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Reef Bar Grill

2-6 Wharf St | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
+61 2 6555 7092
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Seafood, Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2-6 Wharf St | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful lunch with fabulous view again. Reef is always excellent. We had a great meal with excellent friendly service. Highly recommend.

Thank great58
Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us eat here on a regular basis,and today we decided to share the seafood platter. This was one of the finest meals I have had over the years in Forster in both quantity and quality. If you get the opportunity to dine here...More

Thank 2K9s
Reviewed 6 days ago

They were very busy when we arrived and although we had not booked they managed to fit us in for a very pleasant meal served by really friendly staff

Thank marcus c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue for a celebration. Fabulous cocktails and great wine selection. Staff very friendly and service was very good. Meals were a good size and very tasty. Would definitely return.

Thank Brian G
Tina A, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brian G. Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your birthday lunch with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Deliciously flavoured, freshly prepared food. Not cheap but good value for money. Friendly staff. I recommend the crab and prawn pappardelle with lime butter and the asparagus salad with feta and prawns - delicious.

Thank Candiw521
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reef Bar and Grill is the best restaurant we have been to. It always produces the best flavoursome meals and all of our family always walk out super happy and impressed every time! I even had to ask the wait staff for panadol, after getting...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Both my wife and I had the Barramundi and was cooked to perfection. The deserts were lovely. I had the deconstucted cheesecake and my wife had the same.

Thank Markus1933
Tina A, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Markus1933, we are so happy that you enjoyed dining with us.Thank you so much for taking the time to post this feedback. Hope you'll be back again soon! Kind regards, Management team

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our finer dining experience here. Was nice to enjoy the view, great food & friendly service. The Lamb blackstrap was very tender & tasty. Kids had the pizza which was a decent size. My dessert was the lemon meringue cocktail. Loved it!!

Thank cathydutch
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome service Amazing food Place very clean Staff very helpful with my allergy Presentation of food excellent. Great views of water. Only downfall was you had to share your food with a large amount of flies. Otherwise i would not be writing this

Thank sharonb1507
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We called by at 5.30 and had not booked. We were seated at probably the best table in the place outside to look at sunset. We had a bread entree and then dinner not long after 6 when the kitchen opened . The staff were...More

1  Thank Darelle G
Tina A, Manager at Reef Bar Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for rating us Darelle. We do take pride in serving diners the best way we can. We appreciate feedback both positive and negative as it helps us to revise and improve our business. Hope you'll be back again soon for a better experience!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-6 Wharf St | Shop 1, Forster, New South Wales 2428, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Forster
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6555 7092
  • E-mail
The Reef recently underwent a refurbishment to the bar and restaurant and now boasts an eclectic fresh decor, where guests can relax in the ambient and modern surrounds from the best vantage point in Forster. Guests can enjoy a cocktail or beer with friends at the new outdoor/indoor bar overlooking the sparkling Wallis Lake, or they can stay for a delicious meal delicately prepared by head chef Peter Tjornelund. The menu is a fusion of Asian and European cuisine and features mouth-watering meals such as a garlic and lemon marinated pork cutlet with honey figs, roast kumara, goats cheese and pistachio. The menu also includes an all-day dining option with gourmet pizzas along with a carefully selected wine and beer menu to accompany the meals.
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