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104 Terralong St, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
42321104
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout

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  • 17
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  • 20
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  • 10
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  • 6
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seafood chowder

While recently in Woolongong, my wife & I visited Kiama. We decided we'd see if any of the cafes made a seafood chowder as it was a wild day and quite cool. We tried first to google but nothing came up and as we were walking up the street we came across the Saltwater cafe. A black board out the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Murray C
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Townsville, Australia
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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just hit the coast and we were hanging for some fresh seafood . The fish and calamari were divine and the service was exceptional . I was greeted with a smile and we were even given a sample of passion fruit cheesecake (delicious!) while we waited for our takeaway. A combination of all of this made us eat... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While recently in Woolongong, my wife & I visited Kiama. We decided we'd see if any of the cafes made a seafood chowder as it was a wild day and quite cool. We tried first to google but nothing came up and as we were walking up the street we came across the Saltwater cafe. A black board out the... More 

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Thank Murray C
Bathurst
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a nice stroll around the town, we stopped by the restaurant for a late snack. Very busy little place, serving very fresh seafood, eat in or take away, with outdoor seating looking over the park

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Thank Penycraig
Gravelly Beach, Australia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saltwater does great coffee (Bronny makes the best), a range of healthy fast foods and a few not so healthy but nice treats. Unlike many venues, Saltwater's food and cakes do not taste mass produced, rather fresh and tasty. A word of warning, make sure you don't leave your meal unguarded as the seagulls are swift and accurate. An enjoyable... More 

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Thank mermaid2016
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Contrary to the recent one star review I have to disagree and say service was excellent and instructions on how things worked were clear. We were able to get tap water easily and order. My father had the beer battered John Dory. Batter was excellent standard- and not greasy at all. Chip portion with it was slightly on the average... More 

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Thank Michelle F
Shellharbour, Australia
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a quick bite to eat on New Years Eve on the busy main street of Kiama. Outdoor seating grabbed us and after a 25mins wait (expected) this beautiful platter of fish chips calamri and nuggets and salad was presented to us. A simple meal looked awesome. The fish was fresh and the chips were delicious. Surprisingly good. Will... More 

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Thank FunkSoulBro1
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere with outdoor seating. They get 1 star because they did have seats and they were outside (and tripadvisor doesn't allow 0 ratings) - my wife chose it and I didn't love the look if it but whatever. So, first, we were seated by a waitress, so from that you'd assume that they take your order... More 

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Thank Quazimoto13
Sydney
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100 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

My wife and I had lunch at this place today. My wife had calamari and chips. It was just OK. I had grilled barramundi with chips. Adding salad cost $4. The serves were average size and taste was quite bland. Chips was too chunky and tasteless.

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Thank cromansydney
Kiama, Australia
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

I always get the seafood chowder takeaway but recently have got the seafood chest twice and it is beautiful. Very clean shop, lovely staff and Delicious food!

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1 Thank yummyschick
Shell Cove, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We bought a Groupon for two breakfasts. It was for the big breakfast and coffee. The coffee and food was very slow coming. Coffee was ok, food was two eggs, a deep fried hash brown similar to Maccas. Two eggs, a fried tomato and greasy bacon. Thank goodness we didn't pay the $25 each for breakfast!!!! Very disappointing. Will not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 Terralong St, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Kiama
  • Phone Number: 42321104

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 18

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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