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Samuels restaurant

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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382 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 2244
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Samuels has grown to be a wonderful resturant from it early days to present it has striven to be a delight. the menu is basic with small portions, what it lacks in some areas it make sup in task and ambience

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Thank Anthony P
Wollongong, Australia
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308 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had a lovely meal here. All three courses were delicious and beautifully presented. The service was also unassuming but attentive. Highly recommended for a special night out.

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Thank Angela_Wollongong
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My daughter and his partner would like to treat my wife and me with fine dining at one of their favourite restaurants in Bulli, New South Wales, Australia, the Samuels. When we arrived I noticed that the Italian restaurant close by is empty and the Samuels Restaurant is packed I told my wife that this must reflect the fine quality... More 

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Thank Peter N
Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

If you follow my review history you'll see I submitted a not so great review of Samuels back on January 2015. I had not been there since. Based on friends comments we decided to give them another try. And I'm very glad we did. Firstly the decor has improved substantially, bringing a higher level of sophistication to the restaurant. From... More 

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1 Thank Semisential
Sydney
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Ate here yesterday morning and as I live down the road I wish I had of done it sooner. Great coffee and attentive service. The food of a great cafe should be judged on 2 things: Can they scramble an egg and how good is the coffee, Samuels nailed both of them. We were asked how are meals were twice... More 

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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Another exceptional night was spent at Samuels last night. Our hosts and the team out in the kitchen continue to provide exceptional service and a menu that contains dishes with exquisite taste sensations with their unique flavour combinations. I was there with my wife and 2 children, 9 and 10 and all of us didn't leave a crumb on any... More 

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Thank Christopher A
Wollongong, Australia
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85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We love eating here and it is our new favourite because there simply isn't anywhere as good as Samuels in the local area with the exception of Caveau. It is relaxed degustation and has a changing seasonal menu with a fabulous wine list. The wine pairings here really elevate this restaurant above others in the Wollongong area. The young team... More 

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1 Thank Serena A
Coledale, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

These guys keep on getting it right every time. From exceptional food, wine, service and mouth watering tastes. This was just the best early birthday dinner. Thank you so much.

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Thank chantalkershaw
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Samuels is a lovely small fine dining restaurant. Food is of the best quality and presented beautifully. Service is impeccable. Attention to detail is unbeliveable, So much thought has been put into everything from the cutlery to the sound level of the music.

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Thank Ann-Maree S
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We love Samuel's. It has all the style of a big city restaurant in a delightful, compact, Thirroul location. The owners go out of their way to make your meal enjoyable. They have an interesting menu with an extensive wine list as well as delicious cocktails.

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Thank Margaret M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$68
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 382 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Thirroul
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4268 2244
Description
Thirroul's best kept secret... Samuels Restaurant is a cosy, boutique restaurant serving Modern Australian cuisine. With carefully selected Australian wines to match cuisine, and friendly attentive service that never feels intrusive, Samuels Restaurant is the perfect place to relax and be taken care of. Having the option to start with fantastic original cocktails in Samuels Bar, or move straight to a luscious three-course meal, Samuels caters for anyone who appreciates the finer things in life.

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