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Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe

94 Barrage Rd, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
+61 8 8555 1235
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish” (20 reviews)
“lentil burger” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 4:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Healthy, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
94 Barrage Rd, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Gorgeous location and great service. Can imagine having a very long lunch with friends at this location. Haven't done that yet!!! But have had coffee and breakfast and enjoyed

Thank chester000
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Lunch was delicious. The grilled Coorong mullet was fresh and served with homemade tartare sauce, salad and chips. Subtle fresh herbs complemented the fish beautifully. We chose a local Langhorne Creek Sauvignon Blanc which was chilled & zesty. It paid to book the day before...More

Thank Kaylene F
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to the Aquacaf for many years as we have a beach house just down the road. It has changed hands a number of times over those years. But generally the standard has been very good. Combining this with the excellent location...More

Thank Austdoc
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had a very pleasant brunch with our family. Across the board the food was top notch and enjoyed by all. The views across the Murray River from the outdoor verandah were beautiful and the service was pleasant. The only negative was that it was...More

Thank RhinoCD
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2017

Thank you so much for your great review. We really strive to make the food as fresh and local as possible. I understand your concern over pricing but unfortunately with the high cost of top quality food, staffing etc, these are the prices formulated.

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Everything excellent. Great value, with great and friendly service, excellent food and wines and a water view... nothing better for a relaxed lunch.

Thank MacOz2010
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch at this very busy cafe. The service was good, food was great. We sat outside as it was very busy and noisy inside. A beautiful day to enjoy the view of the river. We had a aqua burger and sliders. The...More

Thank LMG1952
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. I have taken on board re the dressing and will address that. It is such beautiful weather at the moment by the water.

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Had dinner on a busy Friday night in December. All 4 meals delicious. 2 of my party had the fish parcels - they both raved a must try! Coorong mullet - superb as was the squid all locally sourced.

Thank whitenvury
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this. I am so pleased our fresh Australian seafood is noted and appreciated.

Reviewed 15 December 2016

When visiting the Fleurieu, my friends and I love visiting Aquacaf for lunch. This is another local business which has a strong focus on local, fresh produce. The staff are very friendly and accomodating, especially as we required gluten and peanut free. The food is...More

Thank Kirky03
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2016

Thank you so much for your great review. We really appreciate you making the effort to write and we are so happy you enjoy coming.

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

You guys get a rave review for the views. Just lovely. Coffee was great. Couldn't get ourselves to buy breakfast because it seemed a bit overpriced. I'm sure it's lovely.

Thank FineFoodLover2014
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have been here 3 times now...Winter Spring and Summer...sat inside and out, had a variety of meals, share plates and Specials...and have not been disappointed!! The venue has been packed with holiday makers, half full and last time we went at 2pm.. just ticking...More

Thank StarvinMarvin1599
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

How lovely of you to give us such a good review. fresh food and great staff is a winning combo. We hope to see you again.

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18 November 2015|
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Response from Sally D | Property representative |
Hi, no sorry, we are closed Christmas day. I believe the Goolwa Golf club is open or the Anchorage in Victor Harbour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Barrage Rd, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Goolwa
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8555 1235
  • E-mail
Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe is a riverside cafe/restaurant offering delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and cakes and the best scones in Goolwa. We use as much local fresh produce as we can and our wine list is predominately local wine. We are open 7 days a week all year round. We are also open for dinner, Friday and Saturday nights (seasonally so please check when booking).
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