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Reef Bar Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Sponsored by: Reef Bar Grill

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Friendly staff
1. Friendly staff
"Friendly staff, beautiful views, great menu and happy hour!"
Jacqui C
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2. Yummy fresh oysters
2. Yummy fresh oysters
"The Wallis Lake (Barclays) oysters were fresh & delicious."
Lyn N
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3. Sunsets
3. Sunsets
"Sunset is sensational, lunch is beautiful."
Ben F
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About
Nestled opposite the sparkling Wallis Lake, the Reef not only offers the most idyllic location in town, it delivers exquisite gourmet cuisine inspired by modern Australian and European influences. We have created a haven for good food, good drinks and good times that will see you sipping ronnies or craft beers at our indoor/outdoor bar and relaxing with friends as you watch the stunning sunsets. Our menus reflect the change in seasons as we work with local suppliers to ensure the finest quality produce all year round. Inspired by modern Australian and European influences, our menu offers something for all tastes and ages, from delicately prepared meals to delicious gourmet pizzas. We believe
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (601)
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All reviews oysters barramundi steak pizza salad salt and pepper squid turkish bread duck spring rolls chicken great location wallis lake fish of the day lovely meal lovely view overlooking the water fantastic food monday night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived without a booking for dinner on a Friday night and were accommodated a the high communal table with a promise to move us when a table became available. We chose to stay at the communal table as this was a high table and provided...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dih457
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We went to the Reef for lunch to celebrate our son’s birthday. The location of the restaurant is just fabulous with magnificent views over Wallis Lake. Nice menu with lots of choices as well as a few specials. We really appreciated how the staff accommodated...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 993anitat
TinaA2718, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Hi, thank you for this awesome review and for choosing Reef to celebrate your son's birthday. We are so glad to hear you had a fabulous lunch and it's great you enjoyed many meals with us! I'll make sure to pass on your great comments...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had such a great time tonight, maddie was fantastic and made some of the best Long Island ice teas I’ve ever had! Best service we’ve had in Forster ❤️

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank joshcW7991PT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love sitting outside watching the river, birdlife and dolphins swimming past. Would be nice to get table service outside on such a beatiful evening.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rodney F
TinaA2718, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Rodney F! We are very happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. I will pass on your comments to the team. Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So glad to have found Reef Bar Grill whilst in Forster last week. Celebrating a birthday and wanting just what we got! Great food, happy smiling service, beautiful views and a wonderful sunset. This restaurant has wonderful views over Wallis Lake. Our group of four...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank banksia79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for lunch. We both had pasta. It was delicious and coupled with good service so went back for dinner the following night. I had the sirlion whilst the wife had the pork cutlet. Both dishes were delicious, again with great service by the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Knightyt
TinaA2718, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi David, thank you for rating us and for recommending our restaurant. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your night with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful lunch at the Reef Bar Grill...sat outside to enjoy the view of Forster waterway & Bridge...great location right in the township...very friendly staff & best of all a very tasty meal...$15 lunch specials as well as a la cartel menu...fully licensed........More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Pat J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My twin sister and our husbands enjoyed this amazing dinner for our 60th birthday. The food was fantastic, the service fantastic, and from our table an amazing vista. Well done to all the staff whom made our birthday very memorable, we will definitely return.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sharon C
TinaA2718, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review, Sharon. We are glad to hear that you and your twin sister had an amazing birthday dinner with us. We make our utmost to make everyone feel welcome every time they come to our restaurant, so we're pleased to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended to sit down for a meal but were greeted with there is no food at all until dinner starts in an hour & half ( same as last visit 5.30pm ) Based on the staff really not caring the happy hour extended to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank G4851UVtonyh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I last ate here 3 years ago and was excited to be back. We had a lovely table outside looking over the water. The waiters were not overly friendly or interesting but they did their job well. We received our entrees, beautiful pasta dish, restaurant...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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