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Merimbula Aquarium and Wharf Restaurant

Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 4446
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“scones” (10 reviews)
“corn fritters” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Lake Street, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous view, excellent food, great service. All three boxes ticked. Expensive but still good value.

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch after visiting the aquarium. Popular dishes on our table were the chicken baguette and the fish and chips. The location was lovely with sensational views across the water and the service was attentive.

Thank MrsN04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly didn't expect much but this restaurant ended up being a great place for an easy lunch. There were some big birthday groups so the kitchen was a bit slow but they did warn us and the delay was not too long. Very competent service...More

Thank ten2one
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't give the food or service here much of a rating at all, especially not for the price. We just paid $105 for two coffees, one milkshake, a 'wharf fresh catch' (fisherman's basket with two small pieces of fish, two prawns, two scallops and...More

1  Thank Melglen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us enjoyed lunch. The seafood chowder had a good selection of seafood with a thick soup, grilled barramundi was ok and the seafood deep fried was also enjoyed but the steak sandwich was not great and was close to $28. There was a...More

1  Thank TravellingQldlanders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four have been dining at this restaurant for nearly twenty years. We've had many a special occasion there and enjoyed spectacular views, fine food which featured fresh seafood and ingredients and good service. Our last visit for lunch this week was very...More

Thank Jacki D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just ok , the view is great, the aquarium is small but it is actually great for the kids , lots to see, a little pricey but it was good.

Thank ydodorico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each time we are in Meribula we visit the wharf cafe. The location is great on a nice day and the service from the staff is first class. They have great coffee, cakes and some local products for purchase within the cafe. Be back again...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We walked out from town & visited the Aquarium at feeding time. Staff were very informative & took time to talk about the sea creatures & the area, quite interesting. We ended up having lunch upstairs afterwards, couldn't resist the view. Meals were lovely, a...More

Thank pammy88
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Three of us stopped in for lunch on a Monday, not a lot on the menu if you don't like seafood, ordered two meals that were the equivalent of a fishermans basket & a steak sandwich for our non seafood eater, my friend & i...More

1  Thank Wendy K
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, 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
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