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“Lovely spot for brekkie” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Esca
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Ranked #17 of 155 Restaurants in Glenelg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$22 - US$87
Cuisines: Italian, Australian
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Hallett Cove, Australia
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411 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
“Lovely spot for brekkie”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Stopped by with my wife and kids for brekkie in the sun. Good choices on the menu. Kids went for pancakes, parents had egg based dishes. Food very tasty as were the coffees. Nice spot in the sun looking over the marina. Very pleasant start to the day. Reasonable bill and we left happy

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Great food, and service by Gareth was excellent- thank you. Perfect location to watch some of the best sunsets ever seen. Waiters recommendations were spot on for the fish of the day. Using the entertainment card makes this restaurant definitely worth a visit. We will return with next years card.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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351 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
“A Group Dinner - What's so Difficult”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

Drinks served after 30 minutes spelled the start of an interesting night. Things just didn't go well at any stage. A gluten-intolerant member of our group managed to get nothing to eat after two botched attempts. My seafood pasta was really nice, but it took two hours to get it. Eating near the beach in Glenelg should be a highlight, but I won't be back. Such a pity. I'm not sure how this can happen in 2014 in a place which seems to be busy.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Rockingham, Western Australia, Australia
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“2 into 5 won't go”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Attempted to have breakfast there Sunday morning as being from interstate this place was recommended to us. So why when there were plenty of empty tables that sat either 4 or 5 did they turn us as we were only a couple away, obviously this place does not need the business as we were looking to order breakfast etc. Very disappointing

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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Birthday dinner”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Lovely place, well located with fantastic staff, so professional and ready, pity the food let it down, i had a very ordinary duck plate for the price, two others had lamb veal and compared it to a basic pub meal at a high class price. Very disappointed

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