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“Great Schnitzel and Bello Beer” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Relish Bar and Grill

Relish Bar and Grill
Ranked #16 of 32 Restaurants in Bellingen
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Bellingen, Australia
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180 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Great Schnitzel and Bello Beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

Monday night it seems most of Bellingen come to the Federal for the fabulous schnitzel.
For $13.50 the plates are huge. The quality and presentation is also excellent for pub food.

Visited June 2014
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Delectable food in a modern style pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

Came here for dinner while staying at the YHA round the back. The main menu was quite small but the specials board was huge! Offerings ranged from weekly deal of chicken schnitzel and beer for $13, all the way to local yabbies in creamy chilli and garlic sauce with garlic bread and salad for $28. I had swordfish in a mango salsa with roast potato and spinach salad, boyfriend had the yabbies. Service was very friendly and all the food was delicious and fresh. Excellent presentation with generous servings of everything!

The restaurant area is at the back of the Federal Hotel pub and it had a good atmosphere while we were there, with plenty of other diners on the patio and in a covered area nearby.

In fact, the only downside of our visit came when we moved to the pub section at the front for more drinks. The pub has been quite strangely renovated since our last visit 13 years ago and was lacking atmosphere. However it was Monday night, so maybe that was the problem. All the locals seemed to be on the verandah on the side anyway, which still had its country pub charm.

Overall we were really impressed with the food and would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Newcastle, Australia
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89 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Surprisingly excellent pub food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

After reading the reviews on this place we decided to take a chance on pub food. The salmon with pea risotto was excellent, my partner had the baby lamb rump with roast vegetables which he said was delicious and perfectly cooked. We found out from a local they had been having trouble with chefs previously but seem to have found a winner with the current chef! The only reason I am not giving them 5 stars is the dining area is very much part of the pub and detracts from the ambience.

Visited October 2013
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Carlsbad, California
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great lunch and beer in Bellingen”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

We decided to go this cafe behind the Federal Hotel. Make sure to stop by before 2:30 pm as all the restaurants in Bellingen close before dinner service. Fish and chips we're the best! Appetizers and salads were delicious. Children's menu is available. There was also a good variety of beer.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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