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“Wonderful food and staff”

Charlie's Restaurant
Ranked #28 of 214 Restaurants in Coffs Harbour
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nundle, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful food and staff”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Charlies Restaurant and Bar is great. Wonderful and interesting food especially for dinner at night , the view over the lagoon is lovely and so are the staff. They are all very helpful and obliging and nothing is a problem. we have stayed before and it is like coming home. We have enjoyed our dinners, a snack and great breakfasts.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Jim A
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Bunbury, Australia
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“good food and service”
Reviewed 20 September 2013

We had dinner and breakfast there, great mains and buffet breakfast was really good, a bit pricey. Plenty of variety to choose from.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Hudsonhornet3112
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Moonee Beach
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105 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Over-rated”
Reviewed 31 August 2013 via mobile

Nice food but very expensive for the quantity on plate. Typical resort restaurant. Better places around .

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank MooneeRambler
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dubbo
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141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“We enjoyed our meal.”
Reviewed 11 August 2013

To be honest the only reason we dined here was because we couldn't be bothered driving into town as last year we were most unimpressed with the food. That and the fact that as Advantage Plus members we got 50% discount.
It was busy but the service was attentive and efficient. Our meals were very nice - much better than our previous experience.
The food here is overpriced for what you get. You can dine at a hatted restaurant in a capital city for around the same price or less.
It has a nice outlook onto the lagoon, but that's mostly lost on a cool winter night.
While it was much better than our last visit we would still have been disappointed if we had to pay full price. There are other places in Coffs with better food for the price.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank nellieDubbo
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Most enjoyable”
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Like some of the other reviewers on this page, as a locals we don't often think to go to the resorts for a meal, what a shame we really should. We dined last night at Charlies for a birthday celebration, it was a Monday night and the restaurant was almost full, therefore creating a great atmosphere.

The Pork belly and Salmon were both stand out dishes and we will be back for sure. The service was very attentive and personal.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank GoodFoodTaster
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Dene_Zahner, General Manager at Charlie's Restaurant, responded to this review, 13 June 2013
We thank you for your recent feedback regarding your recent stay with us at Novotel Coffs Harbour Pacific Bay Resort.
Our Executive chef has been with the resort for the last 15 years, and he and his team continue to provide a quality modern Australian menu which is enjoyed by guests and the local community of Coffs Harbour. We have just recently changed our lunch and dinner menu’s so we can continue to deliver fresh local produce.
We thank you again for your comments and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
Kind regards

Dene Zahner
General Manager
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