lovely, service spot on but ... the food is absolutely amazing. I had scallops then red emperor- both faultless dishes. There is a choice for non seafood eaters (which some of my friends selected and were impressed with the dishes also). Only fault for a seafood restaurant is the seafood platter for two needs to be... More 

Thank BahiaSydney
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views are lovely, service was good. Only 5 mains and 2 of those are fish. So not much choice. Do not say yes to water....$15 ....for 2 glasses. I don't complain about price's but this a bit much...

Thank Vanessa B
Tumbi Umbi, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat in a booth & had a wonderful evening. They were almost fully booked but squeazed us in. We ate the best oysters & seafood. Fresh fish & beautiful views made for a memorable place. we will be back!

Thank MsCathin O
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been trying some of the local restaurants mid-week "Locals nights' recently. We hadn't been to the Reef for a while so we thought we'd give it a go. The Reef is well located on the waterfront overlooking Terrigal Haven and is a hard to beat location for a restaurant in Terrigal. Plenty of parking with the newly upgraded outdoor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 32
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Haven, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Terrigal
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4385 3222
The combination of one of the Central Coast’s most scenic locations, market-fresh food, friendly service and relaxed atmosphere makes the Reef Restaurant your ultimate dining experience. Our dedicated team is committed to serving you consistent and creative dishes in a relaxed and pleasurable setting. Our chefs visit the Sydney markets on a daily basis to source new produce for the menu and these relationships ensures that all of our produce is market fresh and of the highest quality.

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