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The Waterfront Cafe

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U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2211
07:30 - 22:00
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been there around 3 times and it is a beautiful spot for breakfast. If you get a nice day you can say outside with views over the ocean. They also have very nice scones.

Thank Sofía S
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best places to eat for breakfast and lunch. Fast and friendly service with a choice of indoor or outdoor seating over looking the beautiful Merimbula Lake. I'll definitely be recommending to everyone!

Thank Allison M
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! We were visiting Pambula from sydney for a wedding and chose to have breakfast here every day. We always like to try somewhere new everyday but quite frankly after looking around it was the winner. Unbelievably efficient extremely friendly. Sydney cafe owners n staff go down for a research visit . How yummy do these muesli's... More 

Thank Ellizndavepymble
Rye, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waterfront cafe with the most modern amazing menu. So many delicious options. I had the spiced pumpkin omelette. The coffee wasn't great but the food made up for it. Staff were very friendly and efficient. Great service and great food. With better coffee it would be outstanding. Would definitely dine again as so many great sounding meals to try

Thank NatNatSmith
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has great views, coffee, service and food. The coffee were fabulous. We had to leave early one morning and they served us with a smile even though they had lots of work to do. We will be back for more of your great hospitality, coffee and food

Thank kazztezz
Queanbeyan, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a beautiful easy breakfast with a friend here. Indoor or outdoor dining is offered here, we chose outdoor as the weather was just perfect. Service was friendly & quick. Meals were well proportioned & catered for all appetites. Enjoyed our meal here & would have been happy to go back for lunch & dinner.

Thank Kate F
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the wedges and sour cream with sweet chilli sauce very very nice. They have really nice coffee also

Thank Debbie T
Merimbula, Australia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What great outlook as you enjoy good food.Have had Breakfast and Lunch there.The food was excellent on both occasions as was the service.Would go back again.

Thank jppetty
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location to watch the tide come in along with armies of soldier grabs, while having a refreshment and some sustenance. Food was excellent -lamb rump salad and a breadcrumbed pork burger with slaw and apple sauce. Good priced wine $8 per glass. Very happy

Thank Ash J
Wellington, New Zealand
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was unexpectedly good, I had Haloumi salad which was the only vegetarian main on the menu but was absolutely delicious. Great views and great staff. They also have a range of fresh juices

Thank Natalie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 2211
Award winning breakfasts, idyllic location!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?