Top things to do in Batemans Bay

Seafood in Batemans Bay

On the Pier

With a lovely waterside location, this friendly Batemans favourite has magical views over the river and hills behind, especially at sunset. Local fish are a highlight, but it also does tasty meat dishes. Service is …
Modern Australian in Batemans Bay

Samphire Restaurant

With an uncluttered contemporary layout, the focus here is on the bay views through the extensive glass frontage. Set within a motel, it features local oysters and delicious plates of meat and seafood, many of them …
Australian in Batemans Bay

Starfish Deli

Fish and chips, mussels and wood-fired pizzas are the mainstays here at this all-day waterfront place that seems to attract every hungry diner in town. Its curious interior betrays its former life as a self-service …
Cafe in Batemans Bay

Blank Canvas

Right on the water with a pleasant shady terrace, this cafe by day morphs into a more intimate Modern Australian dining experience in the evenings. It takes coffee seriously, with cold drip and various single origin…
Fish & Chips in Batemans Bay

Innes' Boatshed

Since the 1950s this has been one of the South Coast's best-loved fish-and-chip and oyster joints. This is arguably the centre of the town. Head out to the spacious deck but mind the pelicans. It's cash only and the…
Pizza in Batemans Bay

Sam's Pizzeria

Pretty tasty pizzas with a lovely indoor-outdoor setting on the waterfront promenade make this a real favourite with locals and visitors. Go for a Martin's if you like anchovies, and try its sweet calzone as a desse…
Seafood in Batemans Bay

Oyster Shed

This little shack across the bridge from the centre is a prime spot to try some brilliant local oysters. Pick up a dozen and eat them at the waterside picnic tables.
Pub in Batemans Bay

Bayview Hotel

It lacks a bit of character, but the Bayview is the local go-to place for cold brews, live bands, DJs and trivia nights. There's a coffee window that opens handily early if you're on the road at sun-up.