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The Bays Kitchen

22 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 456 571 322
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
“chipolatas” (2 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
22 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mt first time The Bays Kitchen... was impressed! Had a BBQ pork slider... very nice! Great to see them using local produce to Scottsdale Pork. The staff were fiendly & the service quick... I'll be back

1  Thank Timo19830216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled across this gem of a café with daughter out the front and dad in the back working his magic and magic it was. Scrambled eggs to die for and poached eggs with house baked beans...….honestly this was all excellent. The premises is really clean...More

Thank Callykaz
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in St Helens on our way to the Bay of Fires, and there were not many options for breakfast. This place was a gem. The coffee was great, and the Boston eggs were delicious (although a little bit too cheesy for my liking)....More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Just really poor customer service! Good was decent and cheap but I’ve never seen such grumpy people it was quite odd

Thank catalano_haley
Julie P, Owner at The Bays Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

We cater for people with numerous food allergies from all over the world and are happy to accomodate most requests, I think this says more about you than the premises reviewed.

Reviewed April 2, 2018

We eat here quite regularly as we are always pleased with the quality of the food. At times, service can be poor but we keep coming back because mostly it is great. It has a great feel but a shame that there aren't more seating...More

Thank Liz K
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Came in for breakfast. Latte wasn’t bad but had zero froth/head. Food came out cold. Poached eggs on very soggy sour dough. Mushrooms were too oily. Ordered three meals and one of them was forgotten. Told an unfriendly staff member who didn’t follow it up....More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous. Great selection of food and coffee was the best. Lots of choices for lunch on the menu too

2  Thank Susiewin4
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

I have never been to a cage which refuses to offer water to those dining in or to bring ANYTHING to the table. We requested tomato sauce, brought it to the table to add some to our meal, and were immediately told off for bringing...More

2  Thank Melanie B
Julie P, Owner at The Bays Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Thankyou for your review Melanie B.,although it would have been nice if you had mentioned if you enjoyed your food. We try very hard to please people not hate (strong word) them hence not offering water as it was never good enough eg:not cold,tasted funny,people...More

Reviewed January 5, 2018

When there are continually 5-10 people lined up (including locals) you know you are on to something special. We were staying in Scamander for 4 days and when we found this amazing little café we ate there for those 4 days. It offered extraordinary flavour,...More

3  Thank Tassietaste
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for some food at 3:30pm and they asked us to look at their sandwiches since their kitchen was close for lunch. The lady that asked us to look (was making coffee) was so friendly, however, the one who took our order had...More

1  Thank amiri455
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +61 456 571 322
Currenty CLOSED for Winter Break re-opening 7th August
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