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The Bays Kitchen

22 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 456 571 322
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
“chipolatas” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
22 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I have never been to a cage which refuses to offer water to those dining in or to bring ANYTHING to the table. We requested tomato sauce, brought it to the table to add some to our meal, and were immediately told off for bringing...More

Thank Melanie B
Julie P, Owner at The Bays Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thankyou for your review Melanie B.,although it would have been nice if you had mentioned if you enjoyed your food. We try very hard to please people not hate (strong word) them hence not offering water as it was never good enough eg:not cold,tasted funny,people...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018

When there are continually 5-10 people lined up (including locals) you know you are on to something special. We were staying in Scamander for 4 days and when we found this amazing little café we ate there for those 4 days. It offered extraordinary flavour,...More

2  Thank Tassietaste
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for some food at 3:30pm and they asked us to look at their sandwiches since their kitchen was close for lunch. The lady that asked us to look (was making coffee) was so friendly, however, the one who took our order had...More

Thank amiri455
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the bays kitchen during the holidays waited 40 minutes for our food which is fine they were slightly busy.. Then notice not only were my eggs uncooked but my entire plate was basically a pool of water, I picked my bread up and squeezed...More

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Julie P, Manager at The Bays Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Our poached eggs are cooked runny, just because your breakfast did not live up to your expectations is not a legimate reason for a refund. It was noted that you did manage to eat the frittata, so perhaps you where just full. During an extremely...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017

Stopped in for lunch at the suggestion of a friend who had been before and said it was very nice. We were not disappointed, the food was lovely. The Salmon and Brie Quiche and the Chicken Parmi Burger was our choice and both was very...More

Thank Judy O
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Went there at around 2 pm when pretty much everything else was closing. The staff and cheerful and made a veggie version of jacket potatoes by making it without bacon! The spinach frittatas were yummy too.. recommend the place to anyone looking for good veggie...More

Thank simrithar
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Most of the food on the menu are good. Very good fish & chips. Very fresh. The calamari was also tasty. Casual set up. Not very conducive for a big group of 12. Although tables are long enough, they are very narrow to accommodate the...More

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I have been to St Helens many times and the fish and chips option is not great - this cafe has great service -good pies,burgers, salads and great service - We didn't try the seafood but the burger and cauliflower salad was great , our...More

1  Thank SammiRose777
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Portion sizes are generous. So gluten free options which was great. Tasty and fast. Staff were also friendly.

Thank 23juneanns
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Had the wings and calamari here. Both were poor quality meat and very very salty. No other flavour. Coleslaw was sloppy and seemed very old. Staff were all very miserable looking. Couldn’t get a glass of water, had t buy bottles. On the upside milkshake...More

Thank Brianna M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  St Helens
  • Phone Number: +61 456 571 322
Currenty CLOSED for Winter Break re-opening 7th August
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