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Swordfish Cafe

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Cafe, Fast Food, Australian, Seafood
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6A | Bowral Road, Mittagong, New South Wales 2575, Australia
+61 2 4872 2995
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

On my quest of finding the last of the old fashion greek style Fish and chips this store came into my scope . I arrived to find the owners of 30 years had sold out and were training the new owners in the art of the fry .The shop clean as a whistle the salads gleaming through the glass ,... More 

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Thank Brent H
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

Ok, ..thanks for your incompetent review, I enjoy having my ratings trashed by someone who doesn't know anything???? I totally do not need a lesson in how to cook chips? ...and this cafe is not .. "out with the old and in with the new". ...I have been the owner for the last 4 years, I am Ukrainian, I have... More 

Mittagong, Australia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

A great takeaway with an option to pick up after hours. There is a great selection from the menu, the fish is very fresh.

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Thank Pamela S
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review and I am glad you recognise and appreciate what we do, ..there is a lot of running around to be done, in order to have everything fresh, ..so once again thank you .. Cheers ..Rick More 

Sydney
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

The Swordfish cafe delivers what it says on the wrapper. It's a cafe/take away and it's good one. I've had three or four take-away, family size mixed meals from Swordfish and they have all been excellent. Fresh salads, great burgers and the fish and chips are superb, crispy light batter and crunchy chips. I've always had a wait, never too... More 

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2 Thank Skills2802
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, ...yes there is a wait because we make it all up fresh and I am glad you appreciate that, ..we have newer lines on the way with crumbed mushrooms and pizza and I hope we meet your expectations .... Cheers ...Rick More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

i often have a meal here when working late. I love that the salads are so fresh and a compliment the seafood. Thank you!

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1 Thank Luke O
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and I am glad you enjoy our food, it is very pleasing to pass comments like yours to the staff, this appreciation makes a great reward for their efforts. Thank you .. Cheers ...Rick More 

Sydney, Australia
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282 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

We were looking for somewhere to eat in Mittagong and did a U turn and decided to give the Swordfish Cafe a try. A very clean cafe with well presented food choices and menu including a good range of salads, seafood and burgers. We dined in and we each had a plain hamburger with beetroot and a serve of chips.... More 

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3 Thank Agro_Sydney
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

I agree with you, the burger is still a work in progress, ...the patty is fine, the burger needs another element to it which we have been working on, ... we had a touch of garlic in the patty before, but it still lacked the flavour, ..we are looking at adding another element, to give it the punch it needs... More 

Sydney, Australia
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157 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

We stumbled upon this cafe as we drove through Mittagong. The cafe is very clean...and has a great choice of foods on display and all look fresh and appealing. There were three staff working there and we were swerved promptly. We both ordered a burger, beet root and chips and decided to eat in. The cafe has tables and chairs... More 

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2 Thank suem56
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

thanks for your review, and I agree with you that the burger is short of the mark. There needs to be another element to tie it all together. ..it is a work in progress at the moment, we have worked on the burger for sometime trying different tastes to add to the patty. I do not believe in over staking... More 

Sydney Australia
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on way through to Bowral. I had burger and chips combo wife had fish and chips. Both were ok nothing special but nothing wrong. Just standard burger fish and chips. Could of used more chips on the plate. Wouldn't probably go back as I would try something different next time. The meal eating in for both of us... More 

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4 Thank canuck9964
Mittagong, Australia
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

Every customer's meal is made-to-order, fresh and great quality. The seafood is very good and the cold salads are always tempting!

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2 Thank ClogWogsWife
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review, ..I hope we always meet your expectations Cheers ...Rick More 

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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

The only place other than McDonalds so we decided to give it a try. I had the temerity to ask for multigrain or even wholemeal bread (so shoot me, it was late and the salad ran out!) Didn't appreciate the surly service from a disgruntled teen. The family DID enjoy the food he cooked efficiently and well and the cafe... More 

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2 Thank Peta L
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, ...please just consider something, the staff have been preparing food since 8.30am and so that teen you speak of has been at it for over 12 hours over hot fryers on quite hot days, ...his surly behaviour I can only suggest was triggered by something you must have said or done, as my staff are fairly... More 

Bowral
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

Good chips and calamari rings - well cooked and tasty. A good sized serving and value for money. A good option for a quick dinner when in the Highlands.

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1 Thank Elizabeth N
Mcgyver_9999, Owner at Swordfish Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, ...Our whole attitude to our food is quality and value, we want people to enjoy our food and want to come back for the value ... Cheers ...Rick More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $29
Cuisine
Cafe, Fast Food, Australian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6A | Bowral Road, Mittagong, New South Wales 2575, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Southern Highlands  >  Mittagong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4872 2995
Description
The Swordfish is a large eat in Cafe that can seat around 15 people inside and about 30 in the outside Courtyard. ...Rear entrance and parking.
OPEN 9.00AM to 10.00PM (7 DAYS ..Including Public Holidays)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?