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Saltwater Cafe & Restaurant - CLOSED

104 Fiddaman Rd, Emerald Beach, New South Wales 2456, Australia
+61 2 6656 1888
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
24 Feb 2016
“Untrained staff”
29 Jan 2016
“We'll never go there again”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
104 Fiddaman Rd, Emerald Beach, New South Wales 2456, Australia
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Reviewed February 24, 2016

Unreal location and good food let down by staff simply unaware of how to work eg handed us our plates to put down on the table

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife and her friend went there this morning. It was really hot so the staff showed them to a table in the sun. The ladies moved inside and before they sat down "What do you want to drink, are you here for breakfast?" No....More

3  Thank Terry H
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Great coffee...amazing view of the beach. Can be as casual or as formal as you like. Amazing entrees and food available all day

1  Thank Lynley D
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We came here for dessert only, we were seated straight away by a lovely Swedish waitress. We ordered the chocolate tart which came out warm in the middle and was absolutely delectable. I also appreciated the quality of the pastry which was a perfect cross...More

Thank Tegstar
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

It is so hard to find a decent restaurant in the area that takes full advantage of the location. This restaurant is just across the road from the beautiful Emerald Beach. You can sit outside and enjoy the view along with the food. The reviews...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

This place is ideally located seconds from the beautiful beach and it is definitely worth a visit after a long day sunbathing. Cool off with a cold beer of which they have a good selection. The family ate all their food with delight. I had...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Restaurant was close to full on a Thursday but we were allocated a table promptly. Restaurant seems to have its loyal local followers and for a good reason: food is sharply prepared and reasonable in price on a Thursday (20$ main).

Thank Thibaut M
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Lovely tucked away spot by the beach! Great menu, good service.We enjoyed a last minute lunch and a few drinks with 9 family members ( 2 kids and a bub). We really enjoyed the position, food and wine list.

Thank Robyn F
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Under new ownership, now "surf street cafe", great new look and feel more casual, friendly, beachy. Breakfast is great probably best on the coast, unrestricted views over beach and ocean to Groper island. 2 minutes off Pacific highway,sure is the "in place" while we were...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed July 6, 2015

The food and service are both terrible and you will be sorry you wasted your time and money if you go to this cafe. Past reviews are good because they belonged to a restaurant called Saltwater. I absolutely loved it then. Obviously it is owned...More

5  Thank Pat J
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Fiddaman Rd, Emerald Beach, New South Wales 2456, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Emerald Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6656 1888
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