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The Bavarian Shellharbour

211 Lake Entrance Rd, 2529 Shellharbour City Centre (NSW)See map

Average price $35

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $35
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Roasted Pumpkin & Goats Cheese
Beetroot, quinoa, baby spinach, radish, almonds and citrus dressing
Kale & Feta
Chickpea, carrot, red cabbage, cherry tomato, pepitas and red wine vinaigrette
Cos Salad
Parmesan, crispy bacon, anchovies, pretzel croutons and ranch dressing
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Pumpkin and goats cheese salad with chicken

Ratings & Reviews

Very good

based on 329 reviews
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Quality of food :8.2/10
Service :8.3/10
Setting :8.2/10
  1. Geoff Q.
    Geoff Q.
    • one review

    We had a great nite my wife and grsndkids love this place., the staff a friendly and helpful the food was nice as well. We enjoy the atmosphere and relaxed style that is displayed.

  2. Christine A.
    Christine A.
    • one review

    I ordered the pork schnitzel and it was stringy

  3. Joanne H.
    Joanne H.
    • one review

    Enjoyed both the food and atmosphere.

  4. Rebecca T.
    Rebecca T.
    • 2 reviews

    Always great food, always reliable, we will always cobtinue to dine here! I look forward to returning very soon. Love the extensive beer list, thanks.

  5. Connie R.
    Connie R.
    • one review

    We had such a fun night, Food was cooked and presented so perfectly and the service was refreshing. So cool to have Taylor service us she made our night and I look forward to going back with all the kids.

  6. Bertha Q.
    Bertha Q.
    • one review

    The worst $130 experience I've ever had. The food was greasy, the $23 bacon project burger was so sloppy, bacon uncooked, it was uneatable, my grandson took 2 bites and couldn't eat anymore. Every dish we had was greasy or salty. Chicken wings were cold and were drowned in the worst chipotle sauce I 've ever had. The pork knuckle was so dry it was unpleasant to eat. The only thing everyone agreed that tasted good were the chips, not the best but nice. So disappointed, still hurts the money we spent. Trying to treat my son and grandchildren to a nice dinner, I hate to say this, but I wished I had taken them to McDonald's

  7. Stephanie R.
    Stephanie R.
    • one review

    The platter was delicious and plenty big enough for two people. Unfortunately there were no chips available but in the end they weren’t needed. The interactions with staff were minimal under COVID restrictions.

  8. Jo-Ann F.
    Jo-Ann F.
    • one review

    The atmosphere was good and what service was needed after ordering online was pleasant. But with one meal, 3 sides and 4 drinks, the bill was over $150. So did seem a bit pricey considering what we had. The Texan fries were disappointing too. $12 for chips with bbq sauce and garlic aioli. Bit steep. Also $12 for the tinniest macaroni balls ever. Surprisingly small! The mushroom sauce was really good though and we tried the deep fried pickles, which were yummy.

  9. Sabrina P.
    Sabrina P.
    • one review

    Staff looked like they didn't want to be there. Not one single smile, only sour faces. Ordered using their online system only to find out after I paid that they don't have it. My friend couldn't even use the system as the payment wouldn't go through. On top of it they charge a small service and vendor fee when ordering. Had a tiny pretzel with a drop off butter to nibble on with drinks. If it was home made as advertised is questionable. Overall this was a disappointing experience. Overpriced for what it is, customer service at it's lowest and apart from a nice interior design the atmosphere was just like any other pub.

  10. Gail M.
    Gail M.
    • one review

    One young man (mainly in the bar) and the most junior female staff member were particularly helpful and friendly. The front of restaurant woman and the tall waitress (forgot our cutlery as too focussed on chatting with front of restaurant woman) not as good. The food was really great and generous in portion size. Will be back with our whole family next time.

  11. Steph P.
    Steph P.
    • one review

    The service was very prompt, despite current restrictions, still had a great atmosphere, large portion sizes and easy to use app to order and pay for meals.

  12. Rick P.
    Rick P.
    • one review

    Everyone went way and beyond to make sure our service and food was to the most upmost professional standards, super fast service, food was delicious and hot , one slight error but was fixed within seconds of mentioning ... Isaac and his crew were awesome and made it a fantastic experience, I stopped dining out long time ago due to poor service but Bavarian Shellharbour has raised the bar and given faith in getting out there again and enjoying the finer things in life !! Thanks team

  13. Danielle C.
    Danielle C.
    • one review

    The options on the menu were extremely limited, even though it was a weekend and no chips on the menu because they'd sold out. There weren't many options on the menu like they used to, its extremely "cold" service having to order from a menu. It was a very disappointing experience.

  14. Alicia B.
    Alicia B.
    • one review

    First dinner out since covid and it was a very different experience, we ordered our food via our phones while there was nil contact with staff we were still made to feel welcomed, we had a wonderful night the food was yummy and the staff were pleasant

  15. Taylah N.
    Taylah N.
    • one review

    Dined in with my family and I must say I am impressed by their service. Considering the new rules due to covid-19 staff are attentive and friendly... food came out at a reasonable time and we all enjoyed the meals . I must say my husband enjoyed the German beer. We all left with our stomach full! Would recommend

  16. Throng N.
    Throng N.
    • one review

    Disappointing they have changed the menu not giving a smaller option for people that can't eat a large meal and having to pay extra and taking sides off the dish

  17. Stephen o.
    Stephen o.
    • one review

    This was the 2nd time at the Bavarian. The 1st time was excellent, food was awesome and came out very quick. This time it started out good with the waitress that served us. She did her job very well. The problem was that the food took a long time to come out and one of the meals was wrong. This meal was asked to be made a certain way due to allergies. It wasn't and when it was brought to the attention of the manager we were told that the Bavarian was not a place for someone with food issues.

  18. Anita D.
    Anita D.
    • one review

    Amazing food!!!! Amazing atmosphere!!!!! Amazing service!!!!! Amazing Bavarian everything!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  19. Michael L.
    Michael L.
    • one review

    The restaurant looked amazing, we found the only problem was that we were only half way through our entree when they bought out our main meal, and wanted to just leave it there, then it stated that steins were $12 with meals but I didn’t notice until we got home that I was charged $24 full price instead

  20. Paul P.
    Paul P.
    • 3 reviews

    Good location, in food quarter of shopping centre. Food was good, service friendly but not attentive. Overall a good place for a meal with family and friends.

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How to get to the restaurant

211 Lake Entrance Rd, 2529, Shellharbour City Centre (NSW), Australia

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