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level one | 102 Marine Parade, Kingscliff, New South Wales 2487, Australia
+61 2 6674 8764
Sun 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sea Lake, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Attended a wedding reception here, food was very good, venue had good atmosphere & friendly staff, also had lunch there, good range on the menu, prompt service.

Thank weg0in
Kingscliff, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Mother's Day lunch with family at Babalou wasa great experience. Fabulous share plate food, beautifully cooked and presented. A feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds.

Thank Margaret H
New South Wales, Australia
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

We had visited 'Babalou' overlooking the ocean in Kingsciff (NSW) fairly recently, for a Wedding Reception which was outstanding. The Staff were very welcoming and the function room was elegantly presented with all the flair and finery detail in place - it looked gorgeous, nothing was any trouble for the staff, and the food was delicious. So - we really... More 

Thank leonieh749
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

We always come here as it has a great vibe and good food and service highly recommend and reasonably priced the cocktails are great!

Thank Goodweezel
Milawa, Australia
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302 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2015

Our company booked out this restaurant for a conference dinner. They did a fantastic job! The service was top class and the food was superb! Often when catering for large numbers, the food quality can suffer. But they where able to provide great food and in a timely manner.

Thank Ernesto M
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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319 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2015

We were wedding guests, and enjoyed a reception at Babalou which is one floor up above the bars of the Kingscliff Beach Hotel. It's no longer a restaurant; specialising in wedding receptions. It's a great location with sweeping views along the ocean. Crisp white linen on the tables, with alternate drop meals which were all pretty good. Wait staff were... More 

Thank Colin S
Casuarina, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2014

We live in the area and have been frequenting Babalou since openning with Leroy as manager. Cannot believe how it has gone downhill! We have had many family functions at the restuarant, as our friends have over the years. Please management, do something! This was one of the best restuarants in Kingscliff, now one of the worst! The staff were... More 

3 Thank deb B
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220 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2014

Attended a wedding reception the location is just opposite the beach which is fine but the building work spoilt it.The food was ok,but the company was amazing they made the place swing,making us forget the reno until we had to go down the stairs.

Thank boodera
Pottsville, Australia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2014

We booked a 1:30 pm sitting for Mothers Day today for 10 (8 adults and 2 kids). At 2:00 pm we walked out having only received a bottle of tap water and menus and a promise to return to let us know what was left to eat (not much it turns out - they had run out of most things)... More 

1 Thank global_jo
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2014

Everything about the reception was perfect. From the staff to service and the food - amazing! Great variety of food and it all tasted amazing - especially the pork belly! The room is beautifully set up and creates an ambience like no where else.

Thank tmason90

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: level one | 102 Marine Parade, Kingscliff, New South Wales 2487, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Kingscliff
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6674 8764
Following the massive multi-million dollar refurbishment in late 2014, an exciting new Weddings and Events space is now at Babalou.

Situated on top of the Kingscliff Beach Hotel, this ocean front venue blends heritage features with a dramatic contrast of contemporary design to give it a fresh, coastal and unquestionable sophisticated elegance.

We can tailor packages to suit all styles of events from cocktail parties, share plate menu's to sit down dinners, Babalou Weddings and Events is the perfect venue for you.

Entertain guests with pre dinner drinks and canapes or an oyster bar while overlooking the ocean before enjoying a meal from our many options.

After a night of dancing why not opt for one of our late night bars - taco bar, gourmet wood fired pizza, mini sliders or a dessert bar for something different.

We also have a number of beverage options as well as specialty drinks.

Create a signature cocktails for guests on arrival or for that WOW factor a champagne tower.

For the boys why not book a Whiskey and cigar bar which will be set up on the terrace.

We will also be hosting a number of Key calendar events from wines dinners to charity events so please check our special events page to see what is coming up.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?