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HK$26 - HK$156
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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 16 May 2024

Went here a couple of times for dinner on a recent holiday here. Found the meals were good, at reasonable prices, with specials available on the day. Service was good. The only down fall was the second time I went, it appeared to be a...family night with a few families bringing kids (of which some were noisy). Overall, good place for a meal. Plenty of parking onsite.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 25 March 2024

Excellent view right on the water, delicious food & friendly staff. It was suggested to try the "chilli crab scrambled eggs" for breakfast, sounds weird but it was delicious! They also make a delicious coffee & is fully licensed if you want something stronger than...coffee.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 19 March 2024

Nothing special here.....especially for the price. Big breakfast $30 was decent size but was a build, not freshly cooked. Eggs were overcooked and cold, toast was cold, bacon dry, tiny watery mushrooms. Service was good though with friendly staff but such a disappointment when you...pay close to $80 for breakfast for 2 and the kitchen don't get it right. Naaaahhh....More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 February 2024 via mobile

Food was good but quantity a disgrace for the price. Quantity not even entree size when it was supposed to be a main meal. Service also good. Will never ever go to this cafe.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 16 February 2024 via mobile

Delicious food but way too expensive. Very good service nice view. Plenty of friendly staff good location. Average coffee.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 February 2024

We were in Merimbula for a 10 day holiday and decided to have lunch at this cafe. Food was excellent, also the service but the quantity of food for the price was very poor. It was not even an entree helping and this was a...full meal. Will never go here again.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 December 2023

Nice cafe style food, with fast and friendly service. We went in for a late weekday breakfast. Coffee orders taken almost immediately, and good coffee delivered before we had even had time to read the menu! I had scrambled egg on sourdough toast, and hubby...had bacon and egg roll. Both were prepared and delivered quickly, hot on arrival at the table, and very tasty. Service was good, the staff checked in a couple of times that everything was OK, and took a second coffee order. A good way to start our day.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 8 December 2023

Fantastic service and great food! We visited for Sunday breakfast and had a fantastic experience with our 2 kids. The food came out fast and was delicious. The coffee was great too! Came back later that day for a takeaway coffee. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 November 2023 via mobile

Visiting today via cruise ship to EDEN. Stopped here for a hot drink before our walk. So this place is right on the waterfront. As soon as we walked in, we were offered a seat, and our orders were taken immediately. I spied in the...cabinet that they had scones. So of course we had to have some. Scones came very quickly with some lovely jam and cream and they disappeared just as quickly. They were delicious and the tea and coffee that followed was really really good. And I thought it was quite inexpensive for everything that we hadMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 29 October 2023 via mobile

Waffles were cold and hard as mud bricks and big breakfast cold ….not at all could it justify the $62 charge…never again … gone for ever….

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and we’re greeted by friendly staff. A great selection on the menu and sweet treats in the display. Lovely views but “Oh my goodness!” the coffee was amazing! The staff were friendly and welcoming. I’ll definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 31 August 2023

Great views. Staff good however food atrocious..one of our orders was the sweet potato and haloumi fritters and side of bacon. Poached eggs were the only items not burnt. All other items were burnt!! Bacon crumbled and the croissant with bacon and cheese had no...taste. Experience was expensive for bad cafe quality food.. cannot recommend....More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023

The Waterfront was once a great place to eat but certainly not any more. My daughter and I thought we'd visit for lunch last Sunday but we will never go back! We sat down and waited for someone to serve us - a girl threw...2 menus on the table and left without a word. I chose vegetable soup from the specials and my daughter the fried chicken. When hers came my order was missing. Quite a while later my inedible black lentil soup landed on the table with another serve of her chicken which was whisked away. We both thought our meals not enjoyable. When I went to pay, the charge was $109 which I knew was impossible. Oh sorry - we double ordered your lunch so we will adjust your bill. I am sure if I had not questioned the outrageous charge it would not have been picked up. There was no redeeming feature about The Waterfront Cafe, Merimbula - oh wait - the views ares still fabulous!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 17 July 2023 via mobile

Wonderful coffee and breakfast. Great staff and service. We sat outside in the winter sun and it was just lovely. The food was perfectly presented.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 13 July 2023

Its unfortunate that this restaurant which has the best seating space with a terrific view, has begun to be expensive for what its serving. In addition, the way the plates are brought out is pretty ordinary for the price. Service is hit and miss though...all staff are very friendly. Can also wait a long time to pay the bill at the counter. I had poached eggs, with added avocado and paid $32. Too much.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Your not open for dinner and my concerns were posted publicly. Rather than an apology as I thought, a weak defence was served up yet again Never again!
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The Waterfront Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5