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The Ivory Tavern

$$ - $$$, ,
156 Wharf St, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
+61 7 5506 9988
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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Bar, Pub, Australian
$$ - $$$
156 Wharf St, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met friends for a casual dinner. The place has great potential to be so much more than it is. The location is good and sitting on the back deck looking at the water and boats is nice. All of this is unfortunately overshadowed by...More

Thank AGL2309
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food ordered from the bar: 4 adults fish & chips (fish great, chips indifferent) 2 burgers for the kids (they enjoyed them) and a kids spaghetti bolognese (wolfed down "the perfect temperature [??!!]). Nothing fancy, not too long a wait and just what was needed...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently lunched at the Ivory with friends & had the seafood platter which more than enough for two. Have eaten there before & lovely setting on Tweed River & platter only $40 which included some fresh prawns, crumbed prawns, fish, half a bug, few pieces...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thought it was worth mentioning, that the Ivory Tavern is under new management )not sure if it is also new owner). The place has been refurbished, and all old weathered looking furniture has been replaced. Staff were very friendly and helpful, when I took a...More

Thank wikkie114
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The recent changes here are fabulous, it's kid friendly now with a play room and games. Kids love the big chalkboard and the chocolate machine!!! Super friendly staff too and we love the new improved menu. Love this place!!

Thank Helene_and_Ben
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Great views, cold beer but meals don't make the grade. They had a busy day but to run out of steaks and nothing to make burgers with is unforgivable in my book. We ordered other meals. Spaghetti was over cooked. The chicken schnitzel...More

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great water views are on offer from the wrap around veranda of the Ivory Tavern. With plenty of seating, the Ivory Tavern, offers a great place to stop for a delicious meal and drink, while enjoying the calming effect of water views.

Thank Jazznhanoi2010
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Just a pub bistro but Just a pub bistro but great surroundings good ambience,friendly staff and good priced well presented food. Thank you staff! Well done. good ambience,friendly staff and good priced well presented food. Thank you staff! Well done.

Thank Seadog84
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Decided to go to the Ivory for a family birthday dinner on Saturday night. Booked a table for 10 a week before and upon arrival found nothing was setup. One of the girls quickly put something together in the lounge area and brought some menus....More

Thank sparkle99
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Very reasonably priced and tasty food although menu a tad limited. When I ordered a pint of cider with ice it was pleasing to note without prompting the ice was provided in a seperate glass so that I got the full value of the pint....More

Thank John W
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Iris R
3 April 2017|
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Response from Skye S | Reviewed this property |
no, they have some lovely soft lounges to sit on with river views
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Wharf St, Tweed Heads, New South Wales 2485, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Tweed Heads
  • Phone Number: +61 7 5506 9988
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