The speciality in the Batemans Bay and South Coast region is fresh seafood and oysters, with many restaurants and eateries offering the day’s catch. There are many choices from casual restaurants through to fine dining, with a vast range of options and cuisines. There are plenty of waterfront options whether it be eating in, or simply getting fish and chips to eat on the beach. Some local favourites are listed below.


Innes Boatshed

Is renowned on the South Coast for its fresh fish and chips, oysters and prawns. There is an indoor sitting area, as well as the outdoor deck, which overlooks the Clyde River. The seagulls sit close by watch and wait…


Berny’s at Batehaven

Fresh fish and chips to take away. There is a park across the road, where you can take them to eat, as you enjoy the ocean views.


Kohlis Indian

Serves authentic Indian cuisine, which includes the classic Indian dishes. Vegans and vegetarians are well catered for. Eat in or Take Away.


On the Pier

In a stunning position, with iconic bridge views, a deck that overhangs the water and is housed in the heritage former punt house on the Clyde River. Enjoy cocktails out on the deck.

Emphasis is on seafood.


Oyster Shed on Wray Street

Located on the banks of the Clyde River, with oysters sold direct to the public, either opened or closed.


Crumb – Batehaven

A café known for its great coffee and large selection of leaf teas, as well as creative light meals.


Starfish Deli

Overlooks the Clyde River, with views across to the iconic bridge. Serves a varied menu, which includes seafood and pizza.


Sam’s Pizzeria on the Waterfront

Serves traditional Italian fare, pizzas, pasta, salads and gelato and does a great Margherita pizza. Has indoor and outdoor eating and BYO.


Club Catalina Country Club

Café Catalina offers a selection of local fresh seafood, pizza and steaks as well as a children’s menu.


Batemans Bay Soldiers Club

The Gold Po Loy bistro has 180 degrees of the Clyde River and offers a great selection of Chinese, Thai and Australian meals.

The coffee shop has a selection of cakes and sandwiches.