Top ChoiceCafe in Batemans Bay

Mossy Cafe

Post-surf recovery is made much easier at this charming cafe in a converted 1930s general store. Brunch classics like smashed avo, poached eggs on sourdough and chia bowls are joined on the menu by pulled-pork...

Top ChoiceIndian in Batemans Bay

Kohli's Waterfront

Warm service and bay views promise a memorable meal, and the flavourful food delivers. Dishes at Kohli's positively sizzle with fresh herbs and piquant sauces. The homemade paneer cheese is a standout, but...

Gardens in Batemans Bay

Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens

This exceptionally pretty botanical garden is equal parts manicured lawn and flourishing bushland, a combination evidently appreciated by the numerous kangaroos. There are walking trails that take from a few...

Australian in Batemans Bay

Starfish Deli

Stay more than a day in Batemans and it's likely this waterfront place will draw you in. The food's pleasingly varied: mushroom risotto, fish and chips, superb wood-fired pizzas and grilled swordfish – succulent...

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. Innes' has undergone some major renovations – for better or worse – but you can still find a decent seafood feed...

Pizza in Batemans Bay

Sam's Pizzeria

Tasty pizzas and a lovely indoor-outdoor setting on the waterfront promenade make this a real favourite with locals and visitors. Go for a Martin's or a Sam's if you like your pizza piquant, and try one of the...

Cafe in Batemans Bay

Nourish on North

A healthy spread graces the menu at this casual cafe: superfood bowls, sourdough brunches and (a favourite) peri-peri chicken in a sweet-potato bun. Hipster latte options and 'medicinal' smoothies abound, as do...

Seafood in Batemans Bay

Oyster Shed on Wray

This blue-painted wooden shack has waterside picnic tables and fresh oysters to slurp while admiring the view. lt's a casual, counter-service joint; don't skimp on the relishes before settling into your seat....

Cafe in Batemans Bay

Blank Canvas

Right on the water with a pleasant shady terrace, this cafe offers fresh and tasty Aussie classics like BLTs and fish and chips (though, controversially, it leaves its avocado unsmashed). Blank Canvas takes...

Pub in Batemans Bay

Bayview Hotel

In truth, you'll be gazing onto a view of the road rather than a bay view. But this friendly, if ordinary, pub is the local go-to place for a cold drink, trivia nights, sports screenings and sometimes live bands.