Restaurant Reviews

Ricky’s River Bar & Restaurant

Ricky's River Bar & Restaurant
Address
2 Quamby Pl Noosa Heads, QLD

REVIEW

If you could distil the essence of Noosa and turn it into a restaurant, it would probably look a lot like Rickys – all shimmering water views, airy, floor-to-ceiling glass, white walls and polished floorboards. This is a room that’s as handsome by night as by day, and at sunset when flying foxes take wing downriver, it’s at its most striking. The wine list, strewn with inspiration from the world’s great regions, is another study in seemingly effortless chic, as is nicely paced, affable service. Rye crackers topped with beetroot cream and goat’s milk cheese, and squares of grilled haloumi zinged up with green tomato pickle kick things off with verve. Crisp-skinned Queensland black cobia, its milky, sweet flesh complemented by a tart buttermilk sauce, charred cucumber and nutty barley grains, is an elegant follow up. To finish, a petal-dotted, dry-ice shattered milk parfait with tart lime curd and shortbread crumbs tastes like endless summer on a plate. 

Phone:

(07) 5447 2455

Website:

http://www.rickys.com.au/

Bookings:

Bookings recommended

Features:

  • Licensed

  • Bar

  • Vegetarian-friendly

  • Wheelchair Access

  • Impressive Wine List

Accepted card types:

  • American Express

  • Diners Club

  • Eftpos

  • MasterCard

  • Visa

Chef(s):

Joshua Smallwood

This review was made independently for the Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide. The guide’s reviewers visit unannounced and pay their way.

Gourmet Traveller Restaurant Guide

Wine: ★ ★

Gourmet Traveller’s star-ratings, which range from zero to three stars, reflect reviewers’ first-hand experiences. The best-rated restaurants form our national Top 100. Our wine ratings, from zero to three stars, are made by wine editor Max Allen on the strength of the quality of the restaurant’s wine list. View our rating key here.

Ricky’s River Bar & Restaurant
2 Quamby Pl Noosa Heads, QLD
Chef(s)
Joshua Smallwood
Bookings
Bookings recommended
Wheelchair Access
Yes
Opening Hours
Daily noon-9.30pm

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