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Bella Char Restaurant + Wine Bar

1 Fern St, Gerringong, Kiama Municipality, New South Wales 2534, Australia
+61 2 4234 1359
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Fern St, Gerringong, Kiama Municipality, New South Wales 2534, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here with a friend last night for her birthday. I ordered the 250gms prawns for entree. Not impressed when peeling them they had obviously been thawed because they were watery and the heads were going black. My friend ordered the scallops which she...More

Thank nicol c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good value 2 courses plus a glass of wine for $38 between 5.30-6.30 pm . The choices are from a set menu. My partner had that option but I ate a la carte because I fancied the lamb and it was truly amazing . So...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Four of us recently had dinner at the Bella Char restaurant on Friday 10th March as part of the Kiama jazz and Blues Festival. We have been there on many occasions as we are locals. Our entrees were excellent and beautifully presented, however, our main...More

Thank Alfred M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had baked Australian scallops and 250g prawns as entree followed by Blue eye cod and Grilled lamb rump as main. The seafood for the night was disappointing. It seems the ingredient wasn't fresh. The corn puree on the baked scallops was astonishing though. The...More

Thank Ernest Y
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Thank god for this restaurant. It was the best bit about our stay at ther mercure resort....aka motel!! Food was fabulous, service great in a relaxed atmosphere. Def recommend, just dont stay at the resort!!!

Thank Hewettp
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A recent birthday provided the excuse to go to High Tea with the girlfriends. Ample food, so much so that we got to take the leftovers home with us! Tea and coffee was help yourself but good quality. The restaurant was full of like minded...More

Thank JacquiNowra
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food in this restaurant is awesome. All items on the menu are well worth the visit, but I prefer the Beef or the Pork. Both stunning dishes.

Thank Terry X
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Restaurant was not full, but it was quiet, srtaff were very pleasant and helpful. Meal (steak) was as requested with very tasty enhamcements. Price waas very reasonable.

Thank Jamberoo01
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Never been disappointed and the price is right. Week night specials 2 courses $38. We stay at the hotel often. Gerringong has a lot of good homewares as does Berry a 10 -15 minute drive.

Thank Renee R
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Enjoyed a two course dinner here, tasty tender chicken with crispy skin very good, the scallops also good, the service was very attentive that we received from the small frame female with the dark hair, she showed a great care for our enjoyment of the...More

Thank phillirit
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Betty S
Menu please
12 March 2016|
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Response from balgownieQueensland | Reviewed this property |
Betty S - here is the sunset dinner menu - it is listed on their downloadable dinner menu. I had the chicken tenderloins with chili lime sauce (delish) while my hubby had the Tomato/basil soup. I had the chicken as a main... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$39
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fern St, Gerringong, Kiama Municipality, New South Wales 2534, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Kiama Municipality  >  Gerringong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4234 1359
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Bella Char Restaurant & Wine BarThe designBella Char Restaurant & Wine Bar is a contemporary restaurant designed with leather and wood textures in rich colours of red, white and chocolate. Abundant in natural light, created to enhance the experience when enjoying beautiful food and fine wine. Dine inside the restaurant or casually outside in the courtyard or terrace, all options are chic, modern and delightfully comfortable.the foodOur chefs have created a contemporary menu of modern Australian cuisine. The menu changes seasonally in order to gain best of each season's ingredients to bring our their natural flavours. We proudly showcases local Illawarra and Shoalhaven suppliers and produce.Restaurant opening times Breakfast 7 Days – 7am to 10am Lunch Saturday Only – 12pm to 3pm Dinner Monday to Saturday – 6pm to late. (Closed Sunday)** High Tea is available on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month **