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Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant

Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
0264954446
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Ranked #11 of 49 restaurants in Merimbula
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $19
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Kiama, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Glad we made the effort to stop. Wonderful view and great coffee. Shared the scones and they were lush.Just took a little while to get the service sorted but a lot of people all turned up soon after we did so things got busy.

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Paynesville, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We visited the aquarium first, followed by lunch. Both were great experiences - the aquarium is really very good, great variety of species with a good commentary. Try to get there before 11.30 when the fish feeding takes place, its worth seeing. We then went upstairs and enjoyed a beautiful lunch - my husband had a plate of scallops which... More

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Merimbula, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Thankyou for making our 'Bonfems' birthday such a wonderful time. All the extra attention to details was so appreciated. Cake was superb. A memorable birthday for our group.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Had a beautiful meal. Great response to my e-mail asking for a booking before I left for my holiday. I enjoyed the service and the food, I went back for another lunch before I headed back to Canberra. Will definitely be coming back again on my next holiday next year. Thanks very much

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Ballarat, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We have never had better service!!! We ordered the seafood basket for 2, we could not get through the whole thing but tried our very best, very delicious! We will definitely be going back here on our next visit to Merimbula, nothing better then going out for a nice dinner with amazing views and fresh seafood.

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Melbourne
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch at this restaurant with a fabulous view. We enjoyed the view and the food but felt the kiosk style aquarium counter setup in the restaurant a bit tacky. Sitting right next to a stuffed animal stand and having families wander up & down the stairs to the aquarium detracts from the restaurant particularly when... More

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Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Modern Australian food, served with great views. Attentive service. Only downside is limited outdoor seating

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Bega, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I just had lunch and the Wharf Restaurant, my employer was paying. It was a party of 12.The services was very bad and unfriendly. We had been seated an hour before we got our first drinks. The only entre's were herb or garlic bread or oysters. My self and a friend asked if we could have an entre size of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

quite ordinary coffee shop, but made fabulous by its location over the Wharf and the ocean. The small aquarium is quite interesting showing local fish

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

After visiting the aquarium, we decided to have brunch. We had tea and scones. Absolutely fantastic, service was great and very reasonably priced.

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