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“The best restaurant by far”
Review of Locale

Locale
Ranked #8 of 339 Restaurants in Noosa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$28
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Bringing a taste of Italy to Hastings St, Locale offers an unforgettable Noosa dining experience and delicious modern Italian cuisine.
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This was simply amazing, one of the best meals we have ever had, the food was amazing, the service immaculate, the ambiance perfect, we were made to feel so welcome and we couldn't fault the night, we were regulars at Lindonis and will be even more so at Locale. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank S W
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

We have been going to Noosa and Lindonis for more than 20yrs and it was a tragedy that they closed to make way for the new Seahaven complex. But back in Noosa last week and noticed the unmistakable candelabra on the sidewalk from the old Lindonis out side Locale.
A fresh new and modern ambience supported the traditional italian service. We went two nights in a row it was so good. Marco and Andrew were great wait staff and of course Rial the manager is at every table making sure that your experience is exactly as expected.
Pasta is to ide for home made fresh on premise everyday the entrees are a good size and two good entrees is almost enough or have a main and desert. The menu is not huge but it is well balanced with seafood dishes and traditional italian fare including great slow cooked goat shoulder. The have almost every dish available as a Gluten Free option as well. Standouts were Twice cooked Gorgonzola soufflé, grilled yellow band snapper, linguini del mare, seafood risotto and the forest foraging roast pork.
Wine list was good and well priced and a good selection of cocktails($16ea) and wines by the glass($9-16ea)
Very pleasing was the hot dishes were served piping hot both nights-obviously nothing sits on the bay marie and gets cold.
Fantastic value great service and beautiful food in one of the greatest beach resorts on earth. We spent with wine approx A$170 for 2 people and that covers 2-3courses each incl coffee.

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Thank Lachlan P
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Reviewed 16 June 2014

Some of the best discoveries are unexpected. One such example, is Locale, an Italian Restaurant on 62 Hastings St Noosa. Exploring, & popping in for lunch drawn to its gorgeous upscale fit-out. Clean lines, Lots of dark wood, incandescent lighting, ceiling fans, retractable ceiling, and prominent surrounding plants and rock face. Ambience is relaxed, a nice way to have lunch.

Service is excellent. Friendly, and ever-present, without being overbearing. Lunch Menu is divided into share plates ("Cicchetti"), Mains ("Pranzo"), as well as Salads & Pizza. Cicchetti & Pranzo prices ranged from $8-23, and $18 - $38 respectively. Start with some amazing sweet potato & pumpkin Gnocchi ($8), with buffalo ricotta, rosemary & sage cream. Unique & divine, available only at lunch. Follow it up with prosciutto & sage wrapped scallops with lemon parsley oil ($8). Another top-notch starter.

Continue the gourmet experience with a Filetto di pesce. Snapper with Sicilian green olives, crispy kipfler potatoes, artichoke, white wine & saffron brodetto. Round off with some organic Acquerello Carnaroli saffron risotto, Moreton bay bug, & Gympie baby zucchini. Both mains, are "Wow"! But wait, there's more.
If you have room for dessert, go straight to the heavens with the Bombolini. A hazelnut chocolate crème patissiere centred Italian doughnut, praline, & vanilla bean gelato. Add some Valrhona Chocolate fondant, cherry coulis heart, with Saffron gelato, & you have just completed one extraordinary lunch, both in taste & experience. Locale is a must-try if you want to treat yourself, to modern & upscale Italian cuisine. Definitely one of Noosa's gems on Hastings St. Open daily from 12pm.

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

What a great restaurant to go out for a nice night with friends. We had a great time from start to finish. From the moment you walk in the door the staff are friendly and attentive, and they immediately escort you to the bar area for a pre-dinner drink. The atmosphere in the restaurant is warm, intimate & friendly with dark timber setting and soft lighting. All these things are great but unless the food and service match you don’t have a good restaurant, well they exceeded expectations with both. The staff were on the ball all night and kept a polite distance but the wine never ran dry. The food is what makes this such a good restaurant, the Italian menu was quality choices all the way through, but I went for the specials and was not disappointed with a duck entrée and Ossa Bucca main. If you are in Noosa this restaurant is a definite to visit for a really nice night out. We will go beck next visit

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Thank Glen W
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

We have been coming to Noosa for many years with friends whose tradition was to have their first dinner at Lindoni's. Lindoni's had always been good but Locale was better. The service was personal and helpful. The food was excellent. The twice cooked Gorgonzola soufflé was amazing. The seafood risotto looked delicious and the pasta was properly handmade. The wine matched well and we finished with Nocello which was lthough not on the dessert menu was spotted in the bar. Locale will become one if new Noosa favourites.

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