We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar

123 Sooning St, Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
+61 7 4758 2419
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (15 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“duck” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
123 Sooning St, Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (310)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 6 August 2017

What a shame the service does not live up to the yummy food or the services at the resort. We stayed here for five nights and breakfast was included, no problem getting breakfast cause you served yourself...but every morning we ordered coffee as we went...More

Thank LeeAnnF113
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lee Ann, Thank you so much for your feedback. We take all your points very seriously to improve our service. We have implemented more training for the team in order to exceed your expectations and we have worked on your case as example. We...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I'd had mixed reviews, but was pleased to have an excellent meal. The setting over the marina is lovely. Service was mainly good , but a little hit and miss- very attentive and friendly 1 minute but then hard to attract attention. The pork cutlet...More

Thank gabby b
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gabby, Thank you so much for your review. We are very glad you enjoyed a good dinning experience at the Boardwalk Restaurant. Sorry to hear about your disappointment with the surcharge, unfortunately different credit cards will have a surcharge but there are also many...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Likely the most expensive restaurant on the island However, nothing special Serve is good, very friendly but that Magnetic Island Garlic bread was bland However Barramundi was lovely Ambiance here is what you are paying for

Thank BarryZi
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Barry, Thank you for your review, we take all feedback onboard. The ambiance and views are definitely one of the restaurant highlights, we hope you enjoy your time with us. See you next time!

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Staying at Peppers I dined at this restaurant a number of times for breakfast, lunch & dinner with all meals/service superb. The $28 2 course lunch special was a bargain and with beautiful views of the harbour made it even better. Highly recommend a visit...More

Thank Lauren W
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Lauren, Thank you so much for your feedback and review! We are glad you enjoyed your time in the restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 August 2017

The Tuesday night special of a rump steak for $22 was tough and just wrong. For a start, I doubt if it was rump. It was also not cooked how I requested - that is, medium rare. There were nine at our table and the...More

1  Thank Judy2929
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Judy, Thank you so much for your feedback to help us improve our service and quality at the restaurant. The Bindaree Vintage Aged Steak is a hand selected cut from a 100 days Grain Fed cattle. We have certainty reviewed the quality of our...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

All the meals we ordered where lovely. The portions where adequate. We shared a side plate of vegetables between 3 and it was enough. Definitely recommend a night of dining here. The cocktail I had was a little overpriced for what it was. I have...More

Thank Dragon0dyssey
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we take your review on board to improve our service and quality. All the best,

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I will be honest and say that I am one to read the terrible reviews first and foremost and I ascertained that the terrible reviews came form very upright people who would complain about toast! This is a relaxed and casual island and the staff...More

1  Thank Paul K
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Paul, Thank you so much for your review and comments, we take all feedback onboard. We certainty work every day to keep improving our service and quality. We are glad you had good service and enjoy your experience. We hope to see you again.

A TripAdvisor Member
112
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We went there because we were staying at the hotel. The steak for 42 dollar didn't come with any sides, but is was good. The Risotto for 32 dollars was too small even for me although I never eat much, and it wasn't better than...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for your review, we take all feedback onboard to improve your experience. Have a good day.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We enjoyed a seafood dinner at this Peppers restaurant. Seated outside, the location was good. We shared a seafood stack/tower which was that night's theme dish, and the seafood was good without being blow-away excellent. This isn't cheap eats. The service was fine and we...More

Thank GavK32
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback, we are glad you enjoy our selection of deserts. We have reviewed the quality of our suppliers to ensure the best dining experience. We hope seeing you soon.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner and breakfast, very tasty and fresh. Service is also excellent and attentive. Dinners can be quite expensive but they have specials during the week which are very affordable. Part of the Peppers resort.

Thank Em K
Aina R, Manager at Boardwalk Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Em, Thank you so much for your review, we are glad you had a good time at the resort and restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards,

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Gilligan's Cafe Bar
202 reviews
1.04 km away
Scallywags
34 reviews
.38 km away
Tamarind Magnetic Island
55 reviews
1.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pro Dive Magnetic Island
49 reviews
.80 km away
Pleasure Divers Magnetic Island
35 reviews
1.50 km away
Fish'n N Fuel'n Get Outdoors
18 reviews
.86 km away
Massage on Magnetic
15 reviews
.78 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
David P
14 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Michelle H | Reviewed this property |
Yes very poor
0
Votes
Br Uce A
26 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from JenniferD66 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I agree, we experienced that when we were paying top money for the degustation dinner
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Sooning St, Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Magnetic Island  >  Nelly Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4758 2419
  • E-mail
Description
The Boardwalk Restaurant & Bar has a great variety for all occasions.From Lunch on the deck over looking the marina,too fine dining at dinner.Executive Chef Rodney Smith has combined fresh ingredients and local produce in his menus that will tantalize your taste buds. Now we have gone back to what we do best and wow our guests with the flavour combinations that we are renown for.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing