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Shorty's

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Bar, Spanish, Pub, Fusion
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U 4 63 Ballina St, Lennox Head, New South Wales 2478, Australia
61266874358
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:30 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has a great vibe and the food is wonderful. You must try the chicken wings and/or the spinach curry. Oh, and the cocktails are simply divine! Yum! Definitely a hidden gem.

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Thank Jane S
Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Best cocktails in town and the best damn chicken wings I've ever tasted (and I love myself some chicken wings :D ). Very cosy place to sit as well, good ambience, and there's live music sometimes. Friendly staff

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Thank Indu K
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Just popped in for a quick drink but ended up staying and having dinner ! Very tasty tapas and yummy mulled wine Very quick friendly service

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Thank KerryL366
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Took my mum here for dinner and cocktails as we were staying in Lennox with my sister. Their chef Ludo has done an excellent job with the new menu - the sauce on the chicken wings is unbelievable and the spinach curry is outstanding. As always, cocktails were amazing. Wish I could have had one of each, but the chilli... More 

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Thank suze1985
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Em and Pete have made this into a warm and inviting hot spot. The cocktails and food are inventive and ridiculously good.

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Thank Kerri M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I have visited Shorty's a number of times now for the Wednesday night beef special and have enjoyed the meal, atmosphere, and friendly staff each time. For a delicious meal at a great price, Wednesday night at Shorty's is a go to.

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Thank Tracy G
Cronulla, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Food was good, drinks tasty but expensive ($11 for a margarita!!). Nice atmosphere. Initially staff service was disappointing but got better and was excellent by the end of our meal. When we arrived we were ignored, one staff member busy on the phone, another having dinner. Would have at least appreciated some acknowledgement as we stood there in plain sight.

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Thank Derek2016
Emily D, Owner at Shorty's, responded to this review

Hi Derek2016, I was just wondering if this review was meant for Shorty's in Lennox Head. Only because we don't have any cocktails for $11 and it would be very unusual for a staff member on duty to be eating when busy. If it was for us, we apologise for your initial service and are glad that the service improved... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Found this place by walking past- the music drew us in. Great tapas menu with daily specials and the food was exceptional. Vast selection of beers with draught local lagers along with many wines.The ambiance is quirky but comfortable and the service is fabulous. Gold Coast take note!

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Thank Mickeybugs
Ballina, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Wednesday night beef night and Thursday night taco night are fantastic! Excellent value and great food

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Thank Heather R
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went down to Shorty's for a bit of a drink and dinner on a Sunday night. Their vibe and atmosphere was cool and fun and their staff were super friendly. We enjoyed all of the food we ordered and made our way through some delicious cocktails as well. Every beach town needs a place like Shorty's!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $14
Cuisine
Bar, Spanish, Pub, Fusion
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:30 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 63 Ballina St, Lennox Head, New South Wales 2478, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Lennox Head
  • Phone Number: 61266874358

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?