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Cockles Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
U 4 33 North Tce, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
+61 8 8554 3187
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“cockles” (53 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
U 4 33 North Tce, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had coffee here twice. A very top class cafe with friendly, attentive staff. I decided to have french toast for the first time here and I wasnt disappointed. Mmm mmm. I saw 3 other meals which looked lovely also. Worth a visit or two.

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great coffee open at 7.30 for early risers. The staff and local patrons were friendly two and four legged.

Thank Allison2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited a few times over a period of days. Always had friendly easy going efficient service. Good menu, nice range. Recommend the eggs Benedict and the big veg breakfast - imaginative and tasty. Smoothies and scones also done quite well. Always worth a visit for...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The extensive breakfast menu was very contemporary with the obligatory smashed avocado and smoothies. However I opted for a pea smash with fried halloumi on sourdough which was sensational! My husband had the pancakes which were also good. Coffee was good and the prices were...More

Thank homeinthevines
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am still amazed that in this day and age I am still encountering poor service. Dont staff realise that without clients they dont have a job? I have visited this place a number of times with the view of giving them the benefit of...More

Thank Yudhi M
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Where to start?! From the moment we walked in and were greeted by the friendly staff to the moment we left, everything was perfect! A huge stand out for us was the coffee! The food was outstanding as well. Great atmosphere for a small cafe....More

1  Thank Felicity E
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

This cafe has the worst and most inefficient process for serving customers. We waited an hour just for someone to take pur order...then another 30 mins for what was an average and over priced breakfast. Would avoid this place. We will not be back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

We came in as a family, our order was taken incorrectly and then was given attitude by a waitress when we asked for them to correct it, we also ordered a pizza toppings were less than average when asked if we enjoyed it once a...More

Thank AllyCoco
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited with our family for an afternoon coffee. The service we received when we arrived was appalling. A glass was accidentally broken and we were made to feel terrible by one staff member. Our kids had icecreams and we were refused service. Won’t be visiting...More

1  Thank Danny J
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip to Port Elliot to enjoy the summer sunshine. Stopping at Cockles for lunch was a good decision- they cater for dietary requirements well with delicious food and drink. Service was polite, friendly and prompt.

Thank Carly J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 33 North Tce, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Elliot
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8554 3187
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