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Che Bon Restaurant

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5 Fernleigh Rd, Tintenbar, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 2 6687 8221
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
“duck” (13 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Fernleigh Rd, Tintenbar, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We travelled out to the restaurant from Ballina last night. The building itself is a little run down and could do with some upgrading. Once inside, the roof sparkled with fairly lights and we were sat at a table with a beautiful view. The service...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is wonderful. Not a long menu, but there is something for everyone. The wine list was incredible too. Highly recommend the saint-joseph shiraz and grand reserve sparkling. Service was unparalleled and it was a wonderful experience all around. We have already made our...More

Thank teegs31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a hidden gem in the rolling green hills of tintenbar. With service of the best city restaurants. The food is top class. The eye fillet was outstanding, juicy and tender.

Thank deansmith18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 minutes off the freeway in a secluded valley sits a French Restaurant serving the best Kangaroo ever. Amazing food, fantastic service. Anything is possible in the Northern Rivers! Truly Che Bon.

Thank anna4dom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

... this one really does. This is a sophisticated offering relying on entirely locally sourced produce. Given that the fertile hinterland country around Tintenbar provides absolutely first class produce this is a great match of produce and cooking style. The cooking style is more provincial...More

Thank BryanF4
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

What s sheer delight to visit and embrace French cuisine lovingly prepared by Rodolphe and his team. Had the sheer pleasure of meeting Pascale and telling her how much we 2 travellers enjoyed the whole experience. The restaurant is set in the sleepy hollow of...More

Thank Moisy53
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Che Bon is a delightful little location tucked away at the bottom of the hills of Tintenbar. I have been here several times over the past 12 months it never fails to leave a great impression. Firstly you are always warmly welcomed by one of...More

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Dinner $49,00 $39.00 menus 3 courses multiple choices freshest of ingredients French inspired wine list or BYO wine only. Service outstanding setting rustic and very very laid back for the high standard of food. Each visit gets better and bookings are a must Tuesday is...More

Thank skennars
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to Che Bon and it will not be my last. This place is definitely now one of my favourites in the Lismore/Ballina area. The very french menu was again full of local seasonal choices and I enjoyed each of my...More

Thank bruceweaver
Reviewed 1 September 2017

In a rustic setting this restaurant is a little gem. Truly French with excellent food, staff, and service

Thank 2HappyAussies
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Genevieve S
6 May 2017|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Genevieve, According to their website they are open Tuesday to Saturday nights. I went on a Friday night and all our party thoroughly enjoyed it. I hope this helps. Cheers Steve
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Fernleigh Rd, Tintenbar, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Ballina  >  Tintenbar
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6687 8221
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Ché Bon Restaurant will be closed for holidays from Saturday 22nd until Tuesday 25th April. Reopening on Wednesday 26th April.
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