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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 - 3:00 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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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank cassy141
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Lgraham2013
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

1 Thank Jessie_192
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

1 Thank redland2002
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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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55 reviews
27 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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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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
Parramatta, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Poor, slow service with confused looking waitstaff. Not recommended. Even for a "quick coffee and piece of cake" like I thought I would have

3 Thank Courtney E
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Right next to the water, this casual cafe serves up quality seafood and chips with a wide range of drinks. Recommended for friends and family gatherings.

Thank johnheath0206
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Very relaxing , good service, nice food. A bit expensive though. Kids can see Pelican feeding around lunch time from veranda.

Thank Wanhong G

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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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