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AU$8 - AU$22
CUISINES
Healthy, Australian, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 22 October 2023 via mobile

Went to Katherine for an overnight road trip from Darwin. Looked for somewhere for breakfast as town was very quiet. This place popped up. What a fantastic spot. The menu was very diverse and the coffee excellent.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 September 2023 via mobile

Food was sensational.. we had the Bow Town vegetarian and the vegetarian panini.. delicious and good value for money.. service great and really nice atmosphere at the hot springs. Definitely recommend

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023 via mobile

Great menu, lovely food, frequented by locals. Sitting outside next to Katherine Hot Springs at plastic tables and chairs. Very busy on Sunday mornings

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 August 2023 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch after a visit to the hot springs. The coffee was excellent, delicious freshly made food served up by happy, friendly staff. The menu has a wide variety of food options, hot and cold drinks, something for everyone. Would also be a...great spot for an early morning breakfast, there is plenty of outdoor seating.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 24 June 2023

I visited the site with my colleague and guests and was going to find out if they had a menu which I could take and show my visitors next time since I went there regularly. Before the ‘owner’ (or manager/staff member) knew what I was...going to ask, he straight away said to me that there was a queue assuming that I was jumping the queue which I found very uncomfortable and felt as I had been discriminated against as I am an Asian which is NOT OKAY. I personally would not to refer any of my guests to go there in the future.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Rebecca Gooley, Owner at Pop Rocket Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2023

Hi Ivy, sorry to hear you felt discriminated against that would never be our intention. We are a multicultural cafe and we very much embrace diversity. Ask anyone! Our queue is always long and unfortunately we don’t let anybody skip the queue. At times people...More

Reviewed 5 May 2023

This Pop up Café is open for breakfast and lunch from Thursdays to Sundays. It has a wide range of appetising dishes to choose from at reasonable prices. The coffee is efficiently served and tastes fabulous. The breakfast Bao's are delicious and the breakfast roti...tastes amazing. For lunch the soft tacos are great and if taking away are ready right on time for pick up when reordered. The friendly and efficient staff make a visit a very pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2022 via mobile

Why can’t this venue be open all year round as it is that good. I love it here, the Breakfast Bao’s are my favourite, so tasty and fantastic coffees. Looking forward to coming back next time.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 18 August 2022

On our first day, we walked from the town centre along the river to the Katherine Hot Springs and rewarded ourselves with morning tea at Pop Rocket. It was very popular being school holidays and a Saturday morning. We ordered teas, milkshakes, cakes and brownies...and they were all delicious. It helps that you sit outside under the shade of trees on a warm day. Looking at their breakfast and lunch menu, we could have happily eaten there every day - it all look scrumptious.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 30 July 2022 via mobile

Walked past the sea container cafe on the way to the Hot Springs, looked so cool, knew I’d be back for lunch. Great little set up and great food - Chicken Tacos for only $15 and a dragon fruit frappe.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 July 2022 via mobile

Loved the location under shady trees just above the Katherine hot springs. Good coffee, pleasant and efficient staff.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 30 June 2022 via mobile

This little cafe is well worth a visit. Amazing food at great prices, staff very friendly, well organised, and beautiful setting under trees by the river.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 14 May 2022 via mobile

Lovely setting and great coffee, with the exception of one when the regular barista wasn’t there. We also went to one of their ‘sunset seshes’, the idea is good, but I think they were busier than they expected as they ran out of food quite...early.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

Absolutely delicious & strong iced coffee. Was almost going get the Big Breakfast Panini, until I spied the Breakfast Bao. Great fusion of Aussie breakfast and Vietnamese cuisine. Delicately spiced, with a hint of warmth. Beautiful location on the banks of the Katherine River

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

Loved this cafe in a shipping container, on the banks of the Katherine river (next to hot springs). The coffee was excellent and the breakfast very yum!! So good we are going back tomorrow morning!! Highly recommended during your Katherine trip!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 August 2021 via mobile

What an excellent cafe if such a great setting. The food here is excellent and the coffee is perfect. We had a toasted sandwich with avocado and the ingredients were very fresh, they had a great selection of items on the menu to choose from....“Jonique Life” Follow our journey around Australia on Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and YouTube as we highlight wonderful experiences and magical places you can add to your ever growing bucket list.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Pop Rocket Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5