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Reef Bar Grill

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Fusion
2-6 Wharf Street | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6555 7092
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
2-6 Wharf Street | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed overnight in Forster en route north and decided to try The Reef. The mains were perfectly cooked ie fish and lamb still moist and not overdone. And their desserts were a cut above the standard Trio of Ice-cream and Sticky date pudding on...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went to this restaurant today for lunch and it was superb. We had the Duck spring roll and a prawn pizza. The flavour of the sauce with the duck was so full of flavour you could drink it. Not really, but...More

Thank daviddrew2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Did not expect service and food to be so good in a small town and on a Monday night. Menu not too large but still a good variety of options. Entree, Main and dessert were amazing! Highly recommend the crispy duck spring roll!!!!!! The service...More

Thank pcs085
Reviewed 5 days ago

Staff friendly and service was great Food excellent would come back Great wine and craft beer selection Not much else open on a Monday night and glad we went here Had a 10 week old They were very accomodating Thanks

Thank Reece J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food price is up there but the food is well worth it and is served by friendly attentive staff. The staff were very engaging with the kids.

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving at the restaurant I told our waiter that I had a gluten and dairy allergy and if he could check with the chef what I could order off the menu (not much) I ordered the charred corn salad without the feta and a side...More

1  Thank Emma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ate here on a Saturday night. I will leave my wife to review her experience as it would just compound on this poor review. The service was ok and facilities were as expected. The major issue and biggest flaw was in...More

Thank Bewsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reef were able to squeeze in our reservation last minute. They were very accommodating. Speedy service with delicious meals for both of us.

Thank Kiki P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location near the water. Would be wonderful on a warm summer night. Staff was polite and not intrusive. Was busy, but not filled with noise making it uncomfortable to talk. Tables not jammed up against each other as is the case in some places....More

Thank Jonny_D_Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has great views for lunch, very relaxed outlook. I thought the meals were a little overpriced for what they were - lunch at $20 -$25 a head. They do say they have $15 lunches but only had 2 to choose from on the...More

Thank abb0tt18
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Wharf Street | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6555 7092
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Description
The Reef recently underwent a refurbishment to the bar and restaurant and now boasts an eclectic fresh decor, where guests can relax in the ambient and modern surrounds from the best vantage point in Forster. Guests can enjoy a cocktail or beer with friends at the new outdoor/indoor bar overlooking the sparkling Wallis Lake, or they can stay for a delicious meal delicately prepared by head chef Peter Tjornelund. The menu is a fusion of Asian and European cuisine and features mouth-watering meals such as a garlic and lemon marinated pork cutlet with honey figs, roast kumara, goats cheese and pistachio. The menu also includes an all-day dining option with gourmet pizzas along with a carefully selected wine and beer menu to accompany the meals.
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