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4/63 Ballina Street, Lennox Head, New South Wales 2478, Australia
02 6687 4358
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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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
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Food is delicious, reasonably priced. Definitely get the fish cakes they are amazing. Very relaxed vibe. Staff are always up for a chat in a friendly environment.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
ClaireKing92
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Lennox Head, Australia
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Lennox Head, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Food is delicious, reasonably priced. Definitely get the fish cakes they are amazing. Very relaxed vibe. Staff are always up for a chat in a friendly environment.

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Lennox Head
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Lovely lively staff ready to do anything for you. Really interesting cocktails around $14; cheapest around but the best. Tasty well balanced tapas and larger dishes. Playing an excellent 1960's compilation last night. Very highly reccomended.

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Lennox Head, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Shorty's is a friendly casual gathering spot where you can enjoy a drink, nibbles or even a meal from a very limited blackboard menu. Shorty's has good ambience and, although frequented more by those in their 20s and 30s, people in an older age group feel quite comfortable there.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A fantastic place for tapas. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful (we have disabled kids). the food is delicious and beautifully presented. Great deals available on selected nights.

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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 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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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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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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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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  • 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

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  • Cuisine: French, Caribbean, Fusion

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