We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Flying Fish Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Seafood,
1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
+61 8 8554 3504
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (56 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
“calamari” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (358)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent nearly 3 hours over lunch. The food and service was excellent and the view fabulous. It's a great spot to enjoy a leisurely catch up with friends and order a tempting dessert despite all your good intentions 😁

Thank dinsie2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit right on the beach drinking wine or coffee and listening to the waves food good too

Thank Crystals01
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here at the restaurant and both loved it. The location overlooking the beach was great and the staff were attentive and friendly. Excellent beer and wine list and the entree, main and dessert were all brilliant, couldn’t fault anything....More

Thank Jeremy198200
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Our social group of 23 had morning tea here. The service was great, the morning tea spread they did for us was delicious. Lots of variety of cakes scones etc. The coffee was perfect. In fact we went back there on the way home and...More

Thank Diann Y
Flying Fish C, Manager at The Flying Fish Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hi Diann. Thank you for your lovely comments. It was an absolute pleasure to have your group here. Regards, Sharon.

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Dinner for two. Atmosphere can not be faulted. Service friendly. Have been here before, had high expectations. Was hoping for a seafood platter for one, which I’d had before, but for lunch. Had the steak, steak was cooked well, veges nice. Was missing a sauce...More

Thank Tania F
Reviewed 23 April 2018

A lovely restaurant next to a beautiful beach. Experienced great food, service and atmosphere. A bit hard to find in the dark with my GPS but was worth stopping and asking the locals.

Thank Ray E
Reviewed 15 April 2018

It was a cool day well spent. We were driving back from the Horseshoe Bay when we came to a little restaurant with a nice view of the bay and a pretty good parking space. We were enticed by the fish and chips, ice cream...More

Thank ynadqnor
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Take away lunch for the family. Beer battered fish and chips - perfect Seafood selection. - perfect Garfish and chips - perfect Greek salad - perfect Friendly staff Extremely quick service despite being really busy over the Easter long weekend Reasonably priced Highly recommended

Thank Coroona
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Headed to the Flying Fish Cafe for a lovely Birthday Lunch. We started off with perfectly cooked scallops to share, they were so good we ordered more!! The salmon and dill dip was also another nice starter. Mains were Salt and Pepper Calamari....lightly crumbed and...More

Thank Saffy68
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Overlooking Horseshoe Bay at Port Elliot this little Cafe is very popular with locals and tourists alike. You can buy take away food and coffee as well as dine in. Have been here several times and the Staff are always smiling and helpful. The view...More

Thank Peter D
Nearby HotelsSee all Port Elliot Hotels
Authenticity Health & Wellness Retreat
102 reviews
1.80 km away
McCracken Country Club
1,166 reviews
4.52 km away
The Anchorage Hotel
365 reviews
5.80 km away
Victor Harbor City Inn
352 reviews
5.93 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Port Elliot Bakery
302 reviews
.48 km away
the retro vibe
126 reviews
.24 km away
Hotel Elliot
258 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Horseshoe Bay
76 reviews
.04 km away
Surf & Sun Middleton
32 reviews
3.36 km away
Boomer Beach
36 reviews
1.56 km away
South Coast Surf Academy
21 reviews
4.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Flying Fish Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Port Elliot
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8554 3504
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing