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Breakfree Aanuka Beach Resort | 11 Firman Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fabulous position sets a high bar

It would be wonderful to say the food lived up to the service and the view of the beach and ocean, but while I would class the latter as first class the food was only average. My wife was happy with her scallops main which is a plus given they are often overcooked, but my steak was a little sad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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Queensland, Australia
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Coffs Harbour
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Meals were small and expensive. Dinners are now downstairs on low standard tables with flies while the breakfast meals are upstairs on restaurant quality tables. Food could have been out of a tin with no bread on offer. No vegies with little meals. turned this local and friends away.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had a late night dinner here as I arrived late coming up to Coffs Harbour. We had a beautiful 2 course meal with a couple of drinks to match. I had the strawberry cheesecake for dessert, I'd recommend it.

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Gosford, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I was staying at the resort and had dinner here twice. Both meals were very nice and filling. The service was pleasant and prompt. The view was lovely. Overall very good

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coffs harbour
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What a shame this upstairs restaurant is not opened at least once a week to introduce the service robbed dinners of Coffs Harbour a true big city class of restaurant and service. Make it a themed nite maybe of local foods and wine or establish a fine dining club here in Coffs. The view from upstairs, the quality of food... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

It would be wonderful to say the food lived up to the service and the view of the beach and ocean, but while I would class the latter as first class the food was only average. My wife was happy with her scallops main which is a plus given they are often overcooked, but my steak was a little sad... More 

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Ryde, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Breakfast was nice. The usual selection of scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, tomato and also cereals, breads, muesli and yoghurt and an excellent selection of fruit. The place seems small and if more people were to arrive for breakfast it might be a problem. The setting is very nice with a view over the lawns and beach in the background. We... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. Out of 6 people only one said is was ok but not great. Over priced with no flavour. Bread was in my opinion was deep fried and the dips no taste. They sent out a sauce for the lamb that was burnt. Steaks (and there was 3 ) were cold but on a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

overpriced with very average food, the coffee was undrinkable but the views were amazing. Go for a glass of wine, leave when you are getting hungry.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

breakfast buffet is average at best with minimal choice. Lunch and dinner options ok, but cheaper and better outside of resort, which we were happy to go with each day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A really lovely setting but spoilt completely by terrible service. My husband had to fetch our bottle of wine from the bar so that we could enjoy it with our dinner. Overcooked salmon that was not at all that reasonably priced. Ended up canceling our cheese plate as it just took too long to arrive... Would not come back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Breakfree Aanuka Beach Resort | 11 Firman Drive, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Coffs Harbour

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

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