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“Could do better” 3 of 5 stars
Review of JellyFish Cafe

JellyFish Cafe
Shop 5, 93-95 North Steyne, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
02 99774555
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Ranked #575 of 5,411 Restaurants in Sydney
Cuisines: Fish & Chips
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
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“Could do better”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Of the two cafes in this location, this is the better of the two. Coffee good.
Food lacking some WOW

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Great breaky, great location.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Right on north steyne beach....perfect for early morning coffee or mid morning breakfast. Traditional menu, excellent staff...always a pleasure.

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18 restaurant reviews
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“Unfriendly Staff...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

--> The food is still very good, but some female waiting staff could use a lesson in friendliness, and wear a smile on their face, or find another job...
--> We wouldn't rush to go back to Jelly Fish purely from our unfriendly experience from a female member of staff sorting out the seating...
--> There were clearly spaces available for two people to share a table with others at the busy time we arrived for breakfast, but the female sorting out the seating appeared to be being difficult because she thought she was in a position of power...

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Great Breakfasts”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

We have been to the cafe on a number of occasions for breakfast when visiting Manly. I am hooked on the eggs benedict and the servings are adequate. It has a comprehensive menu for all tastes and requirements (eg gluten free, vegetarian). It is very busy especially on the weekends. The service is good and the staff friendly.

Visited December 2012
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“Breakfast, lunch or dinner with ocean views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Jelly Fish Cafe is a popular Manly spot for watching the local crowd, waves and, at the right time of the year, whales too. Outdoor or indoor seating, a great menu and it's fantastic location across the road from the beach, ensure that it's usually pretty busy in summer - particularly over the weekend. Live music on weekend evenings, candlelight and the sound of the waves crashing near by creates a romantic atmosphere.

Visited October 2012
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