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Tillermans Cafe Restaurant

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77 Marine Dr, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
+61 2 4997 0138
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful menu,food ,wine and service. Who would think such a classy restaurant in such a quaint village on the river. Great service and assistance marrying food with wine or wine with food. Lovely staff only to happy to assist. Walked away feeling we had been to a special place.

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Thank John R
Tea Gardens, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Princess and I were delighted to have lunch at Tillermans. It's quality - way up there with the best.

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Thank BobSuker
Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful riverside cafe with nice charm and decor. Limited menu but what we chose was of excellent quality. Coffee was outstanding and staff friendly.

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Thank Paul R
Long Jetty, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff that know the menu. We had the lunch 3 course special which was, a soup with fresh bread rolls, slow roasted lamb shoulder and vegetables,dessert and a glass of wine for $35. Excellent value for money. The soup was very nice and loved the hot bread rolls main course was delicious, lamb just fell apart and vegetables delicately... More 

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Thank Ned58
Maitland, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People flock to Nelson Bay, and eat at the plethora of restaurants over there. But hidden in clear view across the water at Tea Gardens is the quite wonderful Tillermans. They market themselves as French, but its more French in style (Incredibly cheap but good quality $35 set lunch menu with glass of wine is very Bistro) but the food... More 

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Thank Marcus B
Tea Gardens
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great lunch there last month. Service excellent - Staff very friendly and helpful. Meals were great no complaints

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Thank Roseteagardens
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch today was chickpea battered prawns and soft shell crab The tastiest meal we have enjoyed out in s long while Well worth a visit

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Thank Raymond H
Central Coast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast here this morning and are so glad we did! What a wonderful place to eat, great range and the food is perfection. We couldn't fault the food or the service. It was warm, nothing they can do about the weather, and they were constantly replenishing the water on our table. I had the breakfast trifle- Yum and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Had lunch here yesterday after a lovely heritage ferry ride from Nelson Bay! I must say I was disappointed with my meal! Most people go for the set menu and we did too. I can't say it seemed very French to me in fact the desert ( bread and butter pudding) I thought ( I may be wrong) is an... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We were in on a Saturday evening. The restaurant was full, but the tables are well-spread out. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The starters were about A$20 and mains A$35. The mains have a slant to the European (pork belly, lamb shoulder, beef cheek) with a twist (bok choi, light curry dressing, labaneh). By local standards the portions weren't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Australian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Marine Dr, Tea Gardens, New South Wales 2324, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Tea Gardens
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4997 0138

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?