The Groper And His Wife, Gayton Road, City Beach WA 6015, Phone 9385 7384.
Welcome Back … The Groper and His Wife, almost an institution in City Beach, has reopened. It required a great deal of effort on their part to make that happen. The fire that destroyed the café, and other businesses, left nothing behind but a shell.
We were regular visitors before the fire. They produced some pretty exceptional Seafood and the place was always crowded. Price wise things became a little out of our price range, so we stopped going. That appears to have changed as pricing seems like good value for money.
Ordered the Groper Fisherman’s Basket. A piece of Snapper, Chips, 1xPrawn, 1xScallop and Squid pieces. The seafood was all grilled and seasoned very well. Everything was tender and juicy though the stand out for me was the Snapper, it was just about perfect. Total cost $19.95.
The very large portion of chips were very crisp. Double cooked, crunchy, fresh tasting and too big a portion for me. The Seafood, however, disappeared rapidly.
Couldn’t fault the meal. Staff were more than friendly. Loved the way they have opened up the Veranda to enhance the view of the Park. It’s also pretty great that the Veranda now stretches the length of the shopping Centre.
Really appealing display cabinet of take home food that was so tempting.
Overall, I’d say they’re back with a vengeance.