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Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach

2-14 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4226 3555
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (64 reviews)
“prawns” (34 reviews)
“crab” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2-14 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Family dinner on a Friday night was spoilt by the high noise level making conversation impossible, poor service and food worth less than half the price paid. Feeling the buffet was both expensive and more than we wanted we chose al la carte only to...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We celebrated our 48th wedding anniversary with lunchtime buffet. Copious fresh oyster, prawns and many other dishes including hot lamb, beef and fish. The wind list is not huge but still gives a good choice both of styles and cost. Good value for money.

Thank targetmikie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Wife and I got married at the Novotel November 2016 and we received a coupon for a buffet for two with a bottle of wine or $100 towards ale cart menu, I'm always pretty sceptical about the quality you will get with places that...More

Thank Michael P
NovotelWollongong, Manager at Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael P, Happy anniversary to you and your wife!! Thank you for choosing to have your special day with us last year. It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your dinner in the restaurant and found our staff attentive. We hope you will...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Without a doubt the food is fresh. Very little to variety from considering you are paying $75. Pretty average. Lovely view however we were a bit cramped .More

Thank terrina25
NovotelWollongong, Manager at Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear terrina25, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. I am sorry to hear that you felt our buffet offered little variety. Our buffet is very popular and our chefs work hard to provide the best quality food with a...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to Winjammers several times for both buffet breakfast and lunch. The food is always of a high standard for hotel food. The seafood is always fresh. There is a great range of dishes and I must say the desserts are always amazing!...More

Thank Rachel K
NovotelWollongong, Manager at Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Rachel K, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. It is always a pleasure to hear that our diners are enjoying the delicious food our chefs prepare every day. I would have to agree with you about the desserts - our pastry chefs...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

this place needs to get its self up to scratch being in the position that it is . Ordinary food, Extravagant prices IWE went to a family wedding and found it to be awful with very little choice.More

Thank caroline r
NovotelWollongong, Manager at Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear caroline r, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you felt our food was ordinary. Our chefs work hard to provide the best quality food with a great range of options. We agree...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We went and had the Seafood Buffet on a Saturday evening. Was delicious and had loads of variety in dishes, incl someone cooking specialty Asian cuisine on site. Amazing dessert selection. I have an unusual fruit allergy and the chef came out the front and...More

Thank 781Suzi
NovotelWollongong, Manager at Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 781Suzi, It is such a pleasure to receive feedback such as yours. We are so glad you enjoyed our Saturday night buffet offerings, there is always so much amazing food to choose from. Food allergies are so common these days and our chefs are...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

With a location like this how could you get it wrong? Been here a few times and have been disappointed each time. My most recent seafood buffet will be the last for a while. Scrooge must be running this outfit as all the good stuff...More

Thank brisbanecoffeecritic
NovotelWollongong, Manager at Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear brisbanecoffeecritic, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. Our chefs work hard to provide the best quality food with a great range of options. We understand that the seafood buffet is very popular but we always aim to keep the buffet...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

was slightly disappointed when we walked in ,At a cost of $75 a head i would have liked table cloths,also every chair leg was rusty,(so glad i changed my white pants to black) sevice was good, the food was average but plenty of choices, i...More

Thank paulgav
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived with a friend for lunch! No booking but it was a Tuesday and where shown to our table. I guess that was the end of the service. Hello!! do we have to shout to get some service. I guess so-it was so loud I...More

Thank aldavril
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Monday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-14 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4226 3555
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  • This restaurant is at Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
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