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The Flying Fish Cafe

1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
(08) 8554 3504
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Ranked #5 of 11 restaurants in Port Elliot
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ballarat, Australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The Flying Fish Cafe was recommended to us and it was one of the best tips we have ever received. With great service and exceptional food this eatery would be sensational in the back streets of a dingy suburb, but given it proximity to the coastline and the mesmerising views the Flying Fish Café should we at the top of... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Book for 7pm on the Saturday night, a cold night, so sat by window inside, very pretty little blue fairy lights, table was great, service was great to start with, food was really nice, we all had King George Whiting fish and chips. Was really nice and fresh. We took our own wine and paid for corkage, a lovely relaxing... More

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padthaway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

OMG we went to a wedding here on a Thursday which they are not normally open the staff were lovely, view amazing and well the food set menu I had the best ever steak I have ever eaten in my life amazing my husband had the chicken which was great to. Thank you staff, chef etc can't wait to come... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Having read so much about this restaurant, the Flying Fish was top of our list to try when we reach the Fleurieu Peninsula. It was a lovely sunny day in a magic location and we opted for the casual dining on the deck which was pretty busy coping with takeaways as well. I suppose that should have been the clue,... More

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Adelaide
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Recently I retired from a rather stressful job. A colleague had changed jobs a year earlier and we needed to catch up for lunch with our respective spouses to review life and circumstances. The Flying Fish is located on a fantastic beach front location and the architecture is still suitable for the locale. We all met up on a Tuesday... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I have been to the Flying Fish many times over the years and its always been very good. Recently it changed hands but the service and the food have become even better. The new menu has a great choice and the seafood on the menu is so fresh. They also have an excellent choice of wines at reasonable prices. I... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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66 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

A nice little cove on the south coast, just next to Victor Harbour. This cafe can be quite busy on a warm day, as it was when we went. The ice creams are very nice indeed to cool you down and the size is very good as well. In the Summer, have a dip in the bay while you are... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

My partner and i have been here several times and it's never been disappointing! The views looking out towards the ocean are beautiful, service was great and the food always a winner. It does get very busy especially on the warmer days, as you can imagine but it's so worth while to take a trip down here even if you... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Had lunch on a Saturday. Service was good, food was excellent, view magnificent. Don't expect a cheap lunch. Mains averaging around $35. Nice for a special occasion or if you feel like a splurge.

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Sydney, Australia
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1,189 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Have been many times and always enjoyed the view and turquoise waters - perhaps the food was not as good as we remember from the past but it was still enjoyable , very efficient service and a good range of quality wines at reasonable prices. Perhaps a little expensive for the quantity - only 2 pieces of whiting with the... More

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