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Whoosh Cafe & Bar - CLOSED

138 William St | Opposite Food For Less, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia (Formerly French Quarter)
+61 468 344 544
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CLOSED
Price range: $12 - $41
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Great Meals At Great Prices

40 reviews from our community

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English first
Port Macquarie, Australia
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I can't find how to contact you, so in desperation I am using this venue. I recently reviewed Village Cafe, 138 William St, Port Macquarie which you have now punished as Whoosh Cafe - incorrectly. The business was sold some months ago and is now trading as Village Cafe, so I would appreciate it if you would amend this post.

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strahn, Manager at Whoosh Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

In response to the last review and you are quite correct. The Whoosh Cafe & Bar is no longer operational and is closed. The Palm court motor inn on-site restaurant is under new management and is now The Village Cafe & Restaurant. I have asked Trip Advisor to remove Whoosh information and myself personally have tried editing in our website... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Last Saturday night (23rd Nov) we had one of the best meals we have ever had in Port Macquarie! My wife's encrusted veal and vegetables were cooked to perfection and my garlic and chilli prawns were delicious, with just the right amount of heat from the chilli. To my sheer delight there was a very generous 12 prawns in the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We took the last few reviews into account unfortunately! The waitress was WAY too loud and over gracious.....I did say at that point to my husband perhaps we should leave! Two guys who seemed to be involved in the restaurant had their heads in phones at the bar, and took no interest in anything but their phones. At one point... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I had read mixed reviews about Whoosh, probably from past experiences from the Bayleaf. So thought I'd go and get my own impressions - AND I'm so glad I did. Scrap what you may have heard in the past, Whoosh is definately somewhere I'd recommend to anyone who wants a great feed at a good price. Relaxing environment with a... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Went for lunch again today. Still very quiet at lunchtime but apparently evenings are picking up well according to Colin. Ask him to make his special cocktail! Food good but due for a seasonal update, too much of Steve, the previous owner. This will be happening shortly. I fully agree with PaoloCaldo, Whoosh deserves a better deal.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We heard about this Restaurant in Sydney from customers from our own establishment, as we had a couple of days off, we decided to go to Port Macq...stayed at the Palm Court Motor Inn....just great....cheap clean and friendly....but when we asked about the restaurant their was conflicting stories..strange stories!!! we booked in anyway for dinner and was bitterly disappointed...that night,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Whoosh is a new restaurant in the motel where the troubled Bayleaf and before that French Quarter existed. Whoosh is entitled to earn its own rankings based on its actual performance. Currently Whoosh is benefitting/being burdoned by the previous reviews. It's time for a site update by Trip Advisor and a fresh start for Whoosh.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

I had dinner with family without reservation on a Friday night; very well received at the door & seated quickly & politely; menu was conservative, the food was ok but a bit old school steaks fish chicken etc including plates dressed with side salad which had orange segments ( pet hate fruit in salads) & mayonnaise dressing on it (... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

I so wanted this restaurant to be good as I live within walking distance and hoped if I enjoyed my dining experience I would be a frequent diner. Unfortunately, this was not to be. Firstly, the place needs a good clean. Dirty carpet, stained serviettes, tablecloths not ironed, chips out of some of the timber tables, as well as chips... More 

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steven w, Owner at Whoosh Cafe & Bar, responded to this review

Sorry To Hear That Your Experience Was So Bad...But Those People ARE GONE , We Are The New Vibe In Port ....Completely new owners with new decor and food ..WHOOSH CAFE AND BAR......COME SEE US NOW.....Steve and Paula More 

Port Macquarie, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

We had lunch here, food and service was good and venue was bright and airy with space between tables and nice outlook. We have booked in for new years eve.

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Additional Information about Whoosh Cafe & Bar

Address: 138 William St | Opposite Food For Less, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia (Formerly French Quarter)
Phone Number: +61 468 344 544
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie
Average Prices: USD 12 - 41
Cuisine: European

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