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Blue Waters Cafe

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Marine Parade, Cottesloe, Western Australia, Australia
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Relaxing Sunday Lunch

What a lovely way to spend a couple of hours but here on a lazy Sunday lunch. My wife and I had a couple of share plated to start and dessert. The share plates were excellent as was the cheese platter for afters especially on the cheese platter the marinated fruit which was great with the sharp... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
Steve F
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Perth
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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Perth
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

What a lovely way to spend a couple of hours but here on a lazy Sunday lunch. My wife and I had a couple of share plated to start and dessert. The share plates were excellent as was the cheese platter for afters especially on the cheese platter the marinated fruit which was great with the sharp cheeses. The wait... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The location is really good, overlooking the beach and the ocean. Service though is at most average. Really a pity since it has so much potential.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Was at this cafe after a morning of chilling at the beach. Ordered the calamari, chips with aioli , chorizo and snapper linguine. Generally the food was fresh and the seasoning spot on especially the aioli and the calamari. Snapper was slightly over cooked but still well seasoned. Linguine however needed a bit more salt. Servicewise, they could do with... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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255 reviews 255 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Blue Waters has a nice location where you can e the ocean over the car park and a lovely sunset if you time your meal right. They have a different approach with their menu, offering a range of big and small share plates that you can order. They do advise that they don't come out in any particular order our... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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109 reviews 109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We've been here many times over the past couple of years and the quality of the dishes has been going downhill. There is so much potential but the dishes always manage to just disappoint - just be average and not super flavourful. The portion sizes are massive. In fact, they just changed to a "share" style menu but even still,... More 

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Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

For us the stand out dish was the beef carpaccio with Manjimup truffles. The fact that the carpaccio was seared on the outside came as a bit of a surprise, it also was sliced thicker than usually. Quite an innovative take on a classic dish. We were blown away by the flavours: tender and tasty beef, a generous amount of... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Visited with a massive group of family. We had some amazing dishes and a very obliging waiter who advised us on specials, recommendations, etc. Very pleased with the experience. Photos attached.

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Perth, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I wanted to try the restaurant as I read it was run by Michelin star chef Steven Black. We arrived for a midweek lunch and the restaurant was two thirds full...with only one wait person. The pool girl was greeting diners, taking orders, delivering food, answering the phone, working the bar, making coffee etc etc. She was doing EVERYTHING except... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We waited 15mins to order that was OK but after ordering it took another hour to receive our wrong order of food! Not worth the $$$ for waiting the service!!

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Perth, Australia
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179 reviews 179 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had an early morning breakfast before going across the road to see the sculptures. Service was friendly and efficient. The menu had a good selection of items. Our choices were excellent and exactly as we expected. The only downside is that the food and beverages are quite pricey, even for Perth.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marine Parade, Cottesloe, Western Australia, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Cottesloe

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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