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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hubby and I have just enjoyed a 2 night stay at Mercure Gerringong and the only bad thing about it was that the restaurant wasn’t open on Sunday night so we could eat there two nights in a row. We enjoyed a delicious meal of...baked Brie followed by beef Ragu and beef cheeks on Saturday night. We had a cosy table near the fire and the staff were very attentive. Unfortunately I didn’t catch the name of the lady who showed us to our table, explained some of the menu and served our meals but she was friendly and helpful. Will be back for sureMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have had one of the best dinners we have very had on Saturday night . And as a local we couldn’t be happier , I had the beef Ragu this was lush and my hubby had the beef cheek , he...is still talking it . Lovely Ambulance , wine list needs improving that’s our only Criticism Well doneMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Mercure Gerringong, General Manager at Bella Char Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow what a wonderful review!! So glad to hear that you enjoyed you visit, the team are doing amazing things and we are really proud of our space and to have such a talented team of locals onboard. Great feedback on our wine list as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went down to Gerringong for a night away. We ended up having dinner at Bella Char. Wow, the atmosphere was perfect, service amazing. The staff knew all about the menu. We both went with the Gnocchi best gnocchi I have had...in years. We had the Chocolate Fondant. Month watering.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Mercure Gerringong, General Manager at Bella Char Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that we were able to be a part of your amazing getaway. Our team truly are incredible and we really have great things to look forward to and so thankyou for recognising and sharing. I think...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely stay hear over the weekend ,from the lovely personal staff upon check in ,to the wait staff in the restaurant ,we eat here on friday night as we had a wedding on Saturday The food was Sensational from the Unusual but...delicious charred bread with hummus to the Snapper with lemon and almond butter it was all first class . Thank youMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Mercure Gerringong, General Manager at Bella Char Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thankyou for such an amazing review and I'm so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Gerringong. We have an incredible team of talented locals who are so passionate in what they do. Chefs new menu has been quite a hit as well and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great weekend ; had a lovely chat to the chef after we checked in , the hotel was very friendly and warm .he told us to come in for dinner and we weren’t disappointed beautiful dinning room .we chose all from the specials menu ,...chilli bread and hummus was 10/10 ... beef cheeks WOW, I mean WOW The chocolate plate with a mini magnum Nutella ,choc cake put a massive smile on our face Well done chefyMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Mercure Gerringong, General Manager at Bella Char Restaurant & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow what an incredible review of your visit!! Chef has really put up an delicious menu and the beef cheeks have been a star to match the freshly renovated space. We have had such amazing feedback of late and so thank you for sharing, the...More

Reviewed 9 May 2021 via mobile

What a great place to stay, small Boutique hotel. The big bonus was the dinning room Outstanding, the best beef cheek that truly ever had, garlic bread with a twist and both deserts were a knockout, thanks for a great weekend

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 May 2021

When coming to Wollongong, if we can not stay at Novotel, we usually stay here at the Mercure. The restaurant here is to die for. We love dinning here. There have been many chefs - but the food has always been good. Menu has changed,...wine prices has changed. Entrees were the best and tastiest this time. Will always recommend this restaurant.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

Not a great selection of food and our dishes were separated by quite a few minutes. I wouldn’t be rushing back here I’m afraid.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 March 2021 via mobile

Great dinner last night , decided to dine in rather than go into town, it’s was truely lovely Modern and clean . Steak were the best . Cocktails top notch , drinks in the court yard first fairy lights everywhere we could have been on...the Amalfi Coast, but on 2 hrs from Sydney Keep up the good work ❤️More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 23 February 2021 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious dinner in what is an interesting setting. Superb steak, beautifully cooked( as ordered) and an excellent salmon dish. The highlight was dessert! Unfortunately, service was a little slow, as there seemed to be not enough staff for the number of diners,

Date of visit: February 2021
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Response from balgownieQueensland | Reviewed this property |
Betty S - here is the sunset dinner menu - it is listed on their downloadable dinner menu. I had the chicken tenderloins with chili lime sauce (delish) while my hubby had the Tomato/basil soup. I had the chicken as a main... More
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Bella Char Restaurant & Wine Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5