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Ripples on the Bay

42 Bell Parade | Rippleside Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
+61 3 5277 9266
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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“pancakes” (4 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
42 Bell Parade | Rippleside Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were travelling from Sorrento by ferry and looking for a place to have a family lunch with my son from the UK. We were accommodated without a booking and to start with the service was good. We had a reasonable choice if wines and...More

Thank Kalinga P
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Attentive, helpful and knowledgeable waiters; food was quickly served and tasty and plentiful. On good days this bayside restaurant would have a beautiful view overlooking Corio Bay. Menu offered a wide selection and would meet most tastes.

Thank Crawford M
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Ripples has a lovely outlook over Corio Bay where you can have a leisurely meal and drinks. The food was excellent and I was especially pleased to find tasty vegetarian / vegan options that worked for my rather particular daughter. The menu while not too...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We had mothers day at Ripples on the Bay. Menu was fantastic but so much flavour. As it was away from the busy part of Geelong, the atmosphere was wonderful. Definitely recommend.

Thank LeisaMelb
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Nice to order a hot chocolate and not feel like the poor cousin for once. Marshmallows were toasted, drink was nice and hot and a nice bitter sweet cocoa flavour, unlike many places that serve luke warm and flavourless hot chocolates. Zucchini fritters were nice...More

Thank Rose D
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

A more pleasant lunch I can't remember. Food and service exemplary and at realistic prices. Wonderful setting. Don't come to Geelong without trying it.

Thank PanchoPete
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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to this place nearly every other week for a few years with a small group. Whether we order just coffee or have a group brunch , they are always accomodating. Nothing is too much trouble. Their menu gets better and better and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Lovely big windows overlooking the bay. We only came in for a cup of coffee and loved the place - good coffee, nice service and great atmosphere...

Thank Terhiborg
Reviewed January 3, 2017

I checked your website last night and it said you were open today. However, after driving in for lunch from Torquay and meeting my visitors there we saw the notice on the door announcing that the restaurant was closed. What a waste of our time!!...More

4  Thank trevorpickles
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Very hit and miss unfortunately for such a great location. We had breakfast here. Hardly anyone in the restaurant but it took half an hour to get watery eggs. A lot more attention to detail needed. Service is relatively poor and the place is understaffed....More

Thank Gerard C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Bell Parade | Rippleside Park, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3215, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  City of Greater Geelong  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5277 9266
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