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Windjammers Restaurant @ Novotel Northbeach

) #39 of 345 Restaurants in Wollongong $$ - $$$ Seafood, , International
2-14 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
+61 2 4226 3555
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (56 reviews)
“prawns” (30 reviews)
“salads” (19 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2-14 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

$65 each for the buffet which offered limited selection. The food was cold and stale and tasteless. The service was average. The sponge cake was hard as a rock and all other desserts were stale. Extremely disappointed.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We dinned 20/7/2018 for lunch. As a family we have dinned here, many, many times before. Usually good food, great views, good atmosphere. Today, food at lunch was worse than terrible. Reheated tired, fatty grisly cuts of meat, tasteless non-fresh seafood. Staff were pleasant, but...More

Thank SPayne155
Reviewed 5 days ago

Again a place we've been to several times. Always eating from the buffet. Alwys ample dishes to choice from, seafood as well as hot dishes, to slads & deserts. Beautiful view over looking North Beach

Thank froggyann
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Basic but acceptable meals. Smorgasbord style with some menu basic food available. Nice seafood with fresh prawns, oysters and other selections. Good and friendly service.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have mixed feelings about these places. MY wife loves seafood so paying $75 to fill herself on Prawns, crab, oysters and big is not an issue. So to her perspective she finds this place wonderful..Me I am not a big fan of seafood finding...More

Thank DomenicPapa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met friends for a seafood buffet. Oysters were the pick of the choice. The prawns were quite tasteless and possibly frozen not fresh. A variety of salads but nothing amazing - all just so so. Very poor selection of desserts and while cheese selection...More

Thank Robyn611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Children allowed to serve themselves at the seafood buffet??? Yes that's right and that's what i was told by the restaurant manager when i complained about all the dishes that had been cross contaminated by children using the same spoons and serving utensils in multiple...More

Thank steve l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admittedly we had a voucher that gave us a discount, but even so the buffet was of poor variety. There was not enough variety in the seafood offered, and the fish in the Bain Marie was not pleasant to eat. The restaurant itself is in...More

1  Thank OpaMarnie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast here as it was included in the room rate. Everything you could possibly want to start the day with was available. The food was tasty and fresh.

Thank 193Christine
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The seafood luncheon buffet on the Queens birthday long weekend was chosen to celebrate our sons 18th Birthday. Leah and the staff were attentive and helpful. The view opposite the beach was lovely. The buffet was plentiful but small bowls should be available near the...More

Thank Kenzmarnick
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:30
18:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 10:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
06:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-14 Cliff Rd, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4226 3555
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  • This restaurant is at Novotel Wollongong Northbeach
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