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The Bay Cafe

141-143 Bay Rd, Toowoon Bay, New South Wales 2261, Australia
+61 2 4332 7135
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (22 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
141-143 Bay Rd, Toowoon Bay, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I dined at this restaurant with 4 others on 16 September. The first thing to acknowledge is that it is BYO. The second is that it was full, which is always a good sign. They had an extensive range of seafood dishes, as well as...More

Thank BrianD005
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and service, great atmosphere and BYO. Normal menu available as well as set menu in an intimate setting.

1  Thank shearer2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. Seafood is first rate. Excellent service. A little pricey but BYO helps. Probably need to book for Friday or Saturday nights.

1  Thank Garry W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good, especially after a random request to separate our tables due to a surprise and I was running late, however I didn't rate the food. Garlic bread was nice as was my partner's seafood crepe. The mains though were tough. I had the...More

1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This was the best seafood platter we have ever had! Everything on the platter tasted soo good and the fruit was really great The place was quiet, which was really nice for us, and the service was very good, he looked after us all the...More

1  Thank Boags W
Reviewed 14 July 2017

With only one table for larger groups, our group was split up. This was a little uncomfortable due to the nature of our group. The food I ordered was very ordinary but a few of the group enjoyed at least one course. One of the...More

1  Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

A very warm and quaint environment. Decor a little dated but the food and service counteracted this. Loved my dinner of Mornay Scallops and Potato Skins. I observed other meals as they were served to tables and all looked amazing. Excellent presentation and the Seafood...More

Thank Erica N
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The Bay Cafe is a seafood restaurant, and they do it well. Great choice of mains, I had the Perch and it was fab. Comfortable setting with great staff.

Thank Rickie S
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for views, amazing decor or starched white tablecloths forget it, but if you want great meals and friendly service you're in the right place. We haven't been here for years and wanted good seafood for our 45th Wedding Anniversary and based on...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

What a lovely little gem. Great quality produce, the seafood dishes we enjoyed for lunch were delightful. I could eat those scallops and barramundi everyday!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141-143 Bay Rd, Toowoon Bay, New South Wales 2261, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Toowoon Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4332 7135
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