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4/63 Ballina Street, Lennox Head, New South Wales 2478, Australia
02 6687 4358
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Rad little joint!

Just wanted to leave a little word on my favourite bar in the area, Shorty's of Lennox Head. It's the atmosphere and lighting and tunes and rockin vibe that keep me coming back. Love a little tapas with a cold Pacifico or cheeky cocktail. This is one of the gems of the northern rivers. The warm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Daniel J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Just wanted to leave a little word on my favourite bar in the area, Shorty's of Lennox Head. It's the atmosphere and lighting and tunes and rockin vibe that keep me coming back. Love a little tapas with a cold Pacifico or cheeky cocktail. This is one of the gems of the northern rivers. The warm and friendly staff will... More 

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Lennox Head, Australia
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71 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A good place for locals to go if you don't feel like cooking. The staff are really lovely and the place has a cool vibe, wear something trendy!. I think they are resting on their laurels a bit and they never change the menu. I found the food fine but nothing amazing. Just being honest and not getting caught up... More 

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Ballina, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have to love Shortys!! relaxed, funky with flair, and fabulous atmosphere , The food is diverse and interesting , but most of all tasty , great small party venue and the best cocktails , staff are always great , nice place to catch up with friends ,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Tonight we tested Shortys Wednesday Special $20 slow cooked roast with pesto ,hand cut chips and salad which includes one choice of beer or wine -a superb meal cooked to perfection - this little Gem puts out some great meals and has the best Margaritas around .

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Lennox Head, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Enjoyed a great dinner here, outside is very nice, music playing. Lots of people dropping in for food and drinks. The service was fantastic and the food was delicious. Can't wait to go back.

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The TA members got it right. The vibe in this little place is awesome. I took my partner there for his birthday and it lived up to every expectation. The atmosphere was laid back with funky tunes. I wish we were able to catch the live music on Sunday (next time guys). The variety of tapas and mains were simple... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We'd toyed with the idea of popping in here, and once we'd seen the menu and seen the place, we were glad we had. Really good tapas, and some mains that looked great (which will have to wait until next time!). All the tapas dishes were different to the norm though in no way quirky - just good, flavoursome food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Amazing cocktails to go with Amazing Food!! The potato chips.. definitely to die for! Would highly recommend it to locals and visitors to the area.

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Byron Bay, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Loved all the share plates when we came in for dinner. Great decor and friendly service. Thank you we will be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Had an epic meal with top notch cocktails and some funky music. Great inner city vibe in a sleepy country town. Service is nice and relaxed but always on point. We love stopping in at Shortys when we're in Lennox.. Great job guys..

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 4/63 Ballina Street, Lennox Head, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Lennox Head
  • Phone Number: 02 6687 4358

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Caribbean, Fusion

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