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The Strand Cafe Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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108 Jetty Rd, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
+61 83769222
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, exceptional staff, great atmosphere. Definitely recommend to family and friends & visit again! 👍😀

Thank Mari M
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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113 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there for lunch today, we hadn't been to Glenelg for a meal for years. The Strand has just fabulous food. The staff and service was outstanding, even my little 3 year old grandson was welcomed. Where do you find that these days???? Keep it up, we will be back soon.

Thank carole1052015
Antipolo City, Philippines
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had pizza and curry Was ok Nothing special Curry was fine Pizza as per photos nothing special and $26 which is just crazy Staff ok Place ok Food ok Won't be back

Thank bibonm
Adelaide, Australia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good food, good atmosphere, fast prompt service. Whilst closer to $30 for a main, the size of the meal (portion) far exceeds expectations (big servings) and always quality. 5th visit and have never been dissapointed!

Thank AussieTraveler06
Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to the strand many times, food is always great, comes out quickly no matter how busy they are! A bit pricey but worth it for good food

Thank paige_maxi
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the classier restaurants on the main street in Glenelg but it comes at a price. Main course for 5 and a bottle of wine was A$180 which isn't cheap but it's what things cost in Oz. Price apart the meal was very nice and the service was excellent. It's a nice clean restaurant and we enjoyed our lunch.

Thank Tam Carr
Dunedin, New Zealand
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303 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Glenelg and found this cafe for a coffee fix and some light food, plenty on the menu to cover all dining options and very nice coffee. My only concern this Cafe can be very noisy when busy like today and service quite slow.

Thank Waynedvh
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed in the quality of food considering the meals are close to $30 each. I ordered creamy risotto which had no flavour. Just tasted like cream and rice. My husband ordered the mousaka special and it looked like it was covered with bolonaise pasta sauce just sloshed onto the plate. They covered it with lettuce to make it look presentable.... More 

Thank Chillirocks
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53 reviews
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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Spent 4 days in Glenelg and ate in Gelelg three out of four nights. Another Italian on Sussex Road which was almost empty on the Saturday night, but looked the part but was fairly average, and a Greek restaurant in the Marina. The Strand Cafe was heaving when we arrived on Sunday night and we were initially put off by... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We had lamb and beef focacias from the specials board and they were quite delicious and reasonably priced. The service was friendly and efficient and they were mindful of our time limit to get to movies even though they were very busy. Coffees were superb too.

Thank Brenton S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $26
Pizza, Cafe, European, Australian, Italian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Jetty Rd, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Glenelg
  • Phone Number: +61 83769222
Over the years, it has become an icon to the Glenelg locals.
The Strand prides its self on maintaining a high quality and consistent level
of hospitality.
The Strand welcomes all customer.
It is friendly and relaxed, which is evident with the large amount of regular clientele it attracts.
A diverse menu offering breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.

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