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The Ivory Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
156 Wharf St, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
+61 7 5506 9988
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
156 Wharf St, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Ivory may not attract the most sophisticated clientele but its location is sublime and overlooks the Tweed River, its beers are icy cold and its meals are generous. Not much more you could want, really!

Thank Davina P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New owners I thought there would be a great new menu. Disappointed that not enough choices . One vegetarian meal. Garlic bread didn't have any taste or smell of garlic. Fish all came from fish farm or overseas as I was told . Great for...More

Thank 19Carrie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went there for my birthday table was not reserved all the beer taps ran out of beer and also some of the bottled beers. Meal was so so and not enough staff to serve. we go to tweed often but wont be going to the...More

Thank manwithabackpack
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We hadnt been to the Ivory in over a year as our last visit was not good but thought we would try again. The menu is a big improvement & as always food & drink prices are very reasonable. I think its new owners/managers. The...More

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went for a luncheon; the deck and tables had not been cleared nor cleaned in some time; the advertised 'renovations under new management' was non-existent, as the deck was faded, scarce on paint/stain, the tables and chairs were old fashioned and the same as those...More

Thank allanm786
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Ivory has new owners, AGAIN! I'm baffled why this place just can't seem to get it right. And go through so many owners/ management. You can't beat the location. The outlook is fantastic. I was very pleased with the decor changes the new owner...More

1  Thank Sammy0068
Reviewed 27 October 2017

After a glowing recommendation from a friend, we decided to have lunch at the Ivory. My choice of medium rare rump steak was disappointing as it was clearly medium to well done. I approached the counter to let them know & the lady I spoke...More

Thank aklogan
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a pretty groovy place. Situated on the banks of the Tweed. It overlooks a local marina. It has a great alfresco and bar set up. Seems to be very popular. Plenty of choices for beers.

1  Thank TRUSTY56
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We met friends for a casual dinner. The place has great potential to be so much more than it is. The location is good and sitting on the back deck looking at the water and boats is nice. All of this is unfortunately overshadowed by...More

Thank AGL2309
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Food ordered from the bar: 4 adults fish & chips (fish great, chips indifferent) 2 burgers for the kids (they enjoyed them) and a kids spaghetti bolognese (wolfed down "the perfect temperature [??!!]). Nothing fancy, not too long a wait and just what was needed...More

Thank Robert A
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Iris R
3 April 2017|
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Response from Skye S | Reviewed this property |
no, they have some lovely soft lounges to sit on with river views
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Wharf St, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Tweed Heads
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5506 9988
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