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Reef Restaurant

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The Haven, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
+61 2 4385 3222
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We were reccomended this restaurant by locals and this reflected the TA reviews as well so we booked on line. We had already selected the degustation with matching wines as it looked good value. We were not disappointed in either the food or the wine. The seafood courses were delicious with Asian flavours. We had a nice corner table with... More 

1 Thank Margaret F
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

The Location Beautiful location on the waters edge. The windows open up and the sea breeze comes in. If you have a party of 4 people ask for the table at the western end as there is a nice little nook/booth. The Food Everyone at our table loved the food which matches the price except the two people who had... More 

Thank Skippygirl
Sydney, Australia
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

I can't express what a great experience that we had at Reef. We were well looked after from the moment that we walked into the restaurant. Service was fantastic where the people where friendly and accommodated our needs. The food was fantastic and I have eaten at a lot of restaurants. The Beef Cheeks and the Red Emperor were the... More 

Thank casmurnieks
Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Went to this lovely restaurant for lunch during the week. They have a lunch special during the week, two courses for $50 with a glass of wine included. The view is amazing, we were seated right next to the window, with a wonderful view. We ordered the lunch special, the food was absolutely delicious, service was friendly, and atmosphere was... More 

Thank AussieOzOz
Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Sedate and relaxed ambience with great views over Terrigal beach. Fine dining - well executed. Service was professional but not overly 'familiar'. A degustation menu is available (with 48 hours notice) which is introduced by personalised wait-staff. An optional matched wines package is also available. (Get a taxi). The ala carte menu is comprehensive and appealing. Perfect for friends and... More 

Thank Glen O
Port Douglas, Australia
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Always good .Lunch two course special very good value good wine to go with it. Great view of the ocean love this place

Thank dcll1407
Chittaway Bay, Australia
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Some restaurants offer good food but the service isn't up to standard or some have great service but the food is lacking, or the ambience or the position, lets face it there are many facets to great dining but the Reef Restaurant at Terrigal has them all! It is on the water on the southern end of Terrigal beach, from... More 

Thank sharalli
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great food and beautiful view of Terrigal. Service was excellent and we enjoyed watching everyone else with their beautiful dishes too. All in all a great meal.

Thank Mumanddaughter08
Gawler, Australia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

We sat at a corner table by open windows with uninterrupted views of the bay. The menu is varied and the wine list quite extensive. The atmosphere is "holiday". The waiters and waitresses were great. The food was superb although two people had the soft shell crab as a main and thought there might be a little more than there... More 

Thank 542Jane_R
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We dined here as a group of 8 for lunch. The food was fantastic and the views amazing on such a beautiful day. Their was an interesting selection of dishes on the menu and the wine list was good. The staff were friendly and professional.

Thank JulieB992

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $32
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Haven, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Terrigal
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4385 3222
The combination of one of the Central Coast’s most scenic locations, market-fresh food, friendly service and relaxed atmosphere makes the Reef Restaurant your ultimate dining experience. Our dedicated team is committed to serving you consistent and creative dishes in a relaxed and pleasurable setting. Our chefs visit the Sydney markets on a daily basis to source new produce for the menu and these relationships ensures that all of our produce is market fresh and of the highest quality.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?