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94 Barrage Rd, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
+61 85551235
08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You guys get a rave review for the views. Just lovely. Coffee was great. Couldn't get ourselves to buy breakfast because it seemed a bit overpriced. I'm sure it's lovely.

Thank FineFoodLover2014
Adelaide, Australia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have been here 3 times now...Winter Spring and Summer...sat inside and out, had a variety of meals, share plates and Specials...and have not been disappointed!! The venue has been packed with holiday makers, half full and last time we went at 2pm.. just ticking over but the staff are all ways efficient, cheery, and informative. The Menu is varied... More 

Thank StarvinMarvin1599
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf, responded to this review

How lovely of you to give us such a good review. fresh food and great staff is a winning combo. We hope to see you again. More 

Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The adults in our family group enjoyed the coffee, offered in many different choices, the children loved their big bowls of hot potato chips followed by ice creams. It was afternoon when we visited, so our choice of coffee was sufficient. It is a place to come back to, it would be lovely to have lunch here too. To sit... More 

Thank Annasus2016
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. Our beautiful Mahalia coffee is made in Robe SA (well worth a visit to their coffee shop if you are there) and we pride ourselves on making consistently great coffee every time. We look forward to see you again soon. Kind regards Sally and Jon More 

Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Came across this cafe yesterday and unfortunately had already had lunch, so just stopped for coffee, which was very nice. Staff were just lovely, very attentive even though we were just having coffee. We sat in the very pretty outside area. Views were just incredible, being right on the riverside, but inside the cafe would have been really nice to... More 

Thank Lesley S
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf, responded to this review

Thank you so much Lesley for your kind words. All our customers are important to us. We just treat them as we would like to be treated. Yesterday was a glorious day for sitting outside. We look forward to your return with your visitors. More 

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely love the aquacaf! Would 100% recommend over anywhere else in goolwa, especially for a catchup with friends or romantic lunch. Menu is spectacular and staff are really friendly and attentive. Be sure to get a platter and a bottle of wine and watch the river .

Thank Sara K
Sally G, Owner at Aquacaf, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sara for your great review....We are so excited that Spring is here and the views are beautiful. More 

Glenelg, Australia
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Enjoyed a good hearty breakfast here. Good tasting coffee, Great view, great food and great friendly service. If you are in Goolwa in the morning treat yourself.

Thank Daryl B
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Having come down in winter, Aquacaf was a lovely retreat from the cold. The view over the water was lovely and the food was simple but delicious.

Thank Alex C
South Australia, Australia
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I can sum Aquacaf up in one word ... Outstanding! Fresh ingredients and tasty. Great prices. Excellent wine list. Menu not extensive but ample to choose from. Kids loved it as it overlooks Murray River. Plenty of grass area for kids to frolick and play. We will definitely be back.

Thank nipper73
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Very pleasant lunch experience on a dreary winter's day. Friendly owner made us feel welcome, service was friendly and timely, food and coffee were excellent. Very pleasant views across the river. Personal taste in coffee is a subjective thing but if you like a long black I recommend you try it here. Enjoy.

Thank Dan M
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

A group of friends went there for lunch on a windy day. The cafe was comfortable with a good view of the wind-chopped Murray River. The food was excellent, a good quantity to share. The options for gluten free sweet courses werefabulous - hard to stop at one! The service was good and the prices suitable for the good quality... More 

Thank Claire B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Barrage Rd, Goolwa, South Australia 5214, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Goolwa
  • Phone Number: +61 85551235
The Aquacaf is a riverside cafe/restaurant offering breakfast, lunch, coffee and cakes in our licensed premises that includes, inside, covered outside and outside dining. We are open 5 days a week from Thursday to Monday (shut Tuesday and Wednesday outside of school holidays) and for dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

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