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Palate & Ply Espresso Bar, powered by our own range of great freshly roasted Coffee and manned by a team of passionate and friendly professionals is conveniently and centrally located in the CBD of Coffs Harbour. Designed to showcase fresh and healthy food, a variety of seasonal Coffee attributes, a dedicated 'Hopper' section to create your own unique blend of beans to take home, the latest in equipment technology and Coffee equipment perfect for home, around the campfire all in a vibrant and relaxed atmosphere for all to experience.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gone down hill over recent times, possibly new owners Coffee was unacceptable on every level. Staff were unfriendly. Was once our 'go to' when passing through town, will definitely be looking for other optionsMore

Date of visit: January 2021
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Paulette, thanks for your review and sorry you didn't receive your regular great service. Its the same owners who were on duty the day you were there training up some new staff. Our coffee is roasted in house and has strict criteria around how...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passing through Coffs. Sourced menu online. Nothing advertised on menu available. Had bacon and eggs on toast..couldn’t cut through toast. Requested relish as a side ..charged me extra $1 on my credit card as separate transaction.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Caroline, Thanks for the feedback. During these trying times we strive to go the extra mile however as our main chef had an emergency early morning we were unable to change the menu on our website on short notice. All our bread/toast is popular...More

Reviewed 24 November 2020 via mobile

Great spot, very friendly and a very good coffee, I had the medium roast coffee which was lovely, but I believe the dark roast is even better. A must stop if you are in Coffs.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the stop over. The medium roast Roar is great but if you like a darker more punchy coffee Rage is the one :)

Reviewed 13 November 2020

We were passing through Coffs harbour on our way to Byron Bay this week. Reading reviews on TA and Google , we decided to swing by for coffee and breakfast. This place is a hidden gem. The young crew are staff are super friendly and...the mature lady with blonde hair has a very good handle on her operation. She was attentive, friendly and welcoming. It must be a family operation, because this team is tight and works well together. The barista even brought it out to us. The food is fresh, well presented and the cakes are on point. Whatever they have done with their coffee, they are nailing it. The super fit young man who chatted to us when he collected our plates is very well trained on customer service. The artwork and decor since we were last there three years ago is exceptional. The coffee is even better than our last visit. Not sure who did the painting on the wall and display boards, but they deserve all the accolades for a job well done. We sneaked upstairs -it was blocked off for an event? to look at the changes they have made. The whole theme of Africa is really unique and refreshing. Very cleverly done. My wife bought a takeaway for us and then we saw the design on the cups.Beats the socks off all the other boring cafe's we stumble on, and we are well travelledMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi guys, thanks for the fantastic review and thanks for stopping over at our cafe. We roast our coffee in house and Michelle the one owner painted all the display boards and a lot of the artwork. See you again soon .:)

Reviewed 7 October 2020 via mobile

Great coffee and food plus friendly service. While it is a bit off the main street it is deffinetly worth seeking out this cafe. Nice atmosphere as well.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks David, glad you found us and thanks for the review. Hope to see you back enjoying our great in house roasted coffee :)

Reviewed 6 October 2020

As a long-term local and lover of coffee, this place is the best. Their dark roast blend is memorable and highly recommended. Also the friendly service and family atmosphere makes this a must see.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 August 2020 via mobile

After reading other reviews we picked Palate to grab some coffee and a quick breakfast bite. GREAT DECISION! We have been on the road for a month up and down the coast and this was easily the best coffee. Very friendly owner and staff, a...nice and easy besakdfast menu and service was very good. I had the Breakie wrap and loved it. My wife had the veggie breakie wrap and loved hers as well. We will definitely be stopping in there in the morning to fuel up for our drive back to Sydney.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Dr Longball , thanks for the stop over and the fantastic review, see you again when next passing through. :)

Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

Hey!! These guys are smooth operators. Faultless operation and recommend a visit to anyone for coffee or lunch. Owners are always present and very friendly. Coffee choices and options all roasted by them are so good. Best takeaway dampers rolls I ever tasted and delivered...to you by the chef which is a nice touch. Freshly baked muffins that change daily. Eat in lunch menu is great, reasonable priced as well and generous very very tasty meals - the chef is always the same man and food is presented so well as well. New covid sign in system a bit clunky but all covid elements they have covered including sanitiser stations everywhere. Reassuring. Professional.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Juls appreciate your review and we are glad that you enjoyed our Espresso Bar and Cafe. We now have the new Government COVID app which has made check in a bit smoother. See you next time :)

Reviewed 14 July 2020

I love this place so much...where do I start. Consistently smooth coffee, fast service, in-house made cakes, accommodates kids, no shortage of seating, and very friendly, competent staff. Pretty much leaves every other cafe in Coffs for dead when it comes to service. Basically it...never disappoints and I have been there a lot!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Palate & Ply, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Rebecca for the great review and we are glad that all your expectations were me at Palate & Ply :)

Reviewed 30 April 2020 via mobile

Have just spent 7 weeks away from home and this is the Best coffee in Coffs! P&P is a fabulous family run business ... cool fit out... fantastic food.. apple muffins 😍. They are coping so well and professionally during Covid19. Such friendly staff. The...coffee is spot on every time. What’s not to love. 10/10More

Date of visit: April 2020
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palateandplygaryc, Owner at Palate & Ply Espresso Bar & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2020

Thank you for your lovely positive feedback and welcome back !

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