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Ruby's Cafe and Books

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u1/322 West Street, Umina Beach, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 4342 9657
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (6 reviews)
“great coffee” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
u1/322 West Street, Umina Beach, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

A very friendly place with great service the meals are fine the staff are very efficient the coffee some of the best in the area lots of seating very nice place to go

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Called in on the way back to Sydney for brunch great menu friendly staff that were very welcoming. The meals we had were yummy and the bonus was the 2nd hand books for just $5 I'll be back for sure

Thank Di T
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Have recently started coming here with my family. Have found the food impeccable and the service very friendly. Great setup as well surrounded by books and my daughter had a great time exploring. Will definitely recommend to everyone I know, keep up the good work...More

Thank whereswally52
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Almost everyday, my day starts at Ruby's. Two short blacks and sometimes an egg and bacon roll. And always books and books and books. Sometimes pick one up, most often just browse the titles. Its all very stimulating in a restful but not a serious...More

2  Thank davidwkeig
Reviewed 16 March 2017

What a pleasant place to sit down and have a cup of coffee and bite to eat. The coffee is great and the surroundings are restful. Enjoyable !

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Best coffee in Umina. Nice interior. Quieter. Nice large table at back which would be good for small group coffee meetings.

Thank TrishO1970
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Change of personnel has meant a change in quality and service. We love the iced coffee with no cream Beautiful

Thank gbsachse
Reviewed 8 February 2017

What an unexpected gem of a coffee / secondhand book shop. Love the book shelves lining the walls, antique items and good coffee. We shared The French Toast and a Corn and Vegetable Fritters dish, both well presented and tasty. Ideal coffee shop to meet...More

1  Thank Vicki G
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Arguably the best coffee shop on the West Street strip. Friendly staff, very good coffee, good cake selection. Staff could possibly chat a little less among themselves, or at least a bit more quietly. Not a big deal though. They seem to know everybody, and...More

Thank allann879
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I came to Ruby's on my last visit to the Central Coast quite sometime back I will say then I had lovely food. This time around I bought a very good friend of mine on Friday last week. I have to say I am glad...More

1  Thank melanie p
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: u1/322 West Street, Umina Beach, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Umina Beach
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4342 9657
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