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Saltwater

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Seafood, Coffee Shop, Australian
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59 Lamont Street, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
(02) 6493 4328
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Today
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good fish and chips for lunch

Had takeaway fish and chips from the cafe at lunch time, and we were drawn by the amount of people ordering. We were not let down as the take away fish and chips were great and the speed at which everyone's order was processed was terrific.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
COLIN M
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Sale, Australia
via mobile
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Sale, Australia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had takeaway fish and chips from the cafe at lunch time, and we were drawn by the amount of people ordering. We were not let down as the take away fish and chips were great and the speed at which everyone's order was processed was terrific.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have been regular patrons of Saltwater cafe for a few years now but it's been about a year since our last visit. If today's experience is anything to go by it will likely be our last. The food has always been fresh hot and tasty but today's offering was anything but. Luke warm, tired reheated batter, overcooked calamari, forgettable... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Highly recommended, we will be back. Friendly staff, delicious food, relaxed outdoor atmosphere, memorable evening. Particularly loved the birthday candle and singing Happy Birthday. Thank you.

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Kiama, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Saltwater Cafe is right on Bermagui Harbour directly across the road from the Country Club. It's only tiny in the sit-down dining area but take-away is also available.We dined in on a Saturday night & the place was packed with locals.[We had tried to get in on the FRIDAY night, but they were booked out]. The decor is simple &... More 

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wagga
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162 reviews 162 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Walked in for lunch and could not have been happier. The oysters were the freshest and tastiest I've had and <$2 each, grilled fresh fish, grilled fish burger nice view of the harbour, clear water fishing boats, pelicans, unpretentious and spot on

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Milton Keynes
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Excellent little harbourside cafe. Sunny natured staff, good, fresh food, best we found in the area.

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Umina, New South Wales, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

You can sit at a table in the Restaurant for a meal or pick up takeaway Fish and Chips or something else from the menu. The fish and chips is a generous serving, very enjoyable.

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Campbelltown, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is a very small but cosey eatery.Right on the water overlooking Bermagui harbour.It has full seating inside and servse takeaway meals through a side window. Breakfast was average,not as good as the "Sun Deck" but our dinner meal was excellent

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent food. Recommend the seafood platter. It is a BYO which wasn't a problem as there is a Liquor shop up the road. Service was a bit slow.

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Canberra, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The calamari is great and so are the potato cakes. The serves are generous and well priced. Make sure you clarify if the fish in your order is local. No point getting imported stuff when there is great local fish. The staff will happily include local fish for minimal charge. Chips and fish are not salted when you pick up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 59 Lamont Street, Bermagui, New South Wales 2546, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Bermagui
  • Phone Number: (02) 6493 4328

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 36
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Coffee Shop, Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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