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Ripples On The Bay

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Australian, Gluten Free Options
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42 Bell Pde | rippleside park, Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a cold, wet and stormy day we stumbled across Ripples by default. It was a Friday lunch so not that busy and we had a window seat overlooking the bay. Fabulous views. We opted for a light lunch and we both had the Chowder which was delicious and followed up with dips and croquettes. All delicious. Service was excellent... More 

Thank Helen D
Geelong, Australia
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here are so warm they make the experience so pleasant and nothing is too much trouble. They even made pancakes for the kids even though they were not on the menu. ( and they were superb )

Thank Di W
Geelong, Australia
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220 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Certainly has the best views of the bay and a great menu to choose from. Breakfast was a great way to start the day, perfect eggs and coffee with excellent friendly service. Will definitely be returning to try their dinner menu!

Thank WayneAP
Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

The service was good - prompt and attentive. The seafood chowder was nice but slightly lacked flavour. The linguini was good. Pleasant atmosphere and plenty of parking.

Thank marketingguru2015
Geelong, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

We have been to Ripples on various occasions and have always found the food to be of high quality and and good value for money along with the service and atmosphere being first class. Added to that there is a fine view across Corio Bay.

Thank Nigel W
Geelong, Australia
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

One of my fave restaurants in Geelong, so I stopped in to say hi to the guys as I know them well now. Lunch was amazing, hats off to the chef for the new menu options also. Ever changing tastes but always amazing!!

Thank Jason S
Geelong, Australia
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125 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had a family lunch here recently to celebrate a birthday. Lots of options on the menu - breakfast/brunch, burgers or more hearty dishes. Prices ranged from $15 to $35. Service was friendly but casual. Meals were beautifully presented and delicious.

Thank Kym P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

My wife and i enjoyed Sunday Brunch at Ripples, our first visit. Starting with an invigorating tea from a wide selection of natural brews through the wonderful full breakfast (with a myriad gluten free options) and wrapping up with a great coffee. The visit want complete without us leaving with a sample of their GF peanut butter cookies. We would... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Went to Ripples for Mother's Day breakfast and was very disappointed. Food took too long, was too average and too cold. Breakfast burger looked great on paper but was far from it. Cold, over-cooked egg, too much onion and rest was just luke warm at best. Kids pancakes not served as ordered. 3 separate orders all with a request for... More 

Thank Nick H
Geelong, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I wasnt sure if it was a cafe trying to be a restaurant...i do not like the steak in my steak sandwhich cut into 1 cm pieces and then mixed with musrooms the same color...extremly dissapointing given that id been there 12 months before... Same menu... Im pretty sure there wont be 3 rd time

Thank Graeme P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $30
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Bell Pde | rippleside park, Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61352779266

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