Best pubs in Northern Rivers

Check out the top pubs in Northern Rivers, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Bellingen
1. Bellingen
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62 local reviews
Bellingen, Bellingen
LocalityPolitical
Lisa
Bellingen is Located a 25 minute drive South West of Toormina. Bellingen is well known for its alternate…
Cathy
Bellingen markets are held the 3rd Saturday of every month. Bellingen is an historic town on the Bellinger…
Simon And Aurelie
Funky fun little town that has a artsy / bohemian / hippy feel. A range of interesting shops and great cafes…
1. Bellingen
1. Bellingen
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62 local reviews
Bellingen, Bellingen
Lisa
Lisa
Bellingen is Located a 25 minute drive South West of Toormina. Bellingen is well known for its alternate community feel but also…
Cathy
Cathy
Bellingen markets are held the 3rd Saturday of every month. Bellingen is an historic town on the Bellinger River an half hour drive from…
Simon And Aurelie
Simon And Aurelie
Funky fun little town that has a artsy / bohemian / hippy feel. A range of interesting shops and great cafes and restaurants make it a great…
2. Star Hotel
2. Star Hotel
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12 local reviews
16 River St, Macksville
+61 2 6568 1008
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Gillian
Sit on the veranda of this historic pub and watch the lazy Nambucca River slip by. Great meals, great location…
Sam
Great views over the Nambucca River with great pub food. Well worth the trip down to Macksville
Linda
Great pub, excellent food, stunning views up the river
2. Star Hotel
2. Star Hotel
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12 local reviews
16 River St, Macksville
+61 2 6568 1008
Gillian
Gillian
Sit on the veranda of this historic pub and watch the lazy Nambucca River slip by. Great meals, great location just 15 minutes from Grassy…
Sam
Sam
Great views over the Nambucca River with great pub food. Well worth the trip down to Macksville
Linda
Linda
Great pub, excellent food, stunning views up the river
3. Pacific Hotel Yamba
3. Pacific Hotel Yamba
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24 local reviews
18 Pilot St, Yamba
(02) 6646 2466
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El
Perched on top of the hill overlooking Main Beach, it is a beautiful spot to spend a few afternoon beverages,…
Raelene
Cruise the hill for pub & restaurants, Coldstream Street(Backpackers & Cinema) peel your eyes and keep your…
Alicia
It's actually a pub not a bar! Walk through to the back and you'd be hard pressed to find a pub with such a…
3. Pacific Hotel Yamba
3. Pacific Hotel Yamba
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24 local reviews
18 Pilot St, Yamba
(02) 6646 2466
El
El
Perched on top of the hill overlooking Main Beach, it is a beautiful spot to spend a few afternoon beverages, dinner or even a night on the…
Raelene
Raelene
Cruise the hill for pub & restaurants, Coldstream Street(Backpackers & Cinema) peel your eyes and keep your ears open for music also at the…
Alicia
Alicia
It's actually a pub not a bar! Walk through to the back and you'd be hard pressed to find a pub with such a view. Great for lunch or drinks…
4. Riverside Tavern
4. Riverside Tavern
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5 local reviews
92 New Entrance Road, South West Rocks
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6566 5700
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Jenny
Excellent value pub meals with a magnificent view over the Macleay River, especially at sunset.
James
Nice to have a beer looking at the river - pub food also...boat ramp just down the river...
Debra
Views of the Macleay River and affordable Pub food
4. Riverside Tavern
4. Riverside Tavern
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5 local reviews
92 New Entrance Road, South West Rocks
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6566 5700
Jenny
Jenny
Excellent value pub meals with a magnificent view over the Macleay River, especially at sunset.
James
James
Nice to have a beer looking at the river - pub food also...boat ramp just down the river...
Debra
Debra
Views of the Macleay River and affordable Pub food
5. TAB Seaview Tavern
5. TAB Seaview Tavern
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10 local reviews
51 River Street, Woolgoolga
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
13 33 90
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Dom
Cheap pub meals. Kitchen opens at 5.30pm which is great to order and eat early for the kids. Heaps of seating…
Cheryl (And John)
Pub food, Bands play during the weekend, courtesy bus.
Belinda
Local pub, jumping castle for the children.
5. TAB Seaview Tavern
5. TAB Seaview Tavern
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10 local reviews
51 River Street, Woolgoolga
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
13 33 90
Dom
Dom
Cheap pub meals. Kitchen opens at 5.30pm which is great to order and eat early for the kids. Heaps of seating inside and outside. Play…
Cheryl (And John)
Cheryl (And John)
Pub food, Bands play during the weekend, courtesy bus.
Belinda
Belinda
Local pub, jumping castle for the children.
6. Stuarts Point
6. Stuarts Point
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7 local reviews
Stuarts Point, Stuarts Point
LocalityPolitical
Gillian
A small, sleepy coastal village with chemist and two shops. Pub meals at the Yarrahapinni Hotel. Cross the…
Manda
2km Drive to all services. Shops, Fuel, Takeaway, Chemist, Newsagency, BottleShop, Resturants, Clubs, Pubs,…
6. Stuarts Point
6. Stuarts Point
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7 local reviews
Stuarts Point, Stuarts Point
Gillian
Gillian
A small, sleepy coastal village with chemist and two shops. Pub meals at the Yarrahapinni Hotel. Cross the quaint bridge to a deserted surf…
Manda
Manda
2km Drive to all services. Shops, Fuel, Takeaway, Chemist, Newsagency, BottleShop, Resturants, Clubs, Pubs, Butcher.
