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Para

9.3/10
111
258 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, 2515 Thirroul (NSW)See map

Average price $35

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $35
    Special request
South Coast Oyster
$3.5
Egg and soldiers
$4.5
Roe, Crème Fraiche, Chives on Rye Cracker. Our “Taramasalata”
Lamb Ribs
$23
Thyme, honey and ouzo glaze served with Pines Dairy mint yoghurt
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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.3/10
based on 111 reviews
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Quality of food :9.5/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :9.2/10
  1. Scott W.
    Scott W.
    • 5 reviews
    9.5/10

    We had a great evening at Para eating the feed me menu. We enjoyed every course and when the chicken was dry and cold - they were pretty busy - it was no problem to replace and it was well worth the wait when it returned. We will definitely return

  2. Anne M.
    Anne M.
    • 2 reviews
    8/10

    We had the tasting menu. Each course was very we’ll presented and tasty. Standout for me was the zucchini flowers, heirloom tomato salad. Everything was great though.

  3. Jeff R.
    Jeff R.
    • one review
    9/10

    Great food, great variety, great presentation. Excellent service. The way they do things is a little different and may not suit everyone, but it was right up our street. The space itself is a little cavernous, but that's the only negative for me. Would gladly dine there again.

  4. Tracey h.
    Tracey h.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    Every aspect of our lunch was perfect - the table arrangement, welcome, service and meal were wonderful. Lauren was an exceptional host who helped make our experience comfortable - friendly and professional - all food yum, but the foccacia was awesome.

  5. Andrew G.
    Andrew G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Fantastic food and vibe. Great menu with a wide range of dishes and interesting wines. This is such an underrated little restaurant and would certainly recommend

  6. Anne M.
    Anne M.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    We booked following a word of mouth recommendation and were not disappointed

  7. Jennifer M.
    Jennifer M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Had the shared chefs choice offer. The flavours were interesting and delightful. (Just found it difficult to cut food on the rounded saucer plate, as it topples if not cutting directly in the centre) Great friendly and knowledgeable waitress. Food pricing was reasonable. Definitely recommend !

  8. Trish C.
    Trish C.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Excellent food - Lots of GF options too. Unobtrusive yet attentive staff. Nice setting, relaxed and elegant. Recommend this restaurant highly. TC

  9. Danijel J.
    Danijel J.
    • one review
    10/10

    Wonderful service. Very professional. Atmosphere was absolutely INCREDIBLE and so too was the food. Delightful.

  10. Sharon F.
    Sharon F.
    • one review
    10/10

    Impressed to dine at this restaurant as a local

  11. Alex H.
    Alex H.
    • one review
    10/10

    The food was to die for and the service was magnificent and personal. Not to mention the restaurant itself was stunning. Nothing to fault! Will be returning.

  12. Katherine L.
    Katherine L.
    • one review
    10/10

    I went with my family for a celebration and Para is perfect for a special occasion. Lovely fit out, great service, great food and wine. We had the chef’s selection which was reasonably priced and a lot of food! I also love that the ingredients are locally sourced.

  13. Tony D.
    Tony D.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    This is the second time we’ve dined at Para and we once again really happy with the food and the service. We chose the chefs selection and every dish was great.

  14. Mario M.
    Mario M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Thoughtful and helpful staff. Sophisticated decor. Food was flavoursome and well-presented. Prices were very reasonable. Wine list was interesting and I learnt a thing or two. Highly recommended.

  15. June M.
    June M.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    It was our first time at Para so we went with the feasting option, each dish was delicious & more than enough for the 4 of us & we had a very informative waitress

  16. Ed B.
    Ed B.
    • one review
    9.25/10

    GREAT place but I wish coffee/tea was available - HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  17. A A.
    A A.
    • 291 reviews
    7.25/10

    Enjoyed the atmosphere and most of all the delicious food

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 281 reviews
    9.5/10

    The food was flavoursome and presented beautifully. My friends and I would certainly go again .

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 252 reviews
    10/10

    Wonderful experience as always. Outstanding food, ambience and service, just love this place !!

  20. James Scott C.
    James Scott C.
    • 2 reviews
    9.25/10

    Great change to menu and loved the Chef's Choice.

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258 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, 2515, Thirroul (NSW), Australia

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