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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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  • 29
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
best restaurant in Exmouth

friendly helpful staff; great menu and food; lovely relaxing views of the resort pool, gardens and ocean; we sat inside in the beautifully cool air conditioned restaurant (as it was very hot outside) impeccable surroundings and artwork added to the ambience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
Sally P
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Launceston, Australia
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Launceston, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

friendly helpful staff; great menu and food; lovely relaxing views of the resort pool, gardens and ocean; we sat inside in the beautifully cool air conditioned restaurant (as it was very hot outside) impeccable surroundings and artwork added to the ambience.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great food, great service to have Only slight niggle would like "endless coffee" with a la cart brekkie as with buffet.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

For all the hype was very let down , very small menu , obviously waiting for the hype of tourist season , staff ok , for the price expected more than steak and duck !

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Alloa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It sounds a bit cliche these days but what a view. Time it right and enjoy the sunset over predinner drinks at a well stocked bar where they know how to make delicious cocktails. The food was good but not outstanding and given the prices one would have hoped for better. Nice all the same.

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Perth, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Gorgeous views, a la carte dining, fantastic local staff and lovely cocktails! Highly recommend stopping by here for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Nice choices of food including many healthy dishes. The staff is extremely nice and friendly and the view on the pool and sea is lovely.

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Karratha, Western Australia, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Called last minute for a booking for 3..also requesting a courtesy bus pick up and drop off. No hassle booking and the courtesy bus arrived on time with the hotel general manager being our driver for the night! The food was amazing we ended up joining tables with other friends and all of us could not fault any of the... More 

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Exmouth, Western Australia, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a birthday lunch here last week, and not only was the food beautiful, but the staff went above and beyond to ensure the birthday girl was treated special. They looked after my cake placing it into their coolroom while we ate, and upon my signal, placed candles in and lit and walked it out to our table for... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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428 reviews 428 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
270 helpful votes 270 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

If you are staying at the Novotel, their in house dining spot makes a convenient starting point. The Western Australia wine list is basic and good but should be expanded. The lump crab salad contained fresh greens but was quite bland. The oysters are monstrous and for an appetizer, surely six will suffice. They were fresh and I experienced no... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Restaurant is at the Novotel Ningaloo Reef Resort. Our two dinners and a breakfast were very good...good variety, well served and outstanding views overlooking the pool and ocean

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DarrenCossill, General Manager at Mantarays, responded to this review

Dear PYCollingwood, Thanks for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Kind Regards Darren Cossill General Manager 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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