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“Love a feed of fresh fish”

The Flying Fish Cafe
Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Port Elliot
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 4, 2013

For what we got it was a little expensive. Two pieces of fish that could have been sgared by two people. The fish was rather greasy and the chips rather dry. I would go to a fish and chip shop next time. $13.90 a bit over the top.

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

Whilst visiting Port Elliot in Jan 2013 we had fish and chips for dinner at "The Flying Fish Cafe". As we were not dressed appropriately we ate out on the deck, instead of in the restaurant, whilst admiring the view.
We both had the "signature cone of coopers sparkling ale battered fish and chips",we were extremely disappointed with the meal as it was dripping with oil and were unable to eat it. The waitress came and asked if all was well, I don't usually complain but as she asked I expressed how we felt - her reply was "well you should have asked for it to be grilled!!!"...Never again...

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Reviewed March 1, 2013

We were not sure about the restaurant, hearing about it's over-priced reputation made us wary about visiting. We obviously did visit, and we dined in the take-away section, rather than the restaurant. Everything was great and good value, and when we looked at the dining menu (same? if not, very similar) there was the price issue. So, don't be put off by the price-gripes if you want good fish N' chips at a wonderful location. The BYO charge was steep, but that's my problem.

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1  Thank VisitU
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

The casual atmosphere and great coffee make this a perfect place to enjoy the beach front. We relaxed with a coffee whilst the kids swam right in front of us. What more can you want

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Reviewed February 13, 2013

This used to be a nice place but in the last eighteen months its gone from bad to worse. The menu is limited and dated,the food is unimaginative, stodgy, unappetising. The quality of produce is questionable - my fish stank- and the service is patchy!! All this at a premium price!!
I've eaten here on many occasions over the last ten years but recent experience has been extremely disappointing and I will not be going again until there is a change of ownership/chef/ menu!!

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