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Lagoon Bistro

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Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4384 1033
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Waited at the front of the bar for 15 mins and then had to walk off....totally ignored by all the bar tenders at the upstairs bar on easter saturday night. Girls at bar only attended to the guys. BAD SERVICE DOES NOT GO UNNOTICED.

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Thank Misha B
Gold Coast, Australia
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612 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Our experience clearly differed from others who have reviewed this place. To be sure, it's set over the beer garden/hotel below, and there are pokies for those so inclined. Hoswever, if you go there to eat, the steep outside stairs can be circumvented by using the lift inside. Once you enter the Bistro proper you'll appreciate the wonderful soaring cathedral-ceiling... More 

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Thank mccorquinn
Reading, Berkshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

I was a guest in the area for the weekend and we had dinner here on the Sunday night. It certainly was a different concept for me, cooking for yourself. The novelty, the fact that it was not busy, and that my host cooked my steak, enhanced the experience. Not so sure I would have been as enamored had I... More 

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Thank Maiden08
Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

Disgusting display of rudeness by a so called chef who insulted a diner by questioning gluten free requirements. He also practices workplace bullying, swearing in front of clients and staff, and upon contacting the hotel to advise them of this awful behaviour by their chef they were totally uninterested. Feel sorry for the kitchen staff who are made to put... More 

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2 Thank Rosalee_12
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

Myself and my 4 friends go to terrigal hotel on a weekly basis and sometimes her younger sister comes with us. The oldest of us is 25 and it's never been a problem we brought our little sister and today the guy in charge, jeb, told us it's his rules and he wants someone at least 30. We said the... More 

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3 Thank Yasmindeborah
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

Located at the Terrigal Pub, the Lagoon Bistro is a modern pub bistro without being to over the top. They have a "cook your own" BBQ in which several times a week (including Saturday night!) they have a 2 for 1 special. The steak that my brother in law and myself had were as good as we have experienced. The... More 

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Thank BorisTheMudcrab
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

The steak was expensive, but usually you get what you pay for..... Not here, you get the opposite. We ordered a Rib on the Bone and a Sirloin, both medium. They arrived appearing great, then we went to the sorry excuse for a salad/vegetable bar. To say poor quality does not even come close.... Pathetic!!!!!! Then we tried our steak........ More 

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2 Thank Joshua W
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

The Lagoon Bistro is situated upstairs in the Terrigal Hotel, a venue situated on the Terrigal side of the Wamberal Lagoon, close to the bridge that separates Terrigal from Wamberal. The hotel itself was completely renovated a few years back and the upstairs is reached either by a large number of steep stairs or more easily by lift. The Bistro... More 

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Thank mccorquinn
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2014 via mobile

Met with friends for lunch, very disappointed with food, salad looked a week old, rest of meal unedible & service at counter felt hostile.Basically just gave a donation couldn't eat meal...cannot recommmend, which is a shame because the pub itself is rather nice

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3 Thank Fred H
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

Have driven past here countless times but never been in.- last night we satisfied our curiosity. Now I know though why other restaurants are empty - it looked like all of Terrigal was here. Choose from cook your own steaks or a wide variety of bistro style fish,prawns, chicken, pies,, pad thai etc.etc plus a huge salad bar. All the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Terrigal, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Terrigal
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4384 1033

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