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All 16 Kalbarri Restaurants

Finlay's Fish BBQ

24 Magee Crescent, Kalbarri, Western Australia, Australia
61 8 99371260
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Ranked #13 of 16 Restaurants in Kalbarri
Cuisines: Barbecue, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Perth, Australia
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visited Finlay's Fish BBQ and what a wonderful suprise it was. Its a rustic place with a BBQ country and western feel meets the beach. Kids found it very relaxing and could move around without being restricted. The relaxed atmosphere is just so much like the rest of Kalbarri. As for the food, what can I say? DELICIOUS!!! We... More 

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Ellenbrook, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Not really a restaurant, more like a backyard bbq. Great food, good service. Very interesting surroundings.

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Bangalore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had a wonderful evening with friends. This restaurant is tucked away, and is a great find, it has a rustic charm, decorated and designed creatively. The fish is local and fresh, the chips were cooked perfectly. The children enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, and the opportunity to cook marshmallows on the open fire. They didn't charge us corkage, the staff... More 

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Hillarys, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

We absolutely loved this place. It is such a treat to have freshly caught local fish, and the owners go to great lengths to source the best quality available. The cooking is simple, but with such great produce, you certainly don't need any fancy sauces to hide the natural flavour. The whole place has a delightfully laid back ambience although... More 

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Abergele, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We had seen this place the night before our visit and decided to go because of its uniqueness and menu. We were a family group of six .It was the day after Halloween the children were given masks and partywear which absolutely thrilled them. In fact my granddaughter wore her wig for the rest of the holiday much to the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

After reading the reviews on Finlay's and now having been there for myself it makes me wonder how many people are on medication these days....The food was AMAZING. The theme is original and something u won't find anywhere else. The seafood was QUALITY. Best cray iv had in years. Good jobs guys, c u next time.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

I'm a massive seafood fan. Big time! And Finlays was the BEST seafood I have ever had! I do not understand why people have criticised this place. I read Trip Advisor before I went... and Yes there are bad reviews. But I didn't take them on board. I'm so glad I didn't And I really hope people who read this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My title reflects the exact words screamed out by my 2 yr old as we pulled up to the Finlays carpark for the 2nd night in a row and I feel that says it all. We love the outback Aussie look it has going on and recomend arriving while the sun is up so you can take the time walk... More 

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Wayne G, Public Relations Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your support, We enjoyed having you here and hope to see you again, Thank you once more for enjoying the atmosphere and the meals, Thanx heaps. More 

2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I only gave fives for service, atmosphere, food and value because trip advisor doesn't go up to TEN!!!!! I was only ever going to have the fresh fillet on the barbie so choosing was easy. It came out so quick I thought I had over catered with the BYO beers! The fish was sensational and it is so nice to... More 

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Wayne G, Public Relations Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your comments, More importantly thanks for your patronage as we could not do it with out you and others like you. I am glad you enjoyed your meals and took time to appreciate the effort that goes into remaining a truly unique and enjoyable establishment. Thank you!! More 

Perth, WA
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I see that previous reviewers have complained about the paper plates and odd cutlery, bloody hell, that's the point of this place and it's been that way forever, and it's also shy people who come to Kalbarri from all over the state have heard about it and come here. We had a really great piece of fish with good salads... More 

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Wayne G, Public Relations Manager at Finlay's Fish BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and support. I am glad that you enjoyed your experience with us, As you have seen we offer a unique dinning experience in a relaxed atmosphere. We do seem to attract some would be critics due to the fact that we are unique and out of the normal. We do however welcome all in put,... More 

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Address: 24 Magee Crescent, Kalbarri, Western Australia, Australia
Phone Number: 61 8 99371260
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Kalbarri
Cuisine: Barbecue, Seafood

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