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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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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 24 September 2016

Came across this cafe yesterday and unfortunately had already had lunch, so just stopped for coffee, which was very nice. Staff were just lovely, very attentive even though we were just having coffee. We sat in the very pretty outside area. Views were just incredible,...More

Thank Lesley S
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

Thank you so much Lesley for your kind words. All our customers are important to us. We just treat them as we would like to be treated. Yesterday was a glorious day for sitting outside. We look forward to your return with your visitors.

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the aquacaf! Would 100% recommend over anywhere else in goolwa, especially for a catchup with friends or romantic lunch. Menu is spectacular and staff are really friendly and attentive. Be sure to get a platter and a bottle of wine and watch the...More

Thank Sara K
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you so much Sara for your great review....We are so excited that Spring is here and the views are beautiful.

Reviewed 26 July 2016

Enjoyed a good hearty breakfast here. Good tasting coffee, Great view, great food and great friendly service. If you are in Goolwa in the morning treat yourself.

Thank Daryl B
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Having come down in winter, Aquacaf was a lovely retreat from the cold. The view over the water was lovely and the food was simple but delicious.

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I can sum Aquacaf up in one word ... Outstanding! Fresh ingredients and tasty. Great prices. Excellent wine list. Menu not extensive but ample to choose from. Kids loved it as it overlooks Murray River. Plenty of grass area for kids to frolick and play....More

Thank nipper73
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Very pleasant lunch experience on a dreary winter's day. Friendly owner made us feel welcome, service was friendly and timely, food and coffee were excellent. Very pleasant views across the river. Personal taste in coffee is a subjective thing but if you like a long...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

A group of friends went there for lunch on a windy day. The cafe was comfortable with a good view of the wind-chopped Murray River. The food was excellent, a good quantity to share. The options for gluten free sweet courses werefabulous - hard to...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We decided to have breakfast at Aquacaf on a public holiday -we have been here under previous owners and really enjoyed the food . The menu is now strange and overpriced.I ordered the mushrooms & feta which consisted of a cold piece of brown sourdough...More

Thank Donna S
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Hi Donna I am so sorry you did not enjoy your breakfast. Usually our breakfasts and coffees are hot. I will address your valid complaint. I wish you had said something at the time and we could have rectified it immediately instead of you leaving...More

Reviewed 11 June 2016

Had a very good lunch at this place, on the banks of the Murray river in South Australia, superb views of the river, good choice of wines. we will revisit.

Thank BearRupert
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Sunday breakfast on a gloomy winter's day was brightened by our experience at this waterside cafe. Great choice on the menu, plus yummy specials and excellent friendly service. Ticks all the boxes!

Thank stephaniebH7982VN
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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
View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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