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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 August 2021

Basically, a lot of effort for not much of a result, kind of like a big party with no guests and different kinds of music playing loudly at the same time...confusion on a plate. We ordered the Byron Bay burger and Cauliflower Karrage...there was so...much going on on the plates but not integrated meals, and flavours not balanced. Burger was sparse for salad with one slice of tomato, one leaf of lettuce, and some pickled onion, the patty has one flavour of salty smoke. The cauliflower was saturated in soy sauce and no other flavour. The best thing on the plates were the sauces and the one little sweet potato patty where there was a nice flavour and it was balanced. Won't go back 😊More

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

Food and service top notch👌 coffee was delicious and served fast. The buffalo chicken burger was was really good , perfect amount of spice with a yummy slaw to take some of the heat away. The falafel bowl looked and tasted amazing. Would highly recommend...this cafe.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 13 July 2021 via mobile

Love the Cafe, my husband and I always enjoying coming here. The food and drinks are lovely as well! Definitely will recommend to friends and family.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 16 June 2021

We were greeted immediately on entering, and found very comfortable seats (hint - if you prefer padded chairs to wooden seats, head for the middle row of tables). The food was delicious - fried eggs, mushrooms on sourdough with spinach for me, an orange and...poppy-seed muffin for Herself - with coffee to match. There were more baby mushrooms on my plate that I've seen in one place (except supermarkets, of course), and my mocha was intriguingly chocolate-intense. Service was quick, efficient and cheerful. I'm still purring ...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 24 April 2021 via mobile

What a great place, we were very pleasantly surprised with this local cafe. Great food, great service & atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

Usually I am very happy with this cafe but the last 3 times I have been the service has been below average. I’m not sure if it’s new staff, a drop in standards or they are so busy they don’t care.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 21 February 2021 via mobile

The food is delicious and there is a good variety of fresh foods. Keto friendly as you can pick and choose items. We were able to take our family dog there because of the outdoor tables supplied. Nice atmosphere and the staff and owners are...friendly! A great place to eat.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 6 January 2021 via mobile

We were lucky to get a table for brekkie at this place. It’s very popular and busy and there was a constant line while we were there. Friendly staff even though they are busy and make the visit even better. Good generous portions for breakfast...so come in hungry. Daughter loved the Veggie Bowl - best one she’s ever had! Son ordered the Eggs Benedict with Salmon and he struggled to finish the salmon.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2021

Had lunch here today - excellent service, well maintained and clean tables and very nice staff. Highly recommend the pulled lamb

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 21 December 2020 via mobile

The staff were really friendly and welcoming and after completing our COVID sign in were seated. The old bank building has a nice atmosphere with wonderful high ceilings. My husband wasn’t really hungry so opted for toast with jam while I had the fabulous Banana...Bread. The large slice had been toasted and served with maple butter, a colourful selection of tasty fruit and topped with candied walnuts. I thoroughly enjoyed every mouthful. The coffee that we ordered was also excellent. Definitely would return when next visiting Lismore.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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I think you would need to ring the cafe and speak to the owner. They seemed very friendly and accommodating and would probably answer your question.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Bank Cafe & Espresso

Yes, The Bank Cafe & Espresso offers takeaway services.

The Bank Cafe & Espresso is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 5