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Bistro Jinja

12 The Entrance Rd | Azzurro Blu Wharf, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
+61 2 4333 4999
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“nasi goreng” (23 reviews)
“duck rolls” (11 reviews)
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Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 The Entrance Rd | Azzurro Blu Wharf, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with friends, food was amazing, every dish we had was perfectly cooked and presented. Definitely will be back for more..

Thank Sim4ik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up without a booking but very early and got a table for two overlooking the bridge and water, best spot in the house. Very good service and very friendly waiters. Water came to the table very quickly as did our very well price...More

Thank Gareth E
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

From the awesome location overlooking the water to the friendly staff to the awesome food, Bistro Jinja was great! Fully licensed with great tasting food! I chose a daily special of Red Curry Cured Pork Ribs - the Thai's can teach the Americans about ribs...More

Thank Eaglerider53
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We found this bristro to be a great mix of Thai and Australian cuisine and pleases all people on the many times we have visited. The food is excellent and always consistent, fresh and the deserts are a welcome surprise for a mostly Thai menu....More

Thank Centralcoastlaser
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

After coming here now five or six times and still having nothing but perfect quality food and service, this is definitely my favourite restaurant on the whole of the Central Coast. The food quality is exceptional and so fresh. The service is excellent. The variety...More

Thank HappyHolidaysSydney
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a local restaurant where you always run into people you know. Great owners. Friendly staff. Located right on the waterfront, and I mean 'right on the water'. Watch the fishermen and boats while you eat. The wharf design allows people to walk past...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I have just found the best place to eat at The Entrance. Beautiful fresh food and fantastic service. Fiona and her team were impeccable. The Duck spring roll, as an Entree are a must. Followed by the Sizzling Pepper Beef and Crispy Atlantic Salmon. Great....More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Visited for the fourth time, again with friends. Service is friendly and relaxed, but efficient. The open kitchen provides some interesting sights and sounds but is not too intrusive. This licensed restaurant allows you to bring your own wine, but has a small wine selection...More

1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The food was delicious. The highlights for me were the entree of crispy duck rolls and the special dessert of apple crumble and custard spring rolls. The main meals were also delicious. All meals had great flavour with fresh produce. Options on the blackboard specials...More

1  Thank Crowie321
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Family friends who live in the Entrance took us there last weekend and we were pleasantly surprised with the tasty food and quality of service. That coupled with the lake views just made it a special evening. Will definitely go back..

1  Thank Phillip T
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Questions & Answers
Terry R
2 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Fiona H | Property representative |
We are fully licensed but you are welcome to BYO wines only and corkage is $3 per head.
Bronwyn L
28 January 2017|
Response from Belinda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Bistro Jinja is open at 5pm. Food is an Asian-Western fusion. You can book (and I recommend you doing so on popular days). Enjoy!
22 October 2016|
Response from 88hmb | Reviewed this property |
if you have facebook look them up menu and pics are on there page
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Entrance Rd | Azzurro Blu Wharf, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  The Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4333 4999
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Relaxed waterfront dining offering a selection of Thai, Indonesian, Vietnamese dishes together with some Australian bistro classics. Fully Licenced, BYO wines welcome (corkage fee applies)
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