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  • 5/6 Bells Blvd,
    Salt Village,
    South Kingscliff, NSW
  • (02) 6674 4833,
  • Lunch Fri-Sun noon-3pm

    Dinner daily 5.30pm-10pm


Cleverly disguised in a crush of eateries in a northern NSW resort, Fins is high-end dining, with a casual façade, and a seafood focus. Chef Steve Snow has international form, which becomes evident in his deceptively simple seafood constructions that are big on taste. The scallops with buttery leek, crisp prosciutto and cauliflower purée are a lesson in smoke and sear - rich and balanced. The "Korean-style" barbecue pork belly with char-grilled king prawns is all crunch and squelch, lightened by a pickled papaya salad. A dessert of finger lime panna cotta and lemon myrtle crumble displays a smart, eclectic combination of techniques and flavours. The service is no-nonsense, friendly and attentive, without being intrusive or overbearing, while the impressive wine list takes a global view, with atypical matching that is both astute and effective. A perfect road-trip interlude.


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • Three glasses
  • Price:
  • E $21-$27

    M $39-$44

    D $11-$17

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Steven Snow



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