Visitors to Merimbula are spoiled for choice when it comes to dining out. We have a range of many fine restaurants, cafes and takeaways. See below for a selection of our favourites and why we like them. Don’t forget the Eat Merimbula food festival in March, with local restaurants and food producers’ gourmet offerings on display for you to sample!


  Why we like it   Contact Details
Wheelers Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar Perfect option for a special night out to enjoy Merimbula’s famous Sydney Rock Oysters at their Oyster Bar, or enjoy a meal from their extensive menu, including many seafood options. Highly rated Dine in or takeaway

6495 6330

The Wharf Restaurant and Aquarium Just around the corner from the Beach Cabins and has unbeatable views over Merimbula Bay. Enjoy a cocktail in the sun on their deck and an excellent meal from their extensive menu. Aquarium downstairs. 6495 4446  
Ritzy Wine and Tapas Bar Relaxed atmosphere with an excellent wine and beer list and a fantastic tapas menu.   6495 1085]
Dulcies Cottage Cosy, relaxed pub-style setting with great music, excellent cocktails or beer / wine list, and arguably the best burgers on the coast! Sit in the restaurant or under the trees outside.

Valentina Lunch and dinner with great views over Merimbua lake. Their menu is best enjoyed when shared 'tapas style' and their cocktail and wine lists are a must try! we recommend this one for a nice long lunch or a special occasion dinner.

Stillwater Bar & Grill On Beach St overlooking Merimbula Lake Woodfired Pizza as well as a broad menu range 6495 1882
Lakeview Hotel and Grill   Excellent lake views
Great steaks

6495 1202


Kitty's Bar and Restaurant Merimbula's newest venue, located with Club Sapphire, Kitty's serves up a modern Asian-fusion menu and great signature cocktails. Their Bao Buns are the talk if the town.

6495 1306

Sante Fe Mexican food.
Lovely lake views
6495 4073
The Oyster Barn This oyster farm serves up their own gourmet oysters from their amazing deck right on the lake. Open for lunch with an array of other seafood options available as well. Fantastic spot for a casual seafood lunch. 0487 240 260   
Duci’s Italian Restaurant Italian restaurant.
Dine in or takeaway
Can deliver
6495 3936
Bunga Raya Satay Malaysian Restaurant Malaysian
Dine in or takeaway
6495 3900
Grapevine Pizza Italian restaurant.
Dine in or takeaway
Can deliver
6495 1119
Thai Noodle House Thai food
Dine in or takeaway
6495 4410
Merimbula RSL Large menu with an excellent section for Asian food. Great value for money. Courtesy bus. Child-minding facilities. 6495 1502
Club Sapphire Their Bistro has some interesting menu options specialising in fresh local ingredients. Great value for money. Courtesy bus. Child-minding facilities 6495 1306


  Why we like it   Contact Details
Fishpen takeaway Good option for fish and chips as well as burgers. Opposite Main Beach in Fishpen. 6495 2399
Wheelers Seafood Takeaway Gourmet seafood takeaway. Superb oysters! 6495 6330
Yummy Thai by Hot Wok Recommended Thai food; dine in or takeaway   6495 3677
Nori Hub Excellent Sushi, dumplings and soups to take away
Grapevine Pizza Dine in or takeaway. Can deliver.   6495 1119  
Duci’s Italian Restaurant Dine in or takeaway. Can deliver.   6495 3936
Merimbula Pizza Takeaway primarily
Can deliver
6495 1557


  Why we like it   Contact Details
The Waterfront Café excellent brekkie and lunch options on the lakeside in town. Licensed 6495 2211
Bar Beach Kiosk Only 2 mins from the Beach Cabins. Overlooks the iconic Bar Beach and is open from Oct – Apr.
Mormors Cafe In a quaint shopping arcade where you can sit inside or under the trees outside   0436 118 920
Cranky Café Across the bridge at Fishpen, opposite Main Beach and has either dine-in or takeaway options for brekkie or lunch.   6495 2736