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The Elephant Bean Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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In Aug 2011 had a hard time finding anyplace in Katoomba (Blue Mountains) open early for breakfast, excellent coffee/food and great source of local info.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Australian
Seating, Takeout
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Very happy with the double shot cappuccino. Friendly service. Welcoming environment. Worth a second visit if you’re in town for a few days

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank teeay65
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Open early and a warm and pleasant atmosphere. Coffee was great but due to its small size it offers a limited menu. Not really caters for younger children. whilst the food was pleasant it took very long and one gets the idea the kitchen is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 9 October 2018

we enjoyed having a coffee here and enjoying the ambiance. nice to just sit down for a while and enjoy watching the world walk by

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dave w
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Good spot to stop in to get a coffee for the road. Staff are friendly and prompt. My only regret is I didn't order two coffees for myself.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Juno P
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came for lunch. Both really enjoyed our coffee and free wifi. Had the ham sandwich and was delicious. Also was playing good bangers the entire time 😁

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jack C
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

One of the very few places open early on a Sunday morning, this little cafe has some nice hot drinks on the menu. I ordered a couple to take away and they came in quick time. The guys behind the counter were cheerful enough and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the previous two reviews where not there when I looked at coming here. Coffee was good however the food was ordinary. Rude man at the counter basically told me I could go next door to get more conventional breakfast food. Mind you My daughter...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sil9584
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Only came for coffee. After reading reviews thought coffee would be good. Ended up with a dirty cup of what tasted like Luke warm dishwasher. The teaspoon on my dirty saucer had food all over it, not streaks from dishwasher but actual food. Obviously staff...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Bacon and egg sandwiches were made with a pre-boiled and cut egg, was not very appetising for $14 each! For that price, I'd expect a freshly cooked egg. Coffee was better than the sandwich.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 513katrinamowlam
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I always go here for my afternoon caffeine hit, great coffee and friendly staff, and there’s free wifi and a cozy interior to relax and get work done/ chill out in.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sid S
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