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Pandanus Restaurant

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Anderson Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
02 6563 2400
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Lord Howe Island, Australia
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Sadly this restaurant is now closed. It has always been an Island favourite and will be sadly missed. This restaurant served seafood, Asian, and steak dishes. Desserts were always delicious.

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Terrigal
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My wife and I had eaten at Pandanas on a previous trip to the island. It was a busy night when we went this time with most tables occupied but the service was quite prompt. I had steak and my wife had king fish. Both were adequate though not outstanding. For dessert my wife had a panacotta which was delicious.... More 

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Thank philidoc
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This was hands down the best meal we had in a week and a half on LHI. amazing entrees and mains but sadly the restaurant is closing this week. For good.

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Thank LastFandango
Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Agree with positive recent recommendations by other reviewers: Pandanus is rated highly and deservedly so. However, it's CLOSING FOR GOOD THS WEEK so there's not much else to say really. Six of us were fortunate to dine here on Italian menu and all agreed all 3 courses were pretty good. Sad to see it go, but wish the owners well... More 

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Thank RoslynJS
Labrador, Australia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Without doubt, the kingfish we enjoyed as a main course at Pandanus was possibly the best main course of a meal that we enjoyed during our stay on Lord Howe Island, and there is strong competition from some other restaurants! It may be personal preference, and it is difficult to make fair comparisons with say, Arajilla restaurant (where we also... More 

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Thank Greg T
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

On the night we dined at Pandanus the service was excellent. Friendly, helpful, but not over the top. Although the menu may be limited the food served was excellent. We had the fish which was cooked to perfection and presented well. Well worth a visit!

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Thank Col A
Brisbane, Australia
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259 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Our group enjoyed a very nice meal here - the fish was excellent. Service was great and the wine prices not over the top. This restaurant also does pizza and we had that a couple of times by The Lagoon. They were excellent, especially the pumpkin!

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Thank NettyA
melbourne, australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We ate here for our first night on LHI. Enjoyed the novelty of being driven to dinner and back home again in a minibus. Friendly service and good food but nothing spectacular. We realised after a few nights that many of the restaurants have quite similar food and wine menus. But this is understandable given that most ingredients have to... More 

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Thank concam
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Food excellent with antipasti to die for. Limited menu on a blackboard which doesn't seem to change regularly, but still worth a visit or two. Staff really helpful and friendly, as is the owner and his family.

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Thank Brian P
Adelaide Central
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Always nice to return to Pandanus for an enjoyable evening meal. Sadly we have learnt it will be closing in May 2016 and being converted back to a home. It was always a very relaxed restaurant to dine in

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Thank Celia C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Fusion
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anderson Road, Lord Howe Island 2898, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Lord Howe Island
  • Phone Number: 02 6563 2400

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