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Whyalla Foreshore

12 Watson Terrace, Whyalla, South Australia 5600, Australia
+61 8 8645 8877
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Watson Terrace, Whyalla, South Australia 5600, Australia
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I took my elderly mother and her dog for a three night stay. The view was beautiful out of the window and there is lots of green grass and trees right next door to walk the dog. The most delicous breakfasts at Beach Cafe which...More

Thank MaraG1325
Reviewed May 24, 2018

On first site this place looks like every other dining room tacked onto a motel, however the staff and food changed my mind. I had the Rack of Lamb and it was excellent. Entree and dessert were also very good. Staff were very attentive, though...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely night here, checking in late to the motel we decided to stay for dinner too and were not disappointed. Great service- very friendly staff and a lot to choose from on the menu. Whiting seemed to be the dish of the...More

Thank Joanne O
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We were passing through and looking for a nice seafood lunch to top off an amazing 'Seafood Frontier' route trip. This place does have a weird vibe as another person has written. The restaurant was empty when we arrived and i had to ask if...More

1  Thank Lana F
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely would not return unless something drastically changed. Staff were like robots, no character or personality and were being stared down and talked quite firm to by an older lady who seemed to just harass customers and hawk around tables. Impossible to have a conversation...More

1  Thank courtney l
Reviewed January 2, 2018

Fabulous dinner! Sat in the window looking out to sea and had the whiting - it was perfect. Lovely staff. had a walk on the foreshore before dinner, the dolphins came right up to us in the marina. Gorgeous place.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

I'm surprised that the dolphins (porpoises) here do not get more publicity: we saw at least 7, and apparently they are regular visitors. They came close to the jetty, and to small boats. Maybe because you are not allowed to feed them, to prevent them...More

Thank JohnH5418
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Ordered chicken Parma & steak sandwhich for lunch as there was only a couple of mains options. Chicken Parma was completely raw, and steak sandwich came with half a loaf of bread & a think piece of gristle. Whole place had a weird vibe. Ended...More

Thank cleardean88
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful meal and I would recommend this restaurant to everyone visiting Whyalla. The King George whiting was delicious and well presented. The inigo Shiraz from Sevenhills in Clare was like velvet.

Thank emily79Cambridge
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Superb vista from dining room to exceptional beachfront and views across the Spencer Gulf with Flinders Rangers as the backdrop. Congenial hosts and attentive waiting staff serving fresh local produce. Interesting daily special menus at very reasonable prices. Really enjoyed the Friday night curry special....More

Thank Angela T
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Nearby Attractions
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86 reviews
.56 km away
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Whyalla Marina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Watson Terrace, Whyalla, South Australia 5600, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Whyalla
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8645 8877
  • E-mail
Location , Location , Location. The Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn & Waters Edge Restaurant is situated on the stunning Whyalla Foreshore & bordered by the tranquil Ada Ryan Gardens. The Venue consists of 40 rooms with Complimentary WiFi and Continental Breakfast. The Waters Edge Restaurant is Jewell in the cullinary crown of the Eyre Peninsula showcasing local seafood and seamless service. The Whyalla Marina & Large Playground are moments away with dolphin interaction a common occurence at the marina.
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