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The Rinks Restaurant

Chinese, Asian, Thai, Australian
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40 Junction St, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got a seat as soon as we arrived, left with a menu until waitress approaches asking what we were were ordering. Told her our order (for 2 people) large special fried rice, Mongolian lamb and cashew chicken. She told us we would not need that much and proceeded to talk us out of getting two mains, we tried to tell... More 

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Thank georgia s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Often dine here as the food is some of the best Chinese in town. The staff is friendly and efficient. The prices are very good.

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Thank Karen A
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Nice restaurant with prompt, good service and pleasant atmosphere. Food is usually delicious and the lunch specials are particularly good value.

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Thank Topsy M
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We enjoyed a Valentines Day dinner at Rinks. Was freshly cooked, well presented and very tasty. Staff were very helpful and courteous.

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Thank Kev C
Nowra, Australia
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We are glad to say that after some issues with kitchen staff/chef's the Rinks is now back on track! We love our fairly regular visits to the Rinks - finding the food great! The service is great and the prices reasonable considering the big serves you receive! Well done to the team for getting back on track! We are back... More 

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Thank Jacqui B
Nowra, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We eat at the Rinks regularly. The food is free of msg, they are quite proud of that claim and as I am sensitive to msg it is safe for us. The food is generally of a consistently high quality. Very occasionally we have had some inconsistencies but they would have more than 1 chef so I guess that happens!... More 

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Thank Mel2612014
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It's a little disheartening to read Glenn J's review, as last time I thought this restaurant was clean and cooked lovely food, but I to experienced something I didn't think would occur with this restaurant having the HACCP rating, a hair in my dish, and I am sorry, I know these things happen but they really are off-putting. This coupled... More 

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Thank -AusAdvisor81-
Shoalhaven, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We met for a business lunch at Rinks Chinese Restaurant, operated by Annie Zhao,conveniently located inside Nowra Bowling Club. A young female with dark,curly hair called Ash was on hand to serve our group. This young,female waitress muttered a definite racist remark at our group of five people in audible voice and I would have categorised the remark as discrimination... More 

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Thank olivershoalhaven
Nowra, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Alex and Annie Zhao (owners of The Rinks in Nowra) must have worked tirelessly get the HACCP rating as mentioned, because it certainly wasn't the result of the quality of the food prepared and served by staff at The Rinks. My name is Glenn J and we visited The Rinks in early 2014. The meat appeared undercooked,almost raw when they... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Best Chinese in nowra, the salt and pepper squid is excellent. Thai 16 is awesome if you like a bit of chilli. I eat there regularly and have never been disappointed. Glenda and the staff provide excellent service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Australian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Junction St, Nowra, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2541, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Shoalhaven  >  Nowra

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