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The Waterfront Cafe

U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2211
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (19 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Popular restaurant with fabulous food catering for the health conscious and those on holidays who are looking for a splurge. Positioned in the centre of town and overlooking the Merimbula lake this eatery is always busy and always of the same high standard.

Thank Z3688WGpam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for a quick drink on our walk. Scenery is beautiful. Freshly squeezed orange juice was sweet and flavoursome. Coffee was really good and service was very prompt. Will he coming here tomorrow morning for breakfast.

Thank Timmah000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely Sunday breakfast, accommodating for all food tastes 👍👍👍 make a lovely gluten free bread. Coffee was great, my partner had a lovely hot chocolate. Staff are very friendly

Thank Tasha F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was awesome, and we ended up going there 3 times. Great atmosphere, delicious food, all right by the water. Loved it.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe sits on the boardwalk overlooking the Merimbula lower lake known locally as the fishpen. Well patronised and a busy location the cafe has a stunning view of the oyster leases and watercraft as they travel up and down the channel towards Merimbula Bay....More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favourite place in Merimbula for myself and to take friends to. Friendly, welcoming staff, beautiful view over the lake and unbeatable place to enjoy breakfast and coffee Highly recommended !

Thank cmyrc g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of the yummiest eggs benedict I have ever tasted. Lovely coffee and the service was excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe looked nice from the outside and it does have nice views. However, i didn't find the staff very friendly and the meals were expensive and there wasn't much value for your buck.I think if I visited Merimbula again, I think I would try...More

Thank TheLoneTraveller26
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Stopped in here for a recharge when on a recent visit to Merimbula. Centrally located in the middle of town, the cafe has both indoor and outdoor areas, with the outdoor area looking out over Merimbula’s picturesque lake. Bevvies were served quickly and were very...More

Thank Jon Q
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for breakfast before heading home. Great selection even had children's menu. Beautiful views.

Thank Carol M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 2211
  • E-mail
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