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“Bee on boardwalk”
Review of Bee on Boardwalk

Bee on Boardwalk
Ranked #1 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Forster
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$27
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: We Do All day breakfast from 7.30am 7 days a week, lunch menu with main meals and gourmet burgers. Saturday nights we have free entertainment, happy hour & our own Hot Rocks thst we cook our delicious Steaks on. Delicious cocktails and Beer on tap. The perfect combination for any diner.
Tamworth, Australia
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81 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Bee on boardwalk”
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Great eggs benedict for breakfast and then design your own brekky . Peaceful and well shaded from the morning sun overlooking the marina

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Bellbird, Australia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good food but slowed service.”
Reviewed 23 January 2014

I have eaten at Bee on Boardwalk a few times over the past two years and every time the food was always great, service was quick and efficient and staff were friendly. The last time I dined was over the New Year period in which the cafe was run off its feet. Every table was full and there were only two wait staff that we could see. We ended up waiting for over an hour for our food and drinks which was annoying but let me assure you that this is the first slow service that I have experienced at Bee. I really recommend everyone giving it a try, we will definitely be back next time we visit Forster!

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank J E
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Rude staff and slow.”
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

We were served by a staff member who seemed overwhelmed by serving a few people. She was rude and we had to wait over 10 minutes for a takeaway coffee.

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1 Thank David L
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Hobart, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great location but unfortunately let down by poor service.”
Reviewed 6 January 2014

My family and I visited Bee on Boardwalk during the summer break. Bee has a beautiful outlook and we were drawn to the cafe as it was fresh and open with a bar facing the lovely lake. We received lovely service from the young lady who waited on us, and the drinks we ordered were refreshing; however these were not exceptional. Unfortunately, the service we received from one gentleman working there ruined the experience for us, and we will not be returning.
We were treated with slight hostility from some staff, which may have been due to particular dietary needs of one of our group, or because we were a larger group (9 people) with a baby (or maybe the heat got to him!).

What really shocked us was a waitress placing a "Reserved" sign on the table we were seated at, and letting us know without any apology or courtesy that we would "...need to leave by 1pm at this table is booked". Of course this is standard practice; however the reservation was over an hour 1/2 away! We perceived this as a not-so-subtle hint for us to leave.

Although we had a young baby with us, I didn't think we were especially loud or fussy with our order. Yet, even if we were, that is no excuse for poor, rude service.

The above, coupled with the disgruntled manner of the male staff member (who we saw roll his eyes/raise his eyebrows at us), ruined the experience for us and we will not be returning.

Lovely location and again, the young lady who served us was fantastic. However, Bee on Boardwalk is let down by poor service from senior staff.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank 972Louise
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New South Wales, Australia
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189 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great Coffe but Slow Service”
Reviewed 6 January 2014

It was the holiday season and we decided to try here for breakfast. They were busy and we were told about 45minues for service. The menu was good and had plenty to choose from. Meal portions were generous. Our tea and coffee took about 20 minutes to be delivered to the table and our meals about an hour. I had the eggs Benedict and theirs is served with Parmesan on top, I did find this a bit overpowering for this dish. Overall, I would give them another go and hopefully the service will be better.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank M007J
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