The Good Food Guide Review. Author Terry Durack

The Good Food Guide Review. Author Terry Durack

It's called The Boathouse Effect. Food lands on the table, eyes widen, mouths form a "wow". But instead of picking up a knife and fork, the hands reach out for a smartphone.

Dining review: The Boathouse at Shelly Beach opens

Dining review: The Boathouse at Shelly Beach opens

There’s just one place that’s got people talking, social media buzzing and Instagramers sharing ... and that’s The Boathouse at Shelly Beach. Locals have followed this ground-up rebuild of former restaurant Le Kiosk with avid interest, watching it grow and bloom into a chichi restaurant, kiosk and function centre.