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Ripples on the Bay

42 Bell Parade | Rippleside Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
+61 3 5277 9266
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“linguine” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
42 Bell Parade | Rippleside Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attentive, helpful and knowledgeable waiters; food was quickly served and tasty and plentiful. On good days this bayside restaurant would have a beautiful view overlooking Corio Bay. Menu offered a wide selection and would meet most tastes.

Thank Crawford M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Ripples has a lovely outlook over Corio Bay where you can have a leisurely meal and drinks. The food was excellent and I was especially pleased to find tasty vegetarian / vegan options that worked for my rather particular daughter. The menu while not too...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We had mothers day at Ripples on the Bay. Menu was fantastic but so much flavour. As it was away from the busy part of Geelong, the atmosphere was wonderful. Definitely recommend.

Thank LeisaMelb
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Nice to order a hot chocolate and not feel like the poor cousin for once. Marshmallows were toasted, drink was nice and hot and a nice bitter sweet cocoa flavour, unlike many places that serve luke warm and flavourless hot chocolates. Zucchini fritters were nice...More

Thank Rose D
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

A more pleasant lunch I can't remember. Food and service exemplary and at realistic prices. Wonderful setting. Don't come to Geelong without trying it.

Thank PanchoPete
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to this place nearly every other week for a few years with a small group. Whether we order just coffee or have a group brunch , they are always accomodating. Nothing is too much trouble. Their menu gets better and better and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely big windows overlooking the bay. We only came in for a cup of coffee and loved the place - good coffee, nice service and great atmosphere...

Thank Terhiborg
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I checked your website last night and it said you were open today. However, after driving in for lunch from Torquay and meeting my visitors there we saw the notice on the door announcing that the restaurant was closed. What a waste of our time!!...More

4  Thank trevorpickles
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Very hit and miss unfortunately for such a great location. We had breakfast here. Hardly anyone in the restaurant but it took half an hour to get watery eggs. A lot more attention to detail needed. Service is relatively poor and the place is understaffed....More

Thank Gerard C
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Not too far from Geelong's main foreshore but far enough to be nicely isolated on Rippleside beach overlooking the bay. Comfortable cafe/restaurant with good food and friendly service. We attended a Saturday night which was very quiet but can get quite busy during the day....More

Thank Rpaharr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Bell Parade | Rippleside Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5277 9266
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