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The Flying Fish Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, Seafood,
1 The Foreshore Road, Port Elliot, South Australia 5212, Australia
+61 8 8554 3504
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish and chips” (55 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
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

fish and chips excellent, fresh good reasonable price, beautiful setting, limited parking, very popular.

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Popped in for coffee and cake. Very good. Checked out the prices. $16 for a seafood plate. Quite reasonable. Good clean premises in and excellent location looking out on Encounter Bay. Staff were cheerful and courteous. which made for a good time.

Thank mariobK8800KL
Reviewed 6 March 2018

A very popular destination for families at this world class seaside town. If you have a family to feed you can take a table in the restaurant ,table on the deck or grab some takeaway like we did. The cone of chips to share with...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 26 February 2018

My partner and I stopped in for lunch, and were pleasantly surprised. Everything was delicious! Oysters, fish, wine, desert. Hope to go back soon.

Thank mandyd759
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Dry tasteless fish and chips, only cheap end of the fish market available-- Hake and garfish. The Flying Fish has deteriorated over the past couple of years. Although the setting is superb the shack looks as though it needs a good clean. What a pity...More

Thank lynnedarmstrong
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This cafe at one end of Horseshoe Bay was a perfect location for us to walk to for morning coffee when staying at the lovely Pt Elliot caravan park. Situated right on the edge of the beach the view was fabulous and the coffee great....More

Thank Lynne C
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Flying Fish Cafe a number of times and really enjoyed the meal. Yesterday we took friends from interstate as we had told them how good it was. Only to be disappointed with the meal served it was over cooked.Both friends...More

Thank garykelsey13
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

When in Horseshoe Bay always worth a visit for some freshly cooked calamari, fish or salad. Never disappoints. Brisk, friendly service and a great outlook off the balcony overlooking the bay.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Firstly it is important to distinguish between the cafe and the adjacent restaurant. Our visit was just to the cafe. The location, close to the beach and overlooking picturesque Horseshoe Bay is great - it gets an extra star for this. Not so appealing is...More

Thank Bartonbears
Reviewed 29 January 2018

My husband and I dined here recently whilst staying at Victor Harbor during the busy school holiday period. Luckily we booked ahead and managed to secure a table by the front window overlooking the ocean. We both ordered the Battered King George Whiting for main...More

Thank KapoAdelaide
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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
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