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US$5 - US$20
Bar, Seafood, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful family friendly restaurant right on the beachfront. Good food, fabulous calamari, burgers etc and great service. Children’s play area, smoking and non smoking areas, indoor or outdoor and even an upstairs seating area. Lots of parking right outside too.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a quick bite to eat & this place hit the spot. Decent pub food : calamari, pizza, prawns. Good location with a good view over the beach. Good rather than exceptional, nice service & decent food.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 21 April 2022

Very disappointing, the service was non existent and waiter and manager not very friendly. Such a pity as it has amazing views and position is fantastic.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 5 April 2022 via mobile

What a fantastic spot for food. The view is amazing, along with the food. We shared a fillet steak and the calamari, which were both amazing. Great service. Looking forward to trying the breakfast menu next.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 29 March 2022

Excellent. As the title says, my husband says his calamari appetizer was the best he'd ever had. Loads of it, delicately cooked, and very tasty. I had the jalapeno poppers, which were also the biggest I'd ever had. And delicious. He had the kingklip for...main course, and also really enjoyed that. All in all a delicious meal. Very reasonably priced, staff was very attentive, great location. Highly recommend it.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 21 February 2022 via mobile

I have been going to the Dunes for years for it's good food and fantastic views. Sadly this year was a great disappointment. Firstly, only 3 out of 4 drinks ordered arrived together. We had to chase about the fourth. Then there was an incorrect...main course served. It was noisy that evening so I can understand if an order was misheard. However, when this was brought to the attention of a member of staff' there was no apology and no effort to bring the correct order before fellow diners finished their meal. When the food did arrive, the calamari was hard and only warm and did not taste that good. Service was slow all evening except when we asked for the bill. When I gave feedback to the manager about the incorrect order he didn't seem that bothered, thanking me perfunctorly for my comment but offering no genuine apology. It was disappointing evening.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 17 February 2022

Yes, the location is fantastic, and the view is great, BUT this does not make up for the really poor service , overpriced food and awful food. This will definitely be my last time at this restaurant. The "manager" was skulking in the back, and...was absolutely useless!!More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 26 January 2022 via mobile

Turned up just before closing at 8pm 9 of us. Staff superb very accommodating didn’t rush us really impressed thank you so much

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 27 December 2021 via mobile

Definitely won’t return 3 out of 4 meals raw …apathetic apology from manager and charged for a sauce not delivered. Waiter corrected bill. In a day where restaurants are closed or floundering surely service levels and good food should be maintained.

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 3 December 2021 via mobile

Lovely views of the bay but average service making this a “meh” experience. Didn’t like being hounded by vendors from the car park to restaurant entrance. We visited on a windy day and so had to sit inside a tented section. Wasn’t thrilled at bench...seating as was uncomfortable. Food was ok. It didn’t stand out as exceptional.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Dunes Beach Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4