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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, Breakfast, Lunch, 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 quality meal

Staff were friendly and attentive. I had the fish of the day and it was beautiful.. I was relieved as I was staying at the Novotel for five nights. Although only needing one or two other dinners. I had Spaghetti Marinara on the last night and was a little disappointed, but it wasn't bad. The full... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Cameron B
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sydney
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127 reviews 127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Staying at the Novotel meant this was our go to restaurant. We went the first time for dinner because the weather had turned nasty on our arrival & so staying within the hotel seemed a great option. We were not disappointed. The food was brilliant. We ended up having several meals at Manta Rays, dinners, lunch & breakfast. Everything was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Staff are amazing, very accommodating and attentive. Head and shoulders above the other "fine dining restaurants" in Exmouth. Superb venue and food a stand out. The Indian flavours being incorporated in the menu gives the edge over the other restaurants in Exmouth. However the usual simple menu items are also beautiful. Desserts are a must due to creativity

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Raymond Terrace, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Service by Ian, Katie and Dan was outstanding. The selection of food and wine was great. Would recommend to all my friends who travel to Excmouth

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Staff were friendly and attentive. I had the fish of the day and it was beautiful.. I was relieved as I was staying at the Novotel for five nights. Although only needing one or two other dinners. I had Spaghetti Marinara on the last night and was a little disappointed, but it wasn't bad. The full Breakfast was good and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It's a lovely location, and the menu is promising with exotic pairings such as kangaroo and chocolate jus, or strawberry beetroot and mozarella salad (yummy, by the way). It's just the execution of the dishes that was a let down. With prices at the $40 mark for the mains, having kangaroo that is lukewarm and quite chewy just doesn't cut... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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112 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

During our 4-day stay at Novotel, we had not planned to eat at the hotel but we had very good room service burgers after our whale shark tour and decided to have dinner at Mantarays on our last night. It had been a very windy day but we really wanted to sit at one of the outdoor tables overlooking the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Stunning food, service excellent. Menu is different and using complex and modern flavours. Service is five star. Tried a nearby restaurant last night and was not a patch on this one even though prices were comparable. Can't recommend this restaurant highly enough.

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Melbourne Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We went for drinks at sunset and decided to stay for dinner. We opted to sit outside and sampled their tempura prawns with a spicy curry sauce. We shared a Thai Beef Salad and Fish salad, the food was well presented and tasty. The only negative was that the service was a bit erratic, we had to follow up a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food was great but choice was limited. Great locale. Staff were very friendly and nothing too much trouble.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We sat outside near the pond looking out to the ocean. The staff are very friendly and attentive. We both had the tempura crab in curry sauce which was very nice. Would eat here again.

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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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