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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday morning breakfast with a large gathering of people didn’t miss a beat. Good food, friendly service, great coffee and perfect outlook. Highly recommended

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 20 November 2023 via mobile

Food is always fresh and tasty, they can do gluten free and vegan too. The seating and view is great, right near the water. Kitchen closes at 2pm

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 22 August 2023 via mobile

Great food and service, really fresh ..location is amazing great views I recommend the Turkish breaks bowl .. so fresh and healthy

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 16 April 2023 via mobile

OMG, the best breakfast I have had for a long time. We ordered the green chilli special and boy… it was beyond expectations. Their summer smoothie is yumm as well. First time here and will be back for sure.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 1 April 2023 via mobile

My partner came to the Bellyfish Cafe for breakfast & we can’t fault it. Staff were friendly and food was amazing. Considering that there were quite a few people at the cafe, the wait period for our food & coffee was quick. Will definitely be...back!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 17 March 2023

We were looking for a cafe/restaurant that serves fish for a light lunch. Bellyfish was an excellent choice. We were met by a friendly waitress who was attentive throughout our visit. The fish and chips for 2 was our order. A glass of house wine...(choose from 2 whites) was included in the price. My partner chose rather to have a beer from Six String Brewing Company aptly named "Coastie Lager" which he really enjoyed. The plate had enough fish and chips and a small portion of fresh salad. Sitting outside on the pavement under an umbrella was perfect on a sunny afternoon.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Bellyfish Cafe, Owner at Bellyfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2023

Hi Suzi Thank you for the kind review. We are glad you enjoyed the meal and the drinks! We can’t wait to see you again. 😊 Kind regards, Bellyfish team.

Reviewed 24 February 2023 via mobile

Great little café for lunch. Staff were lovely, friendly and efficient. We shared S & P Squid (Hawkesbury River salt and pepper squid with shaved cucumber, fresh coriander, mint, chilli, heirloom baby tomatoes, soba noodles, and light tangy dressing), Lamb Gyros (spiced lamb, chips, tabbouli,...tzatziki, beetroot hummus, served open on a grilled pita). Both meals were a decent size and delicious. We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Bellyfish Cafe, Marketing at Bellyfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2023

Hi Jane. How are you? Thank you for the review. We can’t wait to see you again. 😊 Kind regards, Bellyfish team.

Reviewed 12 February 2023 via mobile

Amazing food and coffee, an absolute must visit! We had the salad with pork belly, and big belly (big breakfast) incredibly delicious! Will definitely come back again and recommend this place as a must visit.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Bellyfish Cafe, Marketing at Bellyfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2023

Hi. How are you? Thank you for the review. We can’t wait to see you again. 😊 Kind regards, Bellyfish team.

Reviewed 13 January 2023 via mobile

Cracking location on the north side of terrigal the coffee was that good that we had a second lot! Banana bread was also top quality. Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2023
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Bellyfish Cafe, Marketing at Bellyfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2023

Hi Neil. How are you? Thank you for the review. We can’t wait to see you again. 😊 Kind regards, Bellyfish team.

Reviewed 30 July 2022

What a pleasant surprise. Our group of 8 stopped here for weekend breakfast as we were struggling to find a table elsewhere in Terrigal. The service was prompt and friendly. Every service staff member actually appeared happy to be working there, which made our experience...even more enjoyable. I was dreading having to wait half an hour for coffee (which I thought might be the case as they were very busy) but I needn't have worried. We were served quickly, and our food (all 8 meals) were brought out promptly and efficiently. The serves were large and the food was excellent! I wouldn't hesitate to return, and would definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Bellyfish Cafe, Marketing at Bellyfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2023

Hi Jules. How are you? Thank you for the review. We can’t wait to see you again. 😊 Kind regards, Bellyfish team.

Reviewed 10 June 2022 via mobile

Great outdoor views from across the beach. The fish (snapper) and chips were excellent. Crispy chips and the fish was excellent. Steak sandwich was very well cooked and meat tender. Excellent local cafe.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Bellyfish Cafe, Marketing at Bellyfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2023

Hi. How are you? Thank you for the review. We can’t wait to see you again. 😊 Kind regards, Bellyfish team.

Reviewed 18 January 2022

Came here on a sunny Sunday morning. Chose a table inside, but there are outside tables on the street. All Covid safe protocols were followed. I had eggs Benedict which was delicious, my family ate other egg dishes that they enjoyed. Very good coffee as...well. The service was quick which I was very pleased aboutMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Bellyfish Cafe, Marketing at Bellyfish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2023

Hi Karen. How are you? Thank you for the review. We can’t wait to see you again. 😊 Kind regards, Bellyfish team.

Reviewed 16 December 2021 via mobile

They happily slotted us (fam of 6) in on what looked like a very busy Thursday morning. Prompt service, genuinely helpful/friendly staff, great breakfast. We were only passing through but we’ll be happy to stop in again.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 24 November 2021

Food was terrible came out cold and mind you I waited for an hour for my meal and the waitress there was very rude and when I tried to ask her something she just turned her back on me and walked away. The boss just...disregarded my complaint and laughed in my face and blamed me. Very rude and terrible food.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 24 October 2021 via mobile

Breakfast @ Bellyfish Now lockdown over - breakfast at Bellyfish with some friends from Sydney. QR code’s and double vaccination certificates checked. Very busy morning with people making the most of the ease of restrictions. Name taken and short wait for vacant table for four....Friendly and very efficient service. Delicious meals - very generous servings - good coffee. Our visitors impressed with food/service/location which is right opposite beachfront. Recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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johnmabbs
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are reserved tables, but generally this is not necessary. On week days busiest time 0630-0730.
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
This is a breakfast/ brunch style with Smashed Avo, Salads, Bacon/eggs, omlettes. Usually closed by 1430, having opened 0600 Most mains about 14-18 dollars. All above from memory.
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Yes, Bellyfish Cafe offers takeaway services.

Bellyfish Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4