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“Sensational breakfast with a view”
Review of The Waterboy Cafe

The Waterboy Cafe
Ranked #9 of 87 Restaurants in Cowes
Certificate of Excellence
Restaurant details
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We noticed this cafe was very popular although not in the main strip so decided to check it out. We were rewarded with a great meal and a sensational view to start the day.

The seating is deceptively generous and hosts many patrons but ask for a seat down the back to get the views.

Coffee and food was sensational. It was extremely busy so can excuse no water being offered and the 2 of us getting our orders served separately.

No Big Breakfast option on the menu so you end up paying overs to include sides.

Thank Juggernaut42
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

4 of us went here for brunch while visiting Philip Island. Service was excellent and fast, coffees came out quick, were advised when ordering the pancakes that it would take 20 mins due cooking time which was good as then no unexpected waiting. Food was excellent, presentation on point. Good atmosphere. Would recommend!

1  Thank Beaf1891
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed a quick lunch at Waterboy Cafe today, excellent friendly service, a lovely atmosphere and vibe in the place. The coffee was strong and a perfect temperature and I chose the Thai chicken salad, very fresh, great flavours. I'll definitely be back.

2  Thank foodie196156
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We had 8 with us and had a nice meal except for the two special orders.

One of our group was veg and one could not have Gluten. Gets very sick.

My veg friend orders 2 hash browns on the side but they came with the Gluten free meal under the bacon. Then they could not 100% tell us if they hash browns had been cooked Gluten free. They gave us a 90% assurance they were ok. We accepted that and asked for the two hash browns to be redone and we were told we would have to pay for these if we wanted them or we could return the other hash browns which we did.

Then a Manager and Cook came out and argued with us ruining all our meals.

As someone who worked in this industry for 21 years, possibly one of the worst experiences I have had.

If you have special diet needs forget this joint

6  Thank Storyteller766723
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely cafe!! Great food, service , atmosphere and staff. Would return time and time again....

2  Thank Terese H
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