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Novotel Ningaloo Resort | Novotel Ningaloo Resort, Lot 900 Madaffari Dve, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
+61 8 9949 0003
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good lunch spot

Lovely ambience, Pleasant food. The pork green curry was a winner; the crumbed gold band snapper was good but very small portions of fish. Reasonable beer and wines.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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English first
Western Australia, Australia
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159 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Not a large menu selection, some fresh options would be a good idea. Very expensive given the result, drinks too can add up. Better options around.

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Exmouth, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great View, Friendly atmosphere, friendly staff. Excellent lunch and one cocktail is never enough......Every lunch day should be like this...:)

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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Lovely views. Initially just went to have some cocktails but then my family of 8 got hungry and decided to have dinner there. First night regret. Although the staff were lovely and the service was great the food potions were really small and expensive. We all left hungry and disappointed. 2 people got the kangaroo which was around $40 I... More 

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Siena, Italy
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Ok, this Novotel's restaurant wasn't cheap, but the quality of food, starting from the appetisers and finishing with the desserts, was truly remarkable. Good courtesy (including the patience of repeating slower the phrases that a poor italian customer couldn't understand :P), and wonderful spot near the romantic waterlilies' pool.

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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Nice view over the beach. Food really expensive. I enjoyed it but husband found it bland. Tasty prawns, fish for 2 to share for $95 should have been much more substantial but only just filled us up - because we had entrée.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We celebrated our wedding anniversary with a meal at Mantarays. Food was delicious - we had the crab, prawns and snapper - followed by the 6 textured chocolate desert. Great with kids despite being quite high end. Excellent service. We ate on the terrace and listened to the waves :) Did seem busy so do book.

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Sydney, Australia
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Lovely ambience, Pleasant food. The pork green curry was a winner; the crumbed gold band snapper was good but very small portions of fish. Reasonable beer and wines.

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Exmouth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The food was wonderful, especially the garlic prawns. All the staff on the floor were helpful and friendly throughout the busy evening. Deserts wonderful

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Food for dinner was very nice although range on menu was perhaps a bit limited. Service was good and friendly and a reasonable selection of wines. Pricing was about what I would have expected - not unreasonably expensive. It was pretty quiet when we were there as not peak time. The only other option within easy walking distance is Whalers... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had a dinner for two what staying at the Novotel Resort and where very disappointed with this restaurant. Whilst the menu looked good to food quality was quite ordinary and about par with what you'd expect at a club in a major city. She had the goats cheese chicken which had fakon rather than bacon. He had the Indian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Novotel Ningaloo Resort | Novotel Ningaloo Resort, Lot 900 Madaffari Dve, Exmouth, Western Australia 6707, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Exmouth
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9949 0003

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

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