We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lou's Cafe Restaurant

Is this your business?
Belgrave St., Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6562 4869
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“toast” (8 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Australian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Belgrave St., Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (149)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place and sure glad we did. We all ordered something different and all agreed it was great! I had the banana pancakes and they were so good! I wound up buying a coffee cup as a momento of our road trip. Highly...More

Thank funnygirl31188
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Andrew for posting your review. i read your review and not having been to Kempsey before sussed out Lou's Cafe based on your review. We weren't disappointed!the staff were quietly friendly, service quick, food simple and tasty and best of all not overpriced. we...More

Thank j0w11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good dining experience on a quiet Friday night in Kempsey. Old fashioned diner style with very attentive service. Ordered the burgers, very tasty meat patties, open style, heaps of sald on top and asked for turkish bread instead which was great. But the chips were...More

Thank lid7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had not been to Kempsey for many years, and this week we were there to pick up an online purchase, so went to see if Lou’s Cafe is still good value for money. Good news folks, we found it to still be clean, cute,...More

Thank andrew55b
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I have called into this cafe several times for breakfast and brunch when visiting Kempsey and found it excellent. The service was good and friendly in an old cafe atmosphere. Went there for a late diner one night and found it disappointing everything was overcooked...More

Thank Ballantrae
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stayed at Kempsey overnight on the way to Sydney, the motel breakfast menu looked boring so went out to look for somewhere to eat. 8am on a Sunday and the place was dead but then we saw Louis Cafe. We were so surprised, a great...More

Thank Pete D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were looking for a place for a late breakfast and discovered this wonderful little cafe in Kempsey's Main Street. The service, the food and the menu matched the ambience of the place. It left a memorable impression.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went in this very nice and particular restaurant for dinner The restaurant is well.cared and in '900 stile with original pictures of very famous actors of that period For dinner we had steaks and the quality of meat was really good We came back...More

Thank smartin1313
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to call in for a quick coffee as we were heading south. Inside is a real treat - we sat in one of the old booths. Coffee and cheesecake were divine. Waitresses were helpful and attentive.

Thank Countrygal135
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The worst burgers, $26 for 2 burgers that we had to pick our way through. You can't really mess up a burger but this place did. The buns were wet, uncooked with lashings of margarine. I won't go on. We could not get out of...More

1  Thank BHollier63
Nearby Restaurants
Robbie's espresso bar & cafe
184 reviews
.94 km away
The South Kempsey Corner Store
43 reviews
1.41 km away
Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
32 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Slim Dusty Centre
68 reviews
4.41 km away
Crescent Head Lookout
44 reviews
.87 km away
Dunghutti-Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery
16 reviews
1.66 km away
Macley River Historical Museum
5 reviews
1.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lou's Cafe Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belgrave St., Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Kempsey
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6562 4869
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing