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The Pool Cafe

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94 Marine Pde, Maroubra, Randwick, New South Wales 2035, Australia
+61 2 9314 0364
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the food, the atmosphere, the setting, the beach views & car park across the road. It's one of the best I've been in Maroubra, NSW, Australia.

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Thank PhilAusTraveller
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Decent enough breakfast and coffee at a friendly, I guess, local establishment. I don't ever seem to be truly welcomed or feel comfortable as a solo diner in Australia. Maybe it's just not something they're used to. Maybe it's just me. I went for the dependable Eggs Benedict (despite some very interesting looking options available) which were great - Eggs... More 

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Thank AfricaToWorcester
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for a late breakfast on Monday with two family members. Easily found a table inside. The service was quick and efficient. I had the eggs benedict with bacon and an iced coffee. The others in the group had a breakfast melt and a bircher muesli. We all thought the meals were well presented and sufficient. I am a... More 

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Thank Thommo4113
Sydney
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the food is quite decent, this establishment falls down on everything else. You have to get your own tap water using a plastic cup. It's bad enough that the water is room temperature and that you don't even get a glass, but to have to stand up, squeeze past other diners and get it yourself? Puhlease. They won't split... More 

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Thank pinkpetuniasydney
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast nice view and good service was disappointed I couldn't have the big breakfast and swap mushrooms for potato rosti when there the same price as each other on the sides menu , unfortunatly I don't eat mushrooms but love a big breakfast

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Thank Jason W
Sydney
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thus cafe is in a great spot - food was pretty good - just let down by smaller things - tea pots that dribble, sauce in individual plastic squeeze thing lime fir a take away pie - yuck - self. Serve water by the plastic cup - like at a cheap barbie - why - glasses and bottles please Big... More 

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Thank mariegb
Siderno
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

With my husband and family friends we returned to Marine Parade having lived almost next door to the this cafe(was just a corner store before). Kids had a pizza, the boys a fresh seafood platter and me a Roast Pumpkin and roast walnut salad most delicious. In all we all enjoyed our meal and service was very good.

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Thank Marycairdmeleca
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The Pool Cafe, excellent food, great service and oceanfront location, what more could you ask for? Opposite Mahon Pool and beautiful parklands and parking is plentiful.

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Thank Richard A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I've been here a few times now for breakfast and lunch and the food is pretty ok though pretty over priced for what you get...eg hot chips cost $9. Also the coffees I have had from here (soy piccolos and soy lattes) have all curdled.

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Thank Teah W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This place has very nice outlook looking out over the ocean it is lovely on nice day. I had the New York Reuben Sandwich & Chips Chef’s housemade corned beef, pickled cabbage & zucchini, topped with melted cheese, rocket & dijon. It sounded good but it missed the mark on flavour and the corned beef was really dry. The wife... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Marine Pde, Maroubra, Randwick, New South Wales 2035, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Randwick  >  Maroubra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9314 0364

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?