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Haven Beach Cafe Restaurant

Cafe, Australian, Seafood
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Beside the Boat ramp The Haven, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
02 4385 2061
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a semi regular morning tea spot. On a lovely sunny day there is no better spot. Morning tea offerings are always good. I have had lunch there too but a while ago. And it was really good too. Highly recommend the scones

Thank _vmm0611
Terrigal, Australia
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went there for a 50th. This was the 2nd time I'd been there in an 18 month period and on both occassions the poor service stood out. On the latest venture the lady in charge was brusque to say the least and uninterested. Another staff member , who was actually very nice, had little idea. I'd say she hadn't been... More 

Thank Trevsan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed. The blonde staff member working Sunday 7/8/16 was so ridiculously rude to everyone she served. I watched her have a go at another customer and she spoke so rudely to us and got our $50 order completely wrong. We got barely any food for our money and things were cooked wrong. The order was cold by the time... More 

6 Thank Jenna B
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Wouldn't go back. the food is terrible all fried, thought i was eating in an 80s restaurant, being that close to the sea you would think the seafood would be fresh and tasty! NOT AT ALL! the owner is Vesna - Possibly the RUDEST woman I have ever met in my life! I will never go back!

6 Thank cassy141
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is scum! Don't waste your money there! Very rude staff! Oily garbage food! Paid nearly $100 for food I wouldn't give to my dog! Horrible view of steel strips. Place needs refurbishment desperately! Run by a rude woman who needs to watch her plummers crack whilst people are trying to eat. They should have left the place once... More 

3 Thank Lgraham2013
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We've visited as a couple a few times as locals and each time have been disappointed. The food is fine but the service is terrible - we have been forgotten each time. Many more places to visit in Terrigal which we would recommend again and again.

3 Thank Jessie_192
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

When ordering fish and chips I realised I had to get my bank card from my husband, who was on the beach. I told the person taking the order I would be right back. I was back within ten minutes to find the shutters half down. I asked the attendant if they had closed and she responded "we are closing"... More 

3 Thank redland2002
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Spectacular ocean views and views of Terrigal itself with an interesting decor, lots of large comfy chairs, big tables, all tucked away out of the wind, loads of sun streaming in, fully licensed, great for large or small groups.

Thank Gaye C
Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Lovely location and near the car park. The cafe is rustic in appearance with both indoor and outdoor seating. Staff are friendly and helpful and the food was fresh and wholesome. The waitresses were part time and gave a variable quality of service. It is not good enough to serve coffee with so much in the saucer that we had... More 

Thank fdockwray
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78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Quite often have coffee or breakfast here , it's not too busy , awesome view, usually the cove is too hard to get a seat but always get one hear , food here is ok not a big selection, not perfect , this is a great place to have a beer and bowl of chips , prices are reasonable

Thank Robert S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beside the Boat ramp The Haven, Terrigal, New South Wales 2260, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Terrigal
  • Phone Number: 02 4385 2061

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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