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Riverbend Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Australian, International, Contemporary
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5564 Old Northern Rd, Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales 2775, Australia
+61 2 4566 4422
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Penrith, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Riverbend Restaurant proved very popular amongst a range of travellers - locals, American tour groups, early wedding guests and those seeking a quiet elegant place to dine. We enjoyed the salmon and chicken after a canapes plate of tempting cheeses, sun dried tomato, proscuitto and olives. Combine with a restful overnight or two stay and it is a perfect... More 

Thank ChrisW2747
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The food was very basic. Way to much balsamic reduction on everything. Starter portions were far too big. The Brioche bread, certainly wasn't Brioche, more like toasted french stick. The sauce with the steak tasted like a packet sauce. The resturant manager was turning people away at 7pm when the restuarant was empty, then going and telling the chefs what... More 

Thank Mattbrem
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were unlucky enough to have the first night of a new menu. What a great disappointment. We booked for 8 o'clock and we were the last to arrive in the Restaurant. From the time we entered until we left we felt we were rushed out. We ordered bread from the menu only to be informed that the brioche that... More 

Thank Leigh R
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Amanda, our waitress was a star!!!! She looked after us for dinner and breakfast. The kangaroo was good. The beef was fantastic! Breakfast was a continental offering, plus pancakes.

Thank Brad G
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Mixed feelings ...... We booked early on a Wednesday for the evening. They wanted us to eat at 6pm but relented to 7pm when we pushed as that was a little early for us. It was not a busy night but the male waitperson was not at all friendly and I felt he barely tolerated us. We did not have... More 

Thank Elizabeth K
Newcastle Australia
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103 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

There were 10 of us who had dinner here over three consecutive nights. Between us we managed to eat everything on the extensive menu and all raved about the quality of the food. There was not one complaint from any of us. Bob, the Maitre D made sure that everything went smoothly without being intrusive and he was caring, polite... More 

Thank fuzzyrhino
Bunbury, Australia
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331 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

As we stayed at the resort, we decided to have dinner at their onsite restaurant. It was a quiet time of the year, so just two other people apart from us in the restaurant, which was fine as we didn't have to compete with noise levels or attention from the waitress. We enjoyed an entree of the garlic & herb... More 

Thank freya691
Penrith, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

My bf and I went for a nice drive up to wise mans ferry. We stumbled across this lovely restaurant. We had the eye fillet for lunch followed by chocolate brownie and ice cream. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the brownie just melted in your mouth. Thank you for a lovely Sunday lunch! We will be back!

Thank vickidennett
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stayed here twice now.The food is very good & breakfast buffet is amazing with plenty to choose from for the fussiest person!! great for families!! Lovely & quiet with very pretty location! Staff are lovely

Thank bunnybandong
Beaumaris, Australia
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A very good resort with beautiful gardens, very comfortable and spacious rooms, good car parking facilities and very pleasant staff. A well maintained 9 hole golf course compliments the resort. The area can be reached entirely by car or by use of a free ferry service and car. Well worth exploring the are for a couple of days. The restaurant... More 

Thank Stan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Australian, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5564 Old Northern Rd, Wisemans Ferry, New South Wales 2775, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Blue Mountains  >  Hawkesbury Valley  >  Wisemans Ferry
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4566 4422
Dining in the award winning Riverbend Restaurant is a highlight of any visit with our talented chefs producing an array of culinary delights. We buy many of our ingredients from local suppliers to obtain the freshest and finest seasonal produce available. To complement your food we offer an interesting and affordable wine list of predominantly Australian wines. Some you will recognise, others may not be so familiar, but all have been carefully chosen to complement and maintain our reputation for excellence.Open to non-residents. Bookings essential.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?