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Rick Stein at Bannisters

191 Mitchell Pde | Bannisters, Mollymook, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2539, Australia
+61 2 4455 3044
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (165 reviews)
“scallops” (68 reviews)
“sashimi” (50 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
191 Mitchell Pde | Bannisters, Mollymook, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2539, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From entrees to dessert everything was superb, we were looked after by our lovely waitress Sam who made our evening memorable, the little touches to make us feel special on our wedding anniversary and her food recommendations were spot on. I highly recommend Rick Steins...More

Thank LPhillips5515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at mollymook just to go to the restaurant. The waiters were very good, seamless in every way. The food was well cooked but overpriced. I had the Singapore chilli blue swimmer crab which had way too much sauce and made a huge mess of...More

Thank deb04t
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a late lunch here on Saturday 13th for my 30th Birthday. From start to finish the whole experience was 10 out of 10. We were seated out on the balcony and were able to enjoy the sunny day and beautiful...More

Thank Suz L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really looking forward to this evening’s offerings. Being pumped up by the reception staff about the amazing food, the expectations were high. Unfortunately we really thought the whole experience was just ordinary and couple of dishes being almost inedible. Does anyone taste the...More

Thank gohomemumbai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Bannisters and dined at Rick Stein's both nights. Wonderful, inventive, satisfying menu. We went for a self-styled degustation made up of entrees (which are somewhat addictive). It's not a cheap night out, but it is memorable. Surprising flavour combinations prompt smiles and...More

Thank ZebideeAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's hard to put into words how amazing this restaurant is. My partner and I have both agreed the meal we had was the best we've ever eaten in our lives. We would have no hesitation in driving from Sydney to Mollymook just to eat...More

Thank singvegas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner. The food was better than we had anticipated and the service top notch. Our waiter really looked after us. Next time we will come for lunch to experience the view and ambience in daylight hours.

Thank julienandrew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time we have been to the Resturant. Staff attentive and friendly Food delicious we started withSashimi of Salmon, Tuna, Kingfish and Black Tiger Prawn and Coconut Chilli Prawns with Cumin Puris I could have had seconds of the prawns. Mains were Grilled Fillet of...More

Thank Theresa B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to come to this restaurant for a very long time and I finally got the chance. What a mind blowing experience. After being seated we were handed a menu designed for the fussiest food person on earth - me. It was so...More

Thank Lee Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife (who's birthday it was) plus my sister in law and her partner and myself were taken to lunch (sister in laws shout) at Bannister's for a celebratory lunch. I have not been here before but have heard of this restaurant many times. This...More

Thank Neil C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Bill F
I wonder (?) if staff at this establishment do respond when patron express disappointment? Makes one doubly dissatisfied if there is no response! Bill Farrell: (07792565360)
7 March 2017|
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Response from Happy T | Reviewed this property |
no i didnt get any response
Where did you stay? I am a bit confused as to where the restaurant is in relation to accommodation. What's difference between Bannisters by the Sea and Bannisters Pavillon? We will be visiting from Melbourne (via Sydney) so want to stay somewhere to walk to Rick Stein restaurant. Thanks ;)
18 August 2016|
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Response from Bannisters_Hotels | Property representative |
Thanks to everyone for the wonderful responses! Bannisters by the Sea is our headline property, poised above the ocean with amazing views. Just 800m down the hill is our brand new and very chic sister property, Bannisters... More
Shelley C
Hi, can I make a booking for 4 people for 30th Dec, 2014 around 1pm, please. We have 2 smallish dogs, is there suitable seating to accommodate this situation? Kind regards Shelley Cowley 0420 293086
20 December 2014|
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Response from simba6 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with all the answers above. I don't think it is a place for dogs. But ringing Bannisters direct will get you the answers you need.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Mitchell Pde | Bannisters, Mollymook, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2539, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Shoalhaven  >  Mollymook
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4455 3044
  • E-mail
Our restaurant is a reflection of Rick's passion for seafood and the coastal lifestyle which he has enjoyed for most of his life. As he says: "nothing is so exhilarating as fresh fish, simply cooked". He believes that fresh seafood should speak for itself. While he enjoys occasional fine dining, his food is much more about what he really likes to eat: a plate of Clyde River oysters, a pot of Illawarra prawns with mayonnaise, a mound of spanner crab, a slice of blue eye or a perfectly grilled sand whiting.We like our service to be informal but observant and enjoy employing local people who may lack the total polish of fine dining restaurants, but who more than make up for it with a genuine welcome.Peter Bacon, General Manager