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Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant

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Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 4446
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently had lunch here and we're impressed with the service, the food and the atmosphere. As we were celebrating my 50th birthday, the lovely waitress gave me a free wine with lunch. Well worth a visit.

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Thank karchall
Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for feeding time and found it very informative, my 2 granddaughter's were fascinated also loved the hands on table.

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Thank ValerieForbes
kiama
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived here accidentally while exploring and had a lovely morning tea. Gift shop items to. Didn't go to aquarium.

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Thank caro d
Merimbula, Australia
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165 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The 'Wharf' a good mid range establishment that offers a reasonable range of Cafe/Restaurant style food at a fair price. They have been there for so many years and continue to provide consistently good fare, combined with prompt and efficient service. Great location too with outstanding bay and beach views. The setting is informal with a relatively simple decor that... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Wharf Restaurant I am a Coeliac so always looking for a place with Gluten Free meals We ordered a GF Seafood Platter What an experience it was exceptional and at a very reasonable price Plenty of other options both seafood and very mouthwatering non seafood meals Staff are great and... More 

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1 Thank Norm B
Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for brunch and the view. Good service at reasonable prices with the scenery, not much more to say. We skipped the aquarium visit though, as we weren't prepared to pay the $22.00 adult admission fee per head, bit pricey was our thinking, I'm sure if you have kids the novelty factor alone could justify it.

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Thank TSBHRN
Goulburn, Australia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch. Really great views over the beach scapes. Food was very nice and promptly delivered. We had great fish and chips with lovely fresh salad. Good choice of wines. Reasonably priced and very enjoyable. The service was very good. All in all would recommend for something out of the way as a little way away from the... More 

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Thank helee999
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an awsome little aquarium the kids loved it,the guy there was great talking to the kids and talking about all the different sea life creatures well worth the small amount it was to get in,so freindly, hands on ,fun and cheap and the food up stairs was lovely and view fantastic

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Thank Kellie F
Murrumbateman, Australia
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband was very sneaky and contacted my boss in order for me to have a day off on my birthday. I woke up and got up to get ready for work and my son and husband wished me a happy birthday and told me I was not going to work!! I was told to have a shower and get... More 

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Thank Janine022
Kangaroo Flat, Victoria, Australia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

I attended a wedding here & it was fantastic. The staff were very attentive & the food was fabulous. The dance floor was large enough & the aquarium was a great bonus.

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Thank Anne G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $19
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 4446

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