7. Stuarts Point Tavern
7. Stuarts Point Tavern
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4 local reviews
70 Ocean Ave, Stuarts Point
(02) 6569 0440
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Gillian
• It's changed its name to Yarrahapinni Hotel, and is a kid-friendly place to enjoy basic good pub food at…
Cheryl
Good pub food, family friendly,
7. Stuarts Point Tavern
7. Stuarts Point Tavern
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4 local reviews
70 Ocean Ave, Stuarts Point
(02) 6569 0440
Gillian
Gillian
• It's changed its name to Yarrahapinni Hotel, and is a kid-friendly place to enjoy basic good pub food at reasonable prices (try the…
Cheryl
Cheryl
Good pub food, family friendly,
8. Valla Beach Tavern
8. Valla Beach Tavern
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7 local reviews
17 Valla Beach Rd, Valla Beach
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6569 5699
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Simon And Aurelie
An old style Aussie Pub that is a popular with locals. Has a bistro (Tuesday - Saturday 12-2pm + 5.30-7.30pm)…
Cathy
Affordable family pub meals with children's play area
8. Valla Beach Tavern
8. Valla Beach Tavern
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7 local reviews
17 Valla Beach Rd, Valla Beach
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6569 5699
Simon And Aurelie
Simon And Aurelie
An old style Aussie Pub that is a popular with locals. Has a bistro (Tuesday - Saturday 12-2pm + 5.30-7.30pm) , pool table, TAB, cold beers…
Cathy
Cathy
Affordable family pub meals with children's play area
9. Ocean View Hotel
9. Ocean View Hotel
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5 local reviews
15 Morgo Street, Urunga
(02) 6655 6221
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Neil
Graeme and Katrina run a heritage hotel with good pub food. It is family friendly and has a big, grassy area…
Maryann
A traditional local pub with live music on the deck at weekends. The food and company are great
Sandra
Classic pub meals and pizza on some days Thursday night, steak night $16 with a drink !
9. Ocean View Hotel
9. Ocean View Hotel
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5 local reviews
15 Morgo Street, Urunga
(02) 6655 6221
Neil
Neil
Graeme and Katrina run a heritage hotel with good pub food. It is family friendly and has a big, grassy area for kids to run around in…
Maryann
Maryann
A traditional local pub with live music on the deck at weekends. The food and company are great
Sandra
Sandra
Classic pub meals and pizza on some days Thursday night, steak night $16 with a drink !
10. The Pier Hotel
10. The Pier Hotel
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5 local reviews
356 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6652 2110
LodgingEstablishment
Samantha
Fantastic Pub with good food and a new lounge bar at the front of the pub. Always live entertainment on a…
Nicole
Local pub with a sports bar, a dining area, music on Friday nights and a cool wine bar at the front.
Nigel & Jo
Iconic pub on the Jetty Strip. Great history and good pub food.
10. The Pier Hotel
10. The Pier Hotel
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5 local reviews
356 Harbour Dr, Coffs Harbour
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6652 2110
Samantha
Samantha
Fantastic Pub with good food and a new lounge bar at the front of the pub. Always live entertainment on a Friday and Saturday
Nicole
Nicole
Local pub with a sports bar, a dining area, music on Friday nights and a cool wine bar at the front.
Nigel & Jo
Nigel & Jo
Iconic pub on the Jetty Strip. Great history and good pub food.
11. The Amble Inn
11. The Amble Inn
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4 local reviews
7 Tasman St, Corindi Beach
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6649 2622
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Sonia
Pub. Has courtesy Bus Friday to Sunday night. Good Pub Food.
Belinda
Local pub, restaurant, bands, even a courtesy bus!
Lesley
Good pub food, family friendly fenced side yard.
11. The Amble Inn
11. The Amble Inn
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4 local reviews
7 Tasman St, Corindi Beach
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6649 2622
Sonia
Sonia
Pub. Has courtesy Bus Friday to Sunday night. Good Pub Food.
Belinda
Belinda
Local pub, restaurant, bands, even a courtesy bus!
Lesley
Lesley
Good pub food, family friendly fenced side yard.
12. Moonee Beach Tavern
12. Moonee Beach Tavern
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11 local reviews
2 Moonee Beach Rd, Moonee Beach
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6653 6199
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Andrew
This has been named the most family friendly pub in NSW, and deservedly so. It's easy to have a drink and a…
Kylie
Award winning for best family friendly hotel at the Australian Hotel Awards 2018. Great live bands and yummy…
Grace
Voted best family pub in 2016, but still a fun night out for those without children!
12. Moonee Beach Tavern
12. Moonee Beach Tavern
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11 local reviews
2 Moonee Beach Rd, Moonee Beach
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(02) 6653 6199
Andrew
Andrew
This has been named the most family friendly pub in NSW, and deservedly so. It's easy to have a drink and a meal here and let the kids run…
Kylie
Kylie
Award winning for best family friendly hotel at the Australian Hotel Awards 2018. Great live bands and yummy pub food. Courtesy bus…
Grace
Grace
Voted best family pub in 2016, but still a fun night out for those without children!