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Mermaid Cafe - CLOSED

79 Ferry Rd, Kettering, Tasmania 7155, Australia
+61 3 6267 4494
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“chowder” (5 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Australian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
79 Ferry Rd, Kettering, Tasmania 7155, Australia
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

A really beautiful location to have lunch. Friendly staff, quick service, fresh ingredients for a reasonable price. Would recommend.

Thank TassieReviewer
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and milkshakes and great, friendly service....even if it was from a Bombers supporter! 🏉🏉🏉 Highly recommend!

Thank Campbell M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This cafe offers a good menu but the real treasures are in the front counter display. Make sure you check out all the lovely salads, rolls and wraps before opting from the set menu We sat out on the deck where you can watch the...More

Thank julie b
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The Mermaid is not coping since its name change to BI Gateway. A 20 minute wait for coffee is just not good enough. Friends and visitors to the island had to request a refund they waited so long. A great position and a great opportunity...More

Thank HobartTourist
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Went in the cafe for a take-away lunch before our next ferry which is due to arrive in 25 mins. We were anxious whether our orders of fish and chip as well as scrambled egg toast would be ready in time but was glad that...More

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were so hungry when we got off the boat from Bruny Island and this was YUMM!! Such friendly service.. we were so happy!

Thank Matilda M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for lunch if you are waiting for the ferry or just passing by. View is beautiful over the water looking at the marina. Appears to be a change in management/staff with some confusion of how to process an order and which wines they...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice place to dune with a great view we would certainly recommend this place. We are sure you will enjoy the food

Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This cafe is in a perfect spot for those waiting for the Bruny Island Ferry. There are toilet facilities and tourist info along with a selection of Tassie souvenirs. Good coffee and a wide range of food choices, the pumpkin muffin was lovely especially when...More

Thank Ajacktar
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted and flabbergasted that 4 coffees cost almost $18!! Not even in Sydney do you pay $4.30 for a coffee!! What an absolute rip-off and outrage!!

1  Thank Joseph G
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Ferry Rd, Kettering, Tasmania 7155, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6267 4494
  • E-mail
Delicious food and stunning views right on the waterfront in the fishing village of Kettering, just 30 minutes from Hobart
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