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Cockles Cafe

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Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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U 4 33 North Tce, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
+61 8 8554 3187
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this cafe several times for breakfast with my young family. Highchairs available and plenty of room for a pram. Lovely table service and food & coffee was delicious. Able to dine inside and outside. A favourite spot in gorgeous Port Elliot.

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Thank Lorraine S
Adelaide, Australia
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hard to fault this one. Late Sunday lunch on a sunny Sunday afternoon found us in Port Elliot. The Entertainment Book directed us to Cockles and we were not disappointed. Speedy service despite being busy and excellent food. The chicken burger and chips was polished off in almost record time, while the nasi goreng - ordered I must admit with... More 

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Thank rbmitch
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is only one place in Port Elliot to have brekky and that's Cockles. The coffee was superb and served at the right temperature. The highlight for us though was the food. Huevos rancheros beautiful crispy tortilla, perfectly cooked fried eggs and yummy baked potatoes. My partner had Smashed Pumpkin with the best poached eggs and lots of flavour. We... More 

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Thank Saffy68
Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Simple takeaway order of toast with butter & vegemite x2 delivered to us without butter and vegemite in portion sachet. Retuned and asked for the toast to be buttered and vegemite spread- waitress returned stating they had no takeaway butter & handed the naked toast back to us. We again handed it back to her & again repeated our request... More 

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Thank JoJo1255093
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered and paid for two coffees, 15 minutes later we were still sitting at our table waiting. We asked a waitress why our coffees were taking so long. She replied, we've had a run on coffee and are very busy! Well, isn't that what you expect in a cafe at 11am? Why don't they employ enough staff? Another 10... More 

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Thank Jen B
Woodville, Australia
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183 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal with the family including 2 small children. Food was tasty and well presented. A meal was missed, probably as they were so busy, however the staff were most apologetic and helpful in rectifying the problem. Highly recommend.

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Thank Greg F
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have had brekky here about 4 times now and it has been great every time. Worst part is trying to get in during Christmas time but worth the effort

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Thank danieldempsey3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with family and was pleasantly surprised. The food was all really tasty and high quality. The venue was clean modern and had nice spacious outdoor seating. The service was very good as was the coffees. Lots of choice on the menu and plenty of gluten free choices. The nssi Gordon was really good. Would go bank for sure.

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Thank Jessica C
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just called in for a late brunch on a beautiful Port Elliot morning and loved it. Food was fantastic.."spot on" coffee perfect and good service.

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Thank Linda R
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Cockles with family after they raved about it. Unfortunately it didn't live up to what we expected. The table had not been wiped down and we had to wait for 10 minutes with menus in hand for the waitress to come and wipe it down. After ordering food we were told it would be at least 20 minutes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 33 North Tce, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Elliot
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8554 3187

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?