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The Flying Fish Cafe

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1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
+61 8 8554 3504
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (48 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A Cafe on the beach, unpretentious, friendly efficient service; seating is a study in simplicity, with the views to sand and water adding such value it compels some patrons to return again and again. Our children enjoyed their hot chips followed by ice-cream, while the...More

Thank Annasus2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Flying Fish Cafe is a must for those visiting the peninsula - great fish and chips (large serves so we tend to get a serve of chips and two pieces of fish between two). The ice cream's are sensational and the ambience out of...More

Thank BronwynLewis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great views, ok food, BUT, seriously bad service in the restaurant from the two waitresses who really did their utmost to convince our party how impossible it was to accommodate us. Empty tables and chairs but just too hard to clean them and adjust, wow!...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is a favourite place for coffee or brunch and the menu has just changed. So we had to choose something new and it was delicious!

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I couldn't believe the amazing views from this place. Gorgeous beach, gorgeous location, couldn't be happier. We had the fish and chips and they met all expectations.

Thank tropicaltammi
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

For years I have always wanted to go to this cafe, as had heard such good things about it. Finally got the chance recently and was not disappointed. We were staying up the road and decided to head down for an early breakfast before hubby...More

Thank anniejwright13
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful food. We had the steak and fish. Both were beautifully cooked and the fish was extremely fresh. Gorgeous setting next to horseshoe beach overlooking the ocean. Excellent service, both waiting staff were helpful and always making sure everything was perfect. Would highly recommend.

Thank NurseChloe
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had the traditional fish and chips served with a great salad and chips, couldn't fault it. Staff were very friendly, service was great. Great choice of wines. Coffee & dessert iif you can possibly fit it in. The afternoon/ evening we were there saw...More

Thank StuJenelle
Reviewed 11 August 2017

very good eat in and take away food but very expensive take away fish and chips ,good coffee and top marks for water put out for dogs.

Thank scwatmore
Reviewed 9 August 2017

For a Tuesday it was pretty busy but the one waitress did a wonderful job. The 2 whiting fillets were delicious but one was quite small. I think 2 small fillets with the big fillet would have been better. The couple ordering after us had...More

Thank kathv118
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Elliot
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8554 3504
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