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River Cottage Restaurant

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Seafood, European, Contemporary, Australian
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301 Weyba Road | Noosaville, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
+61 7 5449 7441
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Quaint Cottage property just down from the Noosa River, Serves...
Quaint Cottage property just down from the Noosa River, Serves contemporary European and Australian cuisine. Intimate dining setting. Outdoor dining in the summer under our covered verandah.
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Visitor rating
  • 119
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very comfortable

We chose River Cottage as it was a short walk from where we were staying in Noosavile Nice ambience and quality furnishings. Food and service very good Extensive wine list.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Paul B
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Cuckfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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171 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a beautifully presented restaurant with lovely attention to detail. The wait staff are attentive and serving great food is a priority. A pleasure to dine here.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It pains me to review this restaurant in a negative way as the last time I was here it was superb, however that was then and this is now. We went for dinner and were the first to arrive, the point in mentioning it is the Chef was not under any pressure as our order was the first placed, it... More 

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fishingchef, Owner at River Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review

A foodie? Yet you didn't even know what type of fish you were eating. We haven't served snapper for about 2 years. i won't even bother telling you, as you obviously can't tell the difference. The lemon mash is awesome, just because you don't like something doesn't mean it's bad. More 

Noosaville, Australia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

went there for dinner service was a little slow but not bad meal was nice a little small for the price would go again but might have a look around first

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Cuckfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We chose River Cottage as it was a short walk from where we were staying in Noosavile Nice ambience and quality furnishings. Food and service very good Extensive wine list.

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Brisbane,Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I had such nice souvenir of incredible food experience just 2 or 3 years ago, when some of my Frech friends visiting me at oosa this week, invited me for a restaurant, I instantly thinking about River Cottage. OMG... how disapointing !!! Dinner booked at 8.00 pm, first strange impression when entering the restaurant: nearly empty, oh used to be... More 

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fishingchef, Owner at River Cottage Restaurant, responded to this review

I guess i should be grateful at the comments about my service. Yes it was good, i went out of my way to provide a platter to go with your French champagne. I gave you menu's ( not sure why i wouldn't) we are not and have never been a fine dining restaurant. We also decorated the plate for the... More 

Tewantin, Australia
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

By now many would know that we mainly do lunches , we prefer them to the bustle of dinners , and it's more likely the ingredients are fresher , and so are the staff ! Now we've read some of the exemplary reviews , and some of the less than favourable ones , and I must say , after today's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

When we were seated at 7:30 a lady at the table beside us exclaimed to her friend that her meal was the best she'd ever eaten in Noosa. High praise indeed. An hour later we were saying the same thing. I ordered hand cut fettuccine with olives as a starter and it was not just well cooked it was perfectly... More 

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Bundaberg, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Many years Many dinners Back here again recently during a brief visit to Noosa. This restaurant maintains a high standard. We have never been disappointed. The menu is small but varied. The food is well presented. The service is punctual and polite. The wine list provides a reasonable range but I'd like to see more by the glass options. Thank... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wine was fabulous, food was very average and certainly overpriced for the quality. I swear it was served with frozen peas and carrots - very 1980's. Other than taking our order and clearing away staff didn't engage at all. Bit disappoining, would have expected more

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Paphos, Cyprus
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133 reviews 133 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Excellent 5* Restaurant in Noosa. The owners have got it 100% right. the decor, the service, the food, the staff were all 1st class cannot fault anything about our visit. My starter was Poached Pears with figs, mouth watering, do choose this. Rest of the party all had different selections from the menu and all were delicious. Lovely place to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 301 Weyba Road | Noosaville, Noosa, Queensland 4566, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Sunshine Coast  >  Noosa
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5449 7441

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood, European, Contemporary, Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

Description

Quaint Cottage property just down from the Noosa River, Serves contemporary European and Australian cuisine. Intimate dining setting. Outdoor dining in the summer under our covered verandah.
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?