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Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant

) #3 of 43 Restaurants in Merimbula €€ - €€€ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 4446
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (27 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose to dine here after reading Tripadvisor reviews, first disappointment ever!!!! Was not able to book for dinner ( think this was a blessing in disguise) as the "chefes have gone to the snow. So lunch it was. So overly priced it defies comment!!!! Chowder...More

Thank michael w
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A business meeting followed a week later by a family get together reminded me how good this place is. Sally and the team do a great job. Excellent service, an inspiring menu together with well cooked and well presented food make the Wharf a pleasure...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

First we did the fish tour downstairs. It was very interesting and informative. Great watching the fish feeding. Then upstairs to a fantastic meal, the staff are great. The views are fantastic. Make sure you visit this restaurant when in Merimbula.

Thank dale c
Reviewed 3 May 2017

What a great place.. I went to the aquarium at feeding time which involves a guided tour. Highly recommend. The staff are fantastic. The tour was really interesting but in a fun way. Lots of laughs. After the tour definitely stay for lunch at the...More

Thank Antebellum72
Reviewed 26 April 2017

First time visiting this place, had organised a booking months in advance and to have lobster for our first tatse, the staff were fantastic and looked after us well, when they realised that it was our wedding anniversary they went even further to help and...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We had a great coffee on arrival and then went down to visit the aquarium and get up close with these denizens of the deep, most of which have been sourced from local waters. A most helpful and informative marine biologist explained the feeding habits...More

Thank Islakate
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic seafood - really good platter (though we could have done with less battered stuff). There is a wonderful bonus that kids can go down to the aquarium for no extra charge whilst waiting. Only complaint is they have too many tables for both the...More

Thank ElizabethB1970
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great find on road trip through Merimbula. Beautiful spot with gorgeous views. Food excellent with a side show of dolphins in the water.

Thank Juli N
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a Cafe. Called in and said we wanted coffees shortly after they opened at 10 am with very few other customers. Told table service only so couldn't order coffees at the register or when shown to a table. Disappointed that table service was...More

Thank dingo51
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch at the wharf and ordered the trout pasta. The meal was unreal and the young staff they have there are great 👍🏻

Thank Ricemaker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 4446
  • E-mail
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