Frequently Asked Questions

Do you give discounts if I celebrate my birthday in your restaurant?

If you become one of our VIP members by signing up here. We will send you a special gift voucher to use for your birthday!

Where can I get your wedding kit?

You can view our wedding kit thru our website. Download Reef Wedding Kit here

Do you allow 4 legged friends into your restaurant?

Yes, we do allow dogs or any 4 legged friends on leashes in our outdoor seating area. For bookings and reservations feel free to contact us. Thanks and see you at Reef.

Do you have vegan meals?

We don’t have regular vegan meals on our menu however our chefs are always happy to adjust some of our vegetarian meals so as not to include any animal products. Check out our menu.

Do you work with local farms?

Yes, the reef is dedicated to producing fresh and delicious healthy meals that’s why we make sure that our produce comes from local farms/farmers where possible. #reefforster #supportlocal  

Do you have gluten-free options available?

Yes please see our menu for the items available for guests with Gluten Intolerance, it is marked with (GF). Feel free to contact us if you have questions or when dining with us, ask your server for more information and tell your server you are Gluten intolerant when ordering. Thanks and see you at Reef soon!

Are reservations required?

Reservations are not required but we highly recommend that you reserve a table so there is no disappointment upon arrival at having to wait.  You can reserve a table here

How do I make a reservation?

You can reserve a table here

Parking Area?

There is limited 2-hour parking out the front of The Reef including two disabled parking spots. More 2-hour parking is available down the memorial drive (behind Reef, along with the lake) and there is unlimited parking across the road – access via Reserve Road and Oyster Parade.

Do you have a corkage fee?

We have a fully licensed bar serving a vast array of tap, domestic, international and craft beers, wines, spirits and cocktails, however, if you would like to bring your own wine or champagne we do offer BYO with an $8 corkage per bottle.

How do I book a private event?

You can submit a request here or email our friendly team to Just simply provide some information about your event and one of our team will respond as soon as the request or email is received. Check out our Function packages click here

Do you accept cash or credit cards?

We accept both cash, debit and credit cards

What credit cards do you accept?

Visa, Mastercard and American Express

Do you cater?

Generally, we don’t do outside catering on a regular basis, however, please send your request in and we may be able to accommodate. Contact us

Can you accommodate strollers and wheelchairs?

Yes, we are a family friendly restaurant so we are more than happy to accommodate strollers and wheelchairs. Just let us know when making your reservation so we can seat you somewhere with the best accessibility.

Is it ok to bring babies and children?

Absolutely! If you need a kids’ menu, high chair or booster seat, please ask your host or server. We have changing tables for infants in our disabled restroom.

How often do you change your menu?

We update our menu four times a year to keep our selections fresh and exciting for all our guests.

Is there a kids menu?

Yes, we have. Check out our Kid’s Menu

How can I find out the latest about Reef?

For more updates and the latest information, follow us on Facebook and Instagram

Do you make charitable donations?

Yes, we are very active in our local community, always contributing to the causes we hold close to our hearts. Each year we donate to the local Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser as well as many other fundraising events. We are also regular donors to the cancer council and B1G1.

Can I place an order in advance before we arrive?

Yes, you can, please give us a call. 02 655 7092

Do you have takeout?

No, sorry we are a dine-in restaurant only.


Reef Bar and Grill - Forster Restaurant and Bar. Great food and great location