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Shae Killey4 years ago

Treat yourself to a stylish dinner in Port Macquarie

When's the last time you went all out for classy night of food and drinks in Port Macquarie? Perhaps you're on holiday and want to dine somewhere special tonight? While there's an array of restaurants in the area, they're not all going to treat you to first class service, elegant surroundings and gourmet food. It doesn't matter whether you're with your significant other or going out with friends, you don't want to spend the night at a second rate restaurant. We've found the 4 best fine dining restaurants in Port Macquarie that are sure to impress with their food and hospitality.

Fusion 7

Flavour infusions, Fusion 7 - Port Macquarie
Flavour infusions, Fusion 7 – Port Macquarie

Located in the Macquarie CBD, step inside Fusion 7 for an elegant dining experience that is sure to impress. The experienced chefs at this Port Macquarie gem have a passion for creating exotic dishes fused with many different flavours, all plated to perfection. For entrée, start your night with the deep fried soft shell crab before ordering the pan roast duck breast as your main; this includes sticky morrocan sweet potato, giant cous cous, almonds, date-pomegranate chutney and fried okra. Don’t let the five star food fool you, Fusion 7 encourage a relaxed dining experience with down-to-earth staff who will ensure you walk out the door with a smile on your face.
Where: 124 Horton Street Port Macquarie NSW

The Point Restaurant & Cafe

fine dining at its best, The Point Port Macquarie - Port Macquarie
Fine dining at its best, The Point Port Macquarie – Port Macquarie

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner you can treat yourself to food of the highest quality at The Point Restaurant and Cafe whatever time of the day. Port Macquarie local, head chef and owner Boyne Pead has created a divine food experience where you can immerse yourself in the flavours of each and every dish. If you’re there for dinner, start your sitting with some fresh live oysters caught from the very river you’ll be dining next to. For the main event, pick from a variety gourmet mains but be sure to leave some room as their extensive dessert menu is simply stunning.
Where: 168 Settlement Point Road Port Macquarie NSW

The Stunned Mullet

Delicious menu options, The Stunned Mullet - Port Macquarie
Delicious menu options, The Stunned Mullet – Port Macquarie

Situated a stone’s throw away from Town Beach, The Stunned Mullet has been treating Port Macquarie locals to a stylish dining experience for the last 10 years. Are you a wine connoisseur? With a large list to choose from, The Stunned Mullet has a passion for pairing their delectable dishes with a premium label drop to compliment all the flavours. If you want something a little out of the ordinary for your main, order the Glacier 51 Toothfish with Asian salad, galangal, smoked shallot, chilli ginger reduction and soy and mirin stock. You’ll be wondering how you got so lucky, as you sink into your chair with a glass of wine in hand overlooking the spectacular Port Macquarie coastline.
Where: 24 William St Port Macquarie NSW Port Macquarie NSW

The Corner Restaurant Cafe

Share a cheese platter, The Corner Restaurant - Port Macquarie
Share a cheese platter, The Corner Restaurant Cafe – Port Macquarie

Perhaps you enjoy a more casual fine dining experience? Bring your friends down for an afternoon of gourmet food and fun at The Corner Restaurant Cafe. One of the best shared dining experiences in Port Macqaurie, spend the afternoon catching up over a cheese platter with the chef’s selection of local cheeses complimented by a craft beer or great tasting wine. The sharing doesn’t stop here however; order the seared scallops, cauliflower puree and pork chips share plate for the ultimate a la carte experience. Are the kids coming along? There’s a bunch of affordable menu options for the little ones so you don’t have to fork out for food they probably won’t appreciate. Come down to The Corner Restaurant Cafe for an evening of great tasting food in an elegant yet relaxed atmosphere.
Where: 11 Clarence St Port Macquarie NSW

If you want to relax with a great coffee before a night of fine dining, click here for 4 fantastic coffee shops in Port Macquarie

Have we missed your favourite Port Macquarie restaurant to dine in style? Tell us where you go in the comments below.