armchair collective

armchair collective

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Hours
Sun
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Ratings and reviews
4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2018

RATINGS
Food
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.1 of 5 bubbles
Value
3.9 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.4 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
AU$4 – AU$17
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4.0
4.0 of 5 bubbles183 reviews
Excellent
78
Very good
79
Average
13
Poor
8
Terrible
5
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

David U
Sydney15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 couples
Good location, good menu selection with vegetarian options, pleasant atmosphere, good service, attentive staff. Food was great. Best hamburger ever!!
Written 29 December 2023
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Georgina H
Sydney13 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 couples
Happy with food but the ambiance was totally spoiled by the horrendously loud 'music'. As the average age of customers was 70 years the sound was unrelenting to hearing aids as well as one imagined purely there for the staff.
Written 4 October 2023
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Julesr_7
Sydney334 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 friends
Fabulous food choices in a fabulous place of interior design options. Good Covid safe set up and great value for money given the choices of food on offer. I had the fish tacos which were delicious.
Written 17 April 2021
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Anthony Anthony
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020 friends
Poor service, poor communication & lack lustre quality food pre-packaged in fridge Tupperware Given the recent climate of restricted service I would’ve thought Cafes would’ve been more welcoming to any patrons to sustain business. Seemed only to cater to its regulars. I called ahead to ask about service for Saturday lunch and was accurately told there was a limit of 10 people at a time but with no bookings and a fast turn around I should come down and enjoy. We (2) arrived 30 mins later and was refused a table because the kitchen was closing in 45 mins, this is despite there being well less than 10 people dining (~ 6 people seated) and 2 of those people paying for their meals during this conversation with wait staff. Surely a better approach would’ve been to offer us one of the many spots within the limit 10 cap and encourage us to order within the next 45 mins?? Disappointed and won’t return
Written 16 May 2020
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Mia G
Allambie Heights23 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 none
The coffee and iced coffee here are great! Have also had some of the food and it's good too! Would recommend
Written 25 April 2020
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Explore591766
3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 friends
I often go there to meet friends after walk with dog, it’s near beach, dog friendly outside cover area, nice ambiance, relax, staff friendly and welcoming, will recommend it to my friends and eveyone who wants to have coffee or lunch in a relaxing establishment.👍👍
Written 10 February 2020
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Dames
139 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 none
From the decor to the furniture. From the front to the back this place is really interesting. The food is simple and well priced and the staff are friendly quirky. A combination gift shop and cafe.
Written 13 January 2020
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MartinConboy
Sydney427 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 none
There were five of us for breakfast and we loved it It's close to the beach and very 'Northern Beaches'- The food and coffee was excellent and the service was very friendly It was very convivial and in fact, we plonked ourselves down for 3 ½ hours without any hint from the staff that we should leave - we did, of course, get coffee refills. We all remarked on the quality and presentaion of the food. I would thoroughly recommend a visit
Written 1 January 2020
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AGL2309
Tweed Heads258 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 none
My corn fritters with mashed avo, poached egg and bacon were delicious. Everything cooked to perfection, I can't fault a thing. My teenage son enjoyed his Turkish breakfast burger and loved the generous portion size. Great coffee and milkshake too.
Written 27 October 2019
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Bruce K
Sydney268 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 none
Just had breakfast here. Ordered coffee and egg and bacon roll to share. First egg and bacon roll to come out was a gluten free one, not what we ordered. Next one to come out was very small, took the top roll off and there was just one over cooked egg, should have been two eggs and about half a piece of bacon. Sent it back and asked for a refund, the young boy that served us could only laugh, not a good response. Maybe they don’t have a chef here any more just a bad cook. Very disappointed in the food and lack of responsive service. We are locals and we’re regulars, won’t go back.
Written 14 September 2019
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652mariusr
Sydney121 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019 friends
Tucked away in mona vale not far from the beach, this is a nice venue for lunch or just a cup of coffee/tea and cake. A good breakfast menu, reasonable prices. Had lunch with a friend - the corn fritters were a good choice, tasty and filling. Found it a bit noisy over the lunch period but there is plenty of seating.
Written 3 July 2019
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Syl
Sydney1106 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019 couples
We had a nice hearty breakfast here. We had the pulled pork Benedict and the Chili Scrambled Eggs with feta and bacon. Both were very nice, especially the pulled pork. The coffees are good too. The downside is the cafe has not air conditioning so on a bitterly cold winter's day we were still cold in the cafe. Also the menu on the website is nothing like what is actually being offered, so beware. We saw many people come in then leave, complaining it was too cold.
Written 3 June 2019
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darriannedonnelly
Sydney53 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019 friends
Booked a table for 6 for a girl catch up for lunch and the main reason for booking the Armchair Collective as I live in Manly and I wanted a restaurant that catered to everyone's taste. I looked at the menu on their website and looked at the lunch menu! I was excited as I saw one of my favourite meals 'Gnocchi with burnt sage butter, asparagus, beans etc' I arrived to read the menu to find out that this was NOT on the menu, when I enquired as to WHY this was not on the menu the response was 'the management have not had time to update the website for ages and yet we get so many complaints from many customer's saying exactly the same thing' they are just too busy to update the website....seriously!! The menu offerings for lunch was an all day breakfast which included egg and bacon rolls, smashed avocado on sour dough and the menu for lunch had an extremely ordinary offering. I ended up ordering the falafel, quinoa, rocket and beetroot sauce, it was bland and one of the most uninteresting salads I have ever eaten, the fish and chips that 3 of the girls ordered was almost inedible the fish was greasy the batter was awful and the chips heavy in oil. Note to self NEVER GO HERE AGAIN!!
Written 3 June 2019
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RocketMelbourne
109 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 couples
My wife and I have been to armchair collective now quite a few times for coffee and cake and also had lunch there recently. What a great place it is for a casual lunch. I had the barramundi tacos and they were great while my wife enjoyed her order of the slow cooked lamb.
Written 30 May 2019
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Melanie_OZ1
Mona Vale175 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 friends
The staff are always pleasant here, I only popped in for coffee yesterday. It's great to see they use Bonsoy in their coffee, it made my soy latte extremely creamy & yummy; perfect for a walk around the headland with.
Written 5 May 2019
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