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The Flying Fish Cafe

) #1 of 10 Restaurants in Port Elliot $$ - $$$ Cafe, Seafood,
1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
+61 8 8554 3504
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
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11 - 20 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Seafood is great, coffee is great, and the staff are great. The Coopers beer battered fish and chips is a must.

Thank Damian H
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Was recommended to this cafe by the visitor information people in VH - good choice. Coffee came as ordered and the apple and cinnamon muffin was delicious - nice and fluffy and full of flavour. Haven't had a nice muffin like that for ages which...More

Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Located right next to the beach, the restaurant has a nice view. I had the pork belly, which came out just a tad too salty and some bits were a little dry. It was accompanied by some prawns, which were good. Based on my dish...More

Thank jchong
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had the signature dish of fish and chips to take away with chocolate milkshakes. The fish and chips were delicious and were nice and crispy the fish was a little greasy. Milkshakes were good. We sat on the grass and looked out over the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for coffee and cake, lovely creamy coffee nice selection of cakes, wish we were hungry enough to have tried the delicious looking seafood that was coming out of the kitchen, restaurant next to the cafe if you want more formal dining, cost wise...More

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great sea food. By the sea. Beautiful view. Holiday feel. Loved it. Went to horseshoe bay to watch an open water race. Sat on the lawn under the shade of a tree and had the best salt and pepper squid and Vietnam stye salad. Awesome.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Wow. Had lunch in the restaurant and we were blown away with the meal, view and the service. Stunning outlook - all tables have a great view - restaurant is right on the beach. Delicious Goolwa cockles with tarragon followed by beautifully cooked and presented...More

1  Thank Robyn O
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This iconic place is a must visit - fish & chips to die for. Eat on verandah or take away and eat overlooking the bay at Port Elliott

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful lunch here today. My partner and I shared the seafood platter for 2 which would easily have fed 3. The whiting was moist and full of flavor, cockles were served in a delicious broth with bread to mop it up, salt...More

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great spot right on beautiful Horseshoe bay. Cafe and restaurant. Been to the cafe several times - great fish and chips. Restaurant did not disappoint. Food was fresh, generous and tasty, our table were unanimous with praise. Would have scored better but one wine by...More

Thank Mungo L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Elliot
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8554 3504
